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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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Eczema-Friendly Sushi Balls

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Eczema-Friendly Sushi Balls

These tasty little rice balls are a great alternative for when you’re feeling like sushi but need an easier, salicylate friendly version. Sushi balls are a great option for kids following the eczema diet (or the new Eczema Detox) as they can be a bit of fun. Kids can choose their own toppings, arrange them how they like on a plate and dunk them in our tasty sauce. For the rice, you will need... 2 cups sushi rice rice – this will make a lot of rice so halve the recipe if you want a smaller batch (note it must be sushi...

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

We have had lots of emails recently requesting savory recipes so Katie whipped up this Sweet Potato Gnocchi with a delicious caramelized leek sauce and cashew nut cream. We are always excited to have a new recipe which uses eczema-friendly ingredients from The Eczema Diet. After 15 years designing these recipes it is wonderful to have Katie, who works with me at the Eczema Life Clinic, help with the new creations. My daughter and son are still our recipe taste testers, as we can count on them to give their honest opinions! This one got a big thumbs up.  Note you don't have to have eczema,...

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Healthy Dairy-Free Protein Balls

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Healthy Dairy-Free Protein Balls

Learn how to make tasty, skin-friendly protein balls from scratch. A couple of weeks ago my daughter asked for protein balls for her lunchbox. So we bought a trendy cacao packet mix that looked really healthy (low sugar and no dried fruits, as dried fruit often contains hidden sulphites which can trigger eczema). It was not exactly eczema friendly as it contained cacao and dairy which can trigger eczema in some people. But I was having a lazy week and I wanted to try something new that was not one of my recipes (and sometimes I just like to have a day off).  So with excitement we made...

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Vegan Anzac Biscuits

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Vegan Anzac Biscuits

This recipe is a delicious dairy-free version of an Australian classic, from The Eczema Diet book. The recipe is vegan-friendly and contains less sugar and more wholemeal goodness than the conventional recipe. I'm not a big consumer of sweet foods but I love having an Anzac Biscuit with a cup of carob tea. My mother makes these every time we visit her in Queensland. She is now 80 and she even uses spelt flour, which she keeps in the cupboard for when we visit.   The biscuits can be eaten at any time of the year, not just on Anzac day (on April...

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