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Paleo carrot and sultana loaf

imageThis Paleo carrot and sultana loaf is wheat free, gluten free, dairy free…..oh and it tastes rather yummy too!

i am often trying out recipes for sweet- ish foods as I have a sweet tooth and this loaf really hits the spot…….i hope you enjoy it too….

INGREDIENTS
6 large free range eggs
3 cups grated organic carrots ( about 4 large or 5 medium carrots)
1/3 cup sultanas
2 large desert spoons of coconut oil ( melted)
2 tablespoons raw (unpasturised) honey
3/4 cup coconut flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
A Pinch of himalayan salt
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
You can use Chinese 5 spice if you prefer, alter to suit your taste.

DIRECTIONS
Beat all the eggs together in a large mixing bowl.
Sieve in the coconut flour , cinnamon, cloves, and baking powder.
Add melted coconut oil and salt to the above mixture .
Whisk it all up until there are no lumpy bits.
Add carrot and sultanas and fold into the mix.
pour into a bread mould and cook at about 180c for approx 30-40 mins (use a skewer to check the bread is cooked through).

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!
ps – I love it with cream cheese with honey melted on top but add your own topping to suit.

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Wheat Free Coconut Bread

I do love bread, but i do not enjoy the bloated sluggish feeling i get when i eat it so i decided to have a go at making some wheat free bread. I had some coconut flour to hand and i love the subtle flavour it gives to recipes. I loved both making and eating this wheat free coconut bread..i hope you enjoy it too….

INGREDIENTS
6 large free range eggs
1/2 cup of coconut oil
2 tablespoons raw (unpasturised) honey
3/4 cup coconut flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt

DIRECTIONS
Beat all the eggs together in a large mixing bowl.
Sieve in the coconut flour and baking powder.
Melt coconut oil (just sit the cup on top of a radiator or place the cup into a bowl of hot water and it will soon melt) then add to the above mixture . Add the salt too.
Whisk it all up until there are no lumpy bits.
pour into a bread mould and cook at about 180c for approx 40 mins (use a skewer to check the bread is cooked through).

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!
ps – I love it with cheese melted on top but add your own topping to suit.

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Glowing Skin From Within

Hi All,

As the season is turning and summer is over, how do we keep that lovely glowing skin from summer ?
As the cold creeps in , so often does dry thirsty and flaky skin.
I thought i would write a blog to help you keep your glowing skin from within.

I am often asked about my skin and i feel the secret is to begin on the inside…with good food, good hydration and nutrition.

Skin is our largest organ and the key to dewy , youthful skin is NOT with expensive moisturisers (i use coconut oil on my skin, it doesn’t get any cheaper than this !1) however i drink 3 litres of mineral water each day. if you are not hydrated then it is going to show up on your skin. If you ever get dry skin anywhere on your body especially your feet and legs then you are dehydrated.
If you are not a fan of plain water then why not try adding organic fruit slices such as lemon, lime, orange or berry, or even herbs such as basil, mint, lemon balm or rosemary to add flavour. ALWAYS use mineral water at the very least as tap water is contaminated with oestrogen excess and flouride as well as many other harmful chemicals which will affect endocrine function.

The next key aspect is good nutrition, so ensure your diet is loaded with super-foods known to be have plentiful antioxidants! Antioxidants help our bodies to repair free radical damage. Here are some of my favourite :
~ Avocados – abundant in vitamin C,E, folates and good fat for heart health.
~ Cacao – The antioxidant power of flavonoids and essential minerals and vitamins found in cacao can support healthy heart functioning by lowering blood pressure, improving blood flow, lowering cholesterol, and reducing plaque buildup on artery walls.
~ All leafy green vegetables – Antioxidant, alkalising and oxygenises the body which is found to prevent cancers and inflammatory diseases.
~ Berries of all kinds – Another anti cancer , antioxidant source. Rich in vitamin C which is a powerhouse for cell rejuvination and amazing glowing skin.
~ Coconut oil – Medium Chain fatty acids which help you burn fat, amazing both internally and applied topically to give you youthful , wrinkle free skin and is good to the heart.
~Blue Green Algae / Liquid Chlorophyll / Wheatgrass – Abundant in antioxidants and alkalising properties.
~ Sprouted foods – this takes food to a whole new level. Sprouting seeds, beans and grains filled with enzymes and fibre which help the digestive tract to detoxify and are a great source of protein too.
~Chia Seeds – These tiny little seeds are jam packed full of nutrients and are one of the healthiest seeds on the planet. Protein , omega 3 , fibre and a rich source of magnesium.
~ Nut Butters – such as tahini , almond butter ( avoid peanut butters as peanuts are especially susceptible to a mold that produces a mycotoxin called aflatoxin).
~ Nuts and seeds (except peanuts)- rich in omega 3 , vitamin E , protein , good fats and many antioxidants they are best soaked in water before use to release nutritional inhibitors and toxic substances which can be eliminated by soaking. These inhibitors and toxic substances are enzyme inhibitors, phytates (phytic acid), polyphenols (tannins), and goitrogens. Cashews only need 2 hours , however nuts like almonds will require 6 hours.

