Category: Recipes

Recipes that I have developed.

Back to school lunchbox snack ideas

Back to school lunchbox ideas

Well, back to school and lunchboxes snuck up quickly, didn’t it?! Last blog I talked about snacking and how snack foods usually equal highly processed foods that are high in sugar, refined carbohydrates and refined vegetable oils. All things to avoid. So what are you going to pack in your kid’s lunchbox? If you’ve been …

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4 Reasons Eating Seasonally Benefits Your Family’s Health

We all know that fresh vegetables and fruits are beneficial to health, but did you know that eating seasonally has extra benefits for your family’s health? As part of the healthy, simple Summer meals challenge, I’m going to go through some of the reasons why eating seasonally benefits your health and your time! 1. WHAT …

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Vegan Pickled Beetroot recipe Akeso Health

Kid Approved Pickled Beetroot

If your kids love tinned beetroot, then they are going to love this recipe for pickled beetroot. But don’t leave it all to the kids, adults love it too. And the best bit is, it’s great for your gut and your liver thanks to the apple cider vinegar and the nutrients in the beetroot. Win-win! …

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Vegan Kale and Basil Pesto adds flavour and nutrients to your meals.

Vegan Kale Pesto

Kale pesto is a tasty and healthy way to boost flavour, fibre and nutrients of your meals. Kids won’t even suspect how healthy it is! When kale and basil are in season, make lots and freeze for the cooler months, so you don’t have to run out! Ingredients: 2 packed cups kale chopped (remove middle …

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Meal Planning Tips for Busy Mums

Meal Planning for Busy Mums

…or how meal planning helps you stay on track with your health goals. If you’re anything like me, your schedule is jam-packed. Days fly by and you often wonder how you’ll get everything on your ‘To Do’ list done. Sound familiar? Being busy on a regular basis (errr, daily!) can make it tough to maintain …

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Bulk Seedy Porridge

Seedy Porridge

There’s nothing like porridge on a cold morning to warm the soul. Except if you follow a gluten free, grain free, paleo, primal, or low carb style of eating! For a long time eggs have been my staple breakfast, especially scrambled eggs. (The. Best. Meal. Ever!) Sadly I need to have a break from eggs …

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Turmeric, ginger paste & roots

Anti-inflammatory Turmeric, Ginger & Galangal Paste

Unchecked, chronic inflammation may contribute to the development of many disorders. Eating foods, herbs and spices that are rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant compounds helps regulate our immune system and protect our cells’ health by reducing chronic inflammation. This recipe features three anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant superstars that also taste delicious. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a …

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Gut-healing jelly

Gut-healing jellies

Kids love jelly! Adults love jelly! Your gut loves jelly when it is gut-healing jelly! I don’t love the packet jelly available in the shop – it is full of sugar or artificial sweeteners, colours, flavours and preservatives. These have such a negative effect on us all, but kids are usually more susceptible to these …

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Chicken & vegetable soup recipe

Whole Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Children love this tasty soup and it is so warming and nourishing. With loads of garlic, ginger, turmeric and vegetables it is the perfect food when winter ails strike you down. This recipe makes enough for a big crowd! Alternatively, keep some in the fridge or freezer for an easy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Grating …

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