Tagged: gelatin

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ūüí™ IMMUNE SUPPORT #2: BONE BROTH

Immune Support #2 – bone broth. As more of us become aware of the fundamental impact of our gut health and integrity of our intestinal tract on our immune health the issue is how can we improve both. ¬†Enter bone¬†broth¬†ūüí™ ūü홬† Bone broth! Chicken soup, or broth ‚Äď often hailed...

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Real Foods: Why We Need Them Back on the Table!

Real foods and why we need them back on the table is very much the subject of the new The Real Food Solution which began its life as Once Upon a Cook, Food Wisdom, Better Living and was originally published last year under that title. Now retitled as The Real Food Solution, this...

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Give Your Gut Critters a Summer Diet!

Our cheeky little Gut Critters (aka our gut microbiome) NEED a Summer diet!  They’re calling for us to calm the heat in our belly and transition from Spring foods to a Summer diet.  These smart cookies want cooler, moister foods which balance immunity, digestion, energy and weight and we need to listen...

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How I’m Beating Arthritis with Food-as-Medicine (2): What I would have said to my younger self!

Sadly, my younger self wasn’t able to piece together¬†the complex medical and research jigsaw¬†on arthritis and psoriasis that¬†convinced me that food-as-medicine was the ONLY way of truly healing myself from a progressive autoimmune disease – psoriatic arthritis. IN THE FIRST POST in this series¬†I¬†shared¬†how good it felt to know I...

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Delia’s Vanilla Cream Terrine with Raspberries and Blackcurrant Coulis

NO apologies what-so-ever for sharing this¬†treat! ¬†Trust our own Delia Smith to work¬†her winning seasonal magic with a¬†very pretty, pretty simple and ‘berry-healthy’ dessert¬†you’ll want to make again and again! And healthy it sure is:¬†a¬†delicious helping¬†of super-nutrient red berries, dairy, gelatin and not-to-feared-in-moderation sugar. It’s food-that-heals magic on a plate...

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Salad of the Season? Spinach, Orange & Cucumber

This salad is one of our my favourites and it’s¬†delicious! What can I say? Oh, it’s THE salad of the season! I¬†love to pair this punchy salad with a balance of protein, fats and carbs:¬†well-seasoned, sliced cold grilled steak; smoked meats or fish; a real, proper pate; ripe raw, soft...

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Real Orange Juice is a Powerful Friend, Not a Sugary Foe!

I¬†drink OJ daily, powered up with¬†sprinkle of sea salt (to aid¬†hydration and down-regulate stress hormones) and a teaspoon of powdered¬†gelatin (collagen hydrolysate –¬†to support the liver with non-inflammatory amino acids glycine, proline, glutamic acid and alanine). But, buyer beware – there’s real¬†orange juice and then, there’s the fake¬†stuff passed off...

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Beetroot and Avocado Breakfast Soup. Paleo, or Any Cuisine!

There’s a perfect¬†solution¬†for that ‘between’ season breakfast. ¬†Breakfast¬†smoothies are great in the warmer months, but what to do when mornings are still a bit (very?) chilly, and¬†we’re wanting something warm¬†and comforting ¬†but quick and delicious to¬†kick-start our¬†day? ¬†Oh, and transportable if possible! Hmm … So I put my¬†taste buds to...