Berry cherry smoothie to kick start our day!

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Serves 4:
2 cups mixed berries (defrosted)
1 cup cherries (defrosted)
1 apples
1 tbs acia berry powder
1 whole coz lettuce
1 cucumber
1 cup spinach
4 cups water we like it thick! Add more water if you don’t.

Top with chia seeds and goodies!

Coconut and goji chia pudding with caramelised nuts and seeds.

Packed with protein and flavour and healthy fats.

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Serves 4:
-1 cup chia seeds soaked in 1 can organic BPA free coconut cream and 1/2 can filtered water.
-Soak for 45 minutes.
-Then add 1 tbs mesquite powder.
-1/2 cup desiccated coconut.
-1/2 cup goji berries.
-1/2 cup coconut nectar.

Set in the fridge until just before serving.

Top with nuts and seeds of your choice that have been coated in a dash of coconut nectar. And more goji berries.

Devour!!

Nori crisps . . .and Seaweed information.

yum yum yum yum . . . these are so moorish and a great way to get calcium, Iodine and the precious B-6, B-12 and vitamin A, as well as potassium and anti-axidents. Seaweed can be added to soups stocks and to help cook or soak grains. We love it in sushi and thinly sliced on salads as it adds a great texture and salty flavour.

Just 1 sheet of Nori has as much Omega-3 as 2 avocados!

Wakame s great for bloating. Kombu boasts your metabolism and Nori is great for your skin. Seaweed is super vegetable and should be consumed regularly in small doses.

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What you need:

  • 3 sheets of organic dried nori. Make sure its ¬†good brand that has not been heat treated.
  • 1 tsp himalayan sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp melted coconut oil

How to make it:

  1. cut the sheets in to stripes and then in to squares from there.
  2. in a bowl add the melted oil and salt and any flavours you want like cayenne pepper onion powder or sesame seeds.
  3. toss them around till the oil coats all the nori squares.
  4. lay them carefully on to baking paper and either use a dehydrator if you have one for 1 hour on 115 or an oven on 100 for 30 minutes but watch them carefully in the oven.
  5. once they are crisp leave them out on the bench top to cool completely before storing them in a jar.

I take these to the cinema or long car trips when I need a salty snack.

Try adding what ever your favourite flavour is. Enjoy making them your own!

Grain free granola.

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This Granola is divine and once its made stores for a month or two.

What you will need:

3 cups of your choice of nuts (I used almonds, cashews, macadamia, pecans and Brazils nuts )
1 cup of pumpkin seeds
1 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup chia seeds
1/4 cup flaxseeds
1/2 cup hemp seeds
1 cup flaked or shredded coconut
1 cup sultanas
1 cup goji berries
1/2 cup figs cut in to slices
1 tbs cinnamon powder
1 tbs ginger powder
1 tbs maca powder
2 tbs mesquite powder
2 tbs green powder like barley grass

Or anything else you like to add like buckinis or quinoa flakes if you can cope with grains. The powders are optional but cinnamon and ginger help with digestion.

How to make it:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in BIG bowl.
  2. Heat 1 cup coconut oil, 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup or yacon syrup and stir it through.
  3. It gets sticky and dull looking so I place it in the dehydrator on 115 for a few hrs to dry it back out and let it crisp up. You can do this in a low oven about 75 for 30 minutes but watch it closely turning regulaly.

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4. It won’t take long as most of the nuts and seeds hopefully would be activated already. Store in an air tight jar and it will last a month or so. I made a big batch and froze half to keep it really fresh.

Remember this is a sometimes breakfast as it has lots of nuts and dried fruit in it.

Serve with coconut yogurt. Or sprinkle on sorbet or dairy free ice-cream as a special treat. My hubby takes it as an afternoon snack too!