Feed Yourself Smarter Tip: Grated frozen Horseradish
Horseradish is part of the brassica group of vegetables, which include broccoli, cabbage, watercress and cauliflower. They all contain allyl Isothiocynate, so what I hear you say? Well, researchers are discovering that this little phytonutrient is a potent inducer of glutathione, one of , if not the most potent [...]
I’ve started adding fruit to cooked vegetable dishes and I have to say they taste rather lovely! During the summer I was adding lots of fruit into my salads, be they goji berries, strawberries or pears. As the nights draw in, I’m carrying that over into my cooked vegetable dishes. So next time you’re stir-frying [...]
This literally takes 10 minutes from start to finish, in fact, it’s taken longer to photograph, write up and post. It’s delicious, a slow release of energy and packed full of fibre & nutrients. It can be recreated with any mixture of vegetables and beans:
Heat olive oil in a pan, add some cumin seeds, saute [...]
Lovely piece from Dr Weil with tips on how to choose a good olive oil. I especially like the insight on taste, smell and colour, although appreciate you can’t always smell it!
How to Choose Olive Oil – Dr. Weil’s Daily Tip
Take a look at the new shop from Fabulous Nutrition where you can pick up some fabulous ingredients as recommended in our recipes and meal ideas. Organic coconut oil, delicious oils, lecithin granules and pumpkin seed butter are all available. We’ll be adding more soon, including healthy protein powders and some delicious gluten free breads [...]
Everyone knows they ought to eat more greens, so here is an easy, tasty and delicious way to cook kale or any other dark green leafy green. Accordingly to Abel & Cole, cooking curly kale this way is the secret seaweed in Chinese Restaurants!
Wash the curly kale, chop off the thick stalks and chop or [...]
Mackerel & Avocado pate: It really doesn’t get any quicker or easier: (enough for one, but make more and keep in the fridge)
• fillet of smoked or grilled mackerel
• half an avocado
• dash of good olive oil
•tablespoon of fresh grated horseradish root (you can use horseradish sauce, or if none available, just double the miso [...]
For one generous serving:
• Soak tablespoon of seaweed (Hijike or Arame) in water for 10 minutes.
• Slice salmon (wild, sustainable please!) fillet into strips and sauté gently in juice of one lemon for a couple of minutes
• Chop vegetables into small sticks: 1 small carrot, ½ courgette, 3 small broccoli florets & stalk, ½ onion, 1 leek, 1 [...]
Falling asleep in front of the telly, feeling bloated and generally over-indulged after Christmas dinner is never a good look (or feel for that matter). Equally, it’s no fun to have to say no to everything that’s on offer. Here is something I’ve just written for the latest Jiva newsletter, it will give you some [...]
This is a delicious recipe for gluten free muffins. There are no added or refined sugars, the sweetness is all natural, from the dates and banana. Made with almond flour, they are naturally gluten free, but without any of the dryness that you can sometimes find with gluten free foods. They contain some good protein, [...]