winter porridge

I am not a huge fan of traditional porridge, but as the weather starts to get rather chilly there is something about starting the day with a warm & nourishing breakfast.   Ingredients 2 cups almond milk or 1 1/2 cups coconut milk & 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup of quinoa flakes 1/3 cup chia... Continue Reading →

Banana Smoothie

This is a great breakfast or snack on the run. Also great after an intense workout as a recovery tool. 2 ripe bananas, fresh or frozen. 2 tablespoons of nut butter- this makes the smoothie really creamy. I love a blend of almond and brazil nut. 1 scoop good quality protein powder (not if making... Continue Reading →

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters  Makes approximately 16 fritters  Ingredients 2 cups finely diced cauliflower 3  cups finely diced broccoli 1 cup grated Haloumi cheese (optional) 4 eggs 2 tablespoons of coconut flour salt and pepper Method Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Combine cauliflower, broccoli and haloumi with eggs, coconut flour and black pepper and... Continue Reading →

Kale

  Kale is considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most domesticated forms. It is a member of the same species as broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts (don’t let this turn you off though!) Nutritional benefits Kale is very high in beta-carotene, vitamin K, Vitamin C and calcium. It is a rich source of iron... Continue Reading →

Smoothies

Healthy, homemade smoothies can be one of the fastest (& easiest!) way to feed children their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Smoothies may work well for children who are; picky eaters, struggle to sit still to eat a whole plate of food, quite active & children with food allergies. All you need is... Continue Reading →

Egg Muffins

I use a silicon muffin tray which makes it really easy to remove the muffins. You could also use individual cases or a standard aluminium muffin pan (just make sure you grease it.) Anything goes with this recipe, so if you are avoiding dairy or meat, you can replace the haloumi and/or meat with mushrooms,... Continue Reading →

Shakshouka – Moroccan Egg Tagine

Chicken eggs are the most commonly eaten eggs and they supply all essential amino acids for humans, thus making them a complete protein source. Eggs also contain other vitamins and minerals including vitamin A (retinol) Vitamin B2(Riboflavin,) Vitamin B9 (folic acid,) Vitamin B12, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. Whilst found in lower quantities than in red meats,... Continue Reading →

Paleo Style Hot Cross Buns

  Ingredients. Dry 250g almond meal handful orange zest 100g coconut flour 150g tapioca flour 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bi carb soda 20g agave or coconut sugar 2 tsp himalyan salt 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp allspice   Wet 100g cranberries &100g dates finely chopped 200g coconut cream 200g water... Continue Reading →

Paleo smoothies

Who doesn't love a good smoothie? Quick, easy, refreshing and something you can throw all sorts of things into. I know that many of them mums I work with find smoothies a wonderful way to add some extra fruits, vegetables and other nutrients into their children's diet- simply add a colourful or 'twisty' straw and... Continue Reading →

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