5 reasons to add watercress to our meals

  I grew up eating Watercress but not in the traditional soups or salads. I am part Maori and traditionally, watercress is a staple in the diet, so every 2 weeks we would have what was coined The Boil Up. Fresh Wild Watercress was washed, removing the stalking bitter ends and then placed into a…

nadia lim’s tamari – roast pumpkin, chick pea + walnut salad

There’s something about Nadia Lim that is accessible and warm. She seems to have a quality that evokes my need to like and trust her opinion. I asked my sister-in-law to buy me this cook book for my birthday last year and I was lucky enough that she listened. Every recipe in this book is:…

baked eggplant and ricotta rolls

  Baked Eggplant and Ricotta Rolls 2 eggplants Himalayan Pink Salt Olive Oil Tomato sauce, I used Delmaine Garlic and Olive Oil Parmesan Stuffing Gluten free bread crumbs, about 1/2 cup, 1 cup  ricotta, Grated zest of 1 lemon juice of 1/2 lemon 1 tsp. basil leaves, 1/4 tsp. Himalayan pink salt 1. Trim the stem end of…

sugar is my cocaine

Is it even possible? Quitting sugar? Substituting refined for more natural sugars? We all know we need to cut back on sugar but how ? I have no idea, it seems to have wedged its way into every food group I know, SugarfreeMe, was on Day 17 of being sugar-free and I’m in awe. I…

my love affair with coconut oil continues

Great books offering all you need to know about the benefits of coconut oil and your health: The Coconut Oil Miracle by Bruce Fife Oil Pulling Therapy: Detoxifying and Healing the Body Through Oral Cleansing by Bruce Fife