Basic Chicken Soup

By |2021-09-01T15:45:30+02:00May 21st, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

Chicken soup, flavoured with garlic and onion (both virus-fighting veggies), is a sick-bed staple. We found US entrepreneur Martha Stewart’s version of chicken soup really tasty and oh-so-simple Add a sprinkle of cayenne pepper to give it an extra healing oomph. [divider_top] Acknowledgements & Photo credits   [divider_top]

Vegetable Bean Soup

By |2021-09-01T15:46:40+02:00May 14th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_right] [/custom_frame_right] Beans, beans, beans. From sugar beans to butter beans, kidney beans and all the beany goodness in between, there’s no getting away from the fact that beans are nutritious, delicious and versatile. They are chock-full of soluble fibre, magnesium and potassium – all excellent ingredients for lowering blood pressure and improving overall heart [...]

Mothers Day Omelette with Fried Sage and Gruyére Cheese

By |2021-09-01T15:47:20+02:00May 7th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Show your mom how much you appreciate her by cooking this terrific Mothers Day omelette for brunch on Mothers Day. Any other day will do too! She’s guaranteed to love it and you’ll have added an excellent recipe to your repertoire. You’ll find the recipe here at www.foodnetwork.com Acknowledgements & Photo credits Photo [...]

Sweet potato and chicken soup

By |2021-09-01T15:47:47+02:00April 30th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Boost your immune system with this really good soup made with mellow-flavoured sweet potatoes and that well-known "sick-room" staple – chicken. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1 large onion, chopped
 2 cloves garlic, crushed 
2 teaspoons ground curry powder
 1 teaspoon ground ginger 
4 carrots, sliced
 500 grams sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped [...]

Spinach and Courgette Soup

By |2021-09-01T15:49:21+02:00April 23rd, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Spinach contains beta carotene to cleanse your system, garlic is a natural antihistamine and courgettes (or zucchini) are filled with allergy-fighting folate. This good-for-you soup is irresistibly green. Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 medium onions, chopped roughly 1 pinch salt 2 medium potatoes, cubed 2 1/2 cups [...]

Baked fish with fennel and tomatoes recipe

By |2021-09-01T15:49:43+02:00April 16th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Fennel is a fragrant , wispy-leaved plant with a distinctive flavour and a reputation for soothing coughs and sore throats. Fennel complements fish dishes perfectly and, to celebrate this Easter Friday, we came across this great recipe of baked fish with fennel. Enjoy it! Ingredients 500 g potatoes 2 large fennel bulbs, trimmed, [...]

Broccoli Soup with Spinach and Ginger

By |2021-09-01T15:49:59+02:00April 9th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_right shadow="on"][/custom_frame_right] Boost your lymphatic system in a big way with this super-tasty, super-refreshing and super-good-for-you broccoli soup. And it’s quick to make too. We loved it! Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons diced onion 2.5-centimetre piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 4 cups fresh broccoli, broken into florets [...]

Thai Roasted Butternut Soup

By |2021-09-01T15:50:13+02:00April 3rd, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_right shadow="on"][/custom_frame_right] This easy-to-make Thai roasted butternut soup is the answer if you’re running out of inspiration about what to cook to satisfy both your appetite and your autumn detox diet. We found the recipe on the Organic Authority website and were inspired to try it. Spicy, smooth and invigorating, it’s the perfect pick-me-up for [...]

Pumpkin Seed and Coriander Pesto

By |2021-09-01T15:50:26+02:00March 26th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_left shadow="on"][/custom_frame_left] Why pumpkin seed & coriander pesto? A research team from the University of Toronto Scarborough, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Duke University has revealed that zinc plays a critical role in how neurons in the brain communicate with one another. We also need zinc for male sexual function, optimal immune function, wound healing, [...]

Mango and Banana Smoothie

By |2021-09-01T15:58:23+02:00March 19th, 2014|Nutrition, Old recipes|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] A smoothy is a quick and convenient way to start your day, and by choosing fleshy fruits such as mango and banana, you’ll be raring to go for longer. We tried this Mango and Banana Smoothie by celebrity TV chef Rachel Allen – and we are hooked. Mangoes contain beta-carotene, vitamins A and [...]

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