Buckwheat. I’ve decided it make an ideal addition to smoothies. Trick is to soak it in a bowl of filtered water in the fridge over night. The next morning the soaking water will have a syrupy consistency and may look a little…odd. Not to worry – just pour it into a fine wire sieve and… Continue reading Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie
These ‘muffins’ are a wheat free, guilt-free treat. They freeze well and contain amaranth – the ‘miracle grain’ of the Aztecs that is not actually a grain, but a seed that contains 15 to 18% highly absorbable protein and 25% more fibre than whole-wheat. Amaranth is also rich in vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6 and… Continue reading Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins
Baked Beans… Let me guess – the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Baked Beans is the mushy canned type that you had as a kid and made you fart and sing that little ditty- ‘Baked beans: good for your heart, the more you eat the more you fart’. The song was… Continue reading Homemade-Baked Beans and Rise ‘n’ Shine Terracotta Breakfast Pots
Time to fall in love with your blender again! It’s FRUIT SEASON! When all those lovely Mangoes and stone fruits are ripe and delicious, Watermelon is crisp and refreshing and Melons smell absolutely divine. Grab whatever fruit you fancy and get creative… Add ice cubes for a slushy cold treat, add a splash of plain… Continue reading Summer Smoothies… What Ingredients are Essential and Why?
This was a recipe that did the rounds when I first started changing my diet… We used to make this all the time for breakfast, but stopped- probably due to trying and discovering other things. But when I brought some beautiful plump organic medjool dates at my fav store the other week, I decided it… Continue reading Pear and Date Porridge… A re-discovered fave
It’s really easy to get into a rut when it comes to Breakfast- what should be our ‘most important meal of the day’. We are often grumpy, caffeine deprived, un-organized and time poor. This can result in a piece of burnt toast as we run out the door. The problem with missing out on a… Continue reading Breakfast – Trying Something New…
I just brought myself a blender. Yes, yes, I have contraptions galore in my tiny kitchen but until last week, I did without a blender. Now… I never want to live without it. I contemplated giving it a hug this morning. Okay, so maybe I did 😉 SMOOTHIES! Oh, the pure, simple EASE of it all!… Continue reading Real Smooth…