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How to make your own nut milk

In my recent blog I discussed the best and the worse choices for milk.  If you are currently using store bought nut milk why don’t you have a go at making it yourself.  It is simple to make and tastes amazing. Plus your wallet and the…
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Curried chicken and pineapple quinoa bowl

This recipes is a great way to introduce kids to food with a little spice.  As a bonus, it has a good number of veggies.  Quinoa is a great alternative to rice as it is high in protein and fibre, but you can use rice instead or a combination…
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Baked potatoes with lots of healthy toppings

Baked potatoes make an easy and versatile family meal.   Sweet potatoes make a great alternative to regular potatoes, they are high in fibre, vitamins and minerals and taste delicious and sweet when baked.  You cook them in the same way…
Vegetable risotto
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Warm and nourishing vegetable risotto

As the nights get cooler and the days shorter, we begin to crave those hearty foods that provide us with comfort and nourishment throughout the winter months.   One of my favourite winter meals is risotto.   I have…
Vegetable frittata
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Vegetable packed frittata

You can ‘throw’ this healthy family meal together in about 10 minutes and it is so versatile, you can use whatever fresh or left over vegetables you have on hand.   This version is made with leek, tuscan kale, tomatoes…
Gluten free muffins
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Gluten free blueberry muffins – with a healthy twist

These gluten-free blueberry muffins are so easy to make!  This recipe makes light and airy muffins that are loaded with delicious blueberries. If you can’t find fresh blueberries, use frozen or any berry will do.   Most flour is quite…
Folate
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Vitamin B9 explained – Folate vs folic acid

Vitamin B9 is commonly referred to as folate or folic acid.  While these two terms are used inter-changeably, they have distinctly different meanings.   It is helpful for everyone to understand the difference between…
Gut healing smoothie
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Choc-berry gut healing smoothie

My chocolate and berry smoothie not only tastes amazing but it has super gut healing powers.    Pre-biotics.  Cashew nuts, berries, cacao, flaxseeds, slippery elm are all pre-biotics.  That means they contain…
Smoothie
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Which milk should I choose?

I’m often asked Which milk should I drink?  Is cow’s milk ok?  Should I avoid soy?  Which nut milk is the most like cow’s milk?  The choice of milk is overwhelming and I understand why…