Detox cleansing week
Musings on juicing! Carrots don't yield much juice but it tastes great and if you mix one carrot with half an apple and juice them most kids will drink it and enjoy it Beetroot are pretty strong; personally I love the flavour but it can be a bit 'earthy' for...
As those of you who read The West Cork People will know I am back on track with daily juicing at the moment and loving it. I don't really follow recipes as such, which sometimes backfires - I'm not sure this mornings concoction of cabbage, celery, kale, apple, pear, green...
This is a delicious healthy soup. Smooth of chunky, you can serve it on it's own or with some fresh bread. Great as part of a cleansing week; equally good for a lunch with friends. Enjoy!
1 large onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt, plus more to taste
1 large (350g) sweet potato
1 large leek, white and light green parts
225 g spinach
350 g Kale or chard
3 tablespoons (30 g) chopped fresh ginger, plus more to taste
500 ml vegetable stock, like marigold bouillion
2-4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
freshly ground black pepper
Quick, easy and healthy. Great for a detox lunch, Miso is a superfood that is often forgotten. Check all the reasons to eat it here. Enjoy!
3 ounces dried soba noodles
2 - 4 tablespoons miso paste (to taste)
2 - 3 ounces firm tofu, chopped into 1/3-inch cubes
a handful of watercress or spinach, well washed and stems trimmed
2 spring onions, tops removed thinly sliced
big pinch of arame seaweed
a small bunch of corriander
a pinch of red pepper flakes
This is for those times whe you want the goodness of sushi but don't have the time to make it! Good way of getting more brown rice into your diet too...