Flax crackers

When we try to quit processed foods, the first craving is always for “something crunchy”. These crackers are not only crunchy, though: they are pure healthy fats, protein, and fibre. Get your guilty(less) crunchy treat, feel really sated, and enjoy some free Omega 3 in the process! I know making crackers from scratch sounds like…

Banishing the hungry ghost

There is always room to ponder over war fare, child labor, chemical fertilisers and unfair working conditions. And while I don’t watch the news, I keep a eye out for the activities of big businesses, manufacturers, and farms, and tend to look at whether they are working with nature or turning away from it. I try to focus on the positive actions of others, so that I may be inspired to create myself, but occasionally I need to dabble in the darker side of humanity so I can keep my awareness levels in check and acknowledge the problems to which humanity faces.

Overnight oats – the right way

Reading the book “The Art of Fermentation” by Sandor E. Katz, I discovered that I’ve been doing overnight oats wrong my whole life! Like other grains and pulses, oats are very nourishing (and yummy!) food. But they also contain layers of anti-nutrients that are… well… not so nourishing for humans. That is why our wise…

Chickpea and Quinoa, dinner and lunch sorted

A hearty bowl of grain and pulses with lots of vegetables is a year-round delicious, nourishing meal, and a simple way to include more beans in our diet. Another great thing about this recipe is that it tastes great hot OR cold: one of those life-saving dishes to make for a cosy dinner and take…

Easy guide on how to cook rice

Let’s not sugarcoat this: rice is a bit of a diva. So you look for information, but the way people talk about how complicated rice is, can make everything even more intimidating. I promise not to do that: today’s conversation is about how simple rice can be, once you understand it a little! Dry to…