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Low Salicylate Carob Brownies

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Low Salicylate Carob Brownies

National brownie day is...well not actually until the 8th of December, so we are a little premature here. But who can wait when this delicious brownie alternative is ready to go.        The standard brownie recipe typically contains chocolate, wheat flour, sugar, butter and eggs, which can be problematic for people with sensitive skin and allergies.         This skin-friendly alternative is sweet, moist and delicious and uses ingredients featured in Karen Fischer's Eczema Detox and Eczema Diet programs.  This tasty recipe comes from one of our lovely support group followers (see credit, below), and we just had to make it ourselves.  The health benefits:...

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Charred Lettuce Autumn Salad with Fish

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Charred Lettuce Autumn Salad with Fish

This tasty paleo-inspired fish dish includes a beautiful Autumn vegetable salad, paired with fresh white fish.  It's nearly Easter, and it's officially Autumn here in Australia, so we thought this colourful dish would be ideal for a special Good Friday meal (or anytime really). We have used ingredients that are featured in The Eczema Detox (check out the beautiful book here), plus sugar snap peas just because they look AMAZING in photos. Note sugar snap peas contain moderate salicylates so omit them if you are sensitive to this natural chemical. If you have read The Eczema Detox or The Eczema Diet by nutritionist Karen Fischer, you already know all about salicylates and how they...

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Carob Mylk Chocolate Bar

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Carob Mylk Chocolate Bar

I'm having a skin-friendly Easter with this new recipe ... It's nearly Easter so today we made a healthy carob chocolate bar that is low in  salicylates (the chemicals that can irritate eczema), caffeine-free, soy-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ... which is not an easy feat as there are no recipes we could follow that totally met our criteria. So we made our own, using three key ingredients ... Attempt number two was a success, and we now know that you CANNOT mix maple syrup with cocoa butter as it curdles! My son Jack has just tested this chocolate bar (and asked for more), so it has passed the 'fussy child'...

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Spiral Vegetable Tart and Creamy Vegan Sauce

Spiral Vegetable Tart and Creamy Vegan Sauce

As you can see, this is a beautiful tart! Although it needs a little extra love and time for assembling, it is actually easy peasy to make and definitely a crowd pleaser as its both beautiful and delicious! You can choose from a variety of vegetables from the Eczema Detox such as potato, sweet potato, cabbage or carrot for this recipe. We tried a few variations (both tarts are pictured below), however our favourite is a combination of purple, white and orange sweet potato. This combination cooked really well and provided a lovely texture and taste. We also tried purple cabbage and carrot which...

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Chickpea & Couscous Sweet Potato Boats

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Chickpea & Couscous Sweet Potato Boats

This tasty recipe is easy to make and packed with delicious skin-loving ingredients from The Eczema Diet and The Eczema Detox. However, you don't need to have eczema as anyone can enjoy them!  Benefits of sweet potato Sweet potatoes (also called kumara) are rich in vitamin C, B vitamins, manganese and beta-carotene which is an important antioxidant that can increase your skin's hydration and resilience against UV sun damage.  Benefits of chickpeas Chickpeas are packed with protein and provide a great source of insoluble fibre which helps to keep your gut healthy. Chickpeas are also a rich source of folate and minerals for...

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