Raw Food Day

fruitGive up a day next week solely for a raw food day.

Though It’s truly just vegan you could allow yourself a little milk – though an optional one such as oatly or a nut milk would be better. You could also allow a little bit of natural live plain yoghurt – preferably goats or soy. Continue reading Raw Food Day

Batch Cooking

batch cookingMake the best use of your precious cooking time bulk cooking

Make huge pots of soup with vegetables and beans – This is as good as having a main course meal. To stop beans from creating flatulence you can add a piece of seaweed e.g. wakame, arame, kelp, etc. It adds extra vitamins and minerals. Continue reading Batch Cooking

Raw Food Course

raw foodJust back from a brilliant raw food course in Devon. Though I don’t plan to be 100% raw I certainly want it to be a bigger percentage of my daily diet.

Raw food is really nutritious and many people eating raw food feel so much more energised as all the vitamins, minerals, essential fats and plant enzymes are intact. For many it is a great way of losing extra weight.

It’s best to increase the amount of raw food you eat gradually so your digestive system can cope.

A Question of Protein

meat pieJust come in the door to be informed from the ‘other half’ that eating animal protein is as bad as smoking 20 cigs per day!

Hooray for vegetarianism I say!!

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Veggie Dishes

veggie dishesTo keep calories lovely and low and health optimised why not try some purely veggie dishes – like a vegetable curry (without all the ghee!), or a light stir fry – try adding ginger and sliced water chestnuts for spice and crunch, a vegetable bake with plum tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, cauliflower and spinach – top with a low fat garlic and onion sauce + grate Parmesan all over and bake till browned.