You probably recognise commercial chocolate. It’s what many of us grew up eating as a treat and what we see in supermarkets worldwide. This low-cost chocolate is produced and distributed on a mass scale and is made with cheaper ingredients and cheaper production processes. Hazel Boydell in her article in The Perfect Daily Grind, Take … Read more
Basic Cabbage Kimchi Timeframe: One week (or longer) Ingredients (for 1 litre) Sea salt 500gms Chinese cabbage A few red radishes 1 large carrot 1-2 onions, leeks, chives or spring onions 2-4 cloves of garlic (or more!) 3-4 red hot chillies, fresh or dried (to taste) 3 tbs fresh grated ginger Method Mix a brine … Read more
Bread Sometimes a piece of real bread with a delicious organic egg or two, fresh mushrooms with butter and a cup of Madura tea is essential! At least for me. On a lazy Sunday when all is well in my world, this can be a divine way to start the day. For those who can … Read more
Let’s talk about the unmentionables… Can relieving constipation help with weight loss? And if yes, is there a safe way to do it? This week I heard a story of an unhealthy, overweight man who followed a raw food detoxification program. In one day he lost over 6 kgs and had 12 bowel motions! OMG!! … Read more
Are you out of control? Maybe you are a Carb Addict? Did you know we crave what we’re allergic to? Or to put it another way, we can become addicted to what we are sensitive to. Do you really have a binge eating disorder or an emotional eating problem OR are you simply addicted to … Read more
If your goals are: To stop emotional eating To have abundant energy, To love your body, To be sharp and focused To feel joyful and light, Then don’t eat cereal! I am working with a young woman at the moment who has all of the above goals. She’s intelligent, doing a pHD in fact, she’s … Read more
Should we eat butter or should we eat margarine? The answer reveals so much about what’s going on in the area of food and nutrition right now. My own bias, as someone who trusts nature, is that butter is the way to go. In fact in our household margarine is not welcome! However, many people … Read more
Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, mainly because it sets the tone for your eating habits for the rest of the day. One of the most common problems for people, especially those watching their weight, is a tendency to under eat at breakfast. We think that a Weet Bix and a … Read more
Here’s a grain free, diary free, nutrient rich (good fat) for you… Almond Banana Cinnamon Smoothie Serves 1 Ingredients 1 cup coconut milk 1 banana 2 tbsp almond butter ½ tsp cinnamon plus extra for garnishing 3 ice cubes Preparation Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth Garnish with extra cinnamon … Read more
Macadamia Hummus 1 1/2 cups macadamia nuts soaked overnight 2/3 cup chopped coriander 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp paprika, dash cayenne or black pepper Celtic sea salt to taste Rinse nuts and place in the blender or food processor with all the rest of the ingredients. Add … Read more
Those suffering congestion and mucous problems might want to consider reducing their dairy consumption (dairy is mucous forming). Here is a recipe for almond milk, excellent in smoothies: For about 400 mls of almond milk, boil 80g of whole almonds for 5 minutes. Drain then remove almond skins. Place almonds and 420mls water in a … Read more
"A healthy mind and body simply ensures you have the time and energy to fully express and manifest your life’s purpose – it facilitates the unfolding of joy."
Join our tribe
Get regular inspiration, event notifications and hints and tips by joining our tribe.
Where you'll see Brenda: