Gluten Free tips

Let’s Talk Gluten Free

You’ve been diagnosed with coeliac disease or you have been advised to do an elimination diet by a nutritionist or dietician. What do you do?

Slow cook gluten free lentil recipe

Gluten Free Curried Lentil Recipe

Lentils are high in protein, folate, fibre, iron, potassium and manganese. Great food for the gut bugs and have been shown to lower cholesterol levels.

Power Salad Recipe

Power Salad Recipe

We should be getting five to seven servings a day of vegetables. One serving is about the size of your palm. Even as a nutritionist, I have to work hard at ensuring that I have a good intake of these nutrient dense foods every day.

Chai seed berry blast recipe

Chai Seed Berry Blast

My go-to recipe for a quick nutritious dessert. Chia Seed Berry Blast – packed with good fats, vitamins, iron, iodine, magnesium, manganese, niacin, thiamine, antioxidants and fibre.

Adzuki and Quinoa Recipe

Adzuki and Quinoa Delight

Adzuki beans are high in antioxidants, which are helpful in fighting disease and are health promoting. Quinoa is high in protein and contains all the essential amino acids.

Infused water

Naturally Infused Water Recipe Ideas

This is a great way of staying hydrated and still enjoying a libation during the holiday period, particularly since many people don’t like the taste of plain water. Infused water is really easy to make and is a much better option than sugary fruit juices, sodas or artificial sweetened beverages.

Gluten Free Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado chocolate mousse is a healthy gluten and dairy recipe. It’s easy and quick to make. It’s difficult to resist. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Turmeric Chicken Broth Recipe

In Chinese medicine, winter is the time to take care of your adrenal glands. Adrenal glands are found just above your kidneys and help you to respond to stress appropriately. They may be small but they make and release many hormones that circulate through your blood and influence many aspects of your health.

Roasted Kumara and Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Kumara and Brussel Sprouts Recipe

In the cooler months a big cold salad isn’t always appealing. There are lots of great foods out there that build resilience. Today I have chosen kumara, since it has so many nutrients including vitamin C for immunity, anti-inflammatory compounds and an abundance of antioxidants.

Recipe for Chicken Livers

Chicken Liver Stir Fry Recipe

In Chinese medicine, winter is the time to take care of your adrenal glands. Adrenal glands are found just above your kidneys and help you to respond to stress appropriately. They may be small but they make and release many hormones that circulate through your blood and influence many aspects of your health.

Carrot Ginger Turmeric soup recipe

Carrot, Ginger and Turmeric Soup Recipe

This is the time when you need immune boosting nutrients to help you keep healthy during the winter months and to fight of any rogue viruses such as Covid-19.