Metabolic Eating Plan Recipes

CHIA CHOCOLATE PUDDING (MEP 3*)

Serves approximately: 2-4 estimated MAKING time: 10
*can be adapted to MEP 2 - please check with your Practitioner to see if it is suitable for you

INGREDIENTS

  • 400ml organic coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder.
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (MEP Stage 3)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds.
  • Your favourite berries, to serve (cacao nibs are great too - crunchy goodness)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a bowl mix all ingredients together until well combined.
  2. Divide mixture evenly between 2-4 cups/mugs/ramekins.
  3. Store cups in fridge for at least 4 hours to allow the mixture to set.
  4. Once they are set, enjoy them with a handful of berries or a sprinkle of cacao nibs.

WARM WINTER STEW (MEP 1) serves approximately: 4-6 estimated cooking time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 500-600g diced meat (organic beef or lamb - I used beef)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 brown onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped/minced
  • 1 carrot, cut into small pieces
  • 3 tbsp organic Worcestershire sauce (I used the brand; Melrose - I’ve found that you can buy it at health food stores and Supabarn)
  • 2 swedes/turnips, diced
  • 1/3 cauliflower, diced
  • 500ml organic beef stock (you could also use organic beef bone broth)
  • 1 pinch of Himalayan salt, to taste
  • Handful of parsley, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat slow-cooker on high.
  2. Melt butter in a frying pan over medium to high heat.
  3. Cook the diced meat in frying pan until brown (do not cook through).
  4. In the slow-cooker, add all ingredients and combine.
  5. Allow the ingredients to stew for 1-3 hours or until vegetables are soft and meat is tender.
  6. Serve by itself or you may like to serve with gluten free bread and butter (great for soaking up the yummy juices) or mashed potato.