Coconut and Turmeric Popcorn Chicken
My son is not a fan of meat- AT ALL. It doesn’t bother me too much as he has lots of stock (bone broth) on a daily basis. He also has a broad spectrum of healthy fats over the day. Animal protein is important and if he ate eggs then I would relax, but he doesn’t. If I am not careful he would just eat carbs all day (like most kids) but then I would pay the price with his behaviour (moaning, anger, weepy and destructive!).
My quest for lunchbox foods also continues- this one really fits the bill too as they are bite size and nice hot or cold. They will be perfect party food, picnic foods and travel snacks. The fact that they are easy to make is also a huge bonus! read more
Posted in Coconut, Gluten Free, i love making things, kids nutrition, Meals and snacks, Recipes, recipes your kids will love, Uncategorized
Tagged chicken, Coconut, egg free, gluten free, grain free, healthy, kids food, lunch box, paleo, party food, primal, recipe, simple, sugar free, travel snack
When I was 20 I went to the U.S.A to be a camp counsellor in New Haven, Connecticut. I absolutely loved it. I was there for almost 3 months, 8 weeks at camp and then almost 4 weeks traveling as south as South Carolina (I absolutely loved Charleston) and as north as Toronto. I was introduced to many new culinary species on that trip (man the American’s have rubbish cheese and chocolate- well they did in those days my blogger friends insist things have changed!) but the thing that stuck for me was waffles with maple syrup and bacon. Stuck-like-glue, I just love the salty sweet combination. read more
Posted in Chocolate, Coconut, Gluten Free, i love making things, Meals and snacks, Recipes, recipes your kids will love, Uncategorized
Tagged almond flour, blender, breakfast, Chocolate, coconut flour, easy, eggs, gelatin, gluten free, grain free, healthy, healthy fats, kefir, paleo, raw cacao, simple, vanilla, waffles
Egg Muffins; Eggs on the go
I love 2 fried eggs cooked in ghee and sprinkled with ghee for breakfast. I serve it with some sauerkraut or kimchee for a yummy balanced breakfast. Recently I have wanted more and fancied trying egg muffins or crustless quiche as they are also known. I love these recipes for eggs on the go. They can be made and then frozen or are egg-cellent in lunch boxes (sorry I couldn’t resist!)
The Earthy Mama; Pepper Quiche Cups
Don’t Mess With Mama; Crustless Artichoke and Cheese Quiche read more
Posted in Gluten Free, Holistic health, i love making things, kids nutrition, Meals and snacks, Recipes, recipes your kids will love
Tagged breakfast, east, easy, eggs, fats, gluten free, grain free, healthy, kids food, lunch box, muffins, natural, real food, recipes, simple
I love Pinterest. Most of you must do too because I should imagine you are one of the thousands that has visited me from one of my pins! If not here is Loula Natural on Pinterest. Thanks to over 5000 of you who have already followed me.
Personally I use Pinterest to find great recipes and articles to pin and easily find later. Constantly inspired by what people around the world are doing in their lives and homes. There are also great ideas for home interiors, kids DIY activities and gardening tips. read more
Posted in Education, Holistic health, Nutrition, Recipes, Resources
Tagged beauty, chemical free, diy, fermented, gardening, gluten free, Health, home, ideas, inspiration, kids, natural, natural health, party, pinterest, real food, recipes
You may have noticed that I have not written a thing since before Christmas. It is now the last week of January and I finally feel like I have something to say!
I was very tired at the end of last year. I have a strange combination of doing everything at once and then sticking my head in the sand and hiding for a while (some of you may recognise this in yourselves). As a cancerian I retreat back into my shell for rejuvenation sometimes. Always trying to please and help others before myself has exhausted me through the years- combine this with trying to be the best mum I can be and it all just gets too much! I have always been hard on myself about this- but my new years resolution this year is not to be a new me- but to nurture, appreciate, love and try to understand the real me. read more
Posted in Affirmation of the week, Happiness, Holistic health, Parenting Experience
Tagged achieve, exceptional, healing, January, natural, new year, real me, release fear, resolution, spiritual development