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Green Cleansing Smoothie

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Green Cleansing Smoothie

  This cleansing juice is a lovely alternative to your typical green smoothie which can contain itch-promoting ingredients such as spinach and kale (which are rich in itch promoting salicylates and amines). This smoothie is both alkalising and light on the digestive system.  Celery health benefits With claim to its recent fame, celery has many great health benefits. It is an excellent source of antioxidants, and is rich in vitamins and minerals - containing vitamin C, beta carotene, and flavonoids, as well as at least 12 additional nutrients in a single stalk. Inflammation has been linked to eczema and celery contains approximately 25...

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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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Carrot & Pear Cupcakes

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Carrot & Pear Cupcakes

It's nearly Easter so I thought Carrot Cake would be a good recipe to revisit. I adapted this recipe from the carrot cake recipe from The Healthy Skin Diet, which I used to make all the time.  If you are following our books: This recipe is suitable for The Eczema Detox Program or The Eczema Diet, but not the FID Program (during weeks 1-4). You can access the Cashew Nut Frosting recipe here. To make this recipe gluten-free: use gluten free self raising flour instead of spelt... If using gluten-free self-raising flour, omit the baking powder from the recipe. To make an egg substitute: use...

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