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 →
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 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?
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →