A restorative bone broth recipe – enjoy!
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Bone broth is ‘very now’ and it’s purported benefits are varied and many! I just like it because it tastes yummy and when I’ve overindulged, this is the best thing for me! Recently my dear friend Sia told me how … Read More

Brussels sprouts for breast health
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Did you know that daily consumption of cruciferous veggies (eg. cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower) has been clinically shown to protect against breast cancer? The following recipe is not as wind producing as you would think. Cooking your chickpeas with … Read More

What to do with beetroot greens
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I love beetroot – Part 3: What to do with beetroot greens Saute a couple of spring onions (finely chopped) with some fresh chopped Basil (you could use coriander) and garlic in a little olive oil (a bit naughty as … Read More

I love beetroot
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I love beetroot and this salad is a winner. I make it on Sunday and eat it through the week. 2 medium beetroot – grated 3 carrots – grated 1/2 red onion – finely sliced Add seeds and nuts as … Read More

I still love beetroot
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I still love beetroot. This salad is also a keeper. I think I might add dill or mint to it next time just to break up that ‘lurid’ colour. My measurements on this are a bit rough – making it … Read More

Beetroot Dip
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I went to the Stirling Markets on Sunday morning and bought some fresh goat’s curd. Here’s what I made with it. Beetroot Dip 3 smallish beets, boiled and peeled 2 tablespoons of walnuts 1-2 tablespoons of goat’s curd Clove garlic … Read More

Bulgar Pilaf
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This is what I ate with my cacik. It’s called Bulgar Pilaf. I used quinoa instead of burghul wheat. 1 cup quinoa, washed and drained 2 cups hot chicken or veggie broth 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium tomato, diced … Read More

The bees’ bounty
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Who would have thought the humble bee would provide such a bounty? Bee Pollen – now this sounds a bit gross, but when bees collect pollen from flowers they comb themselves and knead it into a spitball. Pollen is a … Read More

A short but smelly story
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Of course it has to be garlic. It’s one of the oldest medicinal foods around. The Egyptians have used it, the Greeks have used it, the Chinese have used it, the Indians have used it. You too may want to … Read More

Turmeric
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Turmeric is a South East Asian plant belonging to the ginger family that’s been used for over 4000 years in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. The special nutrient in this plant is called curcumin, it’s the part that gives turmeric its yellow … Read More