Paleo Hacks

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD YOU BE DRINKING?

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD YOU BE DRINKING?

You know the feeling, 8 glasses of water per day seems impossible, but 8 glasses of wine can be done in one meal. But how much water should you be drinking? It differs from person to person, based on your weight. Here's the simple formula: check...

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USING HONEY IN YOUR HEALTHY BAKING

USING HONEY IN YOUR HEALTHY BAKING

So there’s a bit of an art/science to baking at the best of times, but paleo baking steps it up a notch by using ingredients that don't act entirely the same way as your standard sugars and flours. You know, unpredictable, like me after a few...

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FANCY A COFFEE?

FANCY A COFFEE?

Big ups to everyone whose shown their support of our little cafe home and chosen to get their caffeine fix with us. Dead set legends. Now while I know most of us like a good cup o’ Joe and we know what we like, here’s a little run down in case you...

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KEEPING HEALTHY WHILE FLYING

KEEPING HEALTHY WHILE FLYING

Going somewhere for the Christmas season? Holidays are fun, but you know what isn't? Airport and aeroplane food, regardless of the cabin you're sitting in. A little bit of organisation and you can start your trip on the right note, your guts will...

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A CHRISTMAS TIPPLE…

A CHRISTMAS TIPPLE…

Missing the cold weather? Sad you couldn’t go to the Christmas markets? Then cheer yourself up by making a batch of Paleo/vegan eggnog. What you need:  1 1/2 cups cashews soaked overnight 1 can coconut milk 2 cups water 3 medjool dates 1 teaspoon...

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SWITCH THINGS UP WITH SWITCHEL

SWITCH THINGS UP WITH SWITCHEL

One of my favourite drinks back in Oz (besides wine) was switchel. It’s like a healthy Gatorade/electrolyte drink made with natural ingredients and perfect for this hot weather here in Dubai. With a base of apple cider vinegar (the raw, fermented...

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BAKE IT BABY!

BAKE IT BABY!

Baking is a bit of an art at the best of times, but Paleo baking is a bit of different animal. You're baking without gluten, sometimes with more fats, and definitely with flours that don't act like conventional wheat flour. Here's a little...

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HOW TO MAKE POACHED & SHREDDED CHICKEN

HOW TO MAKE POACHED & SHREDDED CHICKEN

This is a quick and easy thing to know how to do. It's great to knock up any day of the week so there's protein in the fridge to help you chuck together fast snacks and meals. You can use skinless/boneless chicken breast or thighs or a mixture of...

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WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A CAST IRON PAN

WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A CAST IRON PAN

One of my fave cooking items I own is my cast iron pan. I can hear you guys now "but they're so heavy". Well, lets build those biceps Susan, because this pan belongs in your kitchen. Some pans are like women's shampoo - only for medium blonde...

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Banana-Free Paleo Pancakes & Waffles

Banana-Free Paleo Pancakes & Waffles

So, I've had some folks tell me they don't dig bananas, so what can they use instead when it come to whizzing up pancakes or waffles with our Smith St Paleo Pancake & Waffle Mix? It's really a case of subbing in 1/2 cup of any of the following...

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Nice Melons

Nice Melons

Picking melons at the store can be a bit hit and miss, but here’s a little guide I follow to try to make more hits than misses…. When picking a WATERMELON: pick it up, it should feel heavy for its size.  look for a buttery yellow spot on one side....

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BLOAT YOUR GOAT?

BLOAT YOUR GOAT?

So even though we’ve learnt we’re not really built for it, we continue to consume cow boob juice in our diet. Apparently up to 70% of the world population show signs of lactose intolerance, so instead of 7 out of 10 of you continuously crop dusting...

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