Author: Annabel Johnston

What are Pre- and Probiotics?

What are Pre- and Probiotics?

So what’s the fuss with pre and pro-biotics? What are they? Why are they good for your gut? And where can we find them? Firstly, prebiotics are the food for probiotics. Inulin and fructo-oligosaccharides are the major types of prebiotics, which are mostly sourced from […]

Fruit Mince Pies

Fruit Mince Pies

Print Fruit Mince Pies Prep Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Cook Time: 12 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 32 minutes Ingredients 225g plain flour 75g self raising flour 55g Icing sugar and extra for dusting 1 egg yolk 1 jar (285g) fruit mince 2 1/2 […]

Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 frozen bananas
  • 2/3 cup oat milk
  • 2 tbs green spirulina
  • 4 tbs peanut butter
  • 6 tbs cashews
  • 1/3 cup grated raw peppermint chocolate
  • Sprinkle of bee pollen
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • Apple and fig granola to taste

Instructions

  • Blend the oat milk, frozen bananas, green spirulina, peanut butter and cashews.
  • Decorate the smoothie bowl with toppings.

Notes

Makes 2 smoothie bowls.

http://nutsfornutrition.net/2017/12/24/spirulina-smoothie-bowl/

Mango and Banana Smoothie Bowl

Mango and Banana Smoothie Bowl

Print Mango and Banana Smoothie Bowl Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 cup almond milk 3 tbs chia seeds 3 cups diced frozen mango 3 frozen bananas 1/2 cup blueberries 1 kiwi fruit Diced mango to taste 6 tbs slivered almonds […]

Matcha Pancakes

Matcha Pancakes

Print Matcha Pancakes Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup banana flour 1/2 cup hazelnut meal 1/2 cup + 2 tbs milk 1/2 cup plain yoghurt 1 tbs matcha 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 egg Olive oil […]

Choc Smoothie Bowl

Choc Smoothie Bowl

Choc Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 almond milk
  • 2 tbs cacao powder
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 2 tbs peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup diced mango
  • 4 sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup of granola
  • 1/3 cup of blueberries
  • 4 tbs desiccated coconut

Instructions

  • In a blender, blend the bananas, almond milk, cacao and peanut butter.
  • Place in a serving bowl and decorate with mango, strawberries, blueberries, coconut and granola.
http://nutsfornutrition.net/2017/12/19/choc-smoothie-bowl/

Pumpin’ Pesto

Pumpin’ Pesto

Print Auto Draft Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients Bunch of basil 1/2 cup pine nuts 1 baked piece of garlic 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 3/4 cup of parmesan Instructions Process ingredients in a food processor and serve. 4.21 http://nutsfornutrition.net/2017/12/19/pumpin-pesto/

Cheeky Cheese & Veg Muffins

Cheeky Cheese & Veg Muffins

Print Cheeky Cheese & Veg Muffins Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Ingredients 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese Feta cubes to taste 1 sweet potato Small handful chopped fresh […]

Sayuri’s Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Sayuri’s Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Sayuri's Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups chopped carrots
  • 3 cups ground almonds
  • 1 tb cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tbs nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 tsp clove powder
  • 8 tbs coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 cup date paste
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup activated chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisons
  • 2 tbs ground flax seeds
  • 2 cups soaked cashew nuts
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbs lecithin (optional)

Instructions

  • For the carrot cake, pulse the carrot into small pieces and transfer into a bowl.
  • In a food processor, process 4 tbs of coconut oil, date paste, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove powder.
  • Add ground almonds and mix thoroughly.
  • Add walnuts and raisons (most - 3/4). Ground flax seeds and mix by hand until well combined.
  • Press the mixture into a highly greased pan and place in the fridge.
  • For the cashew frosting, blend the cashews, honey, vanilla extract and water.
  • Add 4 tbs of coconut oil and lecithin. Blend until well incorporated.
  • Place the cashew frosting on top of the cake.
  • Decorate with raisons (1/4), cinnamon powder and walnuts.
http://nutsfornutrition.net/2017/12/19/sayuris-carrot-cake-with-cashew-frosting/

Groovy Guac

Groovy Guac

Print Groovy Guac Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes 20 Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 1 juice of lemon 1 thinly sliced chilli 3 sliced spring onions 2 tb thinly sliced coriander Instructions Mix the avocado, lemon, chilli, spring onions and coriander in a […]