3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

3 INGREDIENTS | VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | CHILD FRIENDLY | NO ADDED CANE SUGAR | LOW FRUCTOSE I made this “nice-cream” or vegan ice-cream or whatever you choose to call it because I have been getting mighty bored of the whinging of “Whats for afternoon teeeeeeea?” the whole walk home from … Continue reading 3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

Low environmental impact travel with kids

On a double edged sword, all of my Mum's family are in Europe meaning we don't have them nearby BUT on the plus side, we are incredibly fortunate to be able to travel to visit them. I am aware of the environmental impact of flight & on this trip, I was much more conscious of … Continue reading Low environmental impact travel with kids

Pineapple & blood orange frappe

You guys, I know it's not my normal thing blending lots of fruits BUT I'm trying to get my body ready for the 30 or so hours of travel we are embarking on this Friday. I am keeping ginger farmers afloat at the moment with the volumes I am consuming. I'm also trying to finish … Continue reading Pineapple & blood orange frappe

Dientamoeba Fragilis

When I received a call from our family GP in June 2017 telling me that my six-year-old son had Dientamoeba Fragilis, I was totally unsure how treatment would progress. She told me it was great that tests had uncovered what was going on in his tummy BUT there has been conflict between doctors on whether … Continue reading Dientamoeba Fragilis

Paleo chocolate banana coconut flour cake

PALEO | VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | 6 INGREDIENTS ONLY INGREDIENTS 3 large bananas (approx 400g) 110g coconut water (I used Natural Raw C) 3 organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cacao 75g tahini I inadvertently forgot baking powder, but it turned out perfectly without Optional: 1/2 cup raspberries (to put on top) … Continue reading Paleo chocolate banana coconut flour cake

Pink grapefruit & strawberry frappe

VEGAN | RAW | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | LOW FRUCTOSE | JERF I have never done a juice fast, nor do I plan on ever doing one but I do love adding a blended smoothie / frappe every so often to get a massive nutrient hit in a condensed form (eg … Continue reading Pink grapefruit & strawberry frappe

Spinach strawb blood orange juice

What it lacks in looks, it makes up for in both taste and nutrients...now that the boys rugby season is over, we have spent the last two Saturdays at Orange Grove Market. One of my favourite fruits, the lemonade fruit has been irresistible so I figured at this time of year while flu & are … Continue reading Spinach strawb blood orange juice

Vanilla miso tahini fudge

VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | NUT-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | EGG-FREE | LOW FRUCTOSE | IQS APPROVED | 6 INGREDIENTS ONLY | ONE PAN ONLY I become innovative when I am craving something sweet - which is a dangerous attribute to have! After scanning the pantry, I came up with this combination which is incredibly fudge-like but … Continue reading Vanilla miso tahini fudge

Chocolate brownies | GF SF NF

GLUTEN-FREE | NUT-FREE | SUGAR-FREE | VEGETARIAN | 6 INGREDIENTS ONLY | NO BLENDER NEEDED | CAN BE PALEO | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE I've left you all hanging long enough for this recipe. It's super simple, & can even be 5 ingredients if you prefer (this will also make it dairy-free) INGREDIENTS 1 cup cacao … Continue reading Chocolate brownies | GF SF NF

Polymyalgia & an anti-inflammatory diet

We have just spent the weekend with a family friend who is suffering from POlymyalgia. having known him my whole life, it was awful to see someone in such pain -he put up a valiant effort with guests there, but his pain was evident. As a Health Coach, I do not have the answer to … Continue reading Polymyalgia & an anti-inflammatory diet