Paleo Fudge Brownies

I have been playing around with these ingredients for awhile. I wanted to take my original paleo brownies recipe and turn it into something a little more indulgent! Just like my original recipe these brownies are dairy free, gluten free and refined sugar free. I really wanted to take these brownies to the next level…

Homemade Kombucha

Kombucha is a gut healing drink that is made through the process of fermenting tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast. It dates back as far back as 220BC and was known in china as ‘the tea of immortality’. It is full of amazingly rich source probiotics, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It also detoxifies the body, supports the immune…

5 amazing benefits of bone broth

Bone broth is awesome. It has a well deserved reputation in the paleo community as one of natures oldest and most nutrient dense superfoods. Here are 5 amazing benefits of consuming bone broth regularly. Bone broth contains calcium, sulphur, magnesium, phosphorus and silicon, potassium, sodium and zinc as well as over 20 easy to absorb healing…

Paleo: Covering the basics

I discovered the Paleo movement about 3 years ago. I use the term movement instead of diet because diet implies that it’s something you do for a short while before reverting back to old eating habits. For me paleo has become so much more than just a way of eating. Paleo incorporates food, sleep, exercise, meditation…

A step by step guide to making gnocchi

This post unfortunately is not paleo, but i had so much fun learning how to make gnocchi that i thought i would share this. On a recent test shoot i worked with food stylist Rosie Mackean and Prop Stylist Faye Wears to shoot a step to step guide on how to make gnocchi. Here it…

Paleo Aztec Hot Chocolate

I first discovered this recipe for an Aztec Hot Chocolate on a recent shoot and it didn’t take me long before i turned this recipe in to a paleo version of Aztec Hot Chocolate. This hot drink is not only delicious, it also packs a mighty nutritional punch! It’s packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and…

Pasta Testing

Last Saturday was another productive day of testing. This time i worked with food stylist and expert pasta cook Rosie Mackean. Together we developed a brief for shooting a range of delicious pasta dishes. After establishing our vision we presented our brief to Prop Stylist Faye Wears, who then used her visual brilliance to pick out some beautiful props…

Paleo Brownies

These Paleo Brownies are dairy free, gluten free and refined sugar free. They’re delicious, super nutrient dense and simple to make. As with most paleo recipes, to receive maximum nutritional impact there are a couple of things to take in to account. Cocoa Powder  Avoid using dutch processed cocoa powder. This is the dark coloured cocoa powder…

Spiced Golden Milk

Turmeric (The healing spice) is a nutritional powerhouse. Unlike many other supposed ‘superfoods’, Turmeric has been around for thousands of years and it is here to stay. My most favourite way to consume turmeric is in the form  of ‘Golden Milk’, a potent anti-inflammatory hot drink with absolutely insane health benefits. These health benefits include: Fights…

Cinemagraph Test

In the last couple of years, cinemagraph’s have taken the world of advertising by storm. For those who don’t know what cinemagragh’s are – they are a static photograph which contain an element of movement (usually a looped video element). They are perfect for use on social media, websites and blogs. Cinemagraph’s are often thought provoking and work…

Testing With Becci Woods

I had a really fun and productive day of testing in the studio with Recipe writer and food stylist Becci Woods. After weeks of planning we finally met for a coffee and a wander round the prop house in search of props for our upcoming shoot. I say we met for a coffee, what i mean…

Sids Spicy Kale Chips

Since converting to a Paleo lifestyle over 2 years ago, Kale Chips have been my absolute number one go to snack . They taste great and have the added bonus of being extremely nutrient dense. They are a great source of vitamin K, vitamin C, manganese, calcium and copper. However for maximum nutritional benefit, there a couple of things to…