Category: Recipes

Basil and Broccoli Pesto

I love broccoli!  But even if you don’t (yes I know you probably don’t!), I dare you to try this tasty variation on your old school green veg.  Broccoli is packed with folate, vitamin K, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, choline, vitamin C and other important prenatal nutrients and antioxidants.  Fresh and lightly cooked to retain these important nutrients, this quick, easy pesto can be added to sandwiches, salads you name it, to give your meals a nutritional boost! Ingredients ¼ cup almond meal 1 ½ cups broccoli florets 1 cup fresh basil 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1/2 tsp pink...

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Roast Pumpkin and Zucchini Frittata

Eggs are a great source of choline which is vital for healthy brain development.  Here’s a quick, easy, tasty way to boost your egg intake.  Enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner!  Want to know more about how choline impacts preconception health?  Watch the webinar below as I speak with leading international choline researcher Professor Marie Caudill Ingredients 1 zucchini, diced 200g pumpkin, diced Olive oil 4 shallots, finely diced 8 eggs 175g feta handful chopped basil   Method Preheat oven to 190°C (375°F) Place the diced zucchini and pumpkin on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and bake...

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Spinach, cherry tomato and feta frittata

Eggs are an excellent source of choline, which is vital for healthy reproductive outcomes especially brain development.  With 90% of people lacking in this important nutrient, this quick, easy and super tasty dish is a great way to help boost your intake.  To learn more about the benefits of choline preconception, register for next week’s webinar with internationally renowned folate and choline expert Professor Marie Caudill. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 10 free range organic eggs 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 large handfuls of baby spinach 1 small handful fresh basil leaves 8 cherry tomatoes, halved 150g feta...

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Chicken in creamy coconut and basil sauce

Here is a nicely spiced chicken for those days when you’re in a “creamy” mood.  The addition of coconut cream makes this dish luscious but still lighter than your usual restaurant alternative.  If you’d like the sauce to become thicker and creamier in texture, dissolve 2 tsp kuzu or cornstarch in 2 tbsp cold water and add to the simmering chicken and allow it to thicken.  Serve this chicken over some simple noodles, rice or wilted asian greens for a super healthy option.   Ingredients ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground cloves ¼ teaspoon ground...

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Carrot, cardamom and coconut cake

This creation has the scent of Chai spiced tea and is inspired by the traditional carrot halva dessert, rich with “enlightening” spice. This cake will also squeeze into a muffin tray making portable cup cakes to go.  Great to curb those 3pm sugar cravings! Ingredients Cake 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup coconut flour or wholemeal spelt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon bi carbonate of soda 2 teaspoons ground cardamom Pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup soy milk 1 cup maple syrup or apple juice concentrate 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 drops orange blossom extract (optional) 1/4 cup...

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