Banana Bread (GF, DF)

Banana bread is so easy to make and if you serve it with a little coconut yoghurt or nut butter, it is the perfect winter afternoon pick me up with a cup of herbal tea. The other day I found 3x half eaten bananas in my kitchen. My daughter loves opening up a banana but... Continue Reading →

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Nourishing a pregnant body. Part 2

Slow cooked foods are a wonderful thing for both pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat. Food that is slowly cooked over time, especially when it contains bones and lots of vegetables is highly nourishing and easy for the body to uptake the nutritional value and to digest. This lamb shank recipe contains bone marrow which is... 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 →

Carrot Cake

Carrot cake There are so many carrot cake recipes out there, but one thing that many of them have in common is that they have a lot of steps and can get quite messy. I love to bake but don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen baking so most of the cakes & muffins... 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 →

Spinach and Sweet Potato Balls

We all know that Popeye made himself super strong by eating spinach, but you may not know exactly why.Spinach has a high nutritional value and is extremely high in antioxidants, especially when fresh or lightly steamed. It is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, Vitamin K, magnesium, iron, calcium, folate, Vitamin... 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 →

Banana Bread

When banana's become overripe they are still very useful. I like to peel and freeze them to use in smoothies or make 'ice cream' with them in my Thermomix. I also love making Banana bread as it is so easy and a really great healthy snack.  I was all out of banana's today, but my... Continue Reading →

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