Baked Amaranth with Beets I got some fresh organic beets—which usually I would use for salads or juice,  but today I wanted something warm. The cupboard was a little bare but I had amaranth and thought to combine both beets and amaranth and bake them. This little experiment resulted in a dish I will definitely make again. The result: delicious,… Read More


Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread Quick and easy to make oatmeal whole wheat bread. Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1 cup of whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons of honey 1 tablespoon vegetable oil/coconut butter 1 cup of buttermilk or nut milk for vegan option Directions: Preheat oven to 450°F / 230°C. Mill… Read More


Banana Crumble Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 100 grams of oat flakes 1 tablespoon of tahini ½ cup of flaked almonds (walnuts or other nuts, seeds) —Use any nuts or seeds you have or omit if you prefer. 1 level teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon of coconut butter or other oil Directions: Use the coconut butter to… Read More


Refreshing Cucumber Dill Salad Cucumbers and dill are good ingredients to consider if you are feeling bloated or suffering from digestive upsets.  Dill herb and seeds are calming to the digestive system and help reduce bloating and flatulence. Cucumbers are mildly diuretic, probably due to their high water content, they are also high in potassium… Read More


Kale Salad Ingredients:  1 bunch of kale 4 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon of unrefined sea salt 1 teaspoon of cayenne powder Directions: De-rib the kale, wash and pat dry. In a large mixing bowl stir olive oil, lemon juice, salt and cayenne. Cut the kale leaves and… Read More


Chickpeas with dill Want some bean protein without the gas? Chickpeas are not only a good source of protein but are also rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Dill is carminative, which means it calms and soothes the digestive tract and minimises rumbling and grumblings and flatulence. It is also rich in antioxidants and vitamins,… Read More


Walnut Fig Carob Bites Ingredients: 15 dried figs, remove stems 2 cups walnuts 2 teaspoons of carob powder 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 tablespoon of milled chia seeds 1 tablespoon of dark tahini Juice of half a lemon Large sheet of cling-film Directions: Blitz the walnuts in a food processor using an S-blade to form… Read More


Sea Spaghetti (seaweed): Himanthalia elongata Sea spaghetti has a mild sweet taste. It cooks up in minutes, tastes great as a healthy substitute for conventional pasta or chop and add to salads, stir-fries, soups and stews, or serve in place of a green vegetable. If you like a savoury chew try eating it raw, fresh… Read More


Sweet Potato Tahini Cream Sauce Serves 2-4 Ingredients 350 grams of sweet potato, chopped into medium-sized chunks 2 tbsp Whole Tahini 3 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon of powdered cinnamon A pinch of unrefined sea salt   Directions: Steam the sweet potato until soft, about 8 – 10 minutes.  Don’t throw out the steaming water. Blend… Read More


The basics of making a salad dressing A vinaigrette is a blend of vinegar with oil. This is a quick and easy classic salad dressing. A ratio of 3 to 1, oil to vinegar is a good rule of thumb to follow. There is a wide variety of oils  to choose from, the following are the… Read More