Paleo Hacks

SPIRALISER HACKS

SPIRALISER HACKS

So a couple of weeks ago I wrote about the love I have for my SPIRALISER and how it can get you trying different veggies. Some of you were like, "umm, what the hell is Daikon?" So here's a little list of things to try and what they're good for......

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WHY AVOCADO OIL SHOULD BE ON YOUR RADAR…

WHY AVOCADO OIL SHOULD BE ON YOUR RADAR…

Avocado toast is apparently the blame for millennials not being able to afford to buy their first house. They may be homeless, but on the upside they’ll be super healthy because avocado is one of the worlds super foods. And so is avocado oil. He’s...

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TIPS FOR HEALTHY RAMADAN

TIPS FOR HEALTHY RAMADAN

Stay hydrated. Don't chug water at Suhoor, your body will just get rid of the excess. Instead hydrate at regular intervals throughout the night. Set an alarm if you have to. Eating protein and fat at Suhoor will keep you full for longer. Eggs,...

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MISO & THE PALEO WAY

MISO & THE PALEO WAY

Miso is a Japanese paste traditionally made from fermented soybeans, salt and koji (koji being the fungus ‘starter culture’ for the fermentation process). It has a complex savoury umami flavour that adds depth, earthiness and saltiness to dishes....

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ALL ABOUT ‘KRAUT’

ALL ABOUT ‘KRAUT’

So we've all heard by now how fermented food is good for your gut health, but not all kraut is created equally. Here’s some important points you need to look for in your ferments... THE GOOD STUFF IS KEPT IN THE FRIDGE - sauerkraut is alive and...

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LABEL LOWDOWN

LABEL LOWDOWN

The labels on food can be confusing, misleading and sometimes fudge the truth. I got asked the other day what the diff was between LACTOSE-FREE & DAIRY-FREE, so if this ones tripped you up before, here’s the dealio... LACTOSE-FREE - these are...

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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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