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Healthy Snacks

Recipe: Cinnamon, Rosewater and Vanilla Coconut Cookies (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian-Friendly, Paleo-Friendly)

I love coconut! And I know many of you do too, so here is a delicious treaty coconut cookie recipe for you, my dear Health Food Lovers! This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly. You can find coconut (it’s botanical name is Cocos nucifera) in a few forms: some you may be aware of, others may […]

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Recipe: Kangaroo Biltong

If you’ve never had (or heard of) biltong it is a dried meat of South-African origin. It is actually quite similar to beef jerky. It is ‘paleo’-friendly, gluten-free, fructose-free and dairy-free. It won’t be appropriate for those who follow a vegan or vegetrian diet, though you could make it out of eggplant or another root vegetable instead of the kangaroo […]

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Recipe: Sprouted (or Soaked) Chickpea Panisse

Panisse are a type of delicious french chick pea chip (or fry for our US friends). Normally these are made with chickpea flour (besan/garbanzo flour) but me being the lover of whole, real food and the nutrition-maximizing gal I am, I made them using the whole chickpea and sprouted them myself. (Here is a little guide on sprouting legumes, […]

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Recipe: Lime-Flavoured (Cooked) Tomato, Avocado and Capsicum Salsa

Here is another fresh summery salsa recipe! The last salsa recipe I posted was a Jalapeno, Mango and Tomato Salsa with Chilli and Lime Prawns. With this recipe, instead of a raw salsa (like the previous recipe)- this salsa is a cooked one. The benefit of a cooked salsa is that you will get the nutritional benefit from the tomatoes […]

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Recipe: Barbeque Kale Chips

top: baked bbq kale chips. bottom: dehydrated kale chips. Here is another delicious green leafy recipe to get you eating more greens and loving them too! There are so many ways to enjoy kale and other green leafy veggies. Kale chips are really crunchy and delicious and are a healthier alternative to potato chips. Try […]

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Recipe: Nettle and Berry Smoothie

In herbal medicine, Nettle (Urtica dioica) is used for it’s nutritive properties (it’s rich in many nutrients) and depurative (blood-purifying) actions, among it’s other uses (1). The nutrients in nettle leaf include: Vitamin A, C, beta-carotene, calcium, potassium, phosphorous, chlorophyll, magnesium, tannins, flavonoids, sterols and amines (2). Nettle can also be used as a food and is commonly […]

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Recipe: Sesame-Crusted Avocado Wedges

Recipe: Sesame-Crusted Avocado Wedges Serves: 2-3 Allergen info: This recipe contains almonds, eggs and sesame seeds. It is dairy-free. Ingredients: 2 avocados, peeled and pitted 1/2 C. – 1 C (or as needed) almond meal 1-2 raw eggs, beaten ~1/2 C- 1 C (or as needed) white sesame seeds salt and pepper, to taste ~ […]

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Recipe: Healthy Chocolate Chia Seed Milkshake

Have a chocolate craving but still want something nutritious and delicious? Here is a healthy chocolate milkshake sure to fix your craving!  Chia seeds soaking! Recipe: Healthy Chocolate Chia Seed Milkshake Serves: one Allergen info: This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar free. Those with pollen allergies should avoid this recipe (or just skip the bee […]

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Recipe: Mango Green Smoothie

This mango green smoothie has to be one of my favourite combinations so far! Recipe: Mango Green Smoothie Serves: two Ingredients: 3 handfuls of leafy greens (I used baby spinach) water, enough to make a smoothie consistency that you like 1 mango, peeled, chopped and frozen (pit removed) optional extras: 1 tsp. of flax seed/flax seed oil […]

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Recipe: Pear, Mint and Ginger Green Smoothie

Here is another green smoothie, this one is pear, mint and ginger flavoured. As with most green smoothies, even though they are vibrantly green, they actually do not taste like the greens within the smoothie, rather they have the flavour of the fruit in the drink. Not sure? Try it for yourself and see. Recipe: […]

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