Posts by Luxton Clinic

Liver Cleansing Juice

1 medium Beetroot – including greens 1 Carrot 2 cm fresh Ginger 1/2 Apple 1 bunch kale or spinach Use a juicer at home or have your local juice shop make this up for you. Can add ice or store for up to 12 hours in the fridge

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Sarah’s Rice Paper Rolls

Serves 2 100g porterhouse steak (Grass fed, organic) 1/2 packet of 16cm rice paper rounds (2/3 each person) 1 medium carrot 100g snow peas 1 Lebanese cucumber, halved and deseeded 1 bunch coriander, roughly chopped 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook steak, turning once for 2 minutes…

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Almond & Date Spiced Christmas Drink

Serves 2 This is the perfect Egg Nog alternative! 1 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds 4 dates, pitted 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon chia seeds Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

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Georgie’s Christmas Layer Smoothie

In a blender, combine one banana, a big handful of spinach leaves, 3/4 cup almond milk, 1 tbsp protein powder, 1 tbsp chia seeds. Pour contents to fill two big glasses half way.If you have yoghurt on hand (I used coconut), spoon some around the sides of the glass, on top of the green. For…

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Pomegranate Salad

Serves 2 1 pomegranate 1/2 cup cooked millet, cooled 1/2 cup cooked puy lentils, cooled 1/4 cup unsalted pistachio roughly chopped 1/2 cup roughly chopped parsley 1/4 cup greek yoghurt 1 clove garlic minced 1/2 cup chopped mint 1/2 lemon, juice Olive Oil Murray river pink salt Pepper  Combine pomegranate seeds, millet, lentils, pistachio and…

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Kale Dip

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 small leek, white part only, sliced into rounds 3 cups thinly sliced kale leaves Pinch coarse salt 1 cup raw cashews (soaked overnight) 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder Pinch red chilli flakes 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice.  Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add leek and kaleand season…

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Christmas Chocolate Truffles

Makes 24 Balls 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup raw walnuts 10 pitted dates 2 tbsp melted coconut oil 1/2 cup raw cacao powder (or dark cocoa powder) 1/2 cup amaranth or rice puffs Desiccated Coconut, and cacao powder to decorate In a food processor/blender, crush the almonds and walnuts into a fine meal. Add…

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Cheesy Veggie Scrambled Eggs for Kids

Cheesy Veggie Scrambled Eggs for Kids By Viv Klaver, Nutritionist & Children’s Health Specialist Eggs are a wonderful little protein powerhouse, and contain other nutrients which are great for brain development, concentration and more. Adding in grated veggies even for young children gets the used to this type of ‘omelette’ from the beginning, and gets…

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Kids Eczema: A Nutritionist’s top tips

Kids Eczema: A Nutritionist’s top tips With Viv Klaver, Luxton Clinic Nutritionist What is Eczema and why do kids get it? Eczema is a red, itchy, irritating skin condition that many children present with. Although it may not seem that obvious, underlying food intolerances are very likely to play a part and are exacerbating if…

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