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High Fiber ‘Jam’ (& Thumbprint Cookies!)

High Fiber Thumbprint Cookies

Whether your digestion is on the sluggish side thanks to painkillers or chemo drugs or whether you’re pregnant and your digestion has become a shadow of its former self, this jam is here to the rescue.

High Fiber Jam

High Fiber Jam

Lovingly referred to as poo jam in my family, this is always on the menu for my cancer thriving clients (and was a staple in my house throughout my pregnancy). Sometimes I even make it for fun, just because it tastes so good (it reminds me of fig newtons).


Fermented Coconut Yoghurt with Fresh Peach Chia Jam

Fermented Coconut Yoghurt with Raw Peach Chia Jam

I lost my marbles when I made this yoghurt for the first time. I can’t tell you how many people I have cooked for who say that they know they should be avoiding dairy but they can’t seem to kick the yoghurt, is that ok?

Coconut Yoghurt with Raw Peach Chia Jam

There are living probiotics in dairy yoghurt, so that’s a good thing, but it is still dairy which is inflammatory (excessive inflammation promotes cancer growth, so we try to keep inflammatory foods to a minimum). I usually recommend chia pudding and if they look at me like I’m nuts and get a rebellious bacon and chocolate croissant for breakfast look in their eye, I say maybe a bit of goat yoghurt a couple of days a week to wean yourself off of it would be ok.