Monday, 15 October 2012

Recipes by our ADHD Nutrionist, Kate Leinweber

"Kate Leinweber, B.Sc, RHN, Microbiologist and Registered Holistic Nutritionist has been working in the field of nutrition for over 6 years.  Kate’s background in microbiology and immunology has provided her with the skills to understand the complex interaction of food, nourishment and well-being.  Her expertise helps her to assist clients in achieving their optimal nutritional goals."


In this recipe, a blender is used to “hide” the vegetables. If you like chunky chilli omit the blending step.

1 lb ground beef or lamb (optional)
1 zucchini
2  carrots
1 sweet potato
1 pepper (any colour)
3  cloves garlic
1 onion
1 can tomatoes
1 cup chicken or beef stock (ideally from the freezer section)
1 tbsp basil
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp cumin
1 tbsp oregano
1 can black beans
2 cups corn kernels (fresh or frozen)

Garnish: Cheese and Avocado. (Avocado can be mushed in until it disappears).

«  In a large pot sauté onions and garlic until onions are clear
«  Add ground beef and spices and cook through
«  Roughly chop veggies. In a separate pot steam veggies until tender. Mix veggies with stock and blend with a hand blender. Add to other pot with meat
«  Add canned tomatoes,, black beans and corn
«  Allow to simmer for 10 minutes


1 tbsp butter
1 sweet potato, sliced
3 green onions chopped
1 small head broccoli, chopped
12 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste, herbs to your desire, cheese of choice, grated

«  Use a pan that can go into your oven. Cast iron is great
«  Melt butter in pan on medium heat and add sliced sweet potatoes to cover bottom of pan, add a splash of water and cover
«  Cook until sweet potatoes start to get soft Whisk eggs, add salt & pepper and pour oversweet potatoes
«  Sprinkle in broccoli & green onions. Cook for 5 minutes
«  Sprinkle Cheese on top and transfer to oven set to Broil. Keep an eye on it. It is done when it puffs and slightly browns on top

Baked Fish

1 lb fish (salmon, arctic char, black cod, or rainbow trout)
Juice of one lemon
1 tbsp fish sauce
Pinch of cayenne
1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice
½  tsp sea salt
1 tbsp butter

«  Place fish in buttered baking dish and sprinkle with lemon, cayenne, fish sauce, herbs, and salt
«  Dot with butter
«  Cover with foil and bake at 300 degrees for about 15 minutes

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