Monthly Archives: February 2018

  1. February 28, 2018

    The Super Spice: Turmeric Curcumin

    The Super Spice: Turmeric Curcumin a brightly coloured orange spice which is used in a lot in Indian cooking. It has also long been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a topical antiseptic for cuts and grazes as well as gastrointestinal complaints too. The active ingredient in turmeric is called curcumin and it is this substance that has the beneficial properties. ... Read more »

  2. February 26, 2018

    Apple, Cranberry & Walnut Quinoa Salad

    This fresh, nutty, sweet quinoa dish is the perfect salad with a delicious combination of flavours and texture as well as a great balance of healthy fats, slow-releasing carbohydrates and plant-based protein. The quinoa and walnuts ensure this dish is incredibly filling, the juicy cranberries and fresh apple bring a natural sweetness and the dressing made from rapeseed oil, apple cider vinegar and coconut nectar compliments all the ingredients like a dream. ... Read more »

  3. February 26, 2018

    Coffee & Walnut Brownies

    Everyone loves a deliciously fudgey, chocolatey brownie! These brownies wont be any exception with their rich coffee and walnut, a perfectly gooey texture and the most amazing natural sweetness from dates and a dash of maple syrup. This recipe is gluten, dairy, egg, refined sugar and soy free. Its bursting with heart healthy fats, anti-oxidants and will boost your energy levels during that 4 o'clock slump.... Read more »

  4. February 23, 2018

    Will 2018 Be Brighter For Brazils?

    In the Amazon the nut collectors are setting out to harvest the 2018 crop. And, it is to be hoped, they will be bringing back better news for all brazil nut lovers.... Read more »

  5. February 13, 2018

    Valentine's Day Chocolates

    Just for you love bird's out there, Valentine's Day chocolates, a little bit of indulgence perfect for sharing with your nearest and dearest this Valentine's Day! This recipe is simple requiring just a few ingredients, a bowl and a heart shaped mould (or any mould you have to hand!). This recipe is the perfect base for experimenting, you can keep it simple like our recipe or try adding your/their favourite flavours.... Read more »

  6. February 13, 2018

    Spice Up Your Life

    Spice up your life - spices have been adding colour and flavour to food around the globe for thousands of years. But can they also do much more than that? Down the generations spices have certainly had a crucial role in traditional medicines.... Read more »