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Vietnamese lamb cups
This makes a great kids friendly lunch on the weekend, where everyone can serve themselves. Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 500g lamb mince 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar zest and juice of 2 limes 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar 1 red chilli,...

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Whole roasted cauliflower
Ingredients 1 large cauliflower 50g butter 3 garlic cloves (crushed) 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 tablespoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon capers 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped Method Heat oven to 200C Mix together the...

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DIY Peanut Butter
Nuts are a very nutritious food, but they are best when you prepare them in a traditional way.  They can put a strain on the digestive system otherwise.  The traditional way means soaking them first. Peanuts are actually a legume, so are a bit different...

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Pecan chicken schnitzel
Kids love 'crumbed' meats, but you can use lots of things other than bread for the crumbs.  If you are avoiding grains, and want to get more healthy fats into your kids, you can use seeds or nuts instead of breadcrumbs. Ingredients 750g organic chicken...

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Homemade almond milk
As you might have read in my post about almond milk, the best one is the one you make yourself.  It doesn't keep for a very long time in the fridge, but that is because it is a natural product - no additives and no...

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Carrot and ginger soup
Carrots are great for eliminating toxins from the digestive tract, and ginger is anti-fungal.  The oil that is used is coconut oil, which also has anti-fungal properties. Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 5cm piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic...

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Kid’s turmeric latte
I am always really impressed by my clients, but especially if they push their kids outside their comfort zone with something completely different.  The results can be very impressive!  One example is Turmeric latte.  Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and really healing to the gut, so an...

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Peanut bliss balls (tree nut free!)
If your child is allergic to nuts, it rules out lots of normal bliss ball recipes.  These balls are made with sunflower seeds instead of tree nuts, but still taste great! Ingredients 250g sunflower seeds 25g raw cacao 270g medjool dates 150g natural peanut butter...

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Quick Tomato Ketchup
Commercial tomato ketchup is laden with sugar, and most people don't even realise it! Try making this homemade version instead.  It has some honey in it, but no refined sugar. Ingredients 170g tomato paste 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup water 3 tablespoons raw...

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