Category Archives: soups


Cleansing Kitchari (6 – 8 servings) This amazingly tasty dish heals digestive distress, balances the metabolism, is a potent blood and liver cleanser, assists in healthy weight loss and is packed with nutrients. I love cooking with lots of spices so this appeals to all the senses.  Plus it’s a breeze to make.  Make a… Read More »

Chicken Soup with meaty dumplings

Chicken soup with dumplings (Serves 4) (Inspired by Alexx Stuart –Low Tox Living)  Dumpling Ingredients 500g organic chicken mince 2 tablespoons flour (if Gluten Free, coconut flower works well) 1 heaped Tablespoon dried tarragon 1 heaped Tablespoon dried or fresh Parsley 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder 1 egg ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon of white… Read More »

Coconut poached chicken, and lunch the next day

Coconut poached chicken Salad, with soup the next day Serves 2 plus lunch the following day I love it when I can cook dinner and easily repurpose the left overs for a completely different dish the next day. Ingredients 1 can coconut milk (400mL), I like Ayam brand thumb sized piece of ginger, sliced 1… Read More »

Ten tips for a healthier diet

IMPROVE YOUR DIET STARTING NOW With so much conflicting information out there, knowing what to eat for optimal health can be very confusing.  Every day a new study is released claiming that certain foods are good or bad. Apparently we should all be avoiding grains, or eating only whole grains, eating butter, not eating butter, green… Read More »

Simple and speedy fish stew

Speedy Fish Stew Serves: 4 Time: 20 minutes We all know that fish is full of important nutrients like omega 3 fats.  Add some cooked tomatoes for their lycopene, an amazing antioxidant, garlic for its anti-inflammatory properties and some tasty fish stock and you have a nourishing meal in minutes. Ingredients 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil… Read More »

Whats so great about Bone Broth?

Welcome to the second installment of the winter wellness series – ALL ABOUT BROTH I promised in the last post (check it out here if your missed it)  that if you are new to bone broth, all would be revealed soon and here we are. Not only is homemade stock/ bone broth a nutrient powerhouse but… Read More »

Homemade Bone Broth – Chicken

Home made chicken stock /Bone Broth     Ingredients 2 chicken carcasses 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (Braggs is my favourite) 2 onions – cut into quarters 2 carrots – cut into pieces 2 stalks celery – sliced 2 leek – sliced – use the whole thing 4 cloves of garlic – crushed with the… Read More »