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 1 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   Base  Put apricots and walnuts into a grinder and blend until a crumbly paste. Then smooth onto base of dish. Topping […]

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Musing on Mindfulness

Mindfulness seems to be the new buzzword popping up everywhere, Schools, Hospitals and local community centres. Mindfulness is a translation from the Sanskrit word Sati, meaning to be in the moment and aware of the present.  It seems a contradiction that the translation was interpreted as mindfulness as opposed to mindlessness or perhaps Embodied Living […]

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Recipe: Raw Brownie Squares

This yummy energy booster has a high protein content, balances hormones and feeds the nervous system and skin with healthy fats and B Vitamins.  It Contains walnuts, hazel nuts, coconut flour, maca powder, cocoa powder, cocoa butter, cinnamon and small amount of raisins. Ingredients 1 Cup of Walnuts and 1/2 Cup of Hazelnuts. 2 Tbsp […]

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