Lentils

Honestly, these offer bang for your buck when it comes to protein (over 25%) & they are rich in satiating fibre.  Lentils are also rich in B vitamins, magnesium, iron, zinc & potassium.  Yup, this plant-based food source has got a lot going for it. We did not really have these growing up, so IContinue reading “Lentils”

💡 Portions and Measurements 🤷🏻‍♀‍

OK – the more food on your plate or the more drink in your cup – the more you will eat… yup, sounds legit.  However, portion sizes are getting bigger & so is the number of overweight or obese people – sadly also sounds about right. It is super easy to get big portions theseContinue reading “💡 Portions and Measurements 🤷🏻‍♀‍”

Winter means citrus

Bottom line – citrus is always good to get in your diet because it is loaded with Vitamin C. Need more reasons: 🍊Boosts the immune system 🍋 Boosts antioxidants 🍊 Improves iron absorption 🍋 Reduces blood pressure 🍊 Reduces the risk of both heart disease & dementia 🍋 Plus of course many other benefits 👉Continue reading “Winter means citrus”

New recipe for May

I love dukkha & throw it on loads of savoury things (baked vege, pasta, soups, salads, or just some cheese & bikkies).  Imagine my excitement when looking for single serve recipes – I found this one including dukkha + simple + delish!  It’s pretty easy – this may become a lunchbox special. Dukkha Chicken VegeContinue reading “New recipe for May”

New month = a new recipe

I saw this little number one afternoon whilst watching TV.  Looked pretty easy (so totally my style of cooking).  I gave it a whirl & found it to be a pretty good little multitasker.  Great on a cheese platter; nice little dipper for vegie sticks; & pretty good on a sandwich with salad – ohContinue reading “New month = a new recipe”

Easter break

For my crew, this usually involves a family catch up at some point during the break.  A cheese board is always a hit with young & old at our place.  Sadly it will be a much smaller affair this year, with in house peeps only. 🍴 Need some tips? OK, the basics – a boardContinue reading “Easter break”

A tasty way to start the month.. Hello March!

Easy & delish – what is not to love?  A great dip for snacking with vegie sticks or crackers, but equally fabulous enough to take to a friend’s house & share – hello Autumn BBQs!   Sweet Potato Dip Source: Histamine Friendly Kitchen Serves: 4 Ideal for: low histamine, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian & veganContinue reading “A tasty way to start the month.. Hello March!”

Stuck for Lunchbox Ideas?

Usually I try for a recipe in the first post of the month, however school is back in for 2020 & you may be looking for some lunchbox inspo.  Remember, these are also ideal for big people lunchboxes too! ✏️ Leftover meatballs, boiled eggs, chicken drumsticks.  Any of these proteins with some salad. 📚 PastaContinue reading “Stuck for Lunchbox Ideas?”

Easy Nicoise Salad

A big family fav, in our house (in fact it hits a high rotation status pretty quick in the warmer months).  Light enough for summer but hearty enough to fill you up. Easy Nicoise Salad Serves 6 Categories: Gluten free Dairy free Vegetarian Keto Paleo Mediterranean focus Ingredients: 125g green beans 1 tbsp. capers, choppedContinue reading “Easy Nicoise Salad”

The vagus nerve

Huh, the what?  The vagus nerve is the major nerve between the brain & gut – the main highway if you like for the gut-brain axis. It’s the queen of the parasympathetic nervous system (AKA your internal rest & digest, or if you prefer your chill out system, use whatever description works for you).  Yup,Continue reading “The vagus nerve”