Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth Making your own broth is super easy and an excellent way to spend some time on the weekend. Stock is really nutritious as it is full of minerals and electrolytes, it aids digestion and soothes the gut. Given stock is cooked slowly over time it is an excellent way to get protein... Continue Reading →

Nourishing a pregnant body. Part 2

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.

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 →

 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 →

Fermented foods… Sauerkraut

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 →

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters

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 →

Beetroot Salad

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 →

Kale

  Kale is considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most domesticated forms. It is a member of the same species as broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts (don’t let this turn you off though!) Nutritional benefits Kale is very high in beta-carotene, vitamin K, Vitamin C and calcium. It is a rich source of iron... Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fibre, beta-carotene, vitamin C, manganese and potassium.  Whilst they are often considered to be a starchy vegetable, sweet potato is low GI and highly nutrient dense, making them a great substitute for more processed and refined cereals. What’s fascinating about sweet potatoes is their Sweet potatoes have... Continue Reading →

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