Homemade Slowcooker broth

Apart from making your own fantastic bone broth it’s not for everyone. Here is an alternative idea that you can make in a rice or a slow cooker. Within just 2 hours you will have yourself a warming, hearty, all natural nutrient rich soup / stock / broth. With no fillers making it gluten free…

Easter Recipe – Carrot Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

Happy Easter! I decided to make a fun and healthy recipe its delicious fluffy are great for the holidays! As always I don’t like to measure anything and just eyeball it and taste test as I go along. Ingredients: (For the pancakes) Gluten free flour (whole grain sorghum, brown rice flour, tapioca Flour) Baking powder…

TOP BREAKFAST IDEAS FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE 

I’ve been getting quite a few emails and requests regarding breakfast ideas. I do post daily on my Instagram and snapchat @coconutandwhat of what I make, yet here is a breakdown of the top breakfasts I usually lean towards and recommend to others. They are all gluten free and vegan. Whole grains and whole foods…

Peppermint Coconut Cookies (gf) (v) (paleo)

An easy delicious and nutritious cookie. Which is gluten free, Paleo friendly, Low GI and vegan. These cookies are crunchy on the outside yet soft inside, along with a sharp hit of peppermint and a hint of sweetness. Ingredients: (Yields 12 cookies)  1 tsp Xantham gum & baking soda 1 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup…

Resistant Starch and Chinese yam to the rescue for your gut! 

I’ve been drinking resistant potato starch (not potato flour!) everyday for the past few years and I would to know share this secret with you, I also just recently added Chinese yam (Shan yao) to the mix. It’s not a carbohydrate and it is digested very differently to food. It’s a special form of fibre…

Fun and healthy rice cakes 

Here is a fun and simple idea for a snack or dessert.These rice cakes are gluten dairy and egg free. Low GI and low sugar. With all the raw foods, spicy food, junk food and juices we eat these days our digestive tract is becoming more inflamed than ever! Remember when you have food poisoning…

Fast weeknight – lentil and quinoa patty

A healthy and fast weeknight dinner that’s super tasty too! Ingredients:  Cooked quinoa Cooked black lentils Chopped coriander & garlic Chia or flaxx egg Salt, pepper, paprika Chopped peppers (optional) Olive oil / Sacha Inchi Oil Romaine lettuce Method: Mix equal parts quinoa and  black lentils (you can also buy them ready made) if not…