Coconuts

Coconut Oil  “the healthiest oil on the earth.”

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I’m totally obsessed with coconuts and I’m lucky enough to be able to tolerate them on the low Fodmap diet yay!

My family even call me a coconut oil/water pusher, as I want everyone to learn the many benefits of coconuts.

Here are some of the things I use coconut oil for:

Baking
Cooking
Eating Aim to take up to 3-4 Tablespoons a day
Moisturiser
SPF
Hair treatment
My daughter’s eczema
Nappy rash 
Sores
Cradle cap
Oil Pulling haven’t got around to doing yet a little busy in the morning at my place
and I even use it to brush my teeth.

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One of the many things to make with left over Almond pulp!

There are many things you can make with the left over almond pulp from your almond milk.

A favourite in our house is my Blueberry Muffins

 Gluten Free Dairy Free Sugar Free Blueberry Muffins 

Makes 6

  • 1 cup Almond Meal (sometimes i use half  blanched almond meal to add a different texture or if i don’t have enough pulp.)
  • 2 Tbls Chia seeds
  • ½ Tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil
  • 1/8 cup Rice Malt Syrup
  • 1 cup Blueberries frozen work best
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Shredded Coconut to sprinkle on top

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  • Pre heat the oven to 160 °
  • Line a muffin tray with baking paper
  • Melt the Coconut Oil
  • Combine all the ingredients except coconut in a bowl and mix together to make a thick mixture.

    Chia seeds soak up to 9 times their weight in liquid so if the mixture becomes too dry just add more coconut oil 🙂

  • Fold in the Blueberries
  •  Scoop mixture evenly in to muffin tray sprinkle top’s coconut and place in oven
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until golden

Beck
xox

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Almond Milk

I make almond milk once or twice a week, not only is it a great substitute for cow’s milk or soy milk it tastes great is full of nutrients and contains no cholesterol.

Almond Milk

  • 1 cup Almonds
  • 2-3 cups water depending on how you like it.
  • Cheesecloth Tea towel or a laundry mesh bag IMG_6985
  • Soak almonds over night in water.
  • Strain and rinse the almonds with clean water  (I keep the water from the soaked almonds and put on my herb garden).
  • Place the almonds in your blender with the 2-3 cups of water and blend for 1 min
  • Strain the almond mixture over a jug with a sieve. You could just go straight to the next step I like to do both
  • I then pour the milk through my laundry mesh bag. I have just finally purchased an almond milk bag and cant wait for its arrival. You could also you pour the whole lot through the mesh bag
  • Next I put the almond pieces into the mesh bag and squeeze squeeze squeeze. Its amazing how much milk you can get out.
  • Tip your milk into you milk jar and why not pour a glass for yourself after all your hard work 🙂

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Now the best part is to find what to do with the left over almond pulp.

That will be my next Blog

Beck xox