Articles tagged with: gluten free

Friday, 13 January 2017

Mixed Berry Chia Jam

Mixed Berry Chia Jam

So easy I don't know why it took me so long! The kids are really enjoying this on fresh homemade bread, yoghurt or sometimes they just sneaked on it's own.

Saturday, 09 August 2014

My chronic pain is gone!

It's more than just the weight-loss.......

My chronic pain is gone!

thought it was about time that I wrote this down :)  I just want you to know that I could not thank you enough for the way you have changed my life... I want to tell the world!

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Nutrition and Health Seminar

Listen to Behavioural Nutritionist Sara Evans explain the principles of eating Paleo or Real Food. 

Learn how and why this lifestyle nutrition approach will help you achieve your goal of fantastic health! 

If you want….

  • Fat loss
  • To develop a healthy relationship with food
  • Increased energy and performance
  • Improved digestion, sleep and mental functioning
  • To prevent or reduce chronic diseases eg diabetes, heart disease and arthritis
……you must come to this seminar!

Forget about trying the next diet, work out what foods to eat that will help you maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life. 

Remove processed foods from your diet today and see life changing results!

Morag from Christchurch:

“If you are wanting to change your way of living and to become healthier. Go to this seminar. This has changed my life and results are happening for the first time EVER”

What kind of information will I hear about at the seminar?

  • The basics about eating REAL FOODS 
  • Learn about the main food groups and why you need them
  • Discuss common myths regarding health and weight loss
  • Learn how to get started working towards a healthy and happier you
  • Listen to Elora Harre, who has lost 55kg from following these principles

Learn how to successfully integrate some or all of the Paleo principles into your daily nutrition to make you feel and look amazing!

Guest Speaker - Elora Harre

You will meet Simple Tasty Nutrition Spokeswoman Elora Harre who has lost 55kgs since January 2013. She will tell you how she incorporated these principles into her lifestyle without feeling like she was on a diet.


Elora will share with you the 3 key factors that were essential to her health and weight loss transformation!

Read more about Elora’s story here.

Purchase Tickets HERE –  Spaces limited, book your ticket now!

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**Please note, the main focus of this seminar is the role of Paleo in general health and weight loss. If you want information on how Paleo can improve sports performance I recommend our other programs.


Wednesday, 06 May 2015

OK, so I'm stressed..... help!!

How do I reduce my stress so I can improve my health?

OK, so I'm stressed..... help!!

Stress is a normal physical and psychological reaction to the ever-increasing demands of modern society. We all experience stress on a daily basis even though you may not “feel stressed”.

So how do I reduce my stress to improve my health?

A guest blog post from JULIA TONER, Yoga & Pilates Coach and Relaxation Specialist.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Paleo Bread Recipe

So simple to make, you will wonder why you haven't made it before....

Paleo Bread Recipe
One of the most requested recipes in the 'Paleo' world is that of bread. What always annoyed me about most recipes was that the used vast quantities of almond flour or butter, which made them very expensive. So I have created a bread recipe that was not only crazy simple to make but affordable.

This bread is gluten free, grain free and dairy free. Give it a go!

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Paleo Chocolates

These little gems often make my day!  

They are a fantastic treat for you and your non-Paleo friends. No one will complain if you bring these out at a party! 

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Perfect Peppermint Slice

Perfect Peppermint Slice
I love Peppermint Slice so tasty - I think this will be a regular in my house.

This recipe is made with Coconut Oil and therefore has loads of fantastic health benefits, plus has no refined sugar in it. It will melt if left out of the fridge though so make sure you eat it up quick - but I'm sire that won't be a problem!

Monday, 30 November 2015

Reduce sugar cravings and emotional eating!

"Am I hungry?"

Reduce sugar cravings and emotional eating!

It's biologically, we are designed to seek out sugar. Before the advent of processed foods, sugars only came in the forms of fruit and vegetables. Going out for a walk and finding a fruit tree was a true treat, and we would sit and devour as much as we could! Particularly in preparation for winter.

Now - sugar is everywhere. It's in your cereals, breads, cakes, lollies, sauces, yogurts, chocolate, premade meals, canned goods and pretty much everything else in packets. You get a little and your brain just wants more and more!!! So, how can we reduce those cravings?

Monday, 01 February 2016

Savoury Muffins

Free from gluten, dairy, refined sugars plus paleo friendly

Savoury Muffins
I am dairy free and I miss a good tasty savoury muffin! Yumm cheese and bacon muffins.....

Here is my variation of a savoury muffin that has no dairy - of course, if cheese doesn't bother you then adding some cheese on top is a great idea.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Spinach Pesto Stuffed Peppers

Dairy and gluten free, paleo friendly

Spinach Pesto Stuffed Peppers
I love Pesto! However since going dairy free, it has been missing from my meals. But after creating this recipe, I am happy to say that pesto is back in my life.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Sponge Cake

A simple sponge recipe that gluten, grain, dairy and refined sugar free!

Sponge Cake
With Christmas fast approaching, having a 'paleo' friendly sponge cake recipe is a must for making your favourite trifle recipe. This recipe is super easy and can also be used as a base vanilla muffin recipe, just add in your choice of berries!

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

Aka Kumara Cakes

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns
Sweet potato is a staple in our house, we use it as a bread substitute and the kids love it with everything!

One of our favourite is "Kumara Cakes", sweet potato is called Kumara in New Zealand and Cakes, well simply to encourage a 3 year old to eat them. You can uses the kumara cakes in many ways - burger 'bun', eggs benedict, eggs on 'toast', 'cracker' with pate or own its own. Yummy! You can also add cheese if you include this in your diet.

Monday, 11 January 2016

Tomato Chutney

Super simple to make and a great addition to any meal!

Tomato Chutney

Being new to the chutney world, my goal was to make a simple chutney that didn't take all day to cook. Bingo - here you have it.

This Tomato Chutney is refined sugar free and paleo friendly.

I love it on my Courgette Fritters!

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Tracy and Stephen's Story

Tracy and Stephen's Story

“It has been fantastic, loved it, and it was easy. 

Both Stephen and I have really enjoyed it, it has challenged our thinking about traditional food guidelines and recommendations, helped us become more organised and I feel that my weight loss goals are achievable, it just doesn’t seem that daunting or overwhelming now."

Sunday, 16 August 2015

Vanilla Berry Muffins

Gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, Paleo friendly

Vanilla Berry Muffins

I'm always on the hunt for an easy, cost effective muffin that all kids will like - even those who are used to 'normal' store purchased muffins. This recipe is a great transition muffin recipe for when you are removing refined sugars from your diet. It has loads of good fats to keep your kids full plus just enough sweetness so they won't know it's good for them!

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