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Beetroot & Macadamia Pesto

Beetroot is a good source of iron and folate (naturally occurring folic acid), vitamin C and the leaves rich in vitamin A. It can also help to boost exercise performance and has recently been proven to lower blood pressure. Even though beets are available throughout the year, they are still considered seasonal vegetables. Hence, why beetroot [...]

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Trail Mix Cacao Nibs

There are so many different combinations for a trail mix and I especially love the addition of cacao nibs. Cacao Nibs are one of the best dietary sources of magnesium as well as a good source of calcium, iron, copper, zinc and potassium? They are also a good energy boost and mood enhancer and taste [...]

Breakfast Recipe

Warming Winter Porridge

This is a wonderful nourishing meal to help keep you satiated longer. I love porridge – it brings delight and enjoyment to every mouthful and will keep you warm and cozy through these cold winter days. I love to add the sweet aromatics of vanilla bean which makes my porridge absolutely irresistible. I also like [...]

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Quinoa Choc Chunk Cakookies

Preheat oven 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup rice malt syrup 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup chopped 90% dark chocolate 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 T hot water Method: In a bowl, mix together cooked quinoa, almond meal, [...]

Breakfast Recipe

Sweet Potato Pancakes

One thing my dad used to make was a mean pancake! With a few adjustments to his recipe came these deliciously sweet potato pancakes. This protein-packed dish is perfect for any time of the day, and work in some extra vegetables during the day. These sweet potato pancakes have a crunchy, caramelised outside and creamy, [...]

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Caramel Bliss Balls (Robots)

This one is a favourite of my grandsons, their poppy likes them also! Turn Caramel Bliss Balls into Caramel Bliss Balls (Robots). Such a novel idea. Preheat oven 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4 Ingredients: 3 cups of nuts (I use 1 cup almonds, 1 cup cashews & 1 cup of walnuts) 2 cups [...]

Dessert Recipe

Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing

  Chocolate Cake is one of my favourite cakes to bake. What about you? I think you are going to love this one. It certainly rises to the occasion and would be great for a Birthday, Anniversary or for any occasion really. When I bake I like my eggs to be room temperature, it gives [...]

Breakfast Recipe

Chocolate Protein Waffles

The kitchen is a great place for communicating with the family - it is the heart of our house. As I was thinking about what to make myself post workout, I was listening to my sons talking about the computer games they play. When they talk computer games it is like another language to me! As [...]

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Banana & Walnut Muffins

Pre heat oven 170°C / 325°F / Gas Mark 3 and put muffin papers into muffin pans Ingredients: 2 cups almond meal1/4 cup coconut flour1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp nutmeg1/2 tsp salt1 tsp bicarbonate of soda6 Medjool dates - pitted4 medium sized very ripe bananas 4 eggs1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup coconut oil1/4 cup Rice malt [...]

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Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bark

Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bark Some days you just gotta have some chocolate so why not make your own healthy version of fruit and nut chocolate bark to have a little indulgence!!!! It is so quick and easy to make and full of antioxidants plus it will make you feel good!   Ingredients: 1 cup [...]