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Red Lentil Rutabaga Soup

Red lentils  are an easy to digest legume providing you with a good ratio between carbohydrates and protein. Rutabaga is a root vegetable not seen so often on menus. Yet it gives us a decent amount of fibre, Vitamin C, calcium, potassium and smaller amounts of immune boosting selenium. This earthy and grounding recipe just […]

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Energizing Spring Spinach Salad

This energizing spring spinach salad contains lots of raw and nutritious ingredients. The benefit being that it keeps a lot of enzymes intact, needed for properly digesting our food. Only when we absorb and assimilate our food well, it can be used by the cells for energy. Nutritional yeast is a powerhouse full of B […]

Vitamin P Inca Apricot Chocolates

This amazingly easy to make treat is full of bioflavonoids, also referred to as Vitamin P. The letter P stands for permeability: it determines capillary health (very thin vessels) by regulating permeability. With the help of Vitamin P we can support capillaries and may prevent haemorrhage, ruptures, bruising, viral infections, histamine overload and reduce inflammation*. […]

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Lysine rich Bread

  Very little effort goes into making this bread and the pay off is a nutritious wholesome one. The main ingredient is buckwheat flour which during processing is not being heated higher than 40 degrees C. This is important so that much of the lysine, calcium, Vitamin B and E is contained. Lysine is one […]

Sugarfree Granola

There is an overwhelming selection of granola’s in any supermarket. However, many of them contain lots of added sugar, which is not what you want to start your day with. In an average granola package you will quickly find about 20 to 40 gr. of added sugar per 100 grams of serving. The World Health […]

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Bloodsugar Stabilizing Cookies

During a stormy and wet weekend my son and I made ourselves useful in the kitchen. For kids, making cookies somehow remains more appealing than preparing a salad. For me the appeal is to make something that avoids a forceful whirlwind running through my house. These cookies are satiating and blood sugar stabilizing with its […]

Foods for Digestive Health

Beet-Ginger-Fennel Boost This nicely coloured breakfast with beet, fennel and ginger is a fibrous boost for your digestive system. Fibre is food for our gut bacteria. Beet contains betalaine, a compound which helps to regulate inflammation in our gut. Fennel and ginger are both soothing roots/herbs to alleviate any bloating or gassiness. Fennel seeds and […]

B-rich sweet potatoes, eggplant and nutritional yeast

Sweet potatoes contain some B-vitamins but only combined with nutritional yeast this dish is truly energizing. B-vitamins are all water soluble and are not stored very well in the body. That is why we need to replenish daily through foods or supplements to support their many functions. B-vitamins are important for production of red blood […]

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Anti-Stress Shitake Miso Soup

Ingredients: 2 small red onions 1 minced garlic 1 piece of fresh ginger (thumb-size) 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) 250 gram of sliced shitake mushrooms 1 teaspoon harissa herbs 1 teaspoon garam masala 1 tablespoon miso paste 1000 ml water Instructions: Cut onions in small pieces, mince garlic and grate ginger. Add ghee to a […]