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May 13, 2016

Fermented Rainbow Chard Sticks

These fermented rainbow chard sticks are a great addition to any salad or platter. Not to mention a great way to use up the stalks that usually end up on the compost! It is a quick and easy recipe and the beauty of it is that you can include ferments into meals without anyone really

May 3, 2016

GAPS Lima Bean Cake

    My family have start back on full GAPS this week, and are already seeing the benefits from it. However life being life, there are always events and celebrations that happen, and food is a big part of celebrations and social events.   I first made this cake when we started GAPS three years ago

October 27, 2016

Cauliflower Soup with poached chicken

Soup doesn’t have to be boring and this soup is certainly not. I would happy eat it most days but alas my family like variety, but this is a quick go-to recipe in my house. Serves 4 Ingredients 1/2 – 1 chicken breast per person 2 Onions 2 Garlic Cloves Bunch of fresh herbs –

October 27, 2016

Meat balls and veggie gravy

If you have looked at one of my GAPS meal plans you will notice that for breakfast meatballs are high up on my list. One because they are easy to make, and two my family love them and I don’t have to fight anyone to get them to eat. You can change the flavour by

October 27, 2016

How to make Ghee

Ghee! what a delightful thing to be able to add into your diet.  For us, our first experience with ghee was when we did our first round of GAPS intro and we were hanging out to add dairy back into our lives, and to get to the other things on our want list we were

May 5, 2016

Coconut Butter Fudge – GAPS

These little GAPS fudge bites are tasty and helpful for those that struggle when making the transition to the GAPS diet from a standard western diet.   During that transition time, some children, in particular, can go through a period of really low blood sugar, feel unwell, nausea and sometimes vomit. This fudge is another

October 18, 2016

Honey Roast Carrot Soup (GAPS)

This is a delightful soup that may just be the right thing to help get your children to start eating more soups. Soups are one way to get highly digestible foods and broths with healing powers into the family.  Our family really enjoy our soups with leftover roast meats to dip instead of using bread,

October 16, 2016

Turkey & Roasted Onion Soup

Ingredient 8 peeled and chopped Onions 4 Tablespoons fat of choice (lard, butter, ghee, olive oil) 500 grams of turkey meat, breast, thigh 1/4 of cauliflower, chopped 2 medium carrots, diced 700mls of broth 2 TBS of fresh thyme, chopped 1 TB of fresh Parsley, chopped Salt and Pepper to taste.   Method Preheat the

October 16, 2016

Chicken and Veggie crustless GAPS Quiche

Ingredients 8 eggs, preferably from pastured hens 1 cup broth 1/2 cup of boiled chopped veggies 1/2 cup chopped poached chicken 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves (or 1/3 tsp dried thyme) 1/4 tsp mineral salt 1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper 2 Tb Lard, for greasing pie plates Method Generously grease two muffin plates.

October 5, 2016

Meat Broth

Chicken Meat Broth Ingredients: 1 whole organic chicken 1/2 kg chicken wings Celtic sea salt Peppercorns Filtered water Method Rinse chicken under filtered water. Place chicken in a large pot and fill with filtered water, leaving a few inches at the top. Add Celtic sea salt and a teaspoon of roughly crushed black peppercorns, then