Buckwheat. I’ve decided it make an ideal addition to smoothies. Trick is to soak it in a bowl of filtered water in the fridge over night. The next morning the soaking water will have a syrupy consistency and may look a little…odd. Not to worry – just pour it into a fine wire sieve and… Continue reading Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie
My recipe today is a simple to make cake. It is a one bowl wonder. You don’t even need to stir. You can also choose which citrus fruit to use – Lemon or Orange…. or Lemange (one of both)😉 This cake contains Polenta – a ground corn product. It is important here, due to the… Continue reading Orange or Lemon?
Green Mangoes. Yum! It’s not often I see these babies in my neck of the woods. You can source them in asian grocery stores or markets but I choose to enjoy them when they pop up this time of year in my local greengrocery shop. Today I decided to take a vietnamese pickled salad I… Continue reading Pickled Green Mango Salad with ABC Prawns
These ‘muffins’ are a wheat free, guilt-free treat. They freeze well and contain amaranth – the ‘miracle grain’ of the Aztecs that is not actually a grain, but a seed that contains 15 to 18% highly absorbable protein and 25% more fibre than whole-wheat. Amaranth is also rich in vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6 and… Continue reading Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins
When the temperature starts to rise in Summer, your eating habits also tend to change. You may find yourself preferring light salads over a casserole or stew. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an increase in raw foods should be consumed in Summer to help release stored heat from the body that is accumulated during… Continue reading Summer Loving – Guide to Eating Right this Summer Season
SPRING : Seasonal, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables & Seafood Fruit Apples Cumquats Grapefruit Lemon Mandarin Orange Papaya Paw paw Pineapple Tangelo Avocado Tomato Vegetables Watercress Sliver beet/Chard Spinach Lettuce Artichoke Bok choy Choy sum Asparagus Green beans Cabbage Carrot Cauliflower Garlic/Ginger Leek Mushrooms Green Peas Pumpkin Sweet corn Zucchini flower Beetroot Seafood Atlantic Salmon Coral trout… Continue reading Spring Clean: Seasonal Produce Availability & Body Nurture Points
HUMMUS Handy snack and a great accompaniment with some carrot sticks, celery, snow peas, sticks of cucumber or capsicum slices. Homemade hummus is pretty easy to make and is better for you than most preservative-containing store varieties. Try making a batch up Sunday arvo to last you the week. Chickpeas are high in protein, vitamin… Continue reading Humble Yet Handy Hummus