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Coconut and Tahini Balls

Ingredients 2 cups raw mixed nuts (I normally use cashews and macadamia nuts) 1 cup medjool dates 1 cup organic desiccated coconut 3 tblsp coconut oil 3 tblsp raw honey 3 tblsp unhulled tahini Method Throw ingredients into a high powered food processor and whizz until all mixed together Make small balls with your hands [...]

Doable Detox with Simone!

We all know how we feel after the Christmas break – we have let our hair down, had countless social events leading up to Christmas, and then we may have even been lucky enough to go on a holiday, where the food and alcohol choices are always abundant, and we follow the mantra “Oh, We [...]

Caramelised Banana Oats Porridge

Caramelised Banana Oats Porridge is by far, my favourite Winter breakfast! Also great to have on the go in a mason jar :-). PORRIDGE: 1/2 cup organic rolled oats 1 cup organic almond milk 1/2 or 1 small, ripe, mashed banana Celtic sea salt 1/2 tsp organic cinnamon powder 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional) 1/2 [...]

The Benefits of Manuka Honey

In an era of prescription human-made medicines, many people are looking for natural health alternatives to treat their ailments. Manuka Honey is supported by scientific research to contain medicinal qualities that cover a range of conditions. Based on the report by Crop & Food Research Institute, a New Zealand Government research agency (Dec 2007), [...]

QUINOA, SPINACH AND EGG BAKE

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 eggs 2 cups quinoa cooked (can be replaced with brown rice) 1 and 1/4 cups milk 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp thyme, chopped 3 cups spinach, roughly chopped Pinch of pepper and nutmeg 1 cup shredded cheese 1/2 punnet cherry tomatoes spray oil METHOD Preheat oven to 160 [...]

Integrated Detoxing

There is more to detoxifying than meets to eye. If detoxifying to you means starving yourself, or just drinking juices and feeling like rubbish, then I would put it in the too hard basket as well!! Proper detoxifying takes into account all of your elimination channels, not just the liver - after all, who wants [...]

Canola oil: Good or Bad?

Good fats are extremely important in our diet, but there is a lot of confusion about the health effects of different fats and oils. I have noticed recently that canola oil is marketed as a healthy option, because it is low in saturated fat and contains omega 3. The bottom line is canola oil is [...]

5 Minute Tumeric Tea (Golden Milk)

How to Make a Dry Turmeric Tea Mix If you’d rather not mix up the spices each time, you can easily make a mixture of the spices and just add to warmed milk when ready. Mix up: 1/2 cup turmeric powder 1/4 cup cinnamon powder 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1-2 Tablespoons ground ginger [...]

Superfood Easter Eggs

These coconut Easter eggs are bright, cheery and easy to make - get the kids involved! They are made using superfood powders for natural colouring in place of chemical dyes. Ingredients 1/4 cup organic coconut oil, melted 2 tablespoons organic almond milk or milk of choice 1 tablespoon organic raw honey or organic brown rice [...]

Guilt-Free Chocolate Blocks

What is more gratifying than making your own chocolate? This recipe contains no nasties and literally takes 10 minutes to complete before chilling. Ingredients 3 tablespoons (60ml) coconut oil 2 tablespoons (20g) roughly chopped cacao butter 2 tablespoons (40ml) of pure maple syrup 3 tablespoons (2g) raw cacao powder 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla essence Pinch [...]