Mango and Coconut Overnight Oats

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Mango and Coconut Overnight Oats
This is a quick and easy breakfast to make the night before to leave in the fridge and to take to work the next day. It’s got a really tropical feel to it with the coconut and mango. It’s also healthy with the oats providing fibre and bets glucans and the seeds good fats and protein.
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl mix the oats, chia, flaxseed, vanilla essence and milk. Combine thoroughly and place in fridge overnight.
  2. Place 3/4 of mango in a food processor and blend until smooth. Place in fridge and leave overnight.
  3. In the morning take 2 glass jars or sealable jars if you are taking them to work. Put a layer of the oats at the bottom of the jars, followed by a layer of mango purée. Then put a layer of coconut yoghurt over the top. Place some whole fresh mango on the top with some pumpkin seeds, and dessicated coconut. Serve.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Pumpkin and squash are sweet and therefore are a good alternative to banana in smoothies. Pumpkin and squash are also high in vitamin A, lutein and zeaxanthin. They are also full of fibre and antioxidants.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Instructions
  1. Place all the pumpkin smoothie ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth. Adjust the sweetness to your liking by adding more dates as necessary.
  2. Por the smoothie into individual glasses. Top with natural coconut yoghurt, granola and berries. Pour over the maple syrup and serve.

Curried Vegetable Skewers

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Curried Vegetable Skewers
This recipe is full of flavour and is very versatile - you can serve this with rice and some marinated tofu to provide a complete meal.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200C
  2. To make the marinade, put chillies, garlic, and ginger in a roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to combine. Roast for 8-10 minutes or until browned. Remove and set aside.
  3. Toast the ground spices in a heavy pan for 2 mins.
  4. Put spices, chillies, garlic and ginger into a food processor with the fresh coriander, tamarind paste, xylitol, cornflour, vinegar, and yoghurt. Blend until smooth. Season.
  5. Put marinade into a bowl and add cut up vegetables. Toss so that all the veg is well covered with marinade.
  6. Cover bowl, place in fridge and allow veg to marinade for about 30 mins or more
  7. Thread the marinated vegetables onto the soaked skewers.
  8. Pre-heat the grill. Then grill the vegetable skewers for 5-6 mins on each side until golden brown. Serve.

Strawberry Nut Sundae

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Strawberry Nut Sundae
This is a delicious fresh dessert. The chia jam provides omega 3 fats and the strawberries are full of nutrients and antioxidants.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Strawberry chia jam
Nut Sundae
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Strawberry chia jam
Nut Sundae
Instructions
Chia Jam
  1. To make Jam - place all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over a medium heat.
  2. As the strawberries begin to soften stir them around until they start to fall apart. Mash with a fork.
  3. Continue to stir until the jam thickens. Then remove from the heat and set aside to cool. -
Nut Sundae
  1. Place nuts and dates in a food processor and mix at high speed until the nuts and dates have broken down and resemble fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Divide half the nut and date mixture between 4 glass bowls. Then top each with a layer of natural yoghurt.
  3. Then add a layer of chia jam to each bowl. Followed by another layer of nuts and dates.
  4. Add another layer of yoghurt and top with the fresh strawberries. Serve.

Banana, Pineapple and Ginger Smoothie – Tummy Soother

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Banana, Pineapple and ginger Smoothie.
This smoothie is delicious and smooth and good for your gut. The pineapple helps you to digest protein and contains an enzyme called bromelain. Ginger is used to reduce nausea or upset stomach and can help aid in digestion. Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory and chia seeds contain omega 3, fiber and protein Banana is also a good source of potassium. and the natural yoghurt is full of probiotics.
Prep Time 5 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 5 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix util smooth Serve immediately.