Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

spice bazaar

Middle Eastern soup

You will need: 2-3 large onions, chopped 500 g Grass-fed beef shin or short rib (optional) 500 g fresh or 450 g tinned chopped tomatoes 1 tin tomato paste 6 courgettes, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1 1/2 litres of beef or vegetable stock 1 tbsp coriander seed powder 1 tbsp cumin powder 1 tbsp sumac Read More

Bieler broth

  This is the most commonly used broth if needing more options during the liquid nutrition fasting days. Ingredients Celery Green beans Zucchini Spinach Parsley Method Combine equal amounts of the above vegetables and steam in a steamer basket. Make sure the water is below the level of the vegetables. Steam for a few minutes, Read More


  This soup can be served hot or cold.   Ingredients 2 cups finely shredded cabbage 2 cups boiling water ½ cup chopped onion 2 Tbsp olive oil 450 g cooked small beets, peeled and chopped (save the cooking water) 2 tsp caraway seed 1 L chicken or vegetable stock (wheat-free) 1 tsp honey, if Read More

Alkaline broth

  Your body detoxifies better when it is in an alkaline (vs acidic) state. This broth can help alkalinize you. Ingredients 3 stalks celery or bok choy 3 carrots 1 large onion and/or 2 cloves garlic 1 cup fresh spinach leaves 6 unpeeled potatoes bunch of chopped fresh parsley Method Coarsely chop all the vegetables Read More

Veggie broth

  You can drink this anytime during your detox cleanse. Ingredients (all vegetables should be organic) 2 L filtered water 2 cups spinach 2 cups broccoli 3 cups celery stalks 1 zucchini 2 cups red-skinned potato peels Method Chop up all the veggies, place in a pot with the water, bring to a boil, cover Read More

Ward of colds and 'flu

Coughs and sneezes spread diseases (Part 1)

We may be well into the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” to quote a line from the poem To Autumn by John Keats, but this time of year also heralds the season of sniffles, sneezes, coughs and wheezes for many folks. The article title alerts us to the need for good hygiene, but there’s Read More

Ravintsara – a winter-wonder oil

Ravintsara, an essential oil from Madagascar, is a very potent anti-viral agent. It works effectively for most respiratory complaints [flu, laryngitis, colds, bronchitis, etc] and boosts the immune system. It can be sniffed, diffused or applied to the chest or feet, and should always accompany you when flying, to protect you. Its anti-inflammatory action is useful in fibromyalgia. Cold sores respond well too.

coconut halves

Benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil is flavour of the week, and there are excellent reasons why it should be top of the list. Taken internally, it strengthens the immune system, normalises your lipid profile and protects your heart, assists weight-loss, improves energy and performance and fights a range of microbes. Applied to the skin, it is a healing balm and moisturiser. Should one use virgin or RBD coconut oil? Should one cook with it or eat it raw?
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