Tags archives: healing foods

Buckwheat Miso Porridge with Wild Mushrooms

Savoury porridge?!? Hell yeah! It's delicious for breakfast or lunch! Wonderful earthy flavours for utter comfort in a bowl on a cold wintery day. Buckwheat  has a lovely earthy taste and is a beautiful partner for mushrooms! Not related to wheat in any way, buckwheat is a gluten free pseudograin, actually a seed. Very high in fibre and antioxidants, it offers us a [...]

What Nutritionists Eat with Pete and Shelley Williams

I'm so utterly inspired by incredible people in my industry! These are the people paving the way to a better more integrative health care system where the physical, emotional and spiritual body is taken into consideration. I continue to draw inspiration in both my professional practice and what I practice in the kitchen. Because, let's face it, nutrition isn't somethi[...]

What Nutritionists Eat with Jules Cattell & Alessnadro Ferretti - Part 1

Wow wow wow!!! What a team Alessandro and his partner Jules are!!! I attended Alessandro's lectures at CNM while I was studying there and I always found his passion and knowledge of nutrition infectious. He always mentioned his family, so when I met Jules, I felt like I already knew her. Jules and Alessandro met while studying Nutritional Therapy at ION in the early n[...]

Courgetti with Rocket & Cherry Tomato Salsa

Spiralizing veg has been a big trend now for a few years, so today I want to share with you my favourite courgetti recipe. As most of my recipes are, it's quick and easy and if you don't have a spiralizer, you can use a julienne peeler instead. Courgettes are a wonderful vegetable, containing  significant levels of potassium to control blood pressure, vitamin C to boo[...]

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[...]