Tagged: metabolism

Ghee 4

7 Reasons To Use Ghee (Foodies will LOVE #7)

Want 7 reasons to use ghee? Look no further! Ghee is a super delicious, healing, saturated uber-fat prized since ancient times. Ghee is made from clarifying butter: very gently boiling off the milk solids from unsalted butter to leave the delicious, highly nutritious and healing golden oil behind.  If your fat of choice has...

food is medicine 0

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

It’s finished!  My book ‘Once Upon a Cook – Food Wisdom, Better Living: The Wisdom and Science of Traditional Foods, Forgotten Skills and Nourishing Recipes’ is finally done!  For almost a year I’ve had my head down, eyes-to-the-screen, fingers a-flying and not least, nursed a stiff neck and aching back working...

2

Why Women Should Track Their Vitamin D

Vitamin D is, quite literally, on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days and research is giving us plenty on the pros (and the cons) of supplementing D.  But why should women be particularly concerned to track their D?  Although vitamin D has become a hot topic, many of today’s conventional clinicians receive...

1

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...

0

Vichy (Glazed) Carrots

Vichy carrots are a French classic and this way of cooking carrots is simple, quick and absolutely delicious!   The carrots are cooked with sugar, water, lemon juice and butter until they are just tender and the melted sugar forms a buttery glaze.  Just take a little care to avoid overcooking...

0

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...