Creamy Tomato Soup

Often cream soups are (like the name says) full of cream. Thanks to the coconuts this version of a creamy tomato soup is dairy free and still really nice and creamy.   Ingredients 1kg Tomatoes 1 cup shredded coconuts 2 cm piece ginger salt and pepper Fresh Herb...

Roasted Vegetable Stock

. Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time:  60 minutes   Ingredients: 1 onion 1 parsnip 1 carrot 5 cloves garlic 4 mushrooms 1 bunch parsley Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400F / 205C degrees. 2. Peel and wash vegetables, cut into...

Carrot Coconut Soup

Prep Time: 5-10 min Cooking Time: 10-20 min Yield: 4-6 people .   Ingredients: 1 lb of carrots 5-8 cups of water (depending how thick/thin you like your soup) 1 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes 1 inch piece of fresh ginger salt and pepper     Direction: If...

My favourite Chinese remedies

  With Chinese New Year being this week I’d like to share some of my favorite Chinese remedies.   White Flower Oil is a blend of several essential oils including eucalyptus and lavender. Other ingredients include wintergreen oil, menthol and camphor. It’s...

Winter Squash Stew

  Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yield: 4 servings   Ingredients: 1 winter squash, seeded, peeled, chopped (butternut, acorn, pumpkin, delicata) 1 onion 2 cloves garlic veggie or chicken stock 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin  ...

Green Lