Desserts Archives - The Food Teacher

Citrus Mango Coco Bites

July 8, 2015
|
Comments off
|

This is an easy, wheat free, no bake recipe, ideal for the whole family and without nuts they are also great for packed lunches.

Mangoes are high in beta-carotene and vitamin C and reputed to boost the immune system, protect eyesight and aid digestion. Coconut has a […]

Read more

CADA – Coconut, Almond, Dates and Apple

June 11, 2015
|
Comments off
|

A super speedy 4 ingredient breakfast sweetened with dates and apple. Includes almonds for protein and coconut which gives it an amazing almost tropical taste. Make up the night before or simply make and eat.

There are also so many variations of this theme using different nuts/seeds […]

Read more

Citrus Almond Cake

June 3, 2015
|
Comments off
|

My super speedy 4 ingredient gluten and wheat free cake. I have used coconut palm sugar to sweeten so this is a treat!

 

 

Ingredients (6 servings):

3 eggs

80g coconut sugar

180g ground almonds

2 oranges & 1 lemon, zested […]

Read more

Spring into Summer with edible flowers!

May 27, 2015
|
0 Comments
|

Edible flowers have been used for centuries for culinary purposes in jellies, teas, oils and cakes to bring both subtle flavour and glorious hues, which can make any dish look and taste amazing. There is an increased interest in combining new, exciting and unique flavours which has seen […]

Read more

Lemon Lavender Cookies

May 27, 2015
|
Comments off
|

 

An amazing zesty flavour with a hint of calming lavender make these gluten and wheat free cookies taste delicious.  So easy to make and a great opportunity to introduce children to the benefits of plants.

Ingredients (6 servings):

220g […]

Read more

Ice Lolly Alternatives!

May 22, 2015
|
0 Comments
|

As the weather turns warmer children love ice-lollies and steering away from high sugar, processed options is not always easy. Here are some great healthier alternatives that children love to create and adults also enjoy eating!

Kiwi Choc Pops:

Cut kiwi into slices, put on […]

Read more

What’s Zinc got to do with it?

May 13, 2015
|
1 Comment
|

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that has a number of important functions in the body and having low levels may have a significant impact on our health and well-being. Zinc is important for our growth and development, optimal immune function, wound healing, tissue repair and is […]

Read more

Can Nutrition Help Nightmares/Night Terrors?

March 30, 2015
|
0 Comments
|

Children’s sleep patterns are a regular topic for discussion in my clinic and when I’m with other mums. Disturbed sleep is a key area of concern for many parents with children often waking throughout the night having experienced night terrors or nightmares. These experiences can upset […]

Read more

Lime & Avocado Mousse

March 30, 2015
|
Comments off
|

This is a super simple and quick dairy-free pudding, which is light, nutritious and delicious.

Avocados are a rich source of beneficial mono saturated oils, which are thought to contribute to our circulatory health and joints. Their high levels of antioxidants and their anti-inflammatory properties are […]

Read more

Coco-Choc Mousse

March 24, 2015
|
Comments off
|

This is a super simple and quick dairy-free pudding, which is light, silky and delicious.

It also works well in packed lunches as nut free too.

Read all about the potential benefits of Chocolate

Ingredients (6 servings):

400 ml […]

Read more

Give me chocolate…7 benefits!

March 5, 2015
|
0 Comments
|

Whether it is a small treat after dinner, or a major celebration like Easter, Christmas, (or Mothers Day…hint, hint), there are many occasions where chocolate plays a role in our lives. The quality of chocolate varies significantly, with many high in sugar, fat and preservatives but if […]

Read more

Gluten-free Pumpkin Pie

January 17, 2015
|
Comments off
|

Thanksgiving and Christmas are traditionally times when many countries enjoy pumpkin pie. Finding a recipe that is gluten-free and delicious isn’t always easy, so here’s hoping this recipe won’t disappoint. This time of year brings many delights in the kitchen and making some healthy […]

Read more