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Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie

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

Breakfast · Dairy Free · Freezer-Ready · Lunchbox Ideas · Recipes · Snacks & Treats · Vegetarian · Wheat Free

Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins

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

Budget Meal · Curry · Dairy Free · Detox · Dinner · Easy Meals · Recipes · Vegan · Vegetarian · Wheat Free

Beetroot and Okra – A Tale of Two Autumn Veggies

One of these Autumn vegetables most likely pops up in your fridge regularly, while the other may be completely new to you… Beetroot is ready to be harvested in the veggie patch and it is time to get inventive.  I decided to try my hand at cooking a Sri Lankan style Beetroot Curry. But, I… Continue reading Beetroot and Okra – A Tale of Two Autumn Veggies

Breakfast · Easy Meals · Recipes · Wheat Free

Homemade-Baked Beans and Rise ‘n’ Shine Terracotta Breakfast Pots

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

Breakfast · Low GI · Recipes

Pear and Date Porridge… A re-discovered fave

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