REAC Fitness Chronicles

Chickpea wraps

Chickpea wraps Alternative to wheat flour wraps. 1 cup chickpea flour1 cup water1 tbsp ground linseed1 tsp cumin2 tbsp warm water1 tbsp butter Mix ground linseed and water in a bowl and set aside for 5 minutes.Mix chickpea flour, cumin and water in a bowl. Add linseed...

Teriyaki Tuna Burgers

Tuna Burgers My take on a teriyaki tuna burgers. I just whip this up from scratch so measurements will not be exact. 2 cans tuna in water (can use 1 can just would have to increase flour)1 egg1/4 cup oat, cassava or breadfruit flour2 tbsp teriyaki sauce or soy sauce1...

Cassava Flour Muffins

Cassava Muffins adapted from https://www.cleaneatingkitchen.com/cassava-chocolate-chip-muffins/ 1 1/2 cups cassava flour1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp ground cinnamon3/4 cups slivered almonds ((optional))2 eggs2 ripe bananas (the riper, the better)1/2 cup pumpkin...

Banana Pancakes

I found a recipe on Youtube but after mixing, the mixture was a bit watery so I tweaked the recipe by adding brown rice flour and linseed to bulk up a bit. Otherwise the base recipe was pretty good. Banana Oat Protein Pancakes 1 cup jumbo oats, ground1 egg1 small...

Peanut Butter Pancakes

Peanut Butter Pancakes Gluten Free and Dairy Free Pancakes.  Adapted from Sunny Anderson - Food Network 1 cup oat flour (can use regular flour)1/2 tsp salt1 tbsp baking powder2 tsp cinnamon (optional)1 cup coconut milk1 egg1/2 cup peanut butter1 tsp vanilla essence...

Kidney Bean Burger

One of my go-tos for breakfast. If you feel to be adventurous, you can swap out veggies and use different ones. Kidney Bean Burger adapted from Fix It Fast - Dinner Ready in 25 Minutes Or Less 1 can Kidney Beans (rinsed and drained)1/2 cup uncooked oats1/4 cup chopped...

Chickpea Falafel And Tzatziki (Cucumber) Sauce

Chickpea Falafel And Tzatziki (Cucumber) Sauce Chickpea Falafel (adapted from client Zara Adam)  Ingredients 1 can chickpeas 1 onion chopped ½ cup fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic 1 egg 1 tsp Cumin 1 tsp Coriander 1 tsp Salt 1 dash of pepper 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 tsp...

Tuna And Chickpea Cakes

Tuna and Chickpea Cakes When I did this recipe, I was thinking of boosting the protein content.  Plus I was starving and knew that one can of tuna wouldn’t cut it. Opened my cupboard and chickpeas said “Look muh hay”. And a great discovery too. Chickpeas are dry so I...

Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad Experimenting is what I am good at so here is the recipe. *Disclaimer – I am not a chef, cookist or one of those cooking gurus on Food Network.  I just make breakfast interesting for me. If it doesn’t come out right, just laugh and tweak it to suit...

Tea Time Transformed My Life

Saturday was the wedding of one of my tea time buddies and it was lovely.  Being there made me realise how important she and my other tea time buddy are to me. Celebrating that moment was filled with awesome feelings. You see, we go to break at 10am Monday to Friday....

Experience Life Through Food – FoodGASM!

Yes you read it right. So when was the last time you had one? Oh sorry let me explain what it is and then you would know if you ever experienced one. So I asked my clients and friends what they think a foodgasm is and below are some definitions. It’s the pleasure you...

Time Blackholes

I am busy. I don’t have time. Where did the time go? I am also guilty of saying the same things There are 24 hours in a day so you should have more than enough time to do everything right?  Joke! When I broke it down, you have less than that in day.  Here’s the maths...