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Amazing Kale Hummus Recipe

I absolutely adore hummus, it is heavenly and i love kale too so deceived to have a go at blending my 2 favourite things together and the result is the most amazing kale hummus recipe…sublime!

Kale is a powerhouse of vitamins K,A,C as well as iron,  fibre, calcium and protein and teamed with chickpeas you have even more fibre, protein plus folates,iron and zinc. This took me literally 5 minutes to make!
INGREDIENTS
3 cups chopped kale
1 can of chickpeas rinsed and drained
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil , i used infused with chilli and also used a glug of hemp oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
4 cloves garlic , peeled
¼ cup tahini paste
Good pinch black pepper
Good pinch himalayan salt

DIRECTIONS
Whack it all into a processor or blender and blitz to your desired consistency.

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!

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Castor Oil Packs for Detoxing

CASTOR  OIL  PACKS  FOR DETOXING

WHAT  IS  A  CASTOR  OIL  PACK?

A   castor   oil   pack  for detoxing  is   an   external   application   of   castor   oil.   A   piece   of  (ideally organic material) flannel   is   saturated  in  castor  oil  and  applied  to  the  liver, intestines or womb (please discuss with a qualified therapist before performing womb packs)  with  a  hot  water  bottle  or  heat   pack.

Castor   oil   packs for detoxing aim to  improve   assimilations,   eliminations,   circulation   (especially   of   the   lymphatic   system)   and   breaking   down   scar  tissue.

To  Make  the  Pack:
Use  an organic material if possible flannel,  big  enough  to  cover  your  abdominal  area.
Put   it   in   a   pan   or   bowl   and   pour   castor   oil   on   it.
Saturate   the   whole   flannel,   and   leave   it   until   it   is   well saturated.
When   you   use   it,   you   want   it   saturated,   but   not   dripping.
After  each  use,  you  will  probably  need  to  add  a  little  more  castor  oil.
You  can  use  the   flannel   many   times.   When   you’re   not   using   it,   you   can   store   it   in   a   plastic   bag   in   the   refrigerator  or  cool  place.

Instructions for Pack Use :
Use  the  pack  in  the  evening,  as  you  are  resting  before  bed  or  when  you  have   quiet  time.
Spread  out  a  large  plastic  bag  on  the  bed  with  an  old  towel  on  top  so  that  the   castor   oil   won’t   leak   onto   the   bed.
Fold   a   towel   (that   you   will   use   only   for   castor  oil  packs,  because  the  oil  is  almost  impossible  to  wash  out  completely).
Warm  the  heat  pack/hot  water  bottle.
Lie  down  on  your  back  on  the  towel.
Place  the  pack  on  your  Liver, Intestines or Womb,  with  the   heating   pad   on   top   and   the   towel   on   top   of   that. It   should   be   very   warm,   but   not  so  hot  it  burns  you.
Ideally,   keep   the   pack   on   for   1   to   1   1⁄2   hours.   Although   anything   from   20   minutes  onwards  is  beneficial. Have  a  paper  towel  handy  to  wipe  the  oil  off  yourself  when  you  get  up.
You  can  perform  3  times  a  week   for optimum results.

 

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Jeni

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