Eating for optimum health –
Ideas, recipes, and advice.

Author: leeweaver

Pearl Barley Warm Salad 200 g Pearl Barley ((dry weight))4 Raw Beetroot ((peeled and chopped into bitesize pieces))1 Butternut Squash ((peeled and cut into 3 cm cubes))1 Red Onion ((cut into 8 wedges))Green and Black olivesFresh CorianderOlive OilPomegranate Molasses or Balsamic Vinega Cook Pearl Barley as packet...

  Seedy Nut Bread 140 g Sunflower Seeds100 g Walnuts ((chopped))150 g Porridge Oats40 g Pumpkin Seeds2 tbsp Chia Seeds150 g Ground Almonds40 g Brazil Nuts ((chopped))5 tbsp Coconut Oil ((melted))375 ml Water1 tbsp Honey / Agave (if vegan) In a large bowl mix together the dry ingredientsIn...

  Watercress Soup 3 Leeks ((white part only))4 Potatoes1 litre Vegetable Stock ((fresh or from a cube))2 bunches Watercress2 Cloves Garlic ((Crushed)) Slice leeks in half lengthways and wash off any mud then thinly slice into half-moons. Peel and chop potatoes into small 2cm cubesHeat 2 tbsp olive oil...

Sweet Potato and Egg Hash 1 large Sweet Potato ((with skin, diced small))1 clove Garlic ((crushed))4 Eggs ((free-range))200 g Kalettes100 g Mushroom ((sliced))2 tbsp Olive Oil1 Red Pepper ((diced)) Heat olive oil in a deep, non-stick lidded frying panAdd the sweet potato and stir fry for 3-4...