Post-Apocalyptic Nutrition

If you’re not a prepper then you probably haven’t stocked a bunker with canned, bottled, dehydrated, smoked and pickled foods. You also probably haven’t stocked up on guns and ammo to defend your food stores. So how are you going to feed yourself when the apocalypse comes? via Post-Apocalyptic Nutrition — Melissa Jane Ferguson (Author) Advertisements

Omega-3 Supplements: Are they worth it

Omega-3 Supplements: Are they worth it? The health claims for Omega-3s cover everything from preventing heart disease, easing the pain of rheumatoid arthritis, reducing depression and aiding brain development. So is this just another expensive supplement that, if we’re eating well, we don’t really need? What are Omega-3s exactly? Omega-3s, along with Omega-6s, are fatty…

Fruit Salad Pikelets

Fruit Salad Pikelets I also like to call these ‘More is More Pikelets’ after a guy I once worked with who used to say If less is more, think how much more more would be. My husband and I have made our own shorthand version of this saying which is simply More is More. I…

Honey and Tahini Muesli Slice

Honey and Tahini Muesli Slice I devised this recipe after searching the supermarket for a muesli bar that I would be happy to put in my son’s lunchbox. There were some muesli bars that were not bad, but they all contained nuts (a no-no at my son’s school). I am much happier with the version…

Chocolate and Strawberry Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate and Strawberry Zucchini Muffins Another recipe which packs some veggies in. This also has less sugar than most muffin recipes, uses wholemeal flour for extra fibre and contains olive oil instead of butter. This recipe was inspired by the Dark Chocolate Cake recipe on the wonderful blog by Catherin Katz Cuisinicity. Makes about 18…

Cranberry Ripe Slice

  Cranberry Ripe Slice   Another great one for lunchboxes.   Ingredients 200g shredded coconut (desiccated coconut could also be used, but the texture will be a little different and you may need less milk to bring it together) 100g caster sugar 30g dried cranberries (pulsed in a food processor or chopped roughly) 2 tbsp…