Recipe for paleo guacamole

Recipe for paleo guacamole

Full of good oils, vitamins and overall goodness, avocado is the food of gods! What better than to drench whatever you happened to cook in a mountain of yummy homemade guacamole?   Recipe: Ingredients: 2 avocados 1 shallot 1 garlic clove 1 firm tomato 1 lemon salt and pepper to season Instructions: Mash avocados in a bowl. Cut shallot, garlic and tomato very fine and add to the bowl. Squeeze lemon juice into the mix. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.   Tip: For creamy guacamole, add a little bit of coconut cream.  ...
Paleo Plate on the menu at Koko, Surry Hills

Paleo Plate on the menu at Koko, Surry Hills

Koko Espresso in Surry Hills created a special Paleo Plate from the request of a loyal caveman customer. This dish turned out to be such a hit that they have added it on their official Breakfast menu! The Paleo Plate: Grilled chicken 2 egg omelette Avocado Cherry tomatoes Salsa This is an inspiring example proving that if we keep on asking for those pale-friendly options, they will appear! So, support the great cause and if you’re ever in Surry Hills around lunch time, don’t forget to get a paleo plate from Koko! It’s absolutely delicious and sure to satisfy a caveman’s...
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

  Impress dinner guests with this ultimate paleo treat. Serve as a side to a rare chunk of grass-fed beef or by themselves as an appetiser.   Recipe: Ingredients: 12 Asparagus 12 slices prosciutto (thinner the better) Instructions: Steam asparagus for a few minutes until they soften a little. Wrap asparagus stems in prosciutto. Grill in the oven for about 5 minutes until prosciutto crisps up nicely.  ...
Recipe for paleo Apple & Cinnamon Cookies

Recipe for paleo Apple & Cinnamon Cookies

  Even Grok had a sweet tooth. The best way to stop you from snacking on processed snacks loaded with sugar and other nasties, is to stock up on home-baked healthy alternatives! Recipe: Makes roughly two dozen cookies   Ingredients: 3 large apples, peeled, and grated 1 cup almonds 1 cup macadamia nuts 2 teaspoons coconut oil, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 tablespoon of cinnamon 1 cup finely shredded unsweetened coconut A pinch of  salt 3 large eggs, lightly beaten   Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 175c (350f). Peel & grate apples into a bowl. Process almonds and macadamia nuts into a rough crumble, add into the bowl. Add all remaining ingredients and mix well. Shape into cookies on baking paper (I used egg rings to get them even) and bake for 25-30 minutes – or until edges begin to turn brown. Let cool off for 10 minutes and enjoy!   (*recipe adapted from this one)...
Refreshing morning Protein Smoothie recipe

Refreshing morning Protein Smoothie recipe

  A refreshing fruit smoothie with added protein is a great way to start a day when you don’t have time to cook a proper breakfast. Not only is this smoothie terribly yummy, it’s got enough protein to keep you going until lunch and is very quick and easy to prepare.   Recipe: Ingredients: 1/8 pineapple 1 passion fruit 1/4-1/2 cup coconut milk 1 dose of protein powder ice magnesium powder zinc powder   Instructions: Peel and chop pineapple into medium-sized chunks. Half passion fruit and coop into the blender. Add in coconut milk and blend. While blending, add supplements (in this case at least protein powder) and then add ice until desired consistency. Pour into a glass and enjoy!     Optional supplements: Protein powder It is important to begin your day with a substantial dose of protein. The best way to do this is to eat a healthy serving of last night’s roast meat, but managing to be that organised every day can be challenging. Also, some mornings there is simply not enough time to prepare a proper breakfast. On those mornings protein powders are an excellent back up, even though they are processed and therefore not strictly paleo. It is important to select a great quality protein powder that doesn’t contain unnecessary additives, sugars, colourants and other empty fillers. Also, many protein powders can cause a range of digestive problems, such as bloating, constipation and discomfort. Try to find a natural product that does not irritate your gut.   Magnesium Magnesium powder is a great addition to a morning smoothie, especially if you are prone to muscle...
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