Category archives: Food as Medicine

Simple Sauerkraut Recipe

As there's a fantastic resurgence in the consumption of fermented foods, I wanted to share with you my simple Sauerkraut Recipe. Fermented foods and drinks have been part of the human diet for hundreds if not thousands of years, only really going out of fashion with the advent of the refrigerator. Before we were able to keep foods fresh by refrigeration, people would[...]

Black Bean Hummus

Life without spreads would be dull and dry, so I'm always playing around making various things to spread on a cracker or have on the side of a salad. This black bean hummus is so light and fluffy you're going to love it. Black beans are definitely my favourite bean! They're more densly packed with protein than other beans, of course proteins are the building blocks fo[...]

Stinging Nettles - Pick now for amazing health benefits

Stinging Nettles, were my worse enemy as a child.. I have many, many memories of getting badly stung, but I guess, in hindsight, it's a sign that I had a good childhood, spending a lot of time playing outdoors. Other than giving kids nasty stings ;), nettles have been used for centuries to treat various ailments such as arthritis, asthma, bladder infections, bronchi[...]