Recipes

Baked Lamb Chops with Roasted Vegetables

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Baked Lamb Chops with Roasted Vegetables

This hearty meal is a one-dish wonder, allowing all the flavours to marinate together and create a taste sensation. This Paleo-friendly dish uses ingredients from The Eczema Detox and takes advantage of the many different coloured vegetables on offer. Purple carrots and purple sweet potatoes vary in their phytonutrient profile in comparison to the orange variety. Both are fantastic, but changing up the colours in your vegetables can help keep things interesting, as well as providing different nutrients. The health benefits: Purple sweet potato (Hawaiian sweet potato) has shown to have more than three times the amount of antioxidants than blueberries, one of these...

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Cabbage Steaks with Vegan Beetroot Cream

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Cabbage Steaks with Vegan Beetroot Cream

These cabbage steaks are quite a lovely surprise for the taste buds. When roasted, cabbage becomes soft, with crunchy edges and a delicious flavour. The 'steaks' pair perfectly with crispy chickpeas, caramelised leeks and a silky beetroot cream.  This recipe uses low food chemical ingredients from the Eczema Detox, which centre on foods fantastic for skin health and liver detoxification.   The health benefits: Beetroot is an important vegetable for eczema sufferers as it has strong alkalising properties which boost liver detoxification of chemicals. Beetroot is abundant in antioxidants, folate, iron and choline (which helps to prevent fatty liver).   Cabbage Is an excellent source of...

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Gluten Free Bread (with eczema friendly ingredients)

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Gluten Free Bread (with eczema friendly ingredients)

Who doesn't love dunking their bread into steaming hot soup or topping their toast with a tasty spread? If you are following the Eczema detox plan and also avoiding gluten, GF bread options can be a little limited as many supermarket loaves of bread can contain itch promoting ingredients.  Dairy, eggs and nuts are 3 of the most common allergy foods seen in eczema sufferers. Unfortunately, dairy and eggs are often found in store-bought, gluten-free bread. Yeast and yeast extracts are also a common ingredient as this helps the dough to rise. However yeast extracts contain high amounts of amines which...

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Green Goddess Quinoa Salad with Ocean Trout

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Green Goddess Quinoa Salad with Ocean Trout

This detoxifying, alkalising salad is a true delight and perfect to serve as a  summertime lunch or dinner. Green vegetables provide fantastic health benefits, however for those with eczema and other inflammatory skin conditions, certain green vegetables such as kale and broccoli can promote skin itching if you are sensitive to food chemicals such as salicylates, amines and MSG.  This recipe uses Eczema detox greens which are considered 'gentle' low salicylate foods that are rich in nutrients that provide many different health benefits to support healthy skin.  The health benefits: Spring onions (also known as shallots and scallions in some countries) are a part of the onion family...

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Cashew Butter

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Cashew Butter

While almond butter was crazy popular last year {along with almond meal, almond milk and almond lattes}, I think the humble cashew nut is far more tasty, creamy and versatile.  While almonds are a healthy nut that is good for the general population, they are unfortunately very rich in salicylates and amines making them largely unsuitable for people with chemical intolerances and eczema. And if you are prone to oily skin and breakouts, almonds can give you crazy teen-like acne.  This is why raw cashews are the nut-of-choice in the Eczema Detox, which is a book that features on our Eczema Life website. Note I said...

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