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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

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: Super Easy Kimchi

New Recipe: Super Easy Kimchi

From sauerkraut to kimchi to pickles and a range of different cultured vegetables, these little power foods not only add extra punch to your meals but also do wonders for your health, particularly, your gut health. The human gut is made up of a diverse range of bacteria, with over 100 trillion single-celled organisms (that’s… Continue Reading

New Recipe: LCHF Breakfast Hash

New Recipe: LCHF Breakfast Hash

A simple low carbohydrate breakfast that will optimise your blood sugar control and fuel your busy day ahead.  Ingredients (Serves 1) ½ cup pumpkin, chopped 30g grass-fed butter 1 zucchini, finely diced ½ cup broccoli, floretted small 1 cup spinach 2 eggs, free range ½ avocado, mashed Method Lightly steam pumpkin. Heat butter in a large pan… Continue Reading

Creamy Vegetable Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup

How good is vegetable soup? This Creamy Vegetable Soup is a lower carb option and the perfect way to squeeze extra vegetables into your winter days.  Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 garlic clove, finely diced 3 cups water or broth ½ large cauliflower, washed and chopped into small pieces 2 zucchinis, washed and diced 2… Continue Reading

Broccoli and Kale Salad

Broccoli and Kale Salad

I’m in love with this salad. It takes minutes and leftovers are perfect topped with your choice of protein for lunch the next day. Make double and your weekly food prep is well underway. Enjoy. Ingredients (Serves 3-4) 2 small bunches of broccoli, rinsed well and drained 100g kale, rinsed well and drained 1 tablespoon coconut oil (we… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Pumpkin & Feta Fritters

New Recipe: Pumpkin & Feta Fritters

These Pumpkin & Feta Fritters are life changing. The perfect breakfast alternative to bread – nutrient dense, all natural and preservative free. They are even nut free, so perfectly lunchbox and allergy friendly. Make a batch this weekend and kickstart Monday with nourishing whole foods. Ingredients (Makes 6) 2 cups grated raw pumpkin ¼ cup… Continue Reading