Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wilder + Hunt, ‘Curators of Real Food’

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I just thought you might like to know about this restaurant that has recently opened in Auckland New Zealand.

The article is an interesting read about the trend of clean eating in New Zealand.  http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11110934

Paleo Providore, the online shop I have just opened, follows the same eating principals but also caters for other people who follow other diets such as vegan or low FODMAP.

My website can be found at http://www.paleoprovidore.com.  Come over and visit us there and like us on our Facebook !  There are more awesome products being added each week so keep checking back, or drop us a line if there is any specific you would like us to source for you!!!

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Aunty Sandra’s Pasta made a little more healthy for the kids!

IMG_2966OMG, I’m exhausted.  I have just made spelt rolls testing out the Callington Mill flour now available from my new website www.paleoprovidore.com (they are lovely), made my new version of what the kids know as “Aunty Sandra’s Pasta” by special request for miss 6 and lamb shanks in the oven for us!  Now to make something for the lunchboxes for the morning…I think I’ll make my chocolate cake!

I thought I would quickly share the pasta recipe because it is so quick and easy and ALL kids seem to like it from 5 year olds through to teenagers.  I will give you the original recipe plus my “healthified” one!

Aunty Sandra’s Pasta Original Recipe

250g spiral/macaroni/tube pasta of choice

1 tin condensed tomato soup (I think it was a 400/420g tin)

6 bacon rashers

1/2-1 onion

1 garlic clove

1 tbsp. oil of choice

Method

Cook pasta and remove from saucepan to drain.

Put saucepan back on the stove.

Add oil.

When hot, fry off onion, garlic and bacon.

When soft, add tomato soup and pasta.

Heat through, and serve with cheese if desired.

I sometimes would put in a casserole dish and grate cheese on top – pop in the oven to brown!

My “healthified” version

250g gluten free pasta – macaroni or spirals

200g Organic Passata

6 rashers organic bacon

2-3 spring onions

1 clove garlic

1 tablespoon organic maple syrup

1 good pinch salt

1 tbsp. oil of choice

Method

Put pasta on to cook.

In another saucepan fry off spring onions, garlic and bacon, then add passata.

Let it simmer while the pasta is cooking.

When pasta is done, drain.

Put back into the saucepan and add the tomato mixture.

Serve with or without cheese.

Miss 6 hasn’t even realised I’ve changed the recipe and requested it for dinner again tonight!!!  Miss 12 and Mr 19 may be a different story though!

ABC program Catalyst, “Toxic Sugar”

For those of you like me who didn’t realise this was on TV tonight, here is the link.

I’ve only watched a few minutes of it so far, but it was so good I needed to share it with you too x

ABC Catalyst Program on “Toxic Sugar”

I’ve recently opened an online health food shop called Paleo Providore.

Ipaleo providore copyf you are looking for foods low in fructose or sugar free we have a “shop by diet” section which has foods that are Low FODMAP (low fructose) and sugar free.

Find us at http://www.paleoprovidore.com