Healthy Basics

How to MYO Mexican Seasoning Posted on February 2, 2017 | No Comments

Ever considered making your own Mexican Seasoning? I avoid like to avoid as many additives and preservatives as I can. This means subbing out the store-bought Mexican seasonings and making my own – you can read more about this here. Today on the blog, I share my recipe. It’s incredibly simple and tastes exactly like…

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Kale Pesto Posted on December 15, 2016 | No Comments

Another quick and simple way to boost your vegetable intake with minimal fuss.  85g pine nut, toasted 85g parmesan cheese 2 cloves garlic 150ml extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra to serve  85g kale  Juice 1 lemon Put all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper before stirring through zucchini pasta…

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How to Cook Beetroot Posted on November 22, 2016 | No Comments

I get asked this question a lot. So many of us have tried the old ‘at home’ beetroot trick and failed miserably; but what if I told you that there is a simple and effective way to maximise the taste of your ‘at home’ beetroot prep and all you have to do is wrap and bake 😉

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Sour Citrus Gummies Posted on August 1, 2016 | No Comments

Today I share one of my favourite gelatin recipes – Citrus Gummies! These delicious jelly chews are made from real fruit juice with absolutely zero added sweetener.

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Beef Bone Broth Recipe Posted on June 16, 2015 | No Comments

With the Cooler weather slowly approaching, hot drinks are on the radar. This oh so delicious Beef Bone Broth recipe is one you can’t pass up! Trust me this quick and easy recipe will become your go to in any situation.

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Cauliflower Rice Posted on May 1, 2015 | No Comments

Today I share my quick and easy recipe for cauliflower rice. Not only is this a low-carb alternative quick and easy to prepare, it’s also rich is vitamins, minerals and anti-cancer fighting compounds. Did I mention you can have seconds??

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Potato Mash Substitutes: Sage & Celeriac Mash Posted on June 26, 2014 | No Comments

Celeriac is more than likely one of those vegetables you walk past at your local fruit and veg market without even considering. Although it appears a little ugly on the exterior, like all good books, you should never judge a vegetable buy it’s cover. Celeriac is rich in vitamins A, C, K and E, carotene, micro elements and other nutrients that are known to boost the health of our digestive system, reduce inflammation and improve liver function. It makes yet another wonderful substitution for potato mash during the winter months.

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Potato Mash Substitutes: Cauliflower Mash Posted on June 25, 2014 | No Comments

Cauliflower Mash makes a regular appearance in our household. I serve it as a side on a number of occasions, in particular alongside my Moroccan Lamb Stew throughout the winter months. It makes a wonderful substitute for potato mash and if prepared correctly, you will barely be able to tell the difference. Both stove-top and Thermomix methods are listed here.

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Make Your Own Coconut Milk Posted on May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Coconut Milk is a great alternative to rice or almond milk and a wonderful way to add nourishing, healthy fats to your diet. Unfortunately canned varieties of coconut milk are lined with BPA and whilst cartoned varieties are becoming increasingly available, they are quite expensive, can contain additives and sweeteners and in my opinion, just don’t taste the same. Fortunately, it is incredibly simple and extremely inexpensive to make your own organic coconut milk at home. All you need to know about how this simple DIY task is revealed right here.

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MYO Almond Milk Posted on July 31, 2013 | 13 Comments

If you have ever cast your eyes over the list of your pre-packaged Almond Milk ingredients (yes, even the organic ones!), you may have noticed a rather long list of sceptical ingredients that left you a little confused. Looking to skip all these nasty additives in your morning routine? Here is my favourite Almond Milk Recipe…

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