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Feb 17

The Anti-cold Soup

This soup gets me safely through November to March. It’s full of immune-supportive spices and veggies and really simple to make (even when you’ve been living in pjs for two days, may or may not be running a fever, and still can’t breathe properly). You can’t underestimate the power of a warmth-inducing meal and the [...]

Feb 15

Sprout that! Sprouted things taste like spring

It’s cold out. It’s grey out. It doesn’t look like spring…but right now it tastes like spring! Tiny little green shoots that I grew in…wait for it…less than 48 hrs are making me feel like I’m eating my salad at a picnic table under a bright blue sky while wearing a dress and sandals. Of [...]

Feb 13

Chickpea Salad: Fibre, Protein, and Flavour…what more do you want?!

Chickpeas often get ignored…they’re a bit random and get relegated to hummus or sprinkled on salad BUT trust me, they make a meal. A delicious, quick, healthy meal…and one that will fill you up like you wouldn’t believe! TWELVE whole grams of fibre (almost half of what you need daily!) plus lots of protein, healthy [...]

Feb 4

Antioxidants and free radicals: Why you want one and what you can do about the other

Antioxidants. The term is always there—on packaging, in conversation, in articles—you know you want them  but do you know why? I wasn’t quite sure myself until I actually attended a class on the free radical-antioxidant relationship: antioxidants are compounds that protect the body from damage, particularly free-radical damage. But there’s another term…free radical. Images of [...]