So it’s time for another belly warmer and this week we’re feeling Moroccan inspired with a delicious carrot soup. Using the traditional flavours of cumin, coriander, lemon and mint, this is a beautifully warming soup to share with family and friends during winter. Enjoy preparing and eating it as we did.
Everyone seems to have an opinion about what the best diet is or what foods you should or shouldn’t be eating! Every day there are articles in the news or on social media espousing the virtues of different “diets”, superfoods, nutrients and ways to improve health. Everyone’s an expert and it can be very confusing!
We asked Nude Nutritionist Lyndi Cohen to share with us something inspirational for winter and here it is…..a Healthy Quinoa & Lentil Soup. This one looks and tastes delicious and is suitable for all ages and diets (being Vegan as well). Enjoy the gorgeous flavours and warming spices for winter…
A simple and tasty Mexican style dish that is perfect in soft taco’s or tortilla’s or accompanied with rice. Its warm, spicy and soft on the palate.
Serving Size: 6
- Warm up the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Add the sweet potato and onion and stir occasionally until the onion is translucent and the sweet potato is slightly soft. (about 7-8 minutes).
- Add the garlic and cook for a further 30 seconds to a minute.
- Stir in the spices, followed by the black turtle beans, tomatoes and stock.
- Bring to the simmer then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover your pot, stirring occasionally for the next 45 minutes.
- Remove the lid and continue cooking until the beans are soft (around 1 minute).
- Serve with avocado and rice.
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Another wholesome recipe from Sarah Follent of Baked Livingness. It’s easy to make with simple flavours and….. a great vegetarian and vegan dinner option.
This week we are sharing another recipe from the gorgeous Sarah Follent of Baked Livingness. Sarah shares with the AW blog regularly and has recently published her own E Recipe Book. Here she shares with us one of her delicious gluten and dairy free cake recipes with a coconut ganache topping.
Eating healthy whole foods can go a long way in improving the effectiveness of our digestive tract but there are also many other factors involved in healthy digestion. Here are some of the ways you can support your own digestion system to be healthy and strong.
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When it comes to diet and nutrition, there is so much information out there telling us what to eat, when to eat, what time to eat, how to eat it etc etc. This can be very confusing for those of us who look to the experts to guide us in our dietary choices, especially when there are so many conflicting opinions about whats good and whats not so good for us to eat.
It seems anxiety is the buzz word these days (no pun intended) and something many of us can relate to experiencing at some point in our lives. Anxiety affects us on many levels, from a slight feeling of uneasiness, to the ‘butterflies’ in the stomach feeling and on to more extreme levels of anxiety often experienced as panic attacks, rapid breathing and a rise in heart rate. Yet, no matter what level of anxiety we experience, it all has a wearing down effect on our nervous and endocrine systems which eventually leads to physical exhaustion.