Zucchini Flatbread – Paleo

350 grams grated zucchini ½ teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic salt Another ¼ teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic salt 3 eggs – large or jumbo size 2 tablespoons flour. I used Green Banana Flour but you could use Quinoa ½ tablespoon Chia Seeds 1 tablespoon fresh coriander, finely chopped – optional Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celcius….

PALEO – Is it just a trend?

There has been much publicity recently regarding the “Paleo Diet”. Advocates tell us it is the only way to eat in order to remain healthy and disease free. Critics say it is just a trend, there is no science behind it whatsoever and it is even dangerous. So what is the truth? As usual with…

Turmeric Tea

This delicious hot tea gives you all the amazing health benefits of turmeric, ginger and coconut oil. The turmeric is anti inflammatory, is a tonic for the liver, kidney and heart health, helps lower triglycerides, is a powerful antioxidant, is anti cancer and can act as an anti depressant. The ginger is also anti inflammatory, is…

Sweet Potato wedges – Paleo

These are a tasty and healthy alternative to frozen chips and perfect for those wanting to follow a healthy Paleo lifestyle. They are crispy on the outside and deliciously creamy on the inside. 3 medium orange sweet potatoes, washed, optionally peeled and cut into ½ inch thick even slices. (You can cut thinner or thicker if…

Zucchini chips – Paleo

These zucchini chips are a healthy and tasty snack. Great for lunchboxes. Slice zucchini thinly either lengthways into slices or into circles and lightly coat in coconut oil or olive oil then sprinkle with some himalayan or sea salt. Then, simply dehydrate until crispy. You can eat them plain or use them to dip into hummus…

Salmon Patties – Paleo

Ingredients: 350 grams of white sweet potato 1 x 400gram can of wild caught salmon, drained, bones in ½ teaspoon Himalayan or sea salt Pepper to taste 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice (adjust according to taste) 1 firmly packed teaspoon of freshly grated ginger (adjust according to taste) 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley leaves Method:…

Zucchini Lemon Muffins (sweet) – Paleo

Ingredients: 2 cups nut flour (Almond or cashew) 1 packed cup of grated zucchini 2 teaspoons of Lemon Myrtle (can usually be found at Health shops or markets) ¼ cup honey 3 eggs ¼ cup melted coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla Rind of 1 lemon Juice of half a lemon 2 teaspoons baking powder Pinch…

Pesto – Paleo and dairy free

This delicious dairy free pesto is ideal for those who follow the Paleo lifestyle. It can be made with parsley, basil or coriander or a mixture. Using parsley gives it a slightly more subtle flavour. Ingredients: 1 cup of tightly packed organic parsley (you can also include basil or coriander) 1 cup organic nuts, lightly…

Zucchini hummus – Paleo

This delicious and creamy “hummus” is a great legume free alternative. Perfect for a Paleo lifestyle Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini, chopped ¾ cup tahini ¼ cup olive oil 1 lemon, juiced 2 medium to large cloves of garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon Himalayan or sea salt   Add all ingredients, except the…

Frittata – zucchini, carrot and bacon – Paleo

Ingredients: 1 cup of firmly packed grated organic carrot (leave the skin on) 1 cup of firmly packed grated organic zucchini 1 cup of firmly packed grated organic red sweet potato (leave the skin on) or pumpkin 1 large organic onion, diced (or equivalent in green shallots) 8 free range organic eggs 4 tablespoons finely chopped parsley…

Chia Seed Pudding – Paleo

2 tablespoons organic chia seeds Pinch of himalayan or sea salt 3/4 tablespoon raw honey (or stevia, or a combination of both) 3/4 cup of almond milk or coconut milk OR (my favourite for an incredibly creamy texture) 1/2 cup coconut cream plus 1/4 cup filtered water 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Optional – 1 teaspoon nutmeg…

Crispy Grain Free Flat Bread – Paleo

This tasty Paleo crisp flatbread can be broken up to use as savoury biscuits for dipping or as a “flat bread” topped with your favourite toppings. 2 cups ground seeds or nuts. You can use a combination of pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, cashews or almonds. Make sure you soak them first. You can then dehydrate them but…