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Water Chestnut Flour Mon 28th Jun, 2021 - 9:11pm by Emma Cockrell

In my constant search for flours that are suitable for specific dietary requirements, I have come across water chestnut flour, also known as singoda or singhara flour. Water chestnut flour is made by peeling, boiling, drying and then grinding the nuts. Contrary to its name, the water chestnut is not a nut. but an aquatic […]

Lemon Mayonnaise Mon 26th Apr, 2021 - 12:25pm by Emma Cockrell

With warmer days just around the corner, we want to make salads as enjoyable as possible. Because most mayonnaise and salad cream contains vinegar,  it is not suitable for those on an ‘anti-Candida diet’.  However, this doesn’t mean you have to miss out on delicious dressings for salad meals. In fact, we can make this […]

Coconut Bites Mon 1st Feb, 2021 - 9:50am by Emma Cockrell

     These tasty Coconut Bites provide a delicious snack for those on a sugar-free diet. Based on an idea found by a client in Ireland, the Coconut Bites offer a mini-cake alternative for the ‘anti-Candida’ diet. With no grains or flour added, the Coconut Bites are also perfect for those avoiding or reducing gluten in […]

Pumpkin Soup Fri 23rd Oct, 2020 - 4:40pm by Emma Cockrell

Using Pumpkins Pumpkins are in the shops again! What better way to use them than in a thick and creamy pumpkin soup. Packed with immune-supporting benefits, this pumpkin soup is simple to prepare and delivers a taste that will be bringing you back for more. The basic recipe also doubles up as an easy sauce, […]

Grain-Free and Yeast-Free Wraps Thu 23rd Jul, 2020 - 1:05pm by Emma Cockrell

Here is another successful experiment in finding a replacement for a commercial bread wrap. Made with ground seeds and grated courgette, this Grain-Free and Yeast-Free wrap makes a perfect base for packed lunches. Ideal for the ‘anti-Candida’ diet, it can be quickly mixed and baked, and then stuffed with a filling of your choice.  Shredded […]

Cauliflower Crust Tart Mon 11th May, 2020 - 11:42am by Emma Cockrell

  Cauliflower Crust and Vegetable Tart This recipe provides a grain free base, which can be used for any savoury topping. It keeps well for 3 or 4 days in the fridge, so can be made in advance. Cut a slice for an easy lunch. You can also use grated courgette or celeriac for an […]

Vegetable Kebabs and Creamy Vegan Dressing Thu 30th Apr, 2020 - 2:46pm by Emma Cockrell

These kebabs are great served over a salad platter for a summer supper, or pre-cook and then warm up on a BBQ. Make into burgers and freeze once cooked, for easy packed lunches. If you can’t eat, or haven’t got eggs, replace in the recipe below with a tablespoon of chickpea flour and 1 tablespoon […]

Pastry Three-Ways For Vegetable Tart: Gluten-Free Thu 23rd Apr, 2020 - 6:18pm by Emma Cockrell

Using alternative flours and ingredients in recipes for my clients on restricted diets means there are plenty of ideas for baking during Lockdown. People are saying that wholewheat flour and eggs are hard to purchase in the supermarkets, so here are three ideas using alternative flours that can be used for making pastry. See a […]

Almond Easter Buns Wed 8th Apr, 2020 - 4:17pm by Emma Cockrell

Almond Easter Buns are a simple and tasty treat for my clients following an anti-Candida diet. These Almond Easter buns are gluten-free, yeast-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and have the option of being egg-free! If you are not keen on the almond flavour, you switch almond essence for lemon essence, to create a treat that works […]

Salad for Lock-Down – Cabbage Salad 3 Ways. Tue 31st Mar, 2020 - 4:10pm by Emma Cockrell

Here we are in week one of ‘lock-down’. We are staying in our homes and limiting shopping. Some foods will keep for months in the cupboard, but fresh vegetables don’t have a long shelf-life. And of those veggies, lettuce leaves may last little over a week, making it hard to keep salad on the menu. […]