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homemade granola + mixed seed milk

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Breakfast / Drinks

homemade granola 2 handful almonds 1 large handful dried mulberries (or dried apricots) 1 tablespoon coconut oil 8 Medjool dates 1 large handful dried goji berries 2 tablespoons honey 100g mixed seeds 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 100g rolled oats 100ml water Remove stones and hard ends from the dates and chop each into quarters. Place in a container along with the dried goji berries (if they are very dry and hard). Cover with the water leaving […]

anti-inflammatory blend + rainbow remedy

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Drinks

anti-inflammatory blend 1/4 pineapple (medium size) 1 pear 1 lime 3cm raw ginger 1/4 cucumber 1/2 stalk celery 1 broccoli or cauliflower 1/2 avocado 1 handful ice Juice the pineapple, pear,lime, ginger, cucumber, celery and broccoli. Add the avocado flesh and ice to the blender, pour in the extracted juice and blend until smooth. Eating refined carbohydrates, sugars and dairy tends to raise inflammatory markers for most people and most disease in the body is […]

homemade coconut milk and a book recommendation

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coconut  kitchen

To start the New Year fresh and clean I’d like to present you a recipe from Meredith Baird’s Coconut Kitchen, one of my Christmas books. During the summer holidays in Bali I had the chance to literally get immersed in the endless benefits of the coconut, from delicately perfumed body oils, emerald green coconut herbal oil against mosquito bites and sunburn to fresh coconut water and Dadar cakes for breakfast…. Christmas time has been too busy to start out trying new […]

homemade lemonade

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limes and lemons

homemade lemonade This homemade goodness is definitely worth to be called  LEMON AID!  It’s tasty with hot and cold water and works perfectly against colds. Add hot ginger water and you will even increase the cold fighting effect. 5 organically grown lemons (peels must be unwaxed) 3 organically grown limes (peels unwaxed) 400g cane sugar ( I used the palm sugar cones I brought from Bali) 1 or 2 twigs of fresh rosemary Wash lemons […]

homemade eggnog from scratch

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Drinks / Jams + Preserves
eggnog

  This is quite a different “golden milk” than the one in my  previous post. Definitely none of its ingredients belongs to the category health food. But MIND OVER MATTER: Christine’s homemade eggnog is so delicious (added to any dessert) that it certainly does have a positive effect on well-being. When I asked her to pass the recipe on to my readers, she popped up in my kitchen with a basket full of her preferred […]

grey days // golden milk

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Drinks
golden_milk

Ayurvedic golden milk is a wonderful beverage to have in the evening on grey January days like these. It’s not only warming and nourishing but also extremely healthy due to its main ingredient turmeric. Turmeric is part of the ginger family and its yellow powder is widely used as a spice in Asian cooking. It has high concentrations of curcumin which has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties. It helps to prevent or relieve symptoms of […]

7 days juice detox: day 7

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detox7

Last day! I’m looking forward to using my teeth again. Tomorrow I’ll have a huge green salad with grilled goat cheese.. 08:00     cup of hot water with a slice of lemon 10:00     Sweet Beet Smoothie 13:00     Pear ‘n’ Parsnip 16:00     Sweet Beet Smoothie 19:00     Pear ‘n’ Parsnip before sleep: a cup fennel tea with a teaspoon Manuka honey The recipes: Sweet Beet Smoothie (yields 2 […]

7 days juice detox: day 5

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detox5

Overabundance of apples and grapes in our garden! So today’s menu contains a lot of non alcoholic Rosé and non alcoholic White Wine, because the grapes in full ripeness don’t allow much storage. 08:00     cup of hot water with a slice of lemon 10:00     Non Alcoholic Rosé 13:00     juice master’s detox special 16:00     Non Alcoholic White Wine 19:00     juice master’s detox special before sleep: mulled Non Alcoholic […]