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Category Archives: LCHF

Low carbohydrate, high fat

New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

Carrot for breakfast? Carrots are known to be rich in beta-carotene, an antioxidant which can help naturally boost your immune system this cold and flu season. 

Why not try our Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding this weekend, you will be pleasantly surprised.

Ingredients (Serves 1)

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 200ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon rice malt syrup
  • 1 tablespoon grated carrot
  • 1 tablespoon coconut yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds

Method

  1. Soak chia seeds in almond milk with vanilla, rice malt syrup and grated carrot and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Serve the chia pudding with the coconut yoghurt, crushed walnuts and pumpkin seeds.

Tip: The trick to a successful chia pudding is to ensure you stir the chia mixture really well before refrigerating.

Recipe developed with the assistance of Min Benstead, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Recipe Creator for TNN. Learn more in Meet Min here.

Image by Sarah Craven Photography.

 

New Recipe: Warming Cauliflower Porridge

New Recipe: Warming Cauliflower Porridge

If you are used to having smoothies for breakfast during the warmer months; porridge can be a great substitute as the weather turns cooler. We’ve put together this warming porridge using cauliflower instead of the traditional oats or quinoa. Try it, you will be surprised. Ingredients (Serves 1) 1 cup of cauliflower rice (approx. 1/4 head of… Continue Reading

The Keto Diet – Book Review + a giveaway for you!

The Keto Diet – Book Review + a giveaway for you!

Leanne Vogel is a holistic nutritionist, host of one of the top 10 health & fitness podcasts and largest keto resource on YouTube, creator of HealthfulPursuit.com and author of The Keto Diet. Ketosis is a metabolic state in which you’re predominately burning stored fat for fuel and converting fat into ketones to be used by… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Salmon Patties with Sweet Potato Chips & Avocado

New Recipe: Salmon Patties with Sweet Potato Chips & Avocado

These simple yet irresistible salmon patties are a fantastic mid-week meal for the whole family. We recommend cooking a double batch of patties for a delicious on-the-go lunch the following day. Packed with omega-3, protein and vitamin B, salmon is a key food to include in your diet to keep your immune system strong, especially with the… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Simple Cauliflower Rice Sushi

New Recipe: Simple Cauliflower Rice Sushi

Who doesn’t love sushi? Swap white rice for our cauliflower rice and get the same great taste of traditional sushi without the high carbohydrate load and extra nutrients including vitamin C, B6 and fibre. These sushi rolls make for a healthy packed lunch option or a delicious snack. Did you know: nori sheets (a.k.a. seaweed) are an excellent source of iodine with one sushi… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Summer Salad Bowl with Grilled Chicken

New Recipe: Summer Salad Bowl with Grilled Chicken

Nothing says summer like a big, fresh, vegetable packed salad. The secret to feeling satisfied with a salad is making sure you pair it up with a source of quality protein, heart-healthy fats and delicious seasoning. The sweet cinnamon roasted pumpkin paired with the texturised seeds in this dish adds a tasty kick that is sure to leave… Continue Reading