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Mistake # 4/5 – the 5 biggest mistakes people make with their gut health

Not keeping the problematic foods out of their diet properly.   Let me explain;   If you have a food intolerance, and a1 dairy is one of the foods that has been tested as being  problematic. It is essential that you remove every last skerrick of dairy from your diet, unless it specifically says it…
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mistake # 3/5 – the 5 biggest mistakes people make with their gut health

Implementing a FODMAP Diet   FODMAP diets are way too restrictive and do not remove the foods that are truly problematic. Many years ago I saw the creator of the diet speak at a conference and was a bit underwhelmed with the stats that were spoken about. Up to sixty percent of people that implement…
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mistake # 2/5 the 5 biggest mistakes people make with their gut health

Mistake # 2 Removing gluten. Most people that have gut issues mistakenly believe that gluten is the key to their gut problems, so they remove it, and in the process usually just buy gluten free foods which are full of rice, corn and other fillers that are not very nutritious, and they get a bit…
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Lamb shoulder with barley

This recipe is an absolute favourite in our house, if you have fresh tomatoes, use those instead of tinned ones, I could only get passata so used that instead this time, it still tasted fine, Serves 2 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1kg lamb shoulder with the bone in sea salt and cracked black pepper…
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Mistake # 1/5 – The 5 biggest mistakes people make trying to fix their gut health

Mistake # 1; Removing lactose, sure lots of people, in fact most people are lactose intolerant, its more than likely lactose is a problem, but not the whole problem. So, I hear you ask what is my problem? When patients come and see me, we sit down and we talk about their gut health, what…
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Jumbuck Stew

Fresh foods that are in season are really good for your gut health, and good gut health equals a good immune system. Pumpkin is a big feature of this delicious stew, I have been making this simple and tasty stew for about thirty years now, and have only had to make a couple of changes…
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crunchy brown rice salad

This salad is delicious, it has come from Jane Grover’s Naked Food – the way food was meant to be. serves 6 ingredients 2 cups of brown rice 6 green shallots finely chopped 1 red capsicum finely diced 1/3 cup currants 60 grams of unsalted cashews finely chopped 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds 1/2 cup…
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chick pea fritters

Ingredients 2 x 440g cans of chickpeas drained and rinsed 4 x carrots grated 1 x bunch coriander chopped 200 grams of goat’s fetta crumbled 4 eggs ½ cup wholemeal spelt flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder Sea salt and cracked black pepper to season Vegetable oil for shallow frying 1 cup of goat or…
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chicken goats cheese and pear salad

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 kg of chicken thighs 6 sprigs of thyme 6 black peppercorns 2 cloves garlic Zest of a lemon 3 cups of chicken stock Salad ¼ red onion finely diced Juice of half a lemon 1 tsp thyme leaves 2 teaspoons of sugar ¼ cup of olive oil 80 g baby rocket…
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prawn salad with apple, orange and fennel

Serves 2 Ingredients 16 medium green prawns peeled 1 lemon zested ¼ teaspoon diced red chilli 2 tabs olive oil Vinaigrette 1 tabs Dijon mustard 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tabs honey 1 tabs red wine vinegar 2 tabs lemon juice ½ lemon zested Salad ½ bunch celery finely sliced 2 small fennel bulbs finely…
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