Breakfast Cookies

I created Teff cookies and I found them magical. First, one cookie keeps you going for a few hours and also, they are great for weight management. Besides Teff’s high-fibre and high-protein qualities, which were mentioned in the previous posts for Teff recipes, this super grain also contains vitamins K, B1, B2, B3, B6 and C,…

Hawthorn Tea Recipe

Hawthorn (Greek Crataegus) is a beautiful plant that grows in all continents now. The leaves, flowers and berries have health benefits and they are used to produce medicine for heart diseases. The British Homeopathic Review revealed of Dr. Green (Ireland): “… For many years had a reputation for the cure of heart disease that caused patients to…

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

In addition to being healthy, pumpkin also contains another healthy ingredient, that is pepitas, or pumpkin seeds. Pepitas are very rich in minerals such as zinc, magnesium and iron. They are also high in protein content, about 20%. Unfortunately, like many other nuts and seeds, pepitas contain anti-nutrients like phytic acid, or phytate, that can make…

Avocado Breakfast Recipe

Avocados Avocado is an amazing fruit. It’s been very popular amongst healthy eaters for years now. No wonder why we have this sudden wave of avocado popularity. Any cafe you come in for a breakfast will have an avocado dish, I could say it is basic now. Avocados are very healthy. Mostly for two important things: antioxidants…

Zucchini Patties Recipe

Zucchini Did you know that zucchini is a fruit? In addition to the inelegance of this fruit, a green zucchini looks very similar to a cucumber. Nutritional values of both are similar too, a zucchini is a little higher in calories and protein, whereas a cucumber is higher in its fibre content. The vitamin and mineral content is significantly higher…

Teff Polenta Recipe

In Tzatziki and Teff Crackers post we discussed the health benefits of teff. This recipe will be loved by those who enjoy corn polenta but wish it had less carbs and more protein. Adding olives and cheese is just my improvisation that adds more flavours, you can also experiment with herbs and seeds. This polenta is best to accompany any  dish with…

Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Blueberries In Australia, Blueberries are my favourite berries. Every year I organise Blueberry picking trip to one of the local organic blueberry farms. The blueberries can be stored fresh very well at low temperatures for up to 1 month. They don’t just stay fresh but they also retain all their qualities that provide health benefits. There is research just…

Paleo Canelé (not Bordeaux) Recipe

Canelé Canelé is a small delicate French dessert from Bordeaux. They are amazing and unforgettable when prepared well. This is exactly what happened to me. I bought one small Canelé from Cumulus Inc. and I could not forget it. Traditional Canelé is made from a combination of products, such as sugar, flour, milk and butter. That is my reason…

Mango Pudding Recipe

We love Australian mangoes. During the peak of the mango season, we can buy them in boxes and at a very affordable price. This recipe is so simple and so yummy! And I think it is a perfect guilt free dessert for a hot summer because it is sugar and dairy free. Enjoy. Mango Pudding Ingredients:…

Poppy Chestnuts Recipe

Chestnuts Warning, these Poppy Chestnuts are addictive! Are chestnuts really nuts? The high content of carbohydrates and low content of fat in chestnuts set them apart from the other nuts, but they really are nuts 🙂 If you are on a Paleo diet and wish to have more carbohydrates, chestnut flour is the perfect ingredient to…