Love ’em or hate ’em but sardines are really good for you! Full of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, protein and minerals, this little fish is not as kind to the palate as salmon or snapper but with a few little disguises and additions it can hold its own in the culinary world. [Read more…]
As a recipe, coronation chicken has quite a regal history. Essentially, it’s a combination of cooked chicken and creamy curry sauce served with or without the salad on the side. Such a simple dish, yet it has been served to the British royalty in different variations for many decades.
What is turmeric?
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a plant that belongs to the ginger family. Its familiar use is that of a spice – which has a warm, bitter flavour and a bright yellow-orange colour. The part of the plant that is used is the rhizome, the bulbous root like part of the stem that grows underground. It can be used fresh (commonly found in Asian grocers or farmers markets) or in powdered form, which is how it is found in many supermarkets or speciality spice shops.
Understanding food labels… what a mine field! Where do you start? Caramel colour is natural – right? It can be quite daunting navigating your way around various food labels – even foods that you think are healthy, whole foods. Various additives and perversities have been linked to all sorts of health conditions from asthma and allergies to gastrointestinal irritation and other gut issues.
Breakfast soup, smoothie soup or sweet dessert soup – you can call this whatever you like but it’s essentially a healthier version of cereal and milk or porridge. Dates and brazil nuts pair really well and the yoghurt based soup adds a little zing to those flavours.
With its bright colours, fresh aromas and zingy flavours, this ‘superfoods’ chicken kale salad is a nutritional powerhouse and a perfect staple not just during the Rejuvenate program but in you ongoing eating plan as well. If you didn’t know how to eat kale in a salad before, this will be a great master recipe that you can mix and adapt using different ingredients. It’s also one of those meals that can be eaten for lunch or dinner and is great to take to a BBQ or serve at a dinner party.