Ghee 

Ghee is considered liquid gold in Ayurvedic philosophy and for good reason!  It’s claimed to improve intelligence, vision, voice, liver, kidneys and brain, good for memory and excellent for digestion. My Ayurvedic texts also hail ghee as the only nutritive that’s transports nutrients through all 7 tissue layers to deeply nourish the body. It also…

Homemade Toothpaste 

Motivation for this recipe came  from the realisation that there are 23,401,892 people in Australia of whom most presumably use store bought toothpaste in plastic tubes.  Let’s guess that each household on average of 3-4 people use one tube every 2 weeks.  That’s 173,842,626 non recyclable plastic tubes becoming landfill each year!!  Out of shame…

Minty Green “Nice-Cream”

A quick and simple recipe for a healthy ice cream made in 3 minutes.  This bright green dessert is actually healthy, with spirulina, soaked chia and banana.  I was surprised how well this turned out as it was a “whatever’s-lying-around” inspired creation…  Delicious as it is, or you can turn it into a choc mint…

Korean Zucchini Pancake 

I’m not too sure if adding kimchi and a rice vinegar-based dipping sauce entitles this recipe to be called Korean…?!   But this is my healthy(er) version (using good fats, more veges, kimchi and gluten free flour) of those delicious onion pancakes you get at Korean restaurants. What you need:  1 cup grated zucchini 1/2…

Calendula Oil Infusion

Oil infusions are an incredibly simple and effective method to add medicinal qualities to regular oils.  I’ve been attracted to calendulas (marigolds) since visiting India many years ago, amazed by their vibrant colour when used in ceremony and celebration. In India, marigolds are spiritually significant flowers associated with gateways to higher realms, creativity and passion…

Chicken Liver Pâté 

Here’s a delicious, quick and unbelievably simple way to boost your brain health.  I don’t eat much meat. Simply due to the fact my body feels so much lighter and energised when I incorporate it only on demand. But I am mindful of my iron  intake as I am prone to low levels. Eating small…

Sprouted Brown Rice Biryani

This  is a “take it slow – make it fast” kind of recipe. Sprouting brown rice is a simple but long process, requiring 2-3 days of your love and attention, but the rewards are many!  Why sprout your rice? Firstly, you can only sprout brown rice as the germ has been left in tack. Don’t…