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Gut Friendly Bounty Bars

Posted by Nicky Skinner on

Gut Friendly Bounty Bars
Some of you may not be familiar baking with collagen and think that it's just an ingredient in your face cream. However, collagen is also the most abundant protein in our bodies. It’s found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, digestive system and tendons. It’s what helps give our skin strength and elasticity and when it comes to our joints and tendons, in simplest terms, it’s the “glue” that helps hold the body together. Collagen has many benefits when ingested including improving the health of skin and hair, reduces joint degradation, helps heal 'leaky gut', it can boost metabolism, improves liver health and can protect against cardiovascular disease. Sound like something you want to incorporate into your families diet?

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Coconut Coffee Cake

Posted by Nicky Skinner on

Coconut Coffee Cake

One for grown ups this week! Despite what the name suggests, there's no caffeine in this cake, just delicious nutty cinnamon swirls.

Perfect along side your coffee or tea, this cake can also be made without the topping for a simple snack, but in my opinion needs the extra layer for depth of flavour.

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Chocolate & Caramel Nut Slice

Posted by Iries Borbon on

Chocolate & Caramel Nut Slice

  Many raw 'caramel' slices online these days are full of sugar, even if it's in the form of dates, which taste beautiful but will spike your insulin levels (which tell your body to store fat if it's in excess) and trigger your body to want more and more! This decadent slice is not the same. With natural sweetness from the coconut and only one teaspoon of rice malt syrup (my fructose free sweetener of choice), it won't dramatically spike your blood sugars and send you into a food coma this Christmas season! Yay. I do caution you however, that...

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Chicken and Broccoli Lunch Box Patties

Posted by Iries Borbon on

Chicken and Broccoli Lunch Box Patties

This super easy recipe was one I whipped up for lunches this week, but could equally be used for a quick dinner alongside a salad and some kumera wedges. These patties are delicious dipped in pesto or paprika mayo. They are a superb way to sneak extra veges into the kids without them knowing and hold together fabulously.Prep time: 5 minsCook time: 10mins Ingredients: 400g chicken mince 3/4 cup riced broccoli  2 Tabs ground flaxseed 1 Tab coconut flour 1 egg 1 tsp dijon mustard 1 egg salt and pepper 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 2 Tabs coconut oil   Directions:  1....

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Coconut Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Posted by Iries Borbon on

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Wanting something sweet and a little different for the lunch boxes next week? What about an after dinner treat that won't send your insulin levels sky rocketing before bed time?These magic Coconut Chocolate Chunk Blondies couldn't be simpler to whip up! With minimal ingredients, these fail proof blondies are going to be a made regularly for taking to share at BBQs this summer i think! Served warm with coconut yoghurt straight out of the oven or chill and pack for lunches or just when you need something sweet. Ingredients: 1/4 cup melted butter or coconut oil 1/3 cup rice malt syrup  2...

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