So, while the rest of South Africa is going ‘Real Meal Revolution’ mad, I thought I’d add my contribution to the’ banting’ masses and try and whip up a HFLC gluten-free cracker. Boy oh boy, did I succeed!!!
With only a handful of ingredients, and really such an easy assembly, this is one of my easiest, and oh so tasty recipes. If you are choosing to avoid gluten at all costs, then this is a great recipe for you.
I absolutely LOVE basil pesto. It has to be one of the most versatile spreads ever! Full of nutritional goodness, and amazing flavor, it’s a must for every household fridge.
From raw pasta dishes, to cauliflower pizza base spreads, to quinoa salads, Basil Pesto can add a delicious fresh and vibrant flavor to a range of meals.
This is a super tasty breakfast option. I feel that, to step out of the routine of making cereals and porridge for breakfast, savory plates are such a treat.
So I do, on the occasion, chomp an eggie or two. I really do enjoy the taste of eggs, and the effect they have in my body. When I eat them, my body is happy, and that’s what we all want, right?
Healthy living can be really easy, if you learn to plan ahead. An important factor in a healthy clean diet is meal planning. You should be having 5-6 meals in a day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner (medium sized servings of each, dinner being the lightest), and healthy snacks in between.
Why? In order to have balanced sugar levels, without any spikes and surges, low-GI healthy clean meals and healthy snacks help to keep your sugar and energy levels plateaued throughout the day.
This is one of my all time favorite recipes, and it’s so easy, and super tasty! Best of all it’s really healthy, boasting a range of nutritional benefits.
These energy bars are a great lunch box filler for the whole family. They’re super healthy, contain no grains, refinined sugar, or any highly processed ingredients or additives.
They pack a punch and provide sustained energy, perfect for a mid morning snack, with a cuppa. The sweetness of the dates and figs, make them super tasty and a healthy treat for young kiddies. Continue reading
Chickpeas aka Garbanzo beans are an extremely versatile legume that are a healthy addition to any diet. They are one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in the Middle East, and are a noted ingredient in middle eastern dishes such as hummus, falafels and curries.
Chickpeas are naturally low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in vitamins and minerals. They have a low glycemic index (keeping you fuller for longer) and are full of soluble fiber which helps to keep your blood sugar levels more stable and the metabolism of glucose more efficient. Continue reading
A delicious and easy alternative to dairy.
Almond milk contains no cholesterol or lactose and due to its nutritional content, it is the best alternative for those who have an intolerance to dairy products or soy products. Continue reading
This is the first time I have experimented with Lacuma and dates! and Wow! A pair made in heaven. Simply divine! They combine, with the steamed sweet potato, to form the most decadent caramel center!
It’s almost unbelievable that this recipe is refine sugar free, has no dairy or gluten and is totally healthy, boasting a list of beneficial nutrients. Continue reading
So I know that this drink may look absolutely shocking, and most wouldn’t even dare putting it past their lips, but you cannot judge what you’ve never tried. It really is light, so refreshing and energizing.
The benefits of green (and other vegetable juices) are endless. Firstly, you’ll need to have a juicer in order to make green juices, and this juicer extracts the liquid from your fruits and veggies and removes all the fiber. Continue reading