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 Chicken Bone Broth
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.
Makes 12 individual tarts Crust 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup shredded coconut ½ cup pecans or pistachios 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 medjool dates Optional: 1-2 Tablespoons lemon zest. Filling 1 cup cashews (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1 cup macadamias (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2… Continue reading Raw Lemon Tarts
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
I have been neglecting my blog of late and by of late I mean the past 6 weeks. Whilst this does surprisingly coincide with the Christmas and New Year period it is not because I have had a ‘festive blowout’ (I had a patient mention this term to me the other day & I found… Continue reading First post of 2013
I have had a few people ask me about my menu plans; why I do it and where to start. It has been particularly helpful whilst doing our detox. Whilst I don’t always stick to it 100% of the time, it gives me a good structure to work with when planning meals and shopping at… Continue reading Why menu plan?