Category: Vegan, Vegetarian

Spelt Scones

Ingredients 2½ cups spelt flour ½ tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup fizzy kefir water OPTIONAL: Oil to brush tops of buns VARIATIONS: Add raisons, cranberries or your favourite dried fruit to the dry ingredients for a fruit scone. Directions: Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees . In a large bowl combine spelt flour, […]

Blackstrap Molasses

What is blackstrap molasses? Blackstrap molasses is a by-product of the extraction of refined sugar from sugar cane. It is a dark rich syrup produced after the cane has been boiled three times and most of the sugar crystals have been extracted. It has a deep bitter-sweet, malty taste. Unlike sugar, which contains zero nutrients, blackstrap […]

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 and low in sodium, […]

Chickpeas with dill

Want some bean protein without the gas? Add dill. 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, including […]

Sea Spaghetti

Himanthalia elongata Sea spaghetti has a mild sweet taste. It cooks up in minutes, tastes great and makes a healthy substitute for conventional pasta. Chop and add to salads, stir-fries, soups and stews, or serve it in place of a green vegetable. If you like a savoury chew try eating it raw, fresh or dried. […]

Sweet Potato Cream Sauce

Sweet potatoes are nutritious and delicious. They are packed with beta-carotene, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients. Due to their B6, potassium and magnesium content they may help to calm an upset stomach. Sweet potatoes also help to cleanse the digestive tract by soaking up toxins.  Serves 2-4 Ingredients 350gms of sweet potato, chopped into medium-sized chunks […]