SIMPLE BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES (gluten, sugar, dairy free)

Here’s a delicious, nutritious pancake recipe you can use this Pancake Tuesday! I’ve listed some savoury and sweet filling ideas below. Remember that choosing a sugar-free breakfast is crucial in keeping insulin levels balanced and keeping you fuller for longer. It also helps you better tune in to what your body truly needs – sugar oftenContinue reading “SIMPLE BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES (gluten, sugar, dairy free)”

PLUM CREAM (dairy, sugar, grain & gluten free, paleo, vegan)

I’m always trying to find healthier options for desserts as a way to help with sugar addictions and sweet dependencies among us all! So I’ve come up with the below recipe which I think is a great alternative to the normal sugar laden ice-cream or yoghurt. Of course you can play around with different fruitsContinue reading “PLUM CREAM (dairy, sugar, grain & gluten free, paleo, vegan)”

SWEET POTATO & COCONUT PORRIDGE (gluten, grain, sugar & dairy free, paleo, vegan)

For those of you struggling for breakfast (or pudding!) ideas due to a restricted diet, or for those of you wanting to get some nourishing anti-inflammatory meals into you or your children’s diet, give this a try. With a  healthy mix of naturally occurring fats, sugars, carbs and protein, this meal is satiating, energy-boosting, comforting andContinue reading “SWEET POTATO & COCONUT PORRIDGE (gluten, grain, sugar & dairy free, paleo, vegan)”

APPLE & GINGER MUFFINS (paleo, gluten, grain & sugar free)

This recipe might be a little tart for those of you with a sweet tooth, but please give it a try. I think the sweetness from the apples is more than enough, and if you work on cutting down your sugar intake, I promise you will too with time! I understand sugar addiction intimately after eating copious amountsContinue reading “APPLE & GINGER MUFFINS (paleo, gluten, grain & sugar free)”

Recipe: HOT CROSS BUNS (gluten, grain & dairy free)

Tis the season: indulge in this delicious paleo-friendly recipe for hot cross buns this Easter. Free from gut-irritating gluten grains, artery hardening hydrogenated vegetable oils and the mind twisting sugar! These were a total hit with many readers last year so I’m re-posting! Enjoy!   Ingredients: 3 cups of ground almonds or 2 cups of ground almonds and 1/2Continue reading “Recipe: HOT CROSS BUNS (gluten, grain & dairy free)”

Recipe: SQUASH TOAST WITH ALMOND BUTTER, COCONUT & FRESH BERRIES (gluten, grain, dairy & sugar free, vegan)

This is such a yummy healthy breakfast or dessert! Quick to prepare and cook, so no reason to choose cheap, nasty, sugar-laden breakfast cereals or prepackaged puddings over this delight! You can choose winter or summer squash as both are loaded with vitamin C & A, and have a small impact on your blood sugar. Furthermore,Continue reading “Recipe: SQUASH TOAST WITH ALMOND BUTTER, COCONUT & FRESH BERRIES (gluten, grain, dairy & sugar free, vegan)”

Recipe: SEASONS CHANGING SALAD! (gluten, grain, dairy & sugar free, vegetarian)

It’s a transitional time for us all at the moment – whether shifting into Spring or Autumn/Fall, this half-cooked / half-raw salad should help ease into whatever the weather is bringing for you next. What I love about this salad is the combination of protein, fats and fresh greens. During seasonal changes some people canContinue reading “Recipe: SEASONS CHANGING SALAD! (gluten, grain, dairy & sugar free, vegetarian)”

Recipe: DARK CHOCOLATE & BANANA DESSERT (sugar, dairy & gluten free, paleo, vegan)

The great thing about preparing paleo meals is the massive room for experimentation – once you’re used to the new set of rules and the ingredients at hand, there are so many ways to approximate paleo versions of old favorites, or invent entirely new meals. Here’s a dessert I made up a few weekends agoContinue reading “Recipe: DARK CHOCOLATE & BANANA DESSERT (sugar, dairy & gluten free, paleo, vegan)”

Recipe: ROOT VEGETABLE SALAD (vegan, paleo, gluten & dairy free)

Yet another super quick and easy but truly nourishing recipe! Enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner, this salad won’t leave you hungry with its satisfying amount of grated raw root vegetables and variety of good quality fats. And with the inclusion of apple cider vinegar all will be more easily digested and absorbed – ACVContinue reading “Recipe: ROOT VEGETABLE SALAD (vegan, paleo, gluten & dairy free)”