PREBIOTIC SALAD

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PREPARATION TIME: 20-30 minutes SERVINGS: 8 X 300g servings NUTRITIONAL VALUE (300g serving size – large bowl) 110 calories, Protein 7.5g, Fat 0.7g, Sat Fat 0g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fibre 11g How can a salad be a PREBIOTIC? And what is a PREBIOTIC? Well PREBIOTICS are essentially fermentable fibres (carbohydrates) namely oligosaccharides and inulin which pass through the gastrointestinal tract intact (resisting digestion in the small intestine) and end up in the … Read More →

NUT ‘N’ SEED MIX

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This is the perfect mix to sprinkle over salads, roast vegetables or soup. Packed full of Vitamin E, a fat soluble antioxidant, that protects us against toxins that damage cells. It also is a great immunity booster and helps to lower cholesterol. PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes SERVINGS: 12 NUTRITIONAL VALUE (1 heaped tbsp.) 212 calories, Protein 8g, Fat 18, Saturated Fat 2.4g, Carbohydrates 2g, Fibre 3g INGREDIENTS ½ cup (50g) … Read More →

OAT MILK

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PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes SERVINGS: 8 X 100ml servings NUTRITIONAL VALUE (100ml serving size) 48 calories, Protein 1.3g, Fat 1g, Sat Fat 0.1g, Carbohydrates 7.6g, Fibre 1.2g INGREDIENTS 100g Raw Wholemeal Oats (not quick oats) 750 mls filtered water Pinch Pink Himalayan Sea Salt 1 tsp. organic vanilla essence DIRECTIONS Put oats in a large bowl and cover with filtered water. Soak for 15 minutes. With a sieve, drain the … Read More →

SPROUT SALAD

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Sprouts are a fantastic source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients and provide 100 times more enzymes than fruits and vegetables – as they are a LIVE food.  In addition, they are a great source of the amino acid Lysine which helps maintain a healthy immune system. Also packed with fibre and a providing a potent hit of Vitamins A, B-complex, C, and E you’re really doing your health a … Read More →

TABOULI (Tabbouleh)

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This is a no-grain version of the traditional Middle Eastern salad – Tabouli. This super delicious salad is rich in dietary fibre (22%) which nourishes our good bacteria and helps it grow – building a healthy microbiome. Not only that, it is packed full of vitamins A, B, C & K, phytonutrients, antioxidants and a variety of minerals that support good health. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes SERVINGS: 5 servings NUTRITIONAL … Read More →

RAW CHOCOLATE NUT ‘N’ SEED SLICE

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The yummiest Vitamin & Mineral supplement you’ll ever eat! Packed full of Vitamins A, B, C, E, Folate and minerals – Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorous, Iron and Zinc. Only 10 minutes to make in a bowl with no cooking required. It’d take more time to go to the shop and get a bottle of multi-vitamins! PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes SERVINGS: 24 squares NUTRITIONAL VALUE (28g serving size) 130 calories, Protein … Read More →

HOT CROSS BUNS

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Did you know that commercially sold HOT CROSS BUNS are full of poor quality ingredients? Wheat (sprayed with roundup), palm and canola oils, sugar syrup, thickeners, acidity regulators and emulsifiers! Not too much nutrition there. Well here is a HOT CROSS BUN recipe that is nutritious, super delicious and easy to make. In addition, it has a super-boost of fibre ☺ This recipe was adapted from http://www.therawfoodmum.com/raw-hot-cross-buns-recipe/ . I encourage … Read More →

RAW CHOCOLATE

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Raw chocolate is a wonderful treat that is so satisfying and can boost your health! Raw cacao is known to…. Improve gut health Help to regulate blood sugar Improve mood Promote healthy skin with its zinc and essential fatty acids Aid weight loss Eliminate sugar cravings It has an ORAC value of over 90,000 and is an excellent source of essential fatty acids, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium, calcium and sulphur. … Read More →

BANANA RASPBERRY ICE-CREAM

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PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes SERVINGS: 2 servings NUTRITIONAL VALUE (100g serving size) 71 calories, Protein 1.2g, Fat 1.2g, Sat Fat 0.9g, Carbohydrates 10g, Fibre 4.5g Ingredients 1 banana, peeled and frozen 1 cup frozen raspberries 2 tbsp. coconut cream Directions Put all ingredients in a food processor/blender/thermomix and blender until smooth. Serve immediately. You can substitute 1 cup frozen berries for any other frozen fruit e.g. 2 slices of mango, … Read More →

KALE CHIPS

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INGREDIENTS ½ bunch of Kale leaves 1 tablespoon Coconut oil Sea salt METHOD Preheat oven to 180°C Remove Kale leaves from stem and rip leaves into pieces. Wash and dry (thoroughly). They cannot be wet or they will turn soggy Put leaves on a tray, coat hands with coconut oil and rub leaves. Sprinkle salt over leaves. Put in oven and bake until crisp.