Hemp seeds rock. Here's why:
They're a complete source of protein (about 3 tablespoons = 11g)
Great ratio of Omega 3 and 6 long chain fatty acids
Contains a whole array of vitamins and minerals including vitamin E and
Sometimes when I'm shopping (and eating chocolate), my hands take over before my brain has time to respond.
I was at the farmers market and there was a lovely organic eggplant. So, I bought it. It has been languishing in the
Everyone cracks on about Omega 3's, but all anyone knows about is omega 3 in fish.
Enter Chia. Chia rocks.
Chia is 20% Omega-3, 20% protein, stacked full of fibre, has 5x as much calcium as milk, 7x more vitamin C than
I didn't make 'em because I'm so healthy. Dammit, I made them because I needed to rescue them before they were destined for the compost patch.
Is it just me, or does kale come in huge bunches. I gave the stuff
At my work, each afternoon, we have a tea lady who comes around and offers to make us a hot drink, and provide us with afternoon tea. One of the perks of working somewhere that has a kitchen. It sounds
I've written myself a list of recipes to cook throughout the week, and tonight was supposed to be broccoli timbales but lets say I was left feeling somewhat uninspired by my earlier choice. So, looking in the fridge I decided
2 big fat handfuls spinach
4 button mushrooms
2 tablespoons pine nuts
Tin of brown lentils
2 medium-large potatoes
Dash of almond milk
1.5 cups of passata
Big handful of herbs (I used thyme, parsley and oregano)
I had some friends over for dinner recently, and because the main meal was quite decadant (lets just say it included a lot of butter, I thought I'd go easy on the dessert.
Introducing the date and walnut truffles
In an effort to include more sea vegetables in my diet, I have started experimenting with dulse flakes and a variety of dishes using nori, and have stumbled across a truly delicious winter lunch choice which I'm calling, Incredible Warm
Now that it is winter, I thought I'd throw a few soups out there. This soup is super healthy, and super easy to make. This batch lasts for a few workday lunches too.
1 cup quinoa
1 tin of chickpeas,