Breakfast

Blender Banana Bread

This blender banana bread is easy. Delicious. Quick. Gluten and Dairy Free. Too good to be true?? Give it a go and let me know!

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I love it because you only need a high speed blender (I use a Vitamix), measuring spoons and cups and it’s ready to put in the oven. But you can use a bowl and mix it all together if you want! You will just have to smush up the bananas then combine all the other … Continue reading

HNC Green Mango Smoothie

As the weather warms up Smoothies become a quick breakfast favourite here for us. I usually throw a bit of this and a bit of that but have had some requests for some combination ideas so will get to blogging some of our favourites for you!green mango smoothie

Top tip: Always have some frozen chopped fruit on hand to help make your smoothie icy cold! The amount of liquid you add will determine how thick it is.

Here is my HNC Green … Continue reading

Delicious Cashew Cream

Cashew Cream… Who would have thought?? If there is one thing I have been absolutely blown away by since becoming dairy free, it’s how damn versatile the Cashew nut is!

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You can make delicious creamy cashew milk, cashew cream, ‘cheesecakes’ all with the little cashew nut. My favourite would have to be Cashew Cream, in fact I make a batch of this every week now, and it’s become a staple in this … Continue reading

HNC Buckwheat Pancakes

Pancakes. Just love ’em. As kids we would love making the ‘shake and pour’ pancakes and then smothering them with maple syrup, fruit and yoghurt. They can be a little more nutritious (and additive free) by making them yourself. Quick and easy, this is a recipe you will come back to and quickly remember.

A gluten free alternative to my HNC Blueberry pikelets, these are nut free, and can be dairy free. But not taste free!
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Great to eat … Continue reading

Layered Mango Chia Pudding

Chia puddings are so versatile. You can always come up with different flavour combinations, depending on the fruit in season.

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At the moment, it’s mango season, and I’m loving it! One of my favourite fruits. Chia puddings are a nutritious, whole foods breakfast that you can easily prepare the night before, and they last well in the fridge for about three days. Put them in a jar with a lid and you can grab it on the run! But, try … Continue reading

Blueberry Chia Breakfast pudding

Chia. Chia chia chia. Little seeds that are just so good for us! Turning them into a breakfast pudding is a great way to start the day, full of omega 3’s, fibre, minerals and antioxidants. You will be full for ages after this one! No more mid-morning hunger slump.

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Why oh why would you want to eat from a cardboard box?? (that – let’s be honest – you may as well just be eating the cardboard) when you can whip … Continue reading

HNC Crunchy Nut Mix

I’ve gone nuts. Completely nuts for nuts! I don’t think I’ve ever eaten as much of them as I have since we began the transition to wholefoods. They are just a perfect snack that fills you up. The perfect addition to breakfast, dessert, morning and afternoon tea…. Making up a batch of sweetened granola, or my crunchy nuts, is a great addition to the pantry.

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It will last in an airtight container for a week or two at a guess- … Continue reading

Chia and apple porridge

This is such a simple, nourishing apple porridge to throw together quickly. Perfect for cold winter mornings when you are craving something warm and filling. It will keep you going till lunchtime!healthy breakfast apple porridge

 

Chia and Quinoa are both protein rich, high in fibre and minerals such as iron, magnesium and calcium. Chia help balance your blood sugar levels and are full of Omega 3 – the healthy fats. Chia and Apple Porridge can be gluten free if you use quinoa … Continue reading