Antioxidants

antioxidants in blueberries

Antioxidants are necessary to protect your body from free radical damage. Here are some of the main ones, including food sources. Resveratrol A polyphenolic compound. Source – grape skins, cranberries, blueberries, peanuts, knotweed. The amount in grapes (and therefore red wine) varies depending on the climate that the grapes were grown in and their exposure […]

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Salmon Steak with Steamed Vegetables

Grilled salmon steak with steamed vegetables Place fresh salmon steak (one per person) under grill – top with multi-coloured peppercorns and split fresh lemongrass stalks, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Cook until the fish flakes easily. While the fish is cooking, steam some washed silverbeet, broccoli florets, asparagus, and peas. For variety, have it […]

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Ginger & Cinnamon Tea

Ginger & Cinnamon Tea Chase down any meal with a ginger & cinnamon tea. Into a mug, put 2-3 slices of fresh ginger root and 1 cinnamon quill. Add boiling water. Drink when cool enough. You can usually reuse the ginger and cinnamon for a second mug. Cold or ‘flu bothering you? Then you need […]

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Curried Mince & Lentils

Kathy’s Curried Mince & Lentils Great to freeze in portions. Thaw in the fridge during the day and reheat on the stove for dinner. Serve with steamed green beans (frozen ones are just fine) or your choice of green vegetables. Ingredients 1 whole 375g packet lentils, soaked for at least 8 hours, drained & rinsed […]

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Kathy’s Kitchen Sink Frittata

Kathy’s “Kitchen Sink” Frittata (serves 4) Preparation: Chop 2-4 cups of fresh seasonal vegetables – spring onions or shallots, carrots (chop small), pumpkin (chop small), broccoli and/or Brussels sprouts, asparagus (bigger bits), green beans, semi-dried tomatoes. Also chop some fresh ginger. Beat 10-12 large eggs in a bowl and set aside. Drain a 200g can […]

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Stewed Fruit with Nuts

Stewed Fruit with Nuts Chop some seasonal fruit (such as apples, pears, and peaches or plums) into slices or chunks, depending on your preference. Use one pear for every three apples and there is no need to add any other sweetener. Put the fruit into a steel saucepan with just enough water to cover the […]

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