Recipes: Raw Elderflower Cordial

The elderberry tree is in bloom across the countryside at this moment, lining the roadside as far as the eye can see. It gives us a heavenly lemon scent, feeds the bees and provides us with free food and medicine. Some things are really free, especially when you purchase from nature’s bounty. When your out walking […]

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Conditions: Adrenal fatigue & Electrolyte Balance

Adrenal fatigue is not generally a recognised medical condition, plus it can throw out a myriad of different and confusing symptoms.  It often affects a person with fast metabolism and high energy or someone living on a hectic timetable. The Adrenal Cortex releases mineralcorticoids (a class of steroid hormones) which regulate body fluid concentrations. E.g. aldosterone modulates […]

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Recipe: All Green Wild Mix Salad

Ingredients: 100g Curly Kale Washed & finely cut 50g Parsley roughly chopped A handful of ground ivy (look out for you tube to identify) A handful of mint finely chopped 2 Sticks of Celery sliced ½ Cucumber sliced ¼ block of smoked tofu 1 borage leaf very finely chopped A few borage flowers to garnish […]

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Herbs: The Power of the Dandelion

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) – Caisearbhán (Irish) Herbal Categories: Hepatic, diuretic, cholagogue, aperient, depurative, tonic, stomachic, nutritive. The Dandelion has always been a flower I feel very connected to. I remember using it on warts as children and the funny names given to it. I mostly like it for its stunning colour. This year was a […]

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Recipe: Nettle & Amaranth Calcium Soup

Super Nutritious, Super Medicinal, Super Easy & Super Cheap  Ingredients: 1 carrier bag of handpicked nettles (use gloves) 1 large Leek thickly sliced 2 large Carrots 100g Amaranth Seeds (Health Food Store) 1 Sticks of celery sliced 2 cloves of garlic chopped finely A nugget of turmeric grated finely 1/2 Tsp cayenne pepper 1-2 Tablespoon of […]

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Recipe: Chickpea Rocket Salad with a Twist

Ingredients 1 Fennel, 1 Large carrot About Quarter of white cabbage  1/4 chopped onion 1 yellow pepper chopped 1/2 Cucumber 50g roughly chopped Rocket (ground ivy for foragers optional) 2 cups of cooled cooked chickpeas. Instructions: Grate the Fennel, Cabbage & Carrot together (machine better).  Add all other ingredients to grated mixture. Add a dash […]

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Recipe: Raw Coconut Cheesecake

Ingredients 3 large bananas 2 block of Biona creamed coconut 1/2 litre of coconut milk Vanilla extract 2 tablespoons Raw Cocoa Powder Agave Syrup or coconut sugar Unsulphured Dried Apricots 200g Walnuts 500g Makes a large cake serving 14 generous slices.  Half ingredients to make smaller cake Base  Put apricots and walnuts into a grinder […]

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