Category: Recipes

Green Dreams Recipes

April 20th, 2022 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog posts Why to Go Green and How to Go Green you might be keen to get started on upping your intake of green foods. Here are some ideas to get you going. Feel free to experiment with other green foods. Green Smoothie Breakfast Bowl Recipe 50g baby spinach 1 avocado, peeled, stoned and cut into pieces 1 ripe pear, ...

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Bring Back the Ancients

February 21st, 2022 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Since the 1940s there has been a massive global production boost in three grain crops; wheat, maize, and rice. This has been at the expense of other ancient grains. This may be set to change. One of the leading strategies for sustainable agriculture is to unlock the potential of underutilized crops with a focus on ancient cereals and ...

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Bitter Sweet

February 14th, 2022 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog posts on Food Swaps for the Planet and Bring Back the Ancients you may be interested to know that cutting back on sweets, pastries, fried foods and processed meat can also have a major impact on your own health as well as that of the planet. A review examining the environmental impact of food consumption found that ...

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Christmas Treats to Share

December 13th, 2021 | Posted in Recipes

Here are some recipes for tasty treats to have in stock this Christmas. They can all be made in advance. The Lebkucken Cookies contain a delicious mix of spices that will make your house smell divine. They last weeks if kept in an airtight container. The Orange Hazelnut Squares also last well in the fridge or can be kept in the freezer for an even ...

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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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