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7 days juice detox: day 4

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  08:00     cup of hot water and a Ginger Shot (aka Healthy Espresso) 10:00     Utterly Orange 13:00     Greyhound Soup 16:00     Dreamy Detox 19:00     Greyhound Soup before sleep: Kusmi Tea Detox Grapefruit (can’t get enough of it!) Purple potatoes make grey soup. It does’nt look too appetizing but gives you the unique opportunity to present your brightest china and flowers without the food stealing the show! […]

7 days juice detox: day 2

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  08:00     warm glass of water followed by a Healthy Espresso 10:00     Plum and Blackberry Crunch 13:00     Turbo… with a kick! 16:00    Plum and Blackberry Crunch 19:00    Beetroot and potato soup with a hint of almond milk before sleep:  a cup of Yogi Tea “Schoko” with a cloud a almond milk and a teaspoon Manuka honey   The recipes: Healthy Espresso 1 apple a generous piece of ginger (1-2 […]

7 days juice detox: day 1

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What I love most about a juice detox is the crazy amount of extra energy it gives to me. Well, the first two days I tend to feel a bit cold (time to have a cup of hot tea or water) and I find it difficult to see someone in my kitchen preparing seducing delicacies….grrrr. That’s  the reason why I decided to substitute at least one juice a day for a bowl of soup. All […]

Russell James’ Mexican tomato soup

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Lately I discovered Russell James, England’s leading raw chef. I browsed through his food blog and watched a couple of his videos. He made me curious. What would be hiding behind his “top 10 most-loved raw recipes”? I must confess, until now raw cuisine hadn’t convinced me: too fat, too sweet, too many dates and soaked cashews. “Amazing recipe n°8”, however, caught my immediate attention. The result? Absolutely delicious! mexican tomato soup (slightly adapted) 1 cup ripe […]

Louisa’s ramen

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Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup, quick and easy to prepare and very versatile due to the variety of possible toppings (just raid your fridge!). Louisa’s ramen serves 2 a package of Mie noodles 1l vegetable broth 2 tablespoons fresh white Miso paste 1 drop of roasted sesame oil toppings: spring onions, finely sliced carrots, finely sliced with a peeler a few twigs of cilantro, chopped; we used blended and frozen cilantro 2 soft boiled […]

potato-cucumber soup

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Potato-cucumber soup is a true summer classic in our family. The secret behind this savoury soup is to first stir-fry the potatoes with the onions and to add the fresh cucumbers only in the last minutes. So two  irresistible flavours melt together. potato-cucumber soup 1 tablespoon olive oil or ghee 1kg potatoes, peeled and diced 1 large, fresh cucumber, peeled, seeds removed and diced 1 onion, chopped 1 spring onion, thinly sliced vegetable stock, enough […]

quick gazpacho

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… quick photo, before the last bit of delicious gazpacho disappeared in my mouth. Not only the southern part of the Península cools itself down with chilled gazpacho during the summer months, I loved to savour it under the hot sun of the Alta Meseta, in Salamanca, where I spent my student days. It’s easy to prepare if you’ve got a mortar, a blender and plenty of field grown, sun riped vegetables:  tomato + cucumber […]

a mug of sunshine: carrot soup with ginger and orange

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  After the opulent Christmas cooking I’m craving “clean” and simple food again. You know what I mean: a few ingredients like vegetable, fruit and  herbs can make such a quick and delicious (and healthy) meal. I put “healthy” in parentheses because in the past, the h-word was the most reliable motivation killer for my children to like my cooking. Healthy equaled “muesli” and uncool; in consequence: not desirable at all. Once I learned to […]