Healing Power of Food

Nightshade free pasta sauce

I have Italian heritage so was raised on wonderful tomato-based pasta sauces that my nonna used to make. Unfortunately, I also grew up with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. I was fortunate to discover, in my 20's, that nightshades were a big contributing factor to the aches and pains that I suffered. In giving up nightshades I [...]

By |2019-01-25T10:59:02+10:00April 4th, 2018|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

What everyone should know about the wonders of Kudzu root

I love Kudzu! Kudzu root, also known as Japanese arrowroot, Ge Gen or Pueraria radix is a herb I always have in my kitchen cupboard as well as in my dispensary cupboard. Not only is it very starchy so it can be used as a thickener in cooking but it has wonderful medicinal qualities too. [...]

By |2017-12-30T16:22:04+10:00January 2nd, 2018|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Healthy, Delicious Christmas Cake

December has arrived and now is the time to start thinking about Christmas fare, especially if you want to soak your fruit for a week or two for the best Christmas cake ever! I found this recipe at Russell's Health Food store in Glebe many, many years ago and it has been a favourite [...]

By |2018-11-29T16:13:18+10:00December 2nd, 2017|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Warming golden turmeric milk

Golden turmeric milk is an infusion of turmeric and other delicious warming spices in a milk of your choice. It's easy to prepare, tastes great and has some wonderful health benefits. I'm not big on promoting super foods as I believe all foods have medicinal properties and the ingredients of this tea are no [...]

By |2017-07-12T10:17:29+10:00July 12th, 2017|Healing Power of Food|2 Comments

Yang Nourishing Pumpkin & Chestnut Soup

This is a smooth, creamy and completely delectable soup that will warm you up from the inside on cold day. It has been adapted from a wonderful book called Recipes for Self-Healing by Daverick Leggett. Ingredients (for 4) 1 cup dried chestnuts, soaked over night 2 Tbsp coconut oil 2 brown onions 2 cloves [...]

By |2017-11-23T17:40:19+10:00June 1st, 2017|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment

Immune Boosting Porridge

This healthy fusion of Chinese herbs and good old fashioned porridge has been adapted from a wonderful cook book called Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen. It is a wonderful way to introduce warmer breakfasts into your diet as the autumn weather cools down. Autumn is also the ideal time to start boosting your immunity before the [...]

By |2017-06-24T13:57:24+10:00May 8th, 2017|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Nourishing Fish Soup

This nourishing and energising fish soup has been adapted from a wonderful cook book called Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen. It is especially good for anyone who wants to increase vitality including people who want to replenish their reproductive system, including women going through menopause, those recovering from an illness, as well as the elderly. This [...]

By |2017-04-27T13:28:31+10:00April 27th, 2017|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

How to Alkalise for Great Health – Part III

People often ask for an easy detox you can do between Christmas and New Year so that you are bursting with energy for all that the new year has to offer. Try to find at least 10 days around this time when you can do the following and you’ll feel fantastic Swap out acidic red [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:51+10:00January 5th, 2016|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

How to Alkalize for Great Health – Part II

Part I of this topic was written many years ago and recently reposted because of the interest in this topic by Marie Claire Australia. I thought I would take the opportunity of Festive season indulgences to expand upon the idea of how you could start 2016 feeling fantastic.   The bottom line is that it  is important [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:52+10:00December 22nd, 2015|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments