Healthy Broccoli Soup

Broccoli is an alkaline superfood. Get more broccoli in your diet with this simple soup.

Simply Splendid Food

Green is Gold! The zinger is the added sweet peas (Pisum) adding more phytonutrients!

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2 tablespoons unsalted butter or coconut oil
3 shallots
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, grated
1 teaspoon fresh turmeric or 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2 cups frozen baby green peas
1 bunch broccoli about 1 pound, trimmed and chopped
3 cups chicken stock
2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

1) Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add shallots and saute for about 5 minutes until translucent. Add the minced garlic, ginger, and turmeric. Cook until tender and fragrant. Add curry powder, salt and pepper and cook over low heat for a few minutes.
2) Add broccoli and combine well. Cook for a few minutes and add chicken stock. Bring to a boil and reduce heat…

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Masala Lentil Curry Bowl


A yummy meat free curry!

Eat2Health Blog

Serves: 2
Prep & Cooking Time: 30-40 mins

Notes: This recipe contains*: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins C & K, protein, fibre,  iron, potassium and is low in salt, sugars and sat fats!  

This is such a quick and easy dinner! Just a few staples from your pantry, fridge and/or freezer to produce a tasty and impromptu Masala curry! We had some previously cooked pulses and legumes, but don’t feel that you have to stick to our ingredients list; utilising any spare vegetables and/or legumes, pulses or spices that you have lying around in your kitchen is part of what this recipe is all about!

With minimal prep, delicious flavours and a great way to help meet your 5-A-Day, this curry will start making you feel good from the inside out!    

#seasonalvegetables  #nofoodwastage  #plantbasedlove

Happy cooking everyone!

~Make sure to wash your veggies first!~

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5 Tips to Alkalize Over the Weekend

How to alkalize body pH

Here are some detox tips to get you balanced over the weekend.

  1. Hydrate! Water will rinse your body clean. Alkaline water will have an extra alkalizing effect.
  2. Cut out excessive acids like processed grains, meat, sugary foods, caffeine, and alcohol.
  3. Eat healthy oils and fats like those from nuts and avocados.
  4. Meditation and deep breathing exercises will bring oxygen into your bloodstream, thereby alkalizing your body.
  5. Green foods are highly alkalizing. Make them the greatest portion of your diet until you feel better.

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Body Awareness: 5 Reasons Why Your Body is Mad at You

FatigueOriginally published here.

In modern times, we are in such a rush and have such a DO! DO! DO! attitude, that we forget our bodies. We ignore them, push them to the limits, and expect them to do what we want them to do without asking them what they need to get the job done.

If you listen, your body is often trying to have a conversation with you, but during a hectic day, it’s easy to keep ignoring its pleas.

Here is an example of my day before I began practicing body awareness.

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