Winter Eating

Enjoy your Christmas roast with impunity this winter

With Christmas around the corner, you’ll be pleased to know that a traditional roast with accompanying root vegetables, a few brussels sprouts and some herbs thrown in, fits in very well with the ideal foods to eat in winter.  Enjoy it with impunity. By eating what nature offers up with the seasons, you satisfy your[…]

proteins

Know your proteins – they literally build you

Proteins and carbohydrates seem to be slogging it out in the popular press, with carbohydrates getting the tougher end of the deal.  Proteins seem to have achieved a sort of mythical status.  Here we find out the facts about proteins and how we should incorporate them in our diet. Proteins are made of amino acids[…]

Almond butter

Homemade Almond Butter

This homemade almond butter is incredibly easy, it just requires you to be patient. It’s a great little job to do while cooking another meal as the grinding just takes place in the background while you concentrate on something else! Grinding the almonds into a butter makes them much easier to digest, whilst still giving[…]

Classic mung dal

This classic mung dal is a fantastically tasty vegetarian dish which, when served with wholegrains (e.g. brown rice) or dairy, provides a full protein meal.  It is a simple recipe to prepare and easy to digest.  Kids like it too! Mung beans are the easiest pulse to digest (and least wind-forming) and is good for all[…]

Pinto beans with spinach

This simple yet tasty meal is just one way to increase pulses in your diet.  This is my eldest son’s favourite meal, which came as a bit of a surprise!  For reducing pitta, use the leek rather than the garlic. Print Pinto beans with spinach Author: Kate Recipe type: Main Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  50[…]