Yoghurt and Mint Salad Dressing

Yoghurt and Mint Dressing (enough for a salad dressing for 6-8 people) Ingredients 1 shallot finely diced Juice of 1 small lemon (about 2 tablespoons) 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons of chopped mint 2 tablespoons of chopped parsely 2chopped spring onions 1 cup full-fat plain yoghurt 2 crushed garlic cloves 1/4 cup of extra virgin …

Jubus Crackers

These delicious crackers will sustain you for hours. They are tasty packed with seedy goodness. This quantity makes around 12 crackers. Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup of pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup of sesame 1/3 cup of sunflower seeds 3 tablespoons of poppy seeds 3 tablespoons of chia seeds 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour …

Ginger and date steamed pudding

This is a traditional dessert from the cold north aka the United Kingdom. It's easy and absolutely delicious. This recipe has no added sugar and uses dates to create a delicious winter-time pudding. You will need a 2 pint bowl to cook the pudding in. Ingredients 75g of spelt flour 25g of coconut flour 100g of chopped …

Leptin and appetite

Your appetite is regulated by a hormone called leptin, which is produced by fat cells. Leptin actually drives your behavior. It is a messenger. It communicates with the hypothalamus in the brain to control appetite. Normal levels of leptin send the message to stop eating.  Conversely, if you are starving, with low levels of leptin …

Break the hungry cycle

The amount of food we eat is influenced by various things like culture, availability of food, calorie-dense nutritionally poor foods, habit, cost of food, stress and emotion. We also eat when hungry. It is hard to resist the sensation of hunger. Hunger is the signal to our bodies to re-fuel, and it is regulated biochemically. …