Everyone from Kourtney Kardashian to Gwyneth Paltrow is biggin’ up Buckwheat. So what’s all the fuss about? Well for starters, buckwheat is actually a fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel. It is not related to wheat, nor is it a cereal grain. So you got to love it for that. What’s more the tiny,… Continue reading Buckwheat. What’s all the fuss about?
Smoothies are an excellent way to get lots of nutritious fruit, veg, nuts, seeds and superfood powders into your body in a quick and easy format. We produce our own delicious almond mylk to make ours, but you can never beat a home made smoothie for freshness and vitality. Here are our favourites that you… Continue reading 5 Best Summer Smoothies & Juices
If you’re into the idea of a healthy diet, huddle up and listen in. Chlorophyll is where it’s at. The Living Food Kitchen gives you a little introduction to this god of greens: What is chlorophyll? Chlorophyll is a green pigment found in leafy, green plants, algae and vegetables. It is vital for photosynthesis, which… Continue reading Chlorophyll – The God of Greens
When you next reach for your vitamin supplements, you might want to consider walking to your fruit bowl or to the vegetable drawer in your fridge instead. While millions of us are still spending fortunes on supplements hoping they will prevent infection and disease, studies show that spending money on vitamin supplements – those tiny… Continue reading Vitamins… To Take or Not To Take? That is the question.
This week The Living Food Kitchen gives you five delicious and super-healthy alternatives to pasta, rice and bread. Often we revert to cooking pasta or rice, or eating bread because we think it’s easy or fast. But every now and then – even if you are not gluten intolerant – it’s good to mix it… Continue reading No Need To Starve When You Go Low Carb!
We all love a good oat. The foodstuff of Scotland and a breakfast favourite for generations. But what is it about the humble oat that makes it so special? Oats, known scientifically as Avena sativa, are a hardy cereal grain able to withstand poor soil conditions in which other crops are unable to thrive. This… Continue reading The Mighty Oat