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Eye wateringly good horseradish

April 3, 2013 by Ange  

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 [...]

Feeling fruity?

November 7, 2011 by Ange  

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 [...]

The one pot, 10 minute healthy, nutritious supper

October 18, 2011 by Ange  

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 [...]

How to Choose Olive Oil

August 9, 2011 by Ange  

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

Shop til you drop for fabulous foods

June 7, 2011 by Ange  

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 [...]

Tasty Greens

January 16, 2011 by Ange  

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 [...]

Quickest, Easiest, Healthiest meal of the week

April 19, 2010 by Ange  

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 [...]

Salmon Stir Fry

April 13, 2010 by Ange  

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 [...]

Healthy Christmas food

December 9, 2009 by Eco  

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 [...]

Carrot and banana gluten-free muffins

November 15, 2009 by Ange  

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, [...]

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