This was a winner in our household; full of veggies, nice and warming for the cooler nights and was so colourful that it could be a winner if entertaining. Inspired by a recipe by Pete Evans but made a little simpler :) Roasted Broccoli with Spices Serves 2 as a main or 4 as a side Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli 1 cup of vegetable stock 1 Tbs coconut oil salt and pepper to season 1 handful of chopped almonds 2 Tbs tahini Juice of 1 lemon 1 small pomegranate Method: 1.
Majority of plant-based eating involves ensuring you acquire enough protein amongst your other nutritional requirements. However, getting enough protein does not have to be as difficult as some people think! We need to ensure 'complete' protein is being consumed containing all the essential amino acids required for energy production, growth, and development. A Background on Protein: A complete protein is made of adequate proportions of the 9 essential amino acids that are nec
I have many clients that consume a vegan diet and I love working with them! Majority of them have phenomenal diets that are nutritious, healthy and jam packed with delicious meals. However there are some people I see that require additional support in the form of diet advice or supplementation to meet their nutritional requirements. Being vegan means that you have to be vigilant to ensure that your mix of ingredients includes the nutrients you need to support your own individ
When you first tell someone you are lactose intolerant to cows and goats milk products, the first response is “But what about Calcium?” And it was a worry initially but I began looking into alternate sources of calcium, the result is less dire! Food intolerances and vegans are two groups within the community who may struggle with getting enough calcium but there are ways to get enough calcium through a dairy free diet. What is Calcium and what do we need it for? Calcium is a
We have a non-nut lover in our family. As a naturopath, I use nuts in my cooking to increase protein, good fats and for textural purposes so I find this really tricky 😤! I sometimes add them in anyway and hope they will go unnoticed (there is no allergic reaction to nuts, just a preference) but unfortunately they are generally picked up! I can’t even get away with slivered almonds!! So I have devised a satay sauce which is nut free and tastes pretty good and close to satay s