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How to eat the WHOLE chicken in a way the whole family will like

Last year I started eating chicken bone broth. I found the best way to cook chicken bone broth, was to roast the chicken and roast vegetables FIRST, then cook the bones afterwards in a broth, with vinegar, for 24 hours. The commonly recommended method of making chicken bone broth - otherwise known as "chicken stock"… Continue reading How to eat the WHOLE chicken in a way the whole family will like

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Chai Aromatic Risotto

Earlier today I posted a DIY recipe for home-brewed Chai latte. Check it out here. One of the best things about this recipe is all the decadent flavoring leftover from blending and stewing spices. These spices can all be used again to make a savory dish, such as a curry, or as we have done… Continue reading Chai Aromatic Risotto

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How to make a banana cake in 5 minutes (no microwave, I promise!)

The benefits of having a raw kitchen are catching on and many people are really enjoying a predominately raw diet, with foods that are naturally packed with minerals, vitamins and digestive enzymes. This cake may not be completely raw, as it includes pre-puffed rice, millet and kamut, but it comes very close! It can be… Continue reading How to make a banana cake in 5 minutes (no microwave, I promise!)

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Home-made Chai

Here is how to make an easy Chai Latte at home. You will need: Black / Green tea (optional) Water Cinnamon Star Anise Cardamom Ginger Nutmeg Cloves Black pepper Bay leaves Directions: 1. Add ingredients to a tea pot or coffee plunger or a small saucepan. The spices above are listed in order of quantity.… Continue reading Home-made Chai

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Apple and Rhubarb Pie with Almond and Coconut Crumble

Who doesn't love a rhubarb pie? Can it be made without sugar? Absolutely. It can also be made free of dairy and gluten. (Of course, if you don't mind dairy or gluten you can substitute the corn flour pie crust I've used with a more traditional wheat flour pie crust - and serve with a… Continue reading Apple and Rhubarb Pie with Almond and Coconut Crumble

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My Delicious Blender Banana Bread

This is undoubtedly the most delicious banana bread I have tasted! And was perhaps one of the easiest cakes I've ever made, too. Before I provide the recipe, I'll tell you our background story... A few months ago we started a journey of learning how to eat nothing but healthy food at home. What started… Continue reading My Delicious Blender Banana Bread

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Memories of coloured sand in a bottle inspired this cereal

Happy memories of layering coloured sands in a bottle? Re-create the experience with wholesome ingredients for breakfast cereal. This is a really fun activity and is another way to make breakfast exciting. We have here: Rice bran flakes Goji Berries Puffed millet Desiccated coconut Linseed with Cranberries LSA (Linseed, Sunflower, Almonds) Dehydrated Banana Sultanas Puffed… Continue reading Memories of coloured sand in a bottle inspired this cereal

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Strawberry, carob, coconut and chia balls

It's July and I'm celebrating the half-year with my own version of bliss balls or rum balls (Christmas in July, perhaps). Naturally, I've created a recipe that has its roots in fresh fruit and has NO sugar and NO dairy. It is vegan, and also gluten-free (so long as a good brand of oats is… Continue reading Strawberry, carob, coconut and chia balls