Vegetable Layered Pie Dish

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world”,  J.R.R. Tolkien A vegetable layered pie is sort of like a lasagne, crust-less quiche, casserole sort of dish. Instead of sheets of pasta I used beautiful layers of vitamin pumped vegetables. You can prepare this on a…

Coconut Loaf French Toast

“The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit”, St Frances de Sales So it’s the weekend and you feel you deserve a treat? Perhaps “Coconut Loaf French Toast” might tickle your fancy? Grilled banana, homemade roasted almond butter made with love and drizzled in a raw…

Chocolate Strawberry Treats

Chocolate strawberries are a delicious weekend treat. For me they were an indulgent treat and a break from study.  You have the option of making your own chocolate coating or using 90% Lindt (sold in Woolworth’s).  Dark chocolate is rich and decadent it really compliments the sweetness of the juicy strawberry. These would be great…

Coconut Loaf

This Coconut Loaf is a healthy, nutritious alternative bread. It is gluten-free and contains substantial amounts of fibre. Hence the reason the recipe requires 7 eggs. The recommended daily intake of fibre is between 18-25grams. By consuming coconut flour you can increase your fibre intake which will also reduce the absorption of sugar into the blood stream…

Coconut Chicken & Mixed Herbs, topped with Roasted Dates

This delicious chicken recipe will satisfy your taste buds for lunch, dinner or tea. I added a Raw Zucchini Ribbon Salad to the mix to boost the vegetable content. Sweet potato wedges roasted in coconut oil would work really well with the recipe too.  The recipe is gluten-free, dairy free and spilling with a good range of…

Tame Your Wild Gut

Image Source Eating certain foods can trigger gas, distension, bloating, cramping, diarrhoea or constipation. Mahan et al[1] describe these reactions as Irritable Bowel Symptoms (IBS). This can be very uncomfortable for the individual, embarrassing and frustrating. What is causing the problem? Fear not, there is an explanation as to what is causing your stomach such…