Vegetable oils are extracted from various plants ranging from seeds or legumes to fruit flesh. With new processing technology improving yield, and increased number of industrial and commercial uses, their global production has increased significantly from 90.5MMT in 2000/2001 to 195.09MMT in 2017/2018 (US Department of Agriculture; USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, 2018a). Their unique chemical and physical properties attribute varied nutritive qualities and lead to … Continue reading Coconut Oil: An Overview
Ingredients: 2 cup bread flour 1 cup black quinoa flour 1 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. active dry yeast 1 3/4 cup warm water Method: In large bowl, mix all dry ingredients together. Add the warm water and mix until shaggy dough forms (adjust water or flour if too wet or dry). Cover bowl in plastic wrap and allow to rise overnight (I left it … Continue reading No-knead overnight quinoa loaf
With Valentine’s day around the corner, and a waistline to maintain (New Years resolutions, hey?), what better way to indulge then having this healthy treat? Continue reading “Bacio Power Balls”
Hibiscus tea has been used as a natural health product for a number of years. The hibiscus sabdariffa flower contains phenolic compounds such as organic acids, flavonoids and anthocyanins that can be attributed to its cardioprotective , antioxidant, hypolipidemic and hypocholesterolemic properties in some studies. Continue reading “Ginger Hibiscus Lemonade Sorbet”
After the Golden Latte trend, I bring you the Golden Chia Pudding. A perfect option for a nutritious breakfast without compromising flavour! Continue reading “Golden Chia Pudding with Spiced Apples”
After buying about 10kg of bananas at the Queen Victoria market for 5$, I decided to get creative and find out just how versatile the fruit could be.