Slow cooked foods are a wonderful thing for both pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat. Food that is slowly cooked over time, especially when it contains bones and lots of vegetables is highly nourishing and easy for the body to uptake the nutritional value and to digest. This lamb shank recipe contains bone marrow which is… Continue reading Nourishing a pregnant body. Part 2
One of the (many) challenging things a pregnant woman faces is “what should I eat?” I have had a number of conversations with pregnant friends and patients over the last few weeks on this very topic. Ideally the best way to nourish your body and meet the nutritional needs of you and your baby is… Continue reading Nourishing a pregnant body.
CAULIFLOWER SALAD I was in London last year with a dear friend and on my list of places to go was Ottolenghi in Notting Hill. It is a teeny store that only seats about 10 people at a communal table. They do however, do a whole lot of takeaway so we ordered some salads and sat… Continue reading
Everything old becomes new again…. Or something like that. With the re-emergence of more traditional (real) foods and preparation methods has come a rekindled interest in fermented foods. This excites me because fermented foods are amazing for replenishing and restoring gut health. As adults, over 70% of our immune system resides within our gut and… Continue reading Fermented foods… Sauerkraut
This is a great breakfast or snack on the run. Also great after an intense workout as a recovery tool. 2 ripe bananas, fresh or frozen. 2 tablespoons of nut butter- this makes the smoothie really creamy. I love a blend of almond and brazil nut. 1 scoop good quality protein powder (not if making… Continue reading Banana Smoothie
Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters Makes approximately 16 fritters Ingredients 2 cups finely diced cauliflower 3 cups finely diced broccoli 1 cup grated Haloumi cheese (optional) 4 eggs 2 tablespoons of coconut flour salt and pepper Method Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Combine cauliflower, broccoli and haloumi with eggs, coconut flour and black pepper and… Continue reading Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters
Beetroot is an underrated vegetable. I use it all the time as it is quite versatile. Eaten raw, roasted or pickled are my favourite ways to enjoy beetroot. You can also eat the green, leafy portion of beetroot. It is probably most similar to spinach or chard in taste. A lovely way to prepare beet… Continue reading Beetroot Salad