Veggie burgers (vegan gluten-free and low fat)

These ‘ burgers’ are packed full of protein, easy to make and perfect to eat cold the next day. Serve with oil free chips or wedges or throw them in with a salad. Ingredients: 1 tin chickpeas (washed and drained) 2 tablespoons chickpea flour or spelt flour 1  red onion 2 large cloves garlic finely…

Black bean brownies ( gluten free & vegan)

The best black bean brownies !   2 cups of black beans 3 tbsp cocoa powder 3/4 cup oats 1 cup pure maple syrup, local honey, or agave 1/4 cup coconut oil 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1tsp baking powder Optional: chocolate chips Put all ingredients into a blender or a bowl and blend. Place…

Delicious Fruit cake (Vegan low fat and gluten free)

Ingredients: 14 oz / 400g mixed raisins and currants 350 ml cold black or chai tea 8oz / 250g spelt flour ( this does contain gluten but it is well known for it to not cause problems for those with allergies; if unsure go for rice flour) 7oz / 200g sugar (use coconut sugar for…

Friday Shopping List

Miso paste Red lentils Museli Tinned chickpeas Oatcakes Bag of oats White rice Spinach Leafy greens Alfalfa sprouts Bananas Frozen mixed berries Apple juice

Quinoa Pizza Base(Vegan + Gluten-Free)

You will need: Quinoa,   Water,    Baking Powder,   Cayenne pepper. Soak 1 cup of Quinoa preferably overnight if not  for 30 – 45minutes will do. Drain. Add 1/2 teaspoon of  backing powder and half of cayenne pepper. Add 1 cup of water and blend in a nutri-bullet or other high speed blender. Line…

Recipe for Choc Chip Pie (Gluten-free and Vegan)

Ingredients and method: 3/4 cup vegan spread (margarine) 1/2 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup coconut sugar Mix well (beat with a fork) Now add: 1tsp vanilla essence flax egg (1 desert spoon of fox seed mixed with 2 desert spoons of water  leave to stand for 5 mins until thick like the consistency of an…

3 Ingredient ‘Cookies’

No fat, no sugar, no wheat, no dairy! These three ingredient cookies are quick, easy and nutritious. An ideal snack, post workout bite or a delicious breakfast. 3 ingredient ‘cookies’ What you need: Bananas, Oats, cinnamon (raisins -optional) Mash 2 bananas in a bowl, add one cup of oats and mix together thoroughly. Sprinkle in…

Serious about Salads: Try the Vegetable Challenge!

Can you do the vegetable challenge? ‘What’s the vegetable challenge?’ I hear you ask…. Well, it involves two large salads everyday, thats’s all! Salads are really the most versatile and healthy option there is and you can get as creative as you like. My rule is the base should be greens, (cos lettuce, romaine or…

Wheat-Free Nut Roast-for absolute nutters!

NUTS, OATS, BUCKWHEAT FLOUR ARE THE MAIN INGREDIENTS FOR THIS NUTTY DELIGHT….. So the conventional recipe for the winter classic ‘Nut Roast’ is full of bread crumbs, and lets face it most of us sensitive folk will do anything to avoid this venomous grain. Lets remember why… Modern wheat has been described as the “perfect, chronic poison”. It…

Courgetti

By adding more raw fruits and vegetables to your diet you can obtain maximum nutrition from these foods and better absorption of the nutrients. The nutrients from raw foods are more abundant and result in cleaner blood and healthier cells. This is our mission.  The superior nutrition you get from raw foods will return your cells…

Magical benefits: Lemon Water

Drinking lemon water in the morning and/or drinking it throughout the day on a regular basis, can significantly improve your health. Get into the habit of this and it will naturally become part of your daily routine! Some of the most notable benefits include: Cleansing of the liver, reduction of inflammation, better digestion, assistance in weight…

Table Scones

Gluten Free Table scones. These Table scones are ideal for Breakfast snacks or an alternative to cake. Serve hot or cold, plain or with your favourite fruit jam. Prepartaion: 4 tsp of chia seed soaked in a glass of cold water for 15 minutes (or until gooey) Ingredients: Buckwheat (sarrasin) flour 4 cups; 4tsp chia seeds soaked…