Recipes

Cacao crisps

Make some almond cream. Not too thick if you want a thin biscuit, a bit like macaroons. Delicious with peppermint or green tea. Soak the almonds twice and throw away the soak water. Peel them if you wish or leave the skins on. Stir in a lot of cacao powder. It needs a...

Raw Green Pea Soup

Blend all together:- four handfuls of organic cashews a generous half kilo of fresh green peas (or frozen petits pois) a small clove of garlic, peeled and a generous splash of olive oil, add sea salt, and a pinch of celery salt to taste and a little cold water to...

Summer Soup

A light but nourishing energy soup for a summer supper. Start by blending sour green apple with filtered water. Add large handfuls (at least two per person) of baby sunflower greens from your windowsill and blend briefly with buckwheat lettuce greens and alfalfa or...

Almond milk

Soak several handfuls of organic almonds in filtered water all day. Throw away soak water and repeat, ie soak overnight. Discard soak water again and pop off brown skins while they are soft. Whizz up in blender with minimum filtered water and then choose EITHER to...

Broccoli and sweet potato

A transition dish at winter’s end Cut a large sweet potato into chunks and steam until tender (about 15 minutes) Lightly steam  broccoli florets (use a large head, or equivalent sprigs pf purple sprouting broccoli. Mix together in serving bowl. Make a protein rich...

Turmeric Milk

Mix a tablespoon of good quality turmeric with three or four tablespoons thick coconut milk, Thai Grace is favourite here. Top  up with hot water. If you use sugar, (so not for ketogenic people) add a dash of honey, if not, a couple of drops of Stevia, or vanilla...

Raw Christmas Pudding

(Not part of a ketogenic diet, sorry!) 350 grams ground almonds (soak 12 hours, pop off skins, and dry again before grinding) 500 grams  luscious dates medjool for preference. Chopped small 450 grams dried apricots finely chopped and 50 grams raisins  soaked together...

Hazelnut Savoury with tomato sauce

Hazelnuts have that rich flavoursome tang, and wonderful texture, which are complemented in this savoury main dish. 500 grams will serve four to six people Choose undamaged hazelnuts and grind most of them as finely as possible. A small coffee or nut grinder is ideal....

Thai salad with asparagus and peas, pineapple salsa

THAI SALAD Tomato wedges Green Beans or Asparagus tips Fresh peas or mangetout, sliced   Dressing Combine  2 small red chillies, seeded and chopped with 2 Tbsps Soy sauce, 2 tsps sugar or honey, 1 tsp ground 5 spice 4 Tbsps fresh lime juice   Pour dressing over salad,...

Sarah’s version of yummy coconut yoghurt

From Sarah Scott.   Take 500 ml of tinned coconut milk (at least 90% coconut milk), allow this to ferment in a warm place with kefir (or another probiotic such as Mutaflor) for at least two to three days. This allows any sugars or carbohydrates to be fermented...