Creamy Pumpkin Soup

It's that time of year again! Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! Did you know… Pumpkins are very high in beta-carotene which the body converts to vitamin A. One cup of pumpkin provides you with 200% of your RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) of vitamin A. Studies have shown that beta-carotene, abundant in pumpkins, may help in the fight …

Ania NowickiCreamy Pumpkin Soup

Courgette/Zucchini & Kale Salad

Serves: 4 generously 1 bunch kale or one bag of shredded kale flaxseed or extra virgin olive oil rock salt couple of handfuls of cherry tomatoes 2 courgettes/zucchini tahini lime or lemon juice (your preference) Method: Strip kale leaves from stalks and roughly chop. Put in bowl and massage 1 table spoon of flaxseed oil and …

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Zingy Lemon Tart

As unbelievable as it may sound, this fantastically indulgent lemon tart is 100% nutritious: Thanks to the high amount of fresh lemon juice, it is high in vitamin C, an important antioxidant needed to maintain your immune system and fight free-radical damage.  Creamed coconut (also known as coconut concentrate) is high in pottassium and fibre. …

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Sweet Kidney Bean Stew

  Kidney beans are great. They are high in nutrition and have a number of health benefits, including improving brain brain function, lowering cholesterol, boosting energy, detoxifying, strengthening the bones, balancing sugar levels and much more. Kidney beans are also a great source of protein providing 16 grams of protein per 200 gram serving. Combined …

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Spicy Sunflower Nibbles & Sprinkles

  Many of my readers will already know that I'm a big fan of sprouting. The reasons for this are as follows:  * By sprouting seeds and legumes, you are enhancing their vitality – the seed is, after all, growing! When you eat growing foods you are consuming that life energy making you more vital.  * Sprouted seeds and …

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Refreshing and Nourishing Melon Mousse

This is a rather good post-workout treat thanks to the high levels of water, antioxidants and healthy oils. It's also high in fibre thanks to the chia seeds. Saying that, it's also a totally fabulous summer treat for anyone! Melons are a great source of potassium needed for skin plumpness and good water balance in …

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Broad Bean & Mushroom Spelt Pasta

I looked in the fridge and saw a large stack of broad beans in pods staring at me. This recipe is what resulted. It's a little bit time consuming, but well worth the effort. If you'd like to know more about the benefits of spelt over wheat pasta, click here. Serves: 2-4 Ingredients: 250g spelt fusilli pasta a lot …

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The Alternative Cauliflower Chease

So, that's chease for cheese that's not cheese but is nuts and easy. Get it?! šŸ™‚ The Cauliflower Despite being a white food, a term that means lacking in nutrition (think bread, pasta, rice, etc), cauliflower is in fact a rather useful food. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, the same family as the cancer-busting broccoli. …

Ania NowickiThe Alternative Cauliflower Chease