Gluten free health? 

Hey there!!  Have just been on Facebook live talking about my thoughts about gluten free produce!!  Watch and join the conversation here In other news…  We made our own crisps!!  No transfats no MSG and free of hidden gluten…  And YUM!!  Get notifications from family wholefood health and keep up with our franchise journey  Christine xx

parsnip and curry soup

Food needed Parsnips 2 large 2 teaspoons curry paste ( madras, massaman or other favorite)  4 shallots or 1 large onion 2 vegetable stock cubes ( natural/ organic best you can get) Next …. Chop parsnip and onion  Fry in pan with little coconut oil and curry paste Dissolve  stock in 3/4 litre of hot…

Lunchbox challenge!!

lunch boxes are coming on!!! Notes on this week Variety is key.. mixed with the right dose of nutrition and taking into account my children’s own tastes seems to do the trick! I’m enjoying the conversations about the food when the kids come home, …. and I think it’s encouraging them to eat more at…

Bored with sandwiches? Try these …

Sick of sanwiches? Try these savoury swirls!! All you need is pre-made roll of puff pastry and leftover pasta sauce and cheese if you wish! Here’s how to make <=  ….. And how they look in the lunchbox! Kids love them hot or cold Great way to use leftover pasta sauce!! The lunchbox challenge is keeping…

shopping list for school lunches

foodAfter a week of trial and errors, week 2 will be ….. probably the same lol! no … itll be a bit easier really. I’m learning ….. notes on my findings so far  ……have you checked out my 8 tips for healthy lunchbox? I’m definately sending a hot option one day ( get your thermal lunch…

Back 2 school …. Day 1

Menu plan for dinners ….   Check! Menu plan for lunchbox ….  Check! Here we go …. Lunchbox mania What’s easy? What will they eat? What’s fresh and will help them grow that they will eat … Hmmm Here’s the first day ! I added homemade protein bars Feedback from kids? Empty lunch boxes yay!…

green wraps

Fresh and light! For those trying to give gluten the heave ho! Lettuce wraps: Crispy lettuce leaf Roast turkey /chicken …. Whatever’s leftover (any meat really, but better to use leftover than buy processed slices) Sprinkle of sea salt Sprinkle of smoked paprika Hummus I really feel better personally cutting right back on bread stuffs,…

Alternative crisps!!

Savoury snacks ….. Hmmmm once my big downfall!! On completing a clean eating programme called transform 30 I have never gained the same cravings  for the traditional crisps! I have started to love my alternatives though Kale crisps! These are bitter beautiful! Melt in your mouth …. Addictive!…. One batch is gone in a flash…

Kids korma friday

Train your kids to love the spices!!! This mild easy korma will get the kids smiling about curry!! This dish is not exclusively for children either!! Search the cupboards for Fresh or ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp garamasala 1 tsp Corn flour 1tblsp Vegetable stock ( cube or fresh)…

Chia seed bread

Mum discovered this recipe on line and I thought it needed to be shared!! I don’t have the original source but here’s how she taught me to make it….. Perfect as a substitute to bread and ideal broken up and used as croutons in a salad or soup Ever tried Chia seeds?  Check out the…

8 tips for healthy lunch boxes!!

Coming to the last term of school for the kids, Its a struggle to say the least to fill the lunch boxes with food that they will eat is non-processed supply them with energy to get through the day I’ve put together 8 tips for school lunches but first ….lets think about why we need…

homemade protein energy bars

I like these, as there is no oils used, they are made to my daughters taste as she dosen’t like dried fruits, and are made at a conservative cost as energy and protein bars in stores are quite pricey!! Juice Plus+  Complete mix protein powder is free of whey and animal based proteins and consists…