Stress Less with Tigernuts

Whether you're stuck in a traffic jam or under the pump at work, stress has an affect on our body's health and overall wellbeing. Stress is a natural reaction and in small amounts can even beneficial to your health - think the impulse to run when being chased by a...

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Vegan Matcha Loaf with Lemon Cashew Icing

This mean green loaf created by the talented vegan foodie Diana Kitson (@momentsofdi_) will keep you coming back for more – thank god it's 100% guilt free! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup plantbased milk (I used oat milk) 1 large avocado 2/3 cup apple puree 1 cup tigernut flour (I milled my own using peeled tiger nuts. If...

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The Power of Tigernut Flour

How can you use Tigernut flour and what is so good about it? Ground to a fine power from the sun-dried tubers, Tigernut flour is not just another flour substitute. It's unique nutty, slight sweet taste and thickening properties mean it acts a lot like normal...

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Are Tigernuts the secret to our primal ancestors survival?

When we think Paleo, we often consider a diet that focuses on a high consumption of animal products. Sometimes this can give the ancient diet a bad rap for being so high in saturated fats. This often fuels controversial debates as to whether the paleo diet is actually that good for you. However according to an Oxford University study, our Paleo ancestors did a lot less hunting and a lot more gathering than we are led to believe. In fact, within Eastern Africa, 80% of our ancestors diet consisted of Tigernuts.

 

How did Tigernuts sustain our ancestors through evolution?

Tigernuts provided the caveman with an excellent source of nourishment which explains how they survived over a million years to what we are today. Our ancestor’s very survival is thanks to Tigernuts. It’s not hard to believe these little nutritious gems play such a vital role in our evolution as humans. They contain the same amount of iron as red meat does which is essential for our body’s development, growth and performance.

 

So – modern humans – let’s get on board reintroducing this ancient Paleo superfood!

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Love TFF xx

Tigernuts snack your way to weight loss…

Tigernuts aid weight loss. Say whaaat!!?! Is there really a god? Read all about how snacking on Tigernuts assist your weight loss journey?   Tigernuts are super high in resistant starch (RS) fiber, which has been getting a lot of a lot of buzz for its weight-loss...

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Recipe – Baked Tigernut Granola

If you eat only one thing today, make it this baked tigernut granola. **Warning: may lead to addiction**   Ingredients 1 cup Tigernuts 2 cups mixed nuts - almonds, brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts 1/2 cup dessicated coconut 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup mixed fruit - banana chips, sultanas, dried apricot 2 tbs...

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