Recipes

17 01, 2018

Coriander (cilantro): uses and benefits for heavy metal detox plus recipes

2018-01-17T19:02:43+00:00

Coriander is an aromatic herb that has been used as a flavouring agent and medicinal plant since ancient times in Ayurveda, Chinese medicine and Western herbalism mainly to treat digestive complains. It was also prescribed with great success as an aphrodisiac for both men and women. Today, coriander preparations are used by herbalists for digestive [...]

Coriander (cilantro): uses and benefits for heavy metal detox plus recipes 2018-01-17T19:02:43+00:00
28 12, 2017

Healthy homemade snacks for work: recipes and ideas

2018-01-02T11:15:21+00:00

Snacks for work need to be simple and easy to prepare. They also should be nutritious, high in protein and good fats for sustained energy and lower in carbohydrates to curb the sweet and coffee cravings during the working day. Here are my top suggestions (all recipes are also gluten free) for you to try [...]

Healthy homemade snacks for work: recipes and ideas 2018-01-02T11:15:21+00:00
21 12, 2017

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea

2017-12-21T21:01:30+00:00

Most of us need some digestive first aid after overindulging during the Christmas period, festive season or just eating too much any day. Here are my best tried and tested home remedies to relieve most digestive upsets. It may be a good idea to print and keep them handy in the kitchen! Bloating and gas [...]

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea 2017-12-21T21:01:30+00:00
11 12, 2017

GAPS desserts: simple and easy recipes with tips

2017-12-11T16:02:05+00:00

As a dedicated GAPS practitioner I’m constantly searching for and experimenting with easy to make but nutritious GAPS recipes to suggest to my clients, usually busy mums. I find that making GAPS desserts could often be the trickiest part of meal preparation for many of them but it needn’t be this way at all! In this post [...]

GAPS desserts: simple and easy recipes with tips 2017-12-11T16:02:05+00:00
27 11, 2017

Top 4 quick green smoothie recipes

2017-12-11T18:26:35+00:00

Green smoothies include a variety of fresh or frozen produce, including green leafy vegetables. They are a great and easy way to increase the amount of raw fruits and vegetables in your diet. Consuming just one smoothie each day provides an enjoyable and easy alternative to a plate of vegetables or a bowl of fruit. [...]

Top 4 quick green smoothie recipes 2017-12-11T18:26:35+00:00
5 10, 2017

Simple spaghetti squash recipe

2017-12-11T18:30:46+00:00

Have you ever tried making meals with spaghetti squash? I just did and was very pleased with the result:) Spaghetti squash is called a vegetable alternative to pasta because after cooking or baking it looks like thin, golden pasta. It’s really filling and using just one squash goes a long way, the one I got [...]

Simple spaghetti squash recipe 2017-12-11T18:30:46+00:00
11 09, 2017

How to drink enough water daily and improve your health: Electrolytes

2017-12-22T18:38:06+00:00

Being well hydrated is also about the foods you eat. Eating fresh, whole, raw, organic fruits and vegetables will help to keep your body hydrated and supply good levels of electrolytes. A high water content fruit or vegetable will provide your body with water in a pure and easily absorbed form. Main electrolytes present in [...]

How to drink enough water daily and improve your health: Electrolytes 2017-12-22T18:38:06+00:00
4 08, 2017

12 avocado recipes: avocados for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert!

2017-12-22T18:40:44+00:00

Avocados certainly are one of the world's most perfect foods: compact, easy to get and keep, can be included in lunch boxes without spoiling and be cut just before eating.  They are a truly fantastic 21st century food for busy people from all walks of life plus avocado recipes are quick and easy to make [...]

12 avocado recipes: avocados for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! 2017-12-22T18:40:44+00:00
5 07, 2017

Kumquat jam recipe – simple and fantastic

2017-12-22T18:44:58+00:00

Kumquat jam rocks! Are you familiar with kumquats? I certainly wasn't until a few weeks ago when I came across this gorgeous tree in the neighbourhood showing off plenty of small oval shaped bright orange fruits that were very popular with the local birds. Here’s the photo of this beautiful tree. The kumquat tree originates [...]

Kumquat jam recipe – simple and fantastic 2017-12-22T18:44:58+00:00
16 05, 2017

Fermented foods: Beetroot kvass and vegetable mix recipes

2017-12-18T11:21:06+00:00

Fermented foods provide large amounts of various probiotics in the best possible form that is easy for the body to utilise and absorb. These probiotics can travel all way down to the colon where most fermentation by the good bacteria takes place. Fermentation predigests the food, making it easier for our digestive system to handle, [...]

Fermented foods: Beetroot kvass and vegetable mix recipes 2017-12-18T11:21:06+00:00
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