I was so ‘over-the-moon happy’ when I experimented with making this rice dish, as it turned out so damn tasty! If you’re new to healthy eating, you’ll agree that sometimes brown rice can taste a bit bland and husky. I decided to mix things up a bit and see if I could make brown rice more palatable to those who aren’t used to it. I, myself, absolutely love the taste of brown rice, but I know for some it can be difficult to change and adapt to healthy eating, and so I’m here to make it that much easier for you 🙂
Okay, so the trick with this dish, as you may have already guessed, is the coconut rice. I achieved this by slowly cooking brown rice with half quantities of water and coconut cream. Granted I did use a rice cooker, but slow cooked on a stove top will also work fine. Continue reading
When you start becoming aware of what your putting in your body, you’ll begin to take a closer look at what your putting on your body and what products you use around your home. Once I started doing a bit of research into what effects these unpronounceable ingredients have on our bodies and our environment, my eyes grew big and I actually had to take a moment. How can a society be using these toxic and harmful ingredients in so many commonly used products. It definitely warped my mind.
So with this new found knowledge I decided to clean out all my toxic chemical laden beauty, bath and home products. I urge you to have a peruse through yours, and become aware of all the chemicals you are coming into contact with on a daily basis. So out with the old and in with the new. Where to begin???
Before my massive lifestyle changes, I was never a great fan of regular cheese. Yeah I used to eat it, but it wasn’t a necessity. Obviously my pizza’s back in the day used to be laced with the stuff, but other than that, I didn’t really consume much of the stuff. I did, however, love feta cheese. I think it’s something about the saltiness and the texture that really turned my taste buds on. Only recently have I made the decision to stop eating it, purely for the fact that it, like other cheese, is pretty much rot. Yup, no more feta for me please and thank you!
Luckily, there is an alternative for all those feta loving health nuts out there. Macadamia nut ‘cheese’. Yes, a crumbly ‘cheese like textured’ creation, that flaunts an array of flavors, and is quite versatile too.
I am a great chickpea (AKA Garbanzos) fan, as most vegan’s and vegetarians are. From chickpea flour, to chickpea sprouts, these little gems are so versatile in the kitchen and are loaded with some mad nutritional goodness. This Falafel Salad is a great choice for a light summers lunch or dinner. You can have the falafel balls warm or cold, totally up to you. A quick and easy nutritious salad option.
I absolutely LOVE basil pesto. It has to be one of the most versatile spreads ever! Full of nutritional goodness, and amazing flavor, it’s a must for every household fridge.
From raw pasta dishes, to cauliflower pizza base spreads, to quinoa salads, Basil Pesto can add a delicious fresh and vibrant flavor to a range of meals.
” Iron is an essential mineral for the human body, required to transport oxygen around your body and ensure vitality and energy release. Iron also plays a key role in helping to maintain good health” Spatone Box
The thing I love about this product is that it’s 100% natural. As it states on the box “It’s simply iron-rich water straight from the source”
So I know that this drink may look absolutely shocking, and most wouldn’t even dare putting it past their lips, but you cannot judge what you’ve never tried. It really is light, so refreshing and energizing.
The benefits of green (and other vegetable juices) are endless. Firstly, you’ll need to have a juicer in order to make green juices, and this juicer extracts the liquid from your fruits and veggies and removes all the fiber. Continue reading