Eating to Live with a Badly Behaved Brain.

Snacks

Refined Sugar-Free Honey and Cinnamon Popcorn

Refined Sugar-Free Honey and Cinnamon Popcorn

I saw popcorn kernels in town this morning and decided to buy some for making an after school snack for the boys. I knew I wanted to make a refined-sugar free version, so did my own take on this recipe from Naturally Ella I actually […]

Caramelised Onion Hummus

Caramelised Onion Hummus

This was my lunch today. We’ve often bought the Caramelised Onion Hummus from Aldi in the past, but it does contain refined sugar so I no longer eat it. I was out at a school function last night and my husband made hot dogs with […]

Poppy Seed Flatbreads

Poppy Seed Flatbreads

A quick and easy flatbread recipe. Great for scooping up dips like¬†Zingy Lemon and Coriander Hummus or as an accompaniment to soup. Poppy Seed Flatbreads – Makes 8 Flatbreads Ingredients 3 cups white self-raising flour 1 cup wholemeal strong bread flour plus a bit extra […]

Zingy Lemon and Coriander Hummus

Zingy Lemon and Coriander Hummus

I have never been able to convince either my husband or my youngest son that chickpeas are a bone fide edible foodstuff. My eldest son, however, will devour a tub of hummus from the fridge with crackers, veggies, crisps – whatever lays to hand, before […]

Very Berry Smoothie

Very Berry Smoothie

This smoothie, in all honesty, is something I make a lot for myself and the kids but the measurements are fairly fluid and I use whatever ingredients I have to hand. I add extra milk if the mixture is too thick after blending. So feel […]

Smoked Mackerel Pate

Smoked Mackerel Pate

Oily fish such as mackerel is one of the best sources of Omega 3, which is essential for the brain to produce serotonin. This recipe is a quick and easy way to make smoked mackerel pate and give yourself an Omega 3 boost. The lemon […]