Shiitake & Broccoli Konjac Noodles

For any of you out there following (or trying to follow!) a low carb diet this pasta is a great option ūüôā Shirataki noodles, konjac or even konnyaku potato, is made primarily from glucomannan, a type of fibre of the konjac root, a plant that is native to Eastern Asia. The slightly chewy texture is…

Wild Rice & Creamy Cauli

Yesterday I felt like preparing a warm, cosy meal for Sophie using wild rice. Something filling and creamy but light at the same time. Some people refer to wild rice as an aquatic grass, some as a grain. To me it’s a¬†nutritious food, rich in fibre, anti oxidants, folate, phosphorous, manganese, zinc and magnesium. It…

Cosy Wakame Soup

Since I can remember I have always enjoyed food, better in company, but also alone. Food is nourishment, is love, happiness and for me definitely comfort¬†‚ô• Comfort food doesn’t have to be prepacked and full of sugar to make me happy. For a great part of my childhood I was lucky enough to have my…

My 3 Favourite Healing Spices

Medicinal, healing spices. I wonder what would happen to the idea of healthy food, as we know it today, without these essential gifts of nature?¬† Not many plants can boost the same amount of benefits in such concentrated amounts of these little gems. These three spices, in particular, are my favourite, simply because they are…

Yogi Daisy :) Tea

A comforting beverage. A tonic health that nourishes body and soul. Just the smell of this tea reminds me of all the good things in life. In a word “togetherness”. Those afternoons when me and Sophie¬† would take the yoga mats out, set the room with the right light, maybe a couple of candles and…

ELDERBERRY SYRUP

  FABULOUS ELDERBERRIES   It’s September and I’ve just finished preparing another jar of elderberry syrup. One of the nicest aspects when making this syrup is the wonderful smell that pervades the house:) It’s an end of Summer “feeling good”¬†type of smell. And feeling good you should! These powerful dark pearls are not only a…