Stewed apples

Stewed apples

Back to recipes Ingredients 9 apples, peeled, cored and quartered⁠1 tsp ground cinnamon⁠1 cm grated ginger⁠1 cup water Method Place all ingredients in a small pot⁠Bring to the boil then turn down to simmer for 45 minutes or until the apples have a gel-like sheen.⁠ The less you stir them, the more chunky they will [...]

Nut-free Pesto

Nut-free Pesto

Back to recipes Ingredients A bunch of fresh basil (about a cup and a half)⁣Juice of half a lemon⁣Half a cup of olive oil⁣Pinch of salt⁣3 cloves garlic  Method Blitz all ingredients together in a food processor and you’re done! ⁣ The pesto will keep in the fridge for 7-10 days. The garlic can be [...]

Pork noodles (sans noodles)

Pork noodles (sans noodles)

Back to recipes Ingredients 1 onion, diced⁠500g pork mince⁠10 small mushrooms⁠3cm ginger, grated⁠1 lemongrass, diced⁠2 small zucchini, spiralised⁠1 birds eye chilli (if tolerated), diced⁠2 cloves garlic, crushed⁠Salt⁠Coriander to serve⁠ Method Saute onion in a fry pan. Once transparent, add mince.⁠Once mince is almost cooked, add mushrooms, ginger, lemongrass, zucchini and chilli.⁠Crush garlic and leave for [...]

AIP Fruit Bread

AIP Fruit Bread

Back to recipes Ingredients Coconut oil ⁣2 ripe bananas mashed⁣⁣3/4 C coconut milk⁣⁣1/4 C coconut sugar⁣⁣2 tsp baking powder⁣⁣1 tsp apple cider vinegar⁣⁣2 tsp cinnamon⁣⁣2 tbs tapioca & 1 tsp gelatine mixed in 1/4C boiling water (leave for a minute before incorporating)⁣⁣Rind of 1 orange finely grated⁣⁣Rind of 1 lime finely grated⁣⁣⁣⁣1/2 C coconut flour⁣⁣1/4 [...]

Roasted pumpkin and garlic soup

Roasted pumpkin and garlic soup

Back to recipes Ingredients 1 x small kent pumpkin (or a medium butternut pumpkin), diced without skin⁠2 x springs thyme⁠Olive oil⁠4 x whole cloves garlic⁠1 tsp chicken bone broth concentrate (I used this one from Nutra Organics)⁠Salt and pepper (if tolerated)⁠1 x rasher of AIP compliant bacon, diced⁠ Method Heat oven to 180 degrees.⁠Cover a [...]

Dietitian, clinical nutritionist or nutritionist – what’s the difference?

Dietitian, clinical nutritionist or nutritionist – what’s the difference?

A clinical nutritionist, dietitian and nutritionist walk into an organic cafe, order a green juice, a decaf almond latte and some smashed avo and all get along. If you’re not in the know, it probably sounds like three of the same person walked in together but these people all have very different jobs!  If you’re [...]

An introduction to Endometriosis

An introduction to Endometriosis

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis (also known as 'endo') is an estrogen-dependent condition whereby functional endometrial tissue is found on sites outside of the uterus, such as the ovaries, ligaments near the cervix (uterosacral ligaments), pelvis, vagina or intestines (Norris, 2019). As tissue is functional, it can lead to scarring, adhesions and ovarian cysts (endometriomas) (Norris, [...]

The vagus nerve

The vagus nerve

What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is a pair of nerves that connect the brain (hypothalamus) to the digestive system (stomach to be exact). Through the digestive system, it connects the brain to the internal organs and is responsible for calming the body after the fight or flight response has been activated. It [...]