Sweet Potato and Almond Stew

A tasty, mild and hearty Moroccan inspired stew

Serves 4

-1 tbsp coconut oil
-1 large red onion, diced
-3 garlic cloves, crushed
-1 tsp freshly grated ginger
-2 tsp freshly grated turmeric
-1 tsp ground cumin
-1 tsp sweet paprika
-1/2 tsp cinnamon
-2 tsp chilli powder
-2 large sweet potatoes, diced
-1 green capsicum, diced
-1 cup broccoli florets
-1 can coconut cream
-8 large tomatoes, diced (or […]

By |September 27th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Easy Vegetable Curry

This dish is perfect mid-week, and can be made as mild or as spicy as you like!

Serves 4

-1 tbsp coconut oil

-1 tsp yellow mustard seeds

-2 brown onions, diced finely

-1 tbsp garam masala

-1 tsp fenugreek leaves

-1 tsp cumin powder

-1 tsp chilli flakes (or more to taste)

-1 tbsp ground turmeric

-3 minced garlic cloves

-2 cups water

-1 can of […]

By |September 20th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Chai Chia Pudding

Looking for an easy breakfast? Chia seeds are high in fibre, Omega 3 and 6, protein and are anti-inflammatory! This pudding will keep you going all day.

Serves 2

 

-1 chai tea bag (or loose mix)

-1/2 cup chia seeds

-1 cup coconut milk

-1/2-1 cup almond milk (depending on how ‘thick’ you would like it)

-2 tsp coconut sugar

-1/2 tsp […]

By |September 14th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Broccoli, Cauliflower and Hazelnut Chowder

There is nothing better than an alkalising, nourishing soup for dinner!

Broccoli, Cauliflower and Hazelnut Chowder

Serves 4

-2 cups broccoli florets
-1 cup cauliflower florets
-2 cups water
-1 cup almond milk (homemade is best, as it is unsweetened)
-1 clove garlic, minced
-1/2 cup whole hazelnuts, processed to meal

-In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil
-Add […]

By |September 5th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Singapore Kelp Noodle Stir Fry

Serves 4

-1 bag ‘Sea Tangle’ Kelp Noodles (available at letfoodbethymedicine.com.au or your local health food store)
-1 tbsp Nama Shoyu (raw, GF soy sauce)
-2 tsp sesame oil
-1 large red onion, sliced
-1 tsp grated ginger
-1 tsp grated turmeric
-30ml hot water
-2 tsp curry madras powder
-2 cups cauliflower florets
-1 cup julienned carrot
-2 cups shredded purple cabbage
-1 cup chiffonnaded […]

By |August 15th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Almond milk and Smoothie Recipe

Making your own nut milks is easy, fun and cheap! It’s always fresh; no preservatives, added sugars or salt, nothing artificial at all.
You can make nut milks from pretty much any nut or seed; almonds, brazil, macadamia, cashew, walnut, hazelnut, and sesame, sunflower, pumpkin and even quinoa. Below is my basic nut milk recipe, with […]

By |August 7th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Raspberry and Coconut Nice-cream

This is a simple dessert that can be whipped up in five minutes!

Serves 2

2 x 400ml cans coconut cream
1 cup frozen raspberries
1 vanilla bean pod, scraped

Refrigerate the cans of coconut cream overnight
Open them, without shaking, and spoon out the thick cream that will be sitting at the top of the can (keep the milk for […]

By |August 2nd, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Roasted Cauli-Hommus

delicious alternative to everyone’s favorite chickpea based dip…

Ingredients

1 large head of cauliflower
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
1 1/2 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp sweet paprika
1/4 tsp smoky paprika
1 clove garlic
Juice 1/2 lemon
1 tsp lemon rind
Freshly cracked pepper
Cayenne pepper (optional)
Good quality extra virgin olive oil

Method

Preheat oven to 200ºC
Chop cauliflower florets and stalks into pieces
In a large bowl, whisk […]

By |July 25th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Coconut Crunch Granola

Makes about 3 cups; easily doubled

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup almonds (slivered or whole)
1/2 cup walnuts
1 cup almond meal
1 cup shredded coconut
Pinch cinnamon
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
1 vanilla bean, scraped clean
1 tbsp raw coconut sugar*

Preheat oven to 180ºC
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except the cinnamon, oil, vanilla bean paste and […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Recipes| Comments

Sweet Potato Rosti Stack

Sweet Potato Rosti Stack.

 

Serves 2

 

-1 large tomato, sliced

-1/2 medium eggplant, sliced thinly

-2 small yellow squash, sliced thinly

-1 large sweet potato, (unpeeled if organic), grated finely, or pulsed in a food processor/blender

-Pinch of Himalayan sea salt

-Pinch ground cumin

-2 tsp coconut oil + 2 tsp melted coconut oil

-1 tbsp chia seeds, soaked in 2 tbsp water (or […]

By |July 14th, 2012|Recipes| Comments