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Beetroot, chocolate and lavender cake

Beetroot, chocolate and lavender cake

It’s birthday month at home and what better way to celebrate than by using healthy seasonal ingredients like beetroot, dates and lavender and combining them with raw cacao and chocolate to make a delicious cake?

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Cooling foods for summer – the TCM perspective

Cooling foods for summer – the TCM perspective

Do you know about the thermal nature of foods? That depending on your body type, weather, and cooking method you can regulate your body temperature more easily!

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Eggless Mayo Potato Salad

Eggless Mayo Potato Salad

Avocados, Perseo americana, have become popular on healthy plates, and with good reason. Among the many ways to incorporate them into your diet, using them to replace traditional mayonnaise is one of them, and an all round win win.

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Beetroot, your summer friend

Beetroot, your summer friend

Beetroots are a summer bulb with a number of health benefits both from the perspective of traditional and western medicines. Need recipe ideas? Look no more!

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Dark Rye and Spelt Focaccia

Dark Rye and Spelt Focaccia

You do not need strong flour, bread flour or self raising flour to make bread. You just need to understand how to adapt recipes to your pantry staples. With a little research anything is possible.

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What makes you happy?

What makes you happy?

Happiness, that elusive goal which is in fact very much within everyone's reach. Complex scientific research has been done on this, but the answers might be more simple than you think. And there is a clear link between happiness and health.

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Reduce carbs and calories by cooking with Cauliflower rice

Reduce carbs and calories by cooking with Cauliflower rice

Cauliflower is 24th on the list of Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables (PVFs). It provides more than 10% of the daily value per 100 kcals of 17 key nutrients, as well as being a low carb, low calorie alternative to brown rice.

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Boost your immune system naturally

Boost your immune system naturally

Did you know 70 to 80% of your Immune System resides in your gut? Your health starts on a plate. Eating refined carbohydrates, sitting all day and staying away from sunlight are not the road to health especially during this pandemic.

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Quinoa flour and seed crackers

Quinoa flour and seed crackers

Make your own crackers using quinoa flour and seeds. Quinoa flour is usually much dried than other more conventional flours and is ideal for making crackers, flatbreads or a crisp pizza base.

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Home made hand sanitiser

Home made hand sanitiser

Most of the home made recipes for hand sanitiser circulating online do not contain a strong enough concentration to be effective against the coronavirus. The recommendations are that you buy it already made but what if it is not available?

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Dried fig and almond power balls – Just 3 ingredients

Dried fig and almond power balls – Just 3 ingredients

When life gives you dried fig paste turn it into a delicious dessert. In just a few minutes, with three ingredients and without the need for baking.

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Why you should eat more fennel (soup)

Why you should eat more fennel (soup)

Native to the Mediterranean, fennel is a bulb full of goodness with very few calories. Add it to your diet in soup form to detox and fight inflammation.

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