TIGERNUT WASTE WATCHERS

It’s no secret that Tigernuts are a great weight loss snack thanks to their high content of resistant starch. In true Terra Firma form, we're taking the things to the next level by watching the waste created from packaging your precious cargo of Tigernuts.   Aussies generate over 40 million tonnes of waste...

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Pumpkin & Kale salad with Tigernuts

Time for a summer super salad. The sweet and nutty taste of Tigernuts makes the tiny tubers a perfect crunchy topping for a salad. In this recipe, Tigernuts garnish a salad made from pumpkin, kale and bacon, meaning each bite has a range of sweet,...

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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

The importance of prebiotics by the FODMAP friendly vegan

Tigernuts are a prebiotic. They are also FODMAP friendly. However anyone with tummy trouble knows that prebiotics and FODMAP don't usually go hand in hand. Confused? You better check out this great post from our friend the FODMAP Friendly Vegan.   Not to be confused with “PRObiotics”,...

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