Monthly Archive: September 2012

HOMEMADE MUESLI BAR

You would think that muesli bars (or granola bars as some of you may know them as) are a healthy snack. However it is really quite difficult to find one that is not ladened...

CHICKEN & LEEK QUICHE

Nutritional Content (per serve, makes 16 serves) Calories- 237 Carbohydrates- 8g Fats- 17g Protein- 13g Ingredients- Crust 1 & 1/2 cups wholemeal spelt flour 110g butter, cold preferably from grass-fed cow (chopped) 1/8 cup iced water Method- Crust ...

WHAT OILS TO USE AND WHY

There are many options of oils to choose from however, choosing the healthiest can be difficult. Oils can easily become rancid (destroyed) due to heating them above their smoke point. The smoke point refers...

CHICKEN AND ZUCCHINI LASAGNE

Using zucchinis instead of pasta is a great way to get your vegies. The turmeric gives a subtle sweetness which goes well with the sharp cheddar cheese.    Ingredients, serves 4 500g organic pastured...

Roasted Cacao Beans

GOOD NEWS FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS

When I say cacao, I don’t mean cocoa powder. Raw cocoa comes in nibs, powder and whole beans. The nibs are made by removing the skin of the bean and cracking it into small...

FLOURLESS BLUEBERRY ALMOND MUFFINS (GLUTEN FREE)

These are a very dense muffin and are really satisfying. They are nice freshly baked with some full fat grass-fed cream (preferably raw) or colled to room temperature.    Ingredients, makes 12 muffins 2 cups organic...

SKIP THE SKIM, CHOOSE FULL FAT

Over the years you have more than likely been told to avoid full fat dairy as it is high in saturated fat. You have learned that a diet high in saturated fat can contribute to...

AJ Lifestyle Personal Nutrition

TAHINI BALLS

These are great for on the go. They are very lightly sweetened so they make a nutritious snack and no baking is required making them quick to prepare. Ingredients, makes 12 balls 1/2 cup...

WHY CHOOSE SOURDOUGH BREAD

If you choose to eat grains I advise that you choose a sourdough bread made from ancient grains such spelt or kamut. Sourdough bread is fermented and has several advantages over yeasted breads. Yeasted breads...

THE BENEFITS OF RAW MILK

It may concern you when you hear the words ‘raw’ along side milk and wonder if it’s safe to drink. The reason pasteurisation of milk became popular was back in the late 1800’s, cows...

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