Healthy Eating

Dressings To Live For

Three of my favourite dressings permeating with the freshness of lemon juice.

Tahini Dressing3 dessertspoons tahiniJuice from half lemon1 dessertspoons brown rice vinegar3 dessertspoons water1 dessertspoon tamariCombine all ingredients and mix until smooth.  Oil Free Lemon Vinaigrette2 tblspn Lemon juice½ tsp Wholegrain mustard2 tsp rice syrupWaterSplash ShoyuCombine the ingredients in a jar and shake!  Adjust flavours to […]

By |December 18th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Mains|0 Comments

Magical Sides for Festive Feasts

Flurries of meals await as we approach the festive season.

Should you be hosting, here are some steps to help you plan your meal and support your spread.

Create a welcome feast by considering the balance of your meal.

The traditional turkey and roast potatoes are all heavy, long cooked baked dishes.   If you want your diners to feel […]

By |December 17th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Mains, Seasons|0 Comments

5 Paths To Spring Cleanse

Spring has arrived!  The new warmth brings a spring in our steps, a lightness in our bodies and a smile on our faces.  Feeling the sun again has such a remarkable effect.

The animals too come out of hibernation and the trees turn green again.

How can we harness the mighty energy of the sun and […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Living|0 Comments

Flavour Combinations

I am often asked about combining foods and food groups.  This trendy way of eating certainly supports digestive health, however today I wish to focus on one of my favourite concepts, that of combining flavours.

For me, flavours bring excitement to your cooking and great joy to the eating.

You can nourish yourself in a deep […]

By |January 29th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

I’m So Excited!

I am so excited about the online Pure Cook’s Training beginning this Saturday 30th January!
Here you will receive a winning repertoire of video recipes, learning and support, and you can travel through the training at your own time and pace.Graduates are taking charge of their health and nourishing their children, partners, family and friends with delicious, […]

By |January 28th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Living, Macrobiotics, Recipes|0 Comments

Make Your New Year Resolutions Stick

Excited intentions fill the new year air.  I wonder how your resolutions are faring now come the middle of January?

Cooking, eating, selecting food, sitting down to eat, all are daily practices.  Just like any stretching, yoga or meditation practice.  You are probably eating at least 3 times a day, so that’s already 21 opportunities to practice […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Living|1 Comment

Positively Healthy Pressed Salad

The pressed salad tops a regular salad any day!  This special style of salad is utterly delicious and ever so good for your health.

Pressed salads are made up of raw vegetables finely sliced and then pressed down to release their water content. This makes the vegetables more digestible and retains the vitality of the […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Mains|0 Comments

Spring Green Parcels with Shitake Mushroom & Kohl Rabi

By Guestblogger Lilian Kluviers
Student of the Pure Cook’s Training Spring 2015.
I am delighted to welcome guestblogger Lilian.  Here, she shares her surprises from taking the Pure Cook’s Training and a lovely recipe creation to enjoy this Spring.  Lilian is based in the Netherlands and runs a special exercise academy internationally; www.doinacademy.com.
I have always been enthusiastic about nutrition and […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Mains, Seasons|0 Comments

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Cakes

By Guestblogger Carlota Ribeiro Sanches,Graduate of the Pure Cook’s Training 2014

Carlota shares one of her yummy recipes from her final cooking project on the Pure Cook’s Training.

I wanted to create a menu that could be used daily, using organic seasonal vegetables, easy to prepare, with a lot of different flavours and textures – rich and wholesome dishes […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Macrobiotics, Mains|2 Comments

3 Tips For Healthy New Year Nourishment

 1. Go For Greens

Delight in seasonal, fresh, green vegetables.  Veggies carry pure live energy for complete nourishment and a healthy radiance.
Leafy greens are a great tool to cleanse your body, detox your liver and dissolve away any accumulation.
Variety is key to achieving balance, so embrace diversity in the vegetables and cooking styles you enjoy.

Try servings of […]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Healthy Eating, Macrobiotics|0 Comments