Recipes

5 07, 2018

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

2018-07-05T20:16:37+00:00

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

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea 2018-07-05T20:16:37+00:00
22 06, 2018

Kumquat jam recipe: simple and fantastic

2018-06-26T21:23:15+00:00

Kumquat jam rocks! Are you familiar with kumquats? I certainly wasn't until I discovered a big kumquat tree in my new garden showing off plenty of small, oval shaped bright orange fruits that were very popular with the local birds. Here’s the photo of these beautiful fruits. The kumquat tree originates from China (kumquat means [...]

Kumquat jam recipe: simple and fantastic 2018-06-26T21:23:15+00:00
1 05, 2018

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

2018-06-24T17:35:11+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 2018-06-24T17:35:11+00:00
1 04, 2018

Cake decorations: Joanna’s ‘pieces of art’ cookies

2018-06-20T11:39:30+00:00

Homemade food created with love and attention is very nourishing for the body and soul. Even cakes and cookies! I love making cookies or cakes for special occasions, usually 2-3 times per year. Every time I make them I aim to create a different theme and use different ingredients for decorating, which need to be [...]

Cake decorations: Joanna’s ‘pieces of art’ cookies 2018-06-20T11:39:30+00:00
16 03, 2018

Homemade 24-hour SCD yoghurt recipes with cow milk or coconut milk

2018-05-27T17:22:35+00:00

Did you know you can make delicious and super healthy yoghurt at home and skip the supermarket variety filled with food additives, flavour enhancers or stabilisers? Homemade 24-hour SCD yoghurt recipes are easy to make, perfect for busy mums, elderly or executives working long hours with little time left for cooking. Let me tell you [...]

Homemade 24-hour SCD yoghurt recipes with cow milk or coconut milk 2018-05-27T17:22:35+00:00
20 02, 2018

Fermented foods: Beetroot kvass and vegetable mix recipes

2018-06-20T11:23:25+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 2018-06-20T11:23:25+00:00
17 01, 2018

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

2018-06-20T13:21:49+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 2018-06-20T13:21:49+00:00
28 12, 2017

Healthy homemade snacks for work: recipes and ideas

2018-06-20T11:54:06+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 2018-06-20T11:54:06+00:00
11 12, 2017

GAPS desserts: simple and easy recipes with tips

2018-05-27T15:12:27+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 2018-05-27T15:12:27+00:00
27 11, 2017

Top 4 quick green smoothie recipes

2018-06-20T11:21:25+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 2018-06-20T11:21:25+00:00
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