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My Second Pure Baby Is Born!

With huge gratitude to the universe, I am thrilled to welcome my new baby girl into the world!  Born last Saturday 17th January at home and weighing 7 pounds.  A second Pure Baby and sister for Jemima.

By |January 22nd, 2015|Parenting|1 Comment

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

Welcoming Winter

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

Seasons not only have a great impact on soil and crops but they also have a profound impact in our minds and bodies.

Chinese ancient traditions say that we are greatly influenced by the changes in climate and therefore should respect and live according to […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Living, Macrobiotics, Seasons|0 Comments

E-Course Lift Off!

Get ready for the Wholefood Cook’s Training E-Course launch and begin training in January 2015!

I’m really excited about launching this E-Course and have have been super busy filming the cookery demonstrations and teaching lessons for this dynamic course.

Plus I am putting together all the course material across a wealth of areas:  Creative Cookery, Food & […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Healthy Eating, Living, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

How to Host a Sugar Free Toddler Party!

Jemima turned two years old this week!

In celebration of this epic moment, we hold a gathering complete with musical fun, party food, little people and large parents alike.

I know the prerequisites for my party food prove challenging.  Pleasing both children and adults, being scrumptious and sweet yet sugar free, and surpassing any expectations.  Above […]

By |September 28th, 2014|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Parenting, Recipes|0 Comments

My Top 5 Plant Proteins

I am a huge fan of plant proteins!

Protein from plants has so many great benefits.

Plant proteins contain all eight essential amino acids.

Animal meat and dairy is acidifying to the blood, and must be converted into toxic ammonia and uric acid, before being excreted.  However plant protein is alkalising and easy for the body to […]

By |September 2nd, 2014|Healthy Eating, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

Protein & Iron Rich Feast

My favourite protein and iron rich feast of a dish.  Plenty of dark leafy greens, alfalfa sprouts, sauerkraut and sumptuous tempeh.

Tempeh is the favoured fermented soy bean product, originally from Indonesia and often found in the freezer section of a health food store.  Tempeh is favoured for it’s top nutrition, protein, iron and B12 […]

By |September 1st, 2014|Macrobiotics, Mains|0 Comments

Kitchen Garden Bumper Crop

Alongside broad beans and runner beans, courgette and pumpkin, our Wholefood Harmony Kitchen Garden’s bumper crop this year was tomatoes.  These are the fruits from a single tomato plant!

Now I know tomatoes are a nightshade and I use them sparingly in classes, but in the midst of summer this fresh, ripe harvest is a […]

By |August 1st, 2014|Healthy Eating, Seasons|0 Comments

Yoga Workshop Plus Lunch!

Treat yourself to a half day workshop including an in-depth  yoga practice focusing on  postures , breathing, relaxation and meditation to restore and stimulate the flow of energy throughout the body and organs . This will be followed by a  delicious, freshly prepared  2-course lunch  made from high quality  organic, natural, vegan and sugar free ingredients  including […]

By |June 1st, 2014|Living, Workshops|0 Comments