One-pan pesto chicken with summer vegetables

Serves 41 ½ teaspoons ghee/coconut oil4 chicken breasts/thighs1 quantity of pesto (see recipe below) Pesto ingredients:2 large handfuls of fresh basil (leaves & stalks), plus extra leaves to garnish1 garlic clove, peeled1 small handful of pine nuts4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oilJuice of ½ lemonSea salt & black pepperEat Happy, Pg. 66 1 tsp chili flakes, […]

Coconut Chicken

Makes 4 servings 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or organic virgin coconut oil ½ cup chopped onion 2 cloves minced garlic 2 cup diced fresh tomatoes5.450g boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 tablespoon curry powder ⅓ cup coconut milk ⅓ cup water ⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 fresh basil leaves, chopped for garnish […]

Plant-Based Pesto Dressing

Blitz together 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 Tbsp lukewarm water1 small handful fresh basil½ clove garlic2 tsp lemon juice1 Tbsp. toasted sunflower seedsAdjust to taste, add extra olive oil to loosen further, if necessary Source: Sarah Graham, Super Natural, Pg. 10

Napoletana sauce

0:20 Prep 0:50 Cook Makes 5 cups INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons olive oil2 small brown onions, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, crushed2 sprigs fresh oregano1 Bay Leaf1.5kg ripe tomatoes, core removed, roughly chopped3/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves METHODStep 1Heat oil in a large, deep saucepan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until […]

Butternut and Spinach Salad

Serves 2  For the salad:  1 ½  cup roasted butternut, in cubes   100 to 150g baby spinach leaves  1 avocado chopped  ¼ red cabbage, shredded  ¼ cup coconut flakes, lightly toasted  2T pumpkin and sunflower seeds, lightly toasted For the dressing:  120ml olive oil1 cup fresh coriander and basil1 garlic cloves10 cashew nuts1 Tbs. coconut yoghurt […]

The Thai Mango

Ingredients: 8 oz almond or coconut milk 2 – 5 leaves kale (stalks removed) ½ cup frozen mango (or fresh) 5 basil leaves, ¼ bunch cilantro, several sprigs of mint 1 slice lemon Preparation: 1. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Recipe by Rachel Eppinga –

The Blue

Ingredients: 1 cup filtered water 1 banana 1 cup frozen blueberries (or fresh if in season) 1 handful fresh herbs (parsley, mint or basil) 2 – 4 leaves of kale (purple kale if you can find it) or chard (red is good to use here) Preparation: 1. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Recipe by Rachel […]

The Basic Green

Ingredients: 1 cup filtered water 1 banana 1 handful leafy greens (chard/kale/spinach) Several sprigs mint or basil Add ice if desired Preparation: 1. Blend all the ingredients in the Vitamix. Recipe by Rachel Eppinga –

Detox Water Recipe Idea 2

Ingredients 32 oz. water 1 cup of cubed watermelon Mint or basil springs 1 lime sliced Preparation: Place all ingredients in a mason jar and allow to sit for an hour or overnight. Recipe by By Rachel Eppinga –

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