Why An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

an apple a day keeps the doctor away

Why An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away We have all heard the phrase “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but have you ever stopped to think if that is true and if so why? “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” seems logical if one is thinking along the lines that fresh organic fruit and vegetables are good for you and should be encouraged instead of eating processed foods, but is there more to it than that. Is there a Scientific Explanation? Turns out there is. Aside from the enzymes, polyphenols and flavonoids in apples, Continue Reading →

Raw Beetroot & Carrot Cake – Gluten & Dairy Free

raw beetrrot & carrot cake

Raw Beetroot & Carrot Cake – Gluten & Dairy Free It is so good to have a cake that you can rely on to please everyone whether or not they eat gluten or dairy. This raw cake is delicious and the ingredients listed will make 9 large servings or these can be split to provide 18 smaller serves. Try to use organic or spray free ingredients where possible, especially for the grated beetroot & carrots. Raw Beetroot & Carrot Cake Ingredients 1 large grated beetroot 3 cups/450 gm grated carrot 2 cups/120 gm shredded Coconut flesh 1 cup/150 gm walnuts Continue Reading →

Grain Free Garlic Naan Bread

Grain Free Garlic Naan Bread

Grain Free Garlic Naan Bread Last week in True Gluten Free Benefits we spoke of the negative effect that all grains can have on us and how simple it is to make delicious grain free breads, and we pictured a grain free garlic naan bread and promised you the recipe – well, here it is. Recipe for Grain Free Garlic Naan Bread Preparation Time: 10 mins  Baking Time: 7-9 mins Ingredients – Makes 4 large naan breads 5 tablespoons of Whole Psyllium Husks (not powdered, use only whole pysllium husks) or flax seed meal can be substituted 5 large eggs Continue Reading →

Grain Free Gluten Free Focaccia Flatbread

Grain free gluten free focaccia flatbread

Grain Free Gluten Free Focaccia Flatbread In this post you will learn how to make a delicious, grain free gluten free focaccia flatbread. You will probably know by now that we are not great fans of grains, and this means ALL grains, even the so-called gluten free grains that many people believe to be “safe” to use as a substitute for the known problematic gluten in wheat, rye, barley and oats. These four grains are what the majority of manufacturers, bakers, chefs, patisserie makers and the general public (including many who are gluten sensitive or have celiac disease) consider to be Continue Reading →

Delicious Easter Treat

Delicious Easter Treat – Bounty Bites As we settle in for a long weekend and a welcome break with family and friends over Easter, here is a delicious Easter treat of bite size Bounty bars. Enjoy this sweet treat instead of some of the not so great Easter chocolate on sale in the shops. Makes: Approximately 24 bounty bites Ingredients: Coconut Filling: 1 cup organic coconut cream 3 tbsp organic raw honey 2 cups desiccated coconut Chocolate Coating: 150 grams organic cacao butter 1 ½ cup raw organic cacao powder 2 tbsp raw organic honey (depending on desired sweetness) 5 Continue Reading →

Turmeric Latte Recipe

Turmeric Latte recipe

  Delicious Turmeric Latte Recipe Now that the summer temperatures have gone in Australia and we are in autumn heading into winter, the thought of a luxurious warm drink is becoming very appealing again after the heat of summer. This delicious turmeric latte recipe really fits the bill as it is full of healthy ingredients and the good fats will give you plenty of energy. A great drink after lunch to fuel you through to dinner time, or taken at any time of the day. Ingredients for one mug (300ml) – ideally all organic especially coconut milk and oil 150ml Continue Reading →

How To Sprout Seeds in Your Kitchen

how to sprout seeds in your kitchen

How to Sprout Seeds in Your Kitchen You will not believe how simple it is to learn how to sprout seeds in your kitchen or anywhere at home close to a window. Once you start doing this, you will wonder why you have not learned about or tried this sooner. But, as they say, it is never too late to learn. Sprouting is simply germinating seeds using only water and no soil. The resultant growth is generally eaten raw by adding to salads or other meals as one of your vegetables or as a garnish or they can be lightly Continue Reading →

Benefits of Colourful Food

Benefits of colourful food Okinawa sweet potatoe leeks and chicken

Benefits of Colourful Food How Colourful is Your Food? Eating a wide range of different and colourful foods is really good for us as it provides us with the diversity of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes and polyphenols that are essential to vibrant health. These photos are just some of the foods and meals that we have eaten recently. Are you enjoying the full benefits of colourful food? The above photo shows what the Okinawa sweet potatoes look like when cooked with coconut milk and cinnamon – full of the most amazing antioxidants!! Remember to add a little cinnamon Verrum to Continue Reading →

Benefits of Ghee


Benefits of Ghee 5000-Year-Old Super Oil We could learn a lot from the ancient, 5000 year old Indian science of healing known as Ayurvedic medicine. They knew back then (and still do) how to treat illnesses using diet, herbs, spices, exercise and spiritual practices, and they certainly knew the benefits of ghee. What is Ghee? Ghee is clarified butter, which means butter that has had the lactose and milk solids removed. This leaves a clear golden liquid, which is effectively the oil of the butter. In addition most of the natural water content will have evaporated in the heating process Continue Reading →

Gluten Dairy Free Date Slice

Gluten Dairy Free Date Slice Easy quick Tumeric Date Slice Recipe (8 serves) This is a very healthy, delicious, raw, guilt-free, and gluten dairy free date slice that you can make in under 10 minutes. Perfect as a last minute simple dessert that can be setting in the fridge or freezer while you eat your main course. It is packed full of good quality fats and protein, and many active healthy components from the tumeric, cinnamon and nutmeg. So delicious that the gluten dairy free date slices will not last long!! Ingredients – Base 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup Continue Reading →