Sunflower Seed Butter for kids

Sunflower Seed Butter for kids
dairy-free; gluten-free & yeast-free This is as tasty as peanut butter, but a much healthier option and ideal for children’s sandwiches. 1 cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup raw honey Method 1.Dry-toast the sunflower seeds by stirring them in a thick-based pan on medium heat for 3-5 minutes, until lightly browned....

Trail Mix for kids

Trail Mix for kids
dairy-free; gluten-free & yeast-free 2 cups raw nuts – like pecan, cashew, almonds and macadamia nuts 1 cup seeds – like sunflower and pumpkin seeds 1 cup chopped sulphur-free dried fruit – like cranberries, apricots, apples, mango and pineapple 1 cup raisins and/or chopped dates (optional) 1 cup dried shredded...

Sardine Spread

Sardine Spread
dairy-free; gluten-free; sugar-free & yeast-free 1 can (120 g) sardines with skin and bones, drained well 1 tbsp freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1 tbsp finely grated onion 1 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley pinch sea or rock salt Method 1.Combine all the ingredients and mash with a fork until...

Cashew dip

Cashew dip
gluten-free; sugar-free & yeast-free 100 g raw cashew nuts 200 ml Greek or plain yoghurt 1 spring onion, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil pinch paprika (smoked for extra flavour) sea or herbal salt and pepper (black or cayenne) to taste Method 1.Dry-toast the cashew nuts by...

Jerusalem toffees

Jerusalem toffees
dairy-free; gluten-free & yeast-free   These lovely chewy and tasty toffees are a real treat and healthy too! 2 cups fresh or dried dates, pitted Method 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. 2.Cut each date in halve. 3.Spread them out on a baking tray and bake for 7 to 10...

Carob and nutty fruit bars

Carob and nutty fruit bars
dairy-free; gluten-free; & yeast-free Makes about 12 bars 1 ½ cups (375 ml) toasted slivered almonds 1 cup (250 ml) walnuts, pecan or macadamia nuts, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons (30 ml) ground flaxseeds 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chia seeds (optional) ½ cup (125 ml) mixed seeds, such as sesame, sunflower...

Fruit Kebabs

Fruit Kebabs
dairy-free; gluten-free & yeast-free Fruit kebabs can be served at breakfast, at a finger lunch, a barbeque or a cocktail party. serves 4 1 paw-paw, peeled and diced into large blocks 3 small bananas 12 strawberries, washed, tops removed 12 wooden skewers freshly-squeezed lemon juice Method Squeeze lemon juice over the...