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 variety containing...
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 guideline that I've put...
Paleo Hacks: How to up your burger game
Everyone loves a good burger right? They’re a simple, cheap and kid-friendly meal. They’re also a good way to delegate part of the meal prep process and keep all those cooking smells outdoors. Smart. Now, my burgers are a more deconstructed affair seeing as I go sans bun, but here’s some tips on making a […]
Paleo Hacks: Which Potato for What?
So last week I told you why white potatoes should be on the menu, Whether baked, roasted, boiled or mashed, but not all potatoes are built the same, and different spuds do different jobs. White potatoes generally fall into 2 categories, WAXY or FLOURY. In general, waxy potatoes tend to be smaller in size and […]
Paleo Hacks: Potatoes Are A-OK
Some super strict Paleo eaters seem to think white potatoes shouldn’t be part of the Paleo diet (with some pretty weak arguments I’ll be honest), but I’m here to tell you I’m a fan. Potatoes are delicious and have a pretty decent resume So Mr Potato, you have the job. Here’s why: White potatoes are […]
Paleo Hacks: Our Bread’s the Best!
By now I’m hoping you guys have all tried our PALEO MULTI-SEED BREAD MIX. It’s a pantry must-have for when that bread craving hits. It’s packed with nuts and seeds and super filling. All you need to add is the wet ingredients, simple!– no Bread-Maker required! Just a run-of-the-mill loaf tin. I’ve also seen […]
Paleo Hacks: Don’t Panic if these aren’t organic
That little label stating “organic” seems to be on a lot of products these days, healthy or not. I swear the other day I spotted “organic” Oreo’s and “organic” Mac n Cheese. Yep, Mac n Cheese that’s in a cardboard box. That’s kept on a shelf. What the actual….? People listen up…junk food that’s organic […]
Paleo Hacks: The best way to cook chicken
Ahhh Chicken. The universally loved protein. However, for the white meat we love to eat, there’s a few common mistakes that’s made in the prep. Sort these out and let your chook off the hook RINSING – washing, rinsing or soaking the chicken before cooking does not kill any bacteria. If anything, you’re upping your […]
Paleo Hack: What’s the deal with Nutritional Yeast?
So I’ve used this in quite a few of my recipes over time and some of you have asked “what The fox hat is that?” So here’s the low down. First of all, don’t be put off by the name or the appearance. It looks like fish food and ‘yeast’ isn’t the most appealing […]
Paleo Hack: Difference between CACAO, COCOA & CAROB powders
So what is the actual difference? These 3 tend to look pretty similar in their powder form and can be used interchangeably in many recipes. CACAO This is the one I tend to use in my recipes. Cacao powder and cacao nibs, like cocoa, is made from the cacao bean. The bean is cold-pressed to […]
Paleo Hacks: Get your Green Pan ON
So I needed to buy a couple of new saucepans the other day and I decided to try out a couple from The Original GreenPan company. I’m not disappointed. The GreenPan’s are non-stick, but are coated in safe ceramic and not Teflon. WHY TEFLON IS BAD FOR YOU – we all grew up with […]
Paleo Hacks: WE LOVE COCONUT AMINOS
If you have made some of my recipes or tried my Meal Plan, you’ll see coconut aminos listed in the ingredients quite often. If you’re not quite sure what it is, here’s the tea… WHAT IS IT? – it’s a dark coloured sauce that is made from the fermented salmon of the coconut palm. […]
Paleo Hacks: HOW TO MAKE FRUIT LOAF FROM OUR SSP MULTI-SEED BREAD MIX
So I did a thing, and it was a bloody good thing! So good I wanted to share it with you guys so you too can do the thing. I took a packet of our PALEO MULTI-SEED BREAD and zhooshed it a bit, et voila! PALEO FRUIT & SEED BREAD. So here’s what you do: […]