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Wellness + Nutrition

The Yoga Kitchen Cookbook 100 Superfood Recipes for Radiant Health

15th August 2016

If you are looking for easy superfood recipes, then head on over to my Product’s page from where you can purchase my cookbook ‘The Yoga Kitchen – 100 Easy Superfood Recipes’.

Below is a summery of the the content you can look forward to:

  • 100 Superfood Recipes
  •  highlighted nutritional benefits of each recipe’s main ingredients
  • a general reboot plan (please note this plan can be personalized to be more effective, visit my Product’s page for more details)
  • the A – Z of vitamins & minerals: a comprehensive guide to where you can find your nutrients in real, wholefoods
  • some traditional preserving and healthful cooking methods

All recipes are simple to prepare, made with wholefood ingredients and family friendly.

The’The Yoga Kitchen’ is also available from your local Exclusive Books or Bargain Books.

Happy cooking

 

Salad

Skin Nourishing Salad Nourishing salad with plenty of good fat

21st June 2016

This salad has all the ingredients to nourish your skin in winter, the good fats in the avocado, walnuts, seeds and olive oil will help prevent dry skin conditions, and the the carrot and chili provide vitamin A and anti-inflammatory properties. It take 5 minutes to make, so no excuses

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1/3 cup of lightly roasted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup of lightly roasted pumpkin seeds
  • Chili sauce (sriracha or a homemade sauce)
  • 1/4 cup of shredded basil
  • 2 tablespoons of cold pressed olive oil
  • pink salt to taste

Simply, lightly roast (7 minutes at 150 degrees celsius) peel and prep the above ingredients, combine and enjoy.

Wellness + Nutrition

Date & Coconut Balls Vegan Protein Lunchboc Treats

19th May 2016

These little Date & Coconut Balls are great lunchbox treats that take 10 minutes to make, and have only 6 ingredients. Best of all they are refined sugar free, grain-free and dairy-free. The perfect on the go food that is filled with good fats, omegas, fiber and protein.

Date & Coconut Balls
Yields 10 balls

½ cup of pitted dates
½ cup of coconut flour
½ cup of smooth GMO FREE unsweetened peanut butter
2 tablespoons of chia seeds
2 tablespoons of honey
¼ cup of desiccated coconut
Pinch of pink salt

Simply add all the ingredients to your food processor, and then whiz it together, giving your machine a break every minute or so until you have a sticky doughy consistency (it doesn’t need to be 100% smooth).

Then use your hands to shape the ‘dough’ into ping-pong sized balls, once all the dough has been formed into balls, roll them through the desiccated coconut and then serve, or store them in a cling film covered dish in the fridge. Use within 3-4 days.

Gluten, grain & dairy free (vegan friendly)

Salad

Riainbow Slaw with Red Quinoa protein rich salad

15th January 2016

This Rainbow Slaw is my variation of a traditional coleslaw, it is mayonnaise free delicious and nutritious.

Ingredients

  • 1 small/ baby red cabbage
  • 1 small / baby green cabbage
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1/2 red onion, finely sliced lengthways
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup of cooked red quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons of white same seeds, lightly toasted

Dressing:

  • 50 ml of toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons of raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 clove of garlic freshly crushe’d
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pink salt

Simply combine all the sliced and shredded vegetables to a large bowl, add the cooked and cooled red quinoa as well as the the dressing ingredients and toss well.

Dress with the lightly toasted sesame seeds and avocado and serve.

Nourish & glow lovely people.

 

Notes:

  1. follow the package instructions for cooking the quinoa but add some vegetable stock to it for more flavour.
  2. Toast the sesame seeds in a dry pan on medium heat until they become golden, stirring frequently.

 

Salad

super crunch salad summer salad

13th January 2016

Here is a salad that will take on 15 minutes to throw together, offering excellent health benefits and the satifying crunch factor.

  • 1 small head of savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cup of frozen corn, thawed and drained
  • 2 spring onions, sliced fineky lengthways
  • Sprouts (I used beetroot and onion seed sprouts)
  • Cashew nuts, lightly roasted

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 clove of garlic, freshly crushed
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Pink salt to taste

Simple add all the above ingredients into a large bowl, along with the dressng ingredients and toss well.

What could be easier. Happy eating!