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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Berry Nut Muffins

These Berry Nut Muffins are gluten free and just sweet enough to satisfy any sweet craving you may have. They are perfect for a nourishing snack on the go or a middle of the night snack for a breastfeeding mama!

Watermelon

Watermelon is one of the most delicious and refreshing fruits to eat, particularly during summer. I will often cut one up and store it in the fridge so we can snack away on it. Then I found this video which shows a very nifty way of preparing a watermelon. What do you think?

Raw Lemon Tarts

Makes 12 individual tarts Crust 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup shredded coconut ½ cup pecans or pistachios 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 medjool dates Optional: 1-2 Tablespoons lemon zest. Filling 1 cup cashews (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1 cup macadamias (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2... Continue Reading →

Raweos

This recipe was inspired two very lovely patients of mine. Not once, but twice in the last 2 weeks they have given me a (much appreciated) gift of 'raweos' purchased from the local farmers market, on the condition that I 'reverse engineer them' and share the recipe. This is my attempt and whilst they do... Continue Reading →

Raw Chocolate

Ingredients 200 grams (1 cup) raw cacao butter or raw, extra virgin coconut oil. Or use a combination of both.  40 grams cacao powder, or to taste. To sweeten: 1 tablespoon agave, pure maple syrup or coconut syrup. Or a little coconut sugar. ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt Method Chop cacao butter roughly until it is... Continue Reading →

Fermented foods… Sauerkraut

Everything old becomes new again…. Or something like that. With the re-emergence of more traditional (real) foods and preparation methods has come a rekindled interest in fermented foods. This excites me because fermented foods are amazing for replenishing and restoring gut health. As adults, over 70% of our immune system resides within our gut and... Continue Reading →

Raw Christmas Puddings

I was planning on making some protein balls this morning and I got a little sidetracked. I love the idea of plum pudding at christmas but I don't like sultanas and raisins and find that the wheat and crystallised (sugary) dried fruit that is often used is a little much. So i decided to morph... Continue Reading →

Making your own Dips

Given it is the silly season, many of us are eating out and entertaining more frequently. One of the challenges during this time is making good food choices. Dips are a classic example as many commercially prepared dips are quite high in sugar, canola or vegetable oil, thickeners and preservatives such as E211 (Sodium benzoate.)... Continue Reading →

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