Bone broth is a stock made by simmering beef, chicken, fish or lamb bones with vegetables and herbs over a period of time (ideally over 24hours) Its not expensive to make (you can use the scraps of bones from your next Sunday roast) If you don't have time or desire to make your own bone broth you can buy it online and have it delivered to your door. Just make sure its organic and grass fed. Bone broth may seem like an old fashioned remedy for helping fight illnesses, but it works! Its soothing, easy to digest and packed fill of nutrients - just what the Doctor ordered.
It is in my opinion the healthiest homemade “supplement” that you can add to your diet and we would all benefit greatly from including it in our day to day life. It can be heated up and as enjoyed as a hot drink, added to soups, gravies, rice, couscous or pasta while they cook. The gut health benefits from bone broth alone should be enough of a reason for everyone to include it
A quick, easy nutritious breakfast that can be spiced up anyway you like.
Avocados are and excellent source of potassium. Studies have shown that food rich in potassium can lower blood pressure. They are loaded with monounsaturated fats which can help decrease inflammation and lower your risk of heart disease. Another bonus is they are completely cholesterol free! Spread them on your toast instead of butter!
-2 slices of your favourite toast
-Salt and pepper to season
While your toast is cooking, cut the avocado in half and remove from the skin. Add half to each slice of toast and mash it up. Squeeze a drizzle of lime juice on top and season with salt and pepper.
here is something soothing about a hot bowl of bone broth on a cold rainy day. It’s easy to digest and delivers a whole load of nutrients to our gut (which makes up most of our immune system).
Bone broth is a stock made by simmering beef, chicken, fish or lamb bones with vegetables and herbs over a period of time (ideally over 24hours) Its not expensive to make (you can use the scraps of bones from your next Sunday roast) If you don't have time or desire to make your own bone broth you can buy it online and have it delivered to your door. Just make sure its organic and grass fed.
There are many ways you can add it to your diet, you can cook your rice or pasta in it, add to soups or gravies or enjoy it in its most simplest form.
Give my chicken bone broth recipe a try. You can freeze it in ice trays so you always have a nutrient booster t
When you think of healthiest vegetables…spinach definitely always comes to mind. And for good reason too! One of the most nutrient dense foods around, packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Including spinach in your diet regularly has many health benefits and as it’s not the most strongly flavoured vegetable it can easily be added to many dishes (even raw in smoothies) with out altering the flavour!
Top 3 health benefits of spinach
Eye health - Spinach is packed with a healthy dose of vitamin A in the form of carotenoids. Studies have shown vitamin A to help keep our eyes healthy and slow down macular degeneration.
Help protect against cancer - Studies have shown that spinach (along with other green leafy vegetables) can help protect us from different types of cancer. Spinach antioxidant properties reduce the levels of oxidative stress and inflammation in our body. Spinach also contains chlorophyll whi
Following on from my last post I thought I would share this delicious way of adding ginger to your diet.
Ginger contains a wide range of important vitamins and minerals. It also contains gingerol an active chemical component that is related to capsaicin and pipeline, and it’s what gives chilli peppers and black pepper their spiciness. Gingerol is a potent antioxidant with anti inflammatory benefits.