Golden Milk

Golden milk has been around for a long time and recognised for its health benefits, often used as a delicious night cap. More recently the turmeric latte has hit the cafes as a new healthy coffee alternative. Curcumin, the antioxidant that gives turmeric its golden hue, has potent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, gastrointestinal health properties, which have been linked to the prevention of cancer cell growth and management of inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, eczema and inflammatory bowel disease. Golden Milk Recipe prep 2 mins cook 3 mins total 5…

Banana Ice-cream

(makes 2 serves) A delicious dessert or post workout snack. 2 Frozen Bananas chopped into ice-cube sized pieces 1 dessert spoon of peanut butter (Any flavours that you like can be added eg. cinnamon, vanilla essence, cacao etc.) Method Blend banana and peanut butter until smooth and creamy, ENJOY! Subscribe to my newsletter    or   TODAY for a consult

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Mushrooms

Drop the refined white flour bun and add two delicious, nutrient-rich portobello mushrooms instead! Fill them with your favorite fillings, they’re sure to satisfy! Burger addicts will be surprised at just how hearty this burger is, even without a big slab of meat or big bun of empty carbs. INGREDIENTS For the Spicy Cauliflower Patty… (Makes 6-8 patties) 1 cup quinoa cooked in 1 cup broth or water 1/2 head cauliflower (about 6 cups florets) 1 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp ground chili 1 cup ground almonds, or almond meal…

Strawberry Nice Cream

Try this recipe for a healthy sweet treat when you are in the mood for ice-cream. This also serves as a great dessert on a heavy training day. Ingredients 1 3/4 cups frozen strawberries (organic, if possible) 1 frozen banana 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk Method Put all of the strawberry nice cream ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until completely smooth, thick and creamy like soft-serve ice cream. Depending on the strength of your blender, you may need to wait 5–10 minutes for the ingredients to…

Baked Salmon with Lentils & Lemon Herb Sauce

This smoothie is not only yummy but also excellent for anyone with a winter cold or flu or a training recovery drink. So you’ve read about the health benefits of turmeric, but not sure how you can use it? Here’s a smoothie recipe that uses it in the most refreshing way while offering a host of health benefits! Turmeric would have to be one of Mother Nature’s best gifts! With uses from detoxing the body, lower inflammation and support healthy immune system. Pineapples contain the digestive enzyme bromelain, a natural enzyme that supports the…

Healing bowls

tumeric and mashed sweet potatoes

INGREDIENTS TURMERIC MASHED SWEET POTATOES: 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into chunks a swish of olive oil 1-2 teaspoons turmeric 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups vegetable broth LEMON HERB DRESSING: ¼ cup lemon juice ⅓ cup olive oil 1 small clove garlic 2 teaspoons agave ¼ cup parsley leaves ¼ teaspoon salt (more to taste) HEALING BOWLS: poached or scrambled eggs brown rice or quinoa arugula or spinach or greensss pistachios or other nuts for topping INSTRUCTIONS TURMERIC MASHED SWEET POTATOES: Heat the sweet potatoes with olive oil in…

Moong Dahl

metabolism recipe

Serves 4-6 300g split mung beans (moong dahl) – preferably soaked for a few hours 600ml of water 2 tbsp/30g olive oil, coconut oil, butter or ghee 1 red onion, finely chopped 1-2 tsp coriander seeds 1-2 tsp cumin seeds 2-4 tsp fresh ginger, chopped 1-2 tsp turmeric ¼ tsp of cayenne pepper – more if you want it spicy Salt & black pepper to taste Drain and rinse the split mung beans. Put them in a pan and cover with the water. Bring to the boil and skim off…

Sweet Potato & Salmon Patties

metabolism recipe

225g wild salmon, cooked or tinned 225g sweet potato cooked and mashed Herb salt and pepper to taste Rice flour or buckwheat flour Preheat the oven to 160C. Mix together the sweet potato, salmon, herb salt and pepper. Take a small handful of the mixture and roll into a ball shape. Flatten into a burger shape then dip each side in the flour. Place on a lined baking tray. Repeat until you have used up the mixture. Bake for 20 minutes turning once. Serve with a large green salad. Subscribe…

Roasted Vegetables and Moroccan Spice

What is lovely about this dish is its simplicity and diversity. You can use a wide variety of veggies here — there is no right or wrong as long as the veggie can survive the roasting!  You can easily use sweet potatoes, beets, asparagus, cauliflower, broccoli, parsnips, radishes, onions, garlic cloves, leeks, peppers, zucchinis, fennel, carrots or eggplant. A great recipe for your balancing your hormones. Prep time:15 mins Cook time: 45 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients Vegetables of your choice (see the list above). Pictured are: asparagus, parsnip, carrots and…

Coconut Banana Bread

The following is not your average loaf of bread. It is a great sugar-stabilisng snack that will not only keep you from reaching for the sugary treats, but will help kick your metabolism into gear. Serves 6. Ingredients 4 tbsp Protein powder 2 bananas, or at least 1 heaping cup of chopped bananas 4 fresh dates, pitted and chopped (soak in warm water if they are quite dry) 4 medium organic free-range eggs 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp maple syrup or raw honey 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2…