It’s 30 degrees C here on the west coast of Canada, and the best place to be, quite frankly, is in the shade under the apple tree – I moved my office out there where there was a slight breeze.
The local markets are booming with fresh fruits and vegetables – this made me think – it’s time to make a cool and delicious Gazpacho soup.
Summertime – don’t you love it? And summertime is the perfect time to spoil your body, recharge the old batteries and rejuvenate yourself!
I find nothing quite as powerful as a couple of days on raw food, plant-based, entirely raw dishes, full of all the goodness you need to tune yourself back into (more…)
Today I went out to my local market, a fantastic place just outside the city where I live. Right now the market is booming with local strawberries, new potatoes, fresh herbs, tomatoes, spinach and so much more.
…and chickens wandered around in the shop while I was filling my basket – that’s my kind of place.
A basket full of goodness
I simply love this time of year when the markets are booming…
As many of you know, every week we like to change some of our meals with vegan meals, and in particular, we love those vegan meals that are fresh delicious Raw Food meals.
The other night we had Raw Food Tacos and they were wildly good – and tonight we had Raw Food Falafel.
I love middle eastern food and falafel is one of my all time favourites – so I decided I wanted to create a Raw Food version…
This morning was spectacular in my Danish garden – the sun, the birds, the flowers, the butterflies and an intoxicating smell of spring filled the air. I was out, bare feet in the grass breathing in spring and enjoying the early morning.
However, with spring and an abundance of spring flowers, come weeds – dandelion, stinging nettles and ground elder – they invade us and keep us busy all…
With one leg out the door, packing and getting ready for my trip to Europe - on the first flight tomorrow morning. And, …. I am also making green juice,why? Because, I love it and it’s easy, so why not? But also, to stay hydrated, nourished and survive jet-lag before it even arrives.
Lots of freshly squeezed green juice helps my body prepare for the trip across time zones. But you don’t have…
This is one of the easiest cake recipes ever! It’s delicious and super healthy – how often do you find that in a cake?
It’s gluten-free and fat- free – but you would never know.
The recipe is from a friend of mine who is allergic to gluten and she is a master in creating the very best of recipes. This one is originally an orange cake, and it’s so good that I have made it a million times, but one…
These multi -coloured carrots seduced me at the market today. They were so beautiful I just had to find a way to turn them into a delicious meal.
I love middle eastern cuisine (more…)
One of the things that continuously surprises people, is how good healthy food tastes!
I hear it again and again – wow, this is so good!
I mean, healthy food really tastes so good that I actually prefer it to more traditional recipes! In fact, so good, I often choose it over anything else.
And by healthy food, I’m not referring to low-fat, low sugar, low taste, low life….. no life…… (more…)
Sugar is the new tobacco
I’m working on my book about how to lower cholesterol – naturally. Thus I’m trying to focus on…