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Take 5 Steps To Your Delicious Health

1.  Go Yummy
Yummy food is central to your realistic and sustainable eating style.  Make your food rich and flavourful.  You can continue eating bland food all evening.  But tasty food is different.  You will notice that delicious food leaves you feeling satisfied far earlier.

2.  Variety
Use the different types of ingredient in each meal.  Get […]

By |May 25th, 2014|Healthy Eating, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

Snack Well

The ultimate balanced snack or meal.  

I love brown rice sushi for their whole grain quality, their nutrient rich sea vegetable wrapper, yummy fillings and delicious dipping sauce.  Over our recent Healthy Treats & Snacks class we made this wholesome snack with an array of plant fillings and an incredible ginger infused dipping sauce!

Fun […]

By |May 25th, 2014|Healthy Snacks|1 Comment

Spring Barley Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Our delicious, fresh seasonal salad, made with whole grain barley, spring broad beans, asparagus and a sensational vinaigrette dressing.  (featured bottom left of the buffet table)

Ingredients:

1 cup cooked pot barley

1 cup broad beans

1 bunch asparagus cut into 1 inch segments

Handful tomatoes

Few handfulls salad leaves

Dressing:

1 clove garlic – finely cut, 3 tsp Dijon Mustard, 1 […]

By |March 26th, 2014|Mains|0 Comments

Cous Cous Cake Deluxe

Sample my easy peasy cous cous cake recipe and enjoy biting into a sweet treat, free from baked flour, dairy and sugar.  A hit at our recent classes.

Ingredients:

1 cup wholemeal cous cous
3 cups apple juice
handful raisons
1 apple finely cut
Handful toasted hazelnuts
1 tblspn sugar free jam (I like St Dalfour’s raspberry and orange varieties!)
small […]

By |February 2nd, 2014|Desserts, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments

Red Lentil & Chestnut Loaf

A lovely, festive recipe full of the winter fragrances of sage and chestnut.

Ingredients:

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2 cups red lentils
4 cups water
Strip kombu sea vegetable
Half onion diced
1 clove garlic finely cut
Handful sage Sprig fresh rosemary
Handful soft chestnuts
3 leaves kale roughly cut
Half butternut squash – diced
Shoyu
Half a cup ground almonds
Bay leaf
Dash sesame oil[/itemlist]

Preparation:

Combine lentils, chestnuts, kombu and bayleaf in […]

By |December 10th, 2013|Healthy Eating, Mains, Recipes|Comments Off

Exploration of Food and Changes

Juno Magazine, Winter 2013

An Exploration of Food and Changes

Anna Freedman reflects on precious moments from each month of her baby’s first year.

The article is an edited extract from Anna’s book Pure Baby, which charts the wonder of baby development from a natural approach and applies her pure food wisdom.

Buy the latest Juno natural parenting […]

By |December 5th, 2013|Parenting, Press|Comments Off

Exclusive Organic Produce Offer

We are delighted to announce an exclusive offer to Wholefood Harmony students from the Organic Delivery Company.

Receive 25% off your first purchase of fresh fruit and vegetables.  See attached voucher for details.  Simply place your order online at http://www.organicdeliverycompany.co.uk/.  Then contact Clare at customercare@organicdeliverycompany.co.uk quoting the cooking course or […]

By |October 29th, 2013|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Becoming Autumn

The seasons are altering and our bodies need to adjust for this change.

Can we tell how well we are aligned with natures’ rhythm?

Autumn is a popular time of year when colds and flu can exert their presence.  In eastern medicine Autumn is indeed connected with the lungs.  When the lungs discharge and cleanse themselves, […]

By |October 29th, 2013|Macrobiotics, Seasons|2 Comments

Pumpkin Soup with White Miso

An array of squashes and pumpkins are abundant now.  Their nourishing sweet flavour strengthens the body, especially the stomach and spleen organs.   Experience the different varieties and if you can, try the Crown Prince, Blue Ballet or Hokkaido pumpkins which are especially sweet and tasty.
Our soup recipe below uses white miso […]

By |October 26th, 2013|Soups|0 Comments

Store-Bought Baby Food Offers Little Benefit to Homemade Purees

Great article about homemade baby food vs supermarket jars.  Very pleased to see the evidence here!

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-09/store-bought-baby-food-offers-little-benefit-to-milk-diet.html

Commercial baby foods offer little nutritional benefit over breast milk and infants would get more from homemade purees than from a jar when transitioning to a solid food diet, a study found.

Researchers looked at more than 450 products for […]

By |September 18th, 2013|Healthy Eating, Living, Parenting|0 Comments