betacarotene rich

Betacarotene-rich Indian Dahl

Nothing warms you up like this recipe with its warm spices and orange hue - full of betacarotene. Betacarotene is the precursor to Vitamin A which is needed for our immune systems to function properly. The sweet potato and carrots are good examples…
Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

After spending several Thanksgivings in Canada my love for pumpkin pie has grown. The first few times I couldn't understand what all the fuzz was about. Store bought pumpkin pies especially are loaded with added sugar and not much was left of…
Nori wrap

Anti-inflammatory Nori Wraps

This recipe is great as a an appetizer or side dish for 4 people. Many symptoms start with inflammation that continue to exist because the immune system is constantly being challenged. Anti-inflammatory foods do not trigger extra inflammation…
kiwi smoothie

Vitamin E rich Kiwi Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie can be used as a facial mask but it is also very tasty to eat for breakfast, snack or dinner. It contains adequate amounts of omega 3 fatty acids, protein and is high in the antioxidant Vitamin E. Antioxidants are as the name…

Turmeric Goji Bites

Makes 15 - 20 bites 200 gram almond meal or raw almonds 100 gram unsweetened coconut flakes 6 Medjool dates 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil 1 tbsp. Golden Milk powder or turmeric powder 100 gram dried goji berries If you are using raw…
framboos chlorella smoothie

Raspberry Chlorella Cacao Smoothie

During our Yoga Day Retreat which I organized with Julia Engelbrecht, I discussed the benefit of chlorella (a type of fresh water algae) on the immune system. I came up with this smoothie which combines the sweet and refreshing taste of raspberries…

Buckwheat Pancakes

This easy to make satiating breakfast is quick to make and very nutritious. Select the fruit you have on hand and vary with other toppings. I choose hemp seeds, walnuts, coconut flakes and cinnamon. Ingredients for 4 pancakes 100 gr. buckwheat…
quinoa bowl

Pesto Purselane Pepper with Millet

With my grocery list in my hand I biked to the farmers market. As usual I bought way too much and it was almost impossible to all carry it back. Once home I was glad I ended up with fresh purselane. The dew droplets were still seen on the leaves…

Red Pepper Frittata with Sweet Potato

Lunch for 2 Red pepper with Frittata and Sweet Potato 4 eggs 1 red pepper 1 onion 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp. herbs of choice 1 large boiled sweet potatoes handful of fresh coriander Cut the onion and press the garlic.…
watercress salad

Watercress salad with pinenuts

Lunch for 3 Watercress salad with Pinenuts   Bunch of watercress (washed) 1 washed cucumber 1/2 red cabbage (grated) 100 gr. pinenuts 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 fresh leaves of basil salt and pepper…