Raspberry coconut slice

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Raspberry coconut slice available at market!

Fresh raspberries blended with coconut oil, cashews and maples syrup on a medjool date and nut base.

So good and so good for you too!

 

Strawberry “milk”shake

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Strawberry milkshake!

Blend a cup of strawberries with 1 – 2 cups of almond milk and a dash of maple syrup and serve! 😎  If this was for breakfast You could add a banana in and a tsp of super powder and some extra water!

Summer treats!

Aubergine & tomato tower

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I love the taste of summer!  Pan fried aubergine and fresh Italian multicoloured tomatoes from the Keith deli (for those that are local)! 😊

Slice the aubergine into thick slices and pan fry in olive oil until cooked through and add a sprinkle of salt!  Slice the tomato and layer with the cooked aubergine!  Serve, yum!

multicoloured or red tomatoes

aubergine

olive oil

salt

Healthy movie snacks – popcorn!


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Movie time – home made popcorn!

One for the kids…make sure you have adult supervision as the machine can get pretty hot during the cook! 😳

So cheap to make and great fun for the kids to make in the popcorn machine… 😊

Pop a small handful of kernels into a popcorn machine, switch on – simple!  Drizzle with sweetener of choice, we use the fruit sweetener in the picture, honey, agave etc.

Eat and enjoy! 😀

 

Raw beetroot and orange juice

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Fresh beetroot out of the garden juiced with oranges…delicious, fresh and packed full of nutrients!  😊

2 beetroots

4 oranges

juice, pour and share!  Mmmm enjoy! 😀

Coconut bean curry with rice and quinao

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This was such a random meal but it turned out really delicious!  Roasted a sweet potato in tin foil in the oven on medium heat for about an hr then a cooked up some beans which had been soaking all night, you could use any white beans, added some chopped cabbage (from the garden) towards the end of the cooking time.  Stir fried some onion and garlic and added broccoli (from the garden) and a tin of sweet corn.  Then I stirred in a sachet of coconut cream, the solid stuff!  A splash of tamari and a tsp of sugar.  You could spice this up with a bit of chilli instead of the sugar, I’ve got kids to feed though and a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down as they say! Lol!  😊  The boys also ran out to the our rescue chickens to have a fried egg on top but that’s optional I guess!

  • sweet potato
  • broccoli
  • dried beans of choice
  • garlic
  • onion
  • tamari sauce
  • coconut cream
  • chilli

enjoy!

Banana and spinach smoothie


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Banana addict! Lol!

Banana, spinach and ginseng powder smoothie for my morning dash out the door with the dogs!  Good food – good energy!  ❤️  Ginseng is supposedly great for an energy boost!

– one banana

– one handful of baby spinach

– 1 tablespoon of ginseng

– rice milk or other dairy free milk to top up!

Pop everything in the blender, top up with desired amount of milk, blend and serve!

Broccoli and peanut noodles

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Delicious peanut noodles with broccoli and sea same seeds.  So simple and such an easy meal for the family.

– 1 head of broccoli

– noodles (desired amount)

– coconut water 1 cup

– tamari sauce

– peanut butter 3 tbsp

– ginger (freshly grated) 1tbsp

– sesame seeds

– sesame oil

– chilli flakes (optional)

Boil the broccoli with the noodles in a pan of water and cook the sauce whilst these are cooking.  Add the coconut water, peanut butter, tamari sauce and ginger to the pan, cook until blended and thickened on a low heat for ten mins.  Add the noodles and broccoli to the sauce, stir, serve with drizzle of sea same oil and sesame seeds.

Enjoy!

 

Adapted from the chilli

dinner

easy dinner

forks over knives cookbook.

 

Purple kale and apples

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Purple kale but it actually juices green, it just has a beautiful purple outer colour!  Which I’m sure is packed full of powerful antioxidants and all sorts of goodness.  It certainly makes you feel good after a long day!  😊  Topped the kids up with some vitamins with this one.

– 4 stalks purple kale leaves

– 4 small apples

Chop into pieces, juice the lot and enjoy!

Fruit salad smoothie

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Fruity salad smoothie!  Great for breakfast…I made this quickly for the kids this morning as we were running late as per usual! 😊  It’s fruity and also contains Acai berry powder which adds an additional boost of nutrition.  Acai berry powder comes from the acai palm tree which is native to central and South America.  It’s packed with antioxidants, amino acids, fibre, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.

– small handful of strawberries

– small handful of blueberries

– half a pear

– tablespoon of acai berry

– water or coconut water to top up

Add everything to the blender and blend, pour drink!  Enjoy!

 

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