Chocolate orange smoothy – a decadent treat for a gloomy day

Fancy something decadent and comforting on a gloomy autumn day? Then try this delicious smoothy.  I do tend to use the 'bung it' method of food preparation - i.e. just throw ingredients together … [Read more...]

My Favourite Kitchen Gadgets Part 1 – (for the raw food kitchen but equally good for normal people)

Spiral slicer  or  ‘Spiraliser’ This tool allows you to create noodles, ribbons and decorative slices from vegetables such as sweet potatoes, courgettes, carrots, cucumber, apples. In fact it will … [Read more...]

How to grow your own sprouts at home

A while ago I wrote a post on the benefits of growing and eating fresh sprouts. Now I demonstrate how to do it with this short video. I take you through all the stages from soaking the seed to … [Read more...]

How I increased my energy and stabilised my diabetes with raw food.

Today, July 11th,  is International Raw Food Day and those of us in the raw food world are on a mission to introduce more people to the benefits of this lifestyle. You may have come across the term … [Read more...]

Sprouts – easy to grow. Give them a go! (Not Brussels!)

    Fresh sprouts are a highly nutritious food, bursting with energy and vitality. What’s more they are easy to grow yourself at home and a cheap source of healthy food. A wide … [Read more...]

Reasons not to eat Raw

I recently wrote a post concerning the Raw Food Diet and several of the comments that I got in response were very similar. People wrote that they had been between 70 - 100% raw, but that they were … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Benefits of a Raw Food Lifestyle

        Some of the many benefits of a raw food diet This could be you if you follow a raw food diet!   Better health The health benefits of raw are one … [Read more...]

What is a Raw Food Diet?

The Raw Food Diet You may have come across the term Raw Food diet and dismissed it as something that sounds very unappealing. Or you might think it is the kind of diet that only people with … [Read more...]