Category: Recipes

Sugar – What’s the Alternative?

July 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Many diseases, including dental caries, chronic inflammatory diseases, diabetes, and obesity, are associated with sugar consumption. If you’ve read the blog posts Sugar Leads to More Sugar and Sugar and Fat Synthesis you may be wondering what you can do when you want something that hits the sweet spot. Artificial sweeteners were previously ...

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Diet, the Immune System and Covid-19

March 12th, 2021 | Posted in Info | Recipes

It’s well known that a poor diet can lead to compromised immunity resulting in susceptibility to viral and bacterial infections. An imbalanced diet, poor socio-economic status, health complications, lack of physical activity and environmental pollution may all compromise the immune system. If you’ve read the blog posts on Nutrients for the ...

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Recipes for a Calm Christmas

December 16th, 2020 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog posts 7 Easy Self Care Rituals and Calming Foods for a Healthy December you may be inspired to use food to improve how you feel. Below are some easy, delicious, health giving recipes to inspire you to eat well and feel well over the next few weeks. Almond Rice Wraps Gluten free, dairy free, vegan The filling can be ...

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Bone Building Quinoa Salad with Tahini Dressing

September 28th, 2020 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blogposts on Osteoporosis, Nutrients to Support Bone Health and Plant Based Diets and Bone Health you may be keen to start protecting your bones.   Here’s a recipe for a salad that’s packed with bone supporting nutrients: Bone Building Quinoa Salad with Tahini Dressing 1 cup of quinoa 100g edamame beans 1 head of ...

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Buckwheat and Poppy Seed Sourdough Bread

August 26th, 2020 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blogpost on The Power of Fermentation you’ll be aware of the many health benefits of eating fermented foods, and if the blogpost on B12, Fermentation and Bread got you craving toast here is a recipe for sourdough bread that is gluten free. To simplify matters although it’s a sourdough bread a sourdough starter is not ...

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Vegetable Recipes

July 24th, 2020 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog posts We Need to Talk about Vegetables and How to Fall in Love with Vegetables you’ll be raring to get going. Here are some delicious recipes to help you enjoy vegetables every day of the week. Buckwheat, Hazelnut, Roasted Courgette and Red Pepper Salad Gluten free, dairy free, vegan Serves 4 4 courgettes, sliced 2 ...

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Spring Cleaning the Natural Way

April 24th, 2020 | Posted in Info | Recipes

With a lot of us spending most of our days at home making our living space clean and tidy may be more appealing than ever, and is a sure fire way to lift the spirits and give a sense of satisfaction. Why you may not want to use traditional cleaning products Many traditional cleaning products are bad for the environment and bad for us. They will ...

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Sprouting Goodness

April 10th, 2020 | Posted in Info | Recipes

If ever there was a time to learn the joys of sprouting now is it; it’s spring – a time of growth; we need to look after our health more than ever; many of us need to tighten our belts financially; and we may have more time at home to start new habits. All seeds, pulses and grains can be sprouted but some work better than others. Once you get ...

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Be Prepared!

December 6th, 2019 | Posted in Recipes

Christmas is a time of celebration, togetherness, cosiness and fun. A time away from the usual routines and rules of everyday life. However, if you are the one hosting and cooking it may be a high stress time of non-stop providing for others. To counter this ask everyone to bring a dish to contribute to the festivities. Then prepare some foods in ...

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Autumn Recipes

October 28th, 2019 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog post on The Benefits of Seasonal Eating and seen our Seasonal Eating Calendar you’ll be excited about eating locally grown, seasonal foods. Autumn is a wonderful time of year for fruit and vegetables. You’ll find apples, pears, celeriac, carrots, swede, turnips, kale, chard and many varieties of squash in abundance at ...

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