A cautionary tale of breakfast gone wrong.
The other night I overcooked a huge quantity of beautiful French - puy -lentils. That wasn't my intention. I love these little pulses: they don't need pre-soaking, they cook in 20 minutes, they're chewy and nutty and earthy, and they're the best lentils for tossing through a salad or a tray-bake. Sadly they lose their... Continue Reading →
A podcast for the Spring
This week's podcast favourite is all about body weight and diets.
Too hot to think? Too hot to move? Need to feel cool and cleansed? Too tired to read a recipe? May I present... Easy carrot salad!!! It goes well with other salads And on cooler days and nights, is lovely with pan-fried haloumi or eggplant slices. For added protein, throw in a handful of nuts.... Continue Reading →
“Sugar is good for you!” – and for the people who sell sugar (via The Ethical Nag)
Inspired by The Ethical Nag, Brisbane Natural Medicine practitioner Margi Macdonald explores the simple and healthful pleasures of chewing slowly, and other tasty matters.
Asparagus. A cure for road-rage, rampaging and ranting?
Spring is upon us in this great land down-under, and springtime means fresh asparagus. Don't be fooled into thinking this classy vegetable grows naturally all year round. It doesn't. It's one of nature's sublime springtime treats, best when its hidden, subterranean parts had the pleasure of a good, cold winter. So what about the road-raging... Continue Reading →