Category: Recipes

Vegan cream of broccoli soup

This is a light, easy to make, vegan cream of broccoli soup. The creaminess comes from the soaked cashews, alternatively use a few tablespoons of tahini or cashew butter if you have no cashews or you are pressed for time. Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small heads of broccoli 2-3 large potatoes 1 teaspoon of […]

Fermented Cabbage

Sauerkraut Here’s a simple recipe for fermented cabbage, also known as sauerkraut. Daily eating a small amount of fermented foods will help to increase and support the good bacteria in your gut. Fermented raw vegetables are rich in active probiotics, nutrients and digestive enzymes. “Lactobacilli produce lactic acid and are used for many different things, […]

Turmeric Golden Milk

How to Make Turmeric Golden Milk Turmeric golden milk is a traditional Indian remedy commonly used to boost the immune system and reduce pain in muscles and joints. Turmeric is much appreciated for its anti-inflammatory properties, as well as being anti-viral and antiseptic. Turmeric has a strong affinity with the respiratory system and is a popular […]

Turmeric Butter

How to Make Turmeric Butter Turmeric butter is an easy and delicious way to include this anti-inflammatory food in your diet. Use on sandwiches, serve on grains, or mix a teaspoon of turmeric butter with warm milk for a tasty beverage. Ingredients: ¼ cup virgin cold-pressed coconut oil, softened but not melted ¼ cup extra […]

Turmeric Golden Paste

How to Make Turmeric Golden Paste Make your turmeric golden paste weekly or fortnightly and store in the refrigerator to have on hand for adding to hot and cold drinks, to make turmeric butter or as a base for tasty curry dishes. Ingredients: 1/2 cup turmeric powder 1 cup water 1/3 cup one of the […]

Cucumber with Kale Pesto

Ingredients: Kale Pesto: 2 cups of de-ribbed kale leaves ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds ½ cup of cold pressed olive oil ½ teaspoon of unrefined sea salt 1 clove of garlic Juice of one lemon Cucumber spaghetti 1 large cucumber OPTIONAL: Nutritional yeast flakes – sprinkle on top just before serving. Also use whatever nuts or seeds […]

Baked Amaranth with Beets

I got some fresh organic beets—which usually I would use for salads or juice,  but today I wanted something warm. The cupboard was a little bare but I had amaranth and thought to combine both beets and amaranth and bake them. This little experiment resulted in a dish I will definitely make again. The result: delicious, mildly sweet and totally satisfying. […]

Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread

This  oatmeal bread is quick and easy to make. You could use spelt or other flour in place of whole wheat flour. Also try adding seeds, nuts or raisins for a hearty breakfast bread. Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1 cup of whole wheat flour 2 tsp of baking powder 1 tsp of salt 2 tbsp of honey or blackstrap […]

Banana Crumble

A sweet solution, and an easy recipe for when you have too many ripe bananas. Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 100 grams of oat flakes 1 tablespoon of tahini ½ cup of flaked almonds (walnuts or other nuts, seeds)—Use any nuts or seeds you have or omit if you prefer. 1 level teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 […]

Cucumber Dill Salad

Cucumbers and dill are good ingredients to consider if you are feeling bloated or suffering from digestive upsets.  Dill herb and seeds are calming to the digestive system and help reduce bloating and flatulence. Cucumbers are mildly diuretic, probably due to their high water content, they are also high in potassium and low in sodium, […]