Category Archives: Food fixes

healing foods and good recipes

What to eat more of to stop obesity and diabetes 2 risk

Fad diets don’t work for long term weight management. You need to more sustainable. Moving more and eating less works for most. Some need to work up to that concept. But there are days you’re just hungry too. It’s what … Continue reading

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Loving lovage

Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is in the same botanical family as celery and that’s kind of evident from its celery- like flavour and aroma and indeed its utilization in culinary terms in many similar ways to how we use celery – … Continue reading

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Spice up your Valentines night

Spices can bring more than a spark to your meal; they can in fact delight your senses and ignite your libido. The magic lies in the phytochemicals they contain – some of which act as hormonal stimulators, others are circulatory … Continue reading

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diet and acne

Skin health is strongly tied to diet and it is worth noting that all over the world those pockets of traditional indigenous cultures with low to no saturated fats and no refined sugars rarely experience acne or skin-impacting inflammatory conditions … Continue reading

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Shrikhand sweet desert (utilizing the flowers of Trifolium spp)

ingredients                        400g (1lb) Bio/natural yogurt      5 strands of saffron                    1/4 tsp. ground cardamom           25g (1oz) caster sugar                2 tbsp dried clover flowers 2 tbsp milk                                2 tsp. crushed almonds                                                           fruits to suit the  season or your taste     how to … Continue reading

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Potato, parsley and chickweed dip (utilizing the aerial parts of Stellaria media).

Blend the following: 1 cup chickweed ½ cup parsley 2 cloves of garlic ½ diced onion (small) ¼ cup of lemon juice ( with a drizzle of lime optional) 1 cup water 1 cup milk ½ cup vegetable oil (or … Continue reading

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Garden fresh pesto (utilizing foliage of Stellaria media)

Ingredients: Four leaves of hedge garlic (Alliaria petiolata) Or 1 bulb of garlic to bake. 2g fresh Chickweed (Stellaria media)* 1 garlic clove raw 50g pine nut 150g of feta cheese 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1tbsp lemon pinch black … Continue reading

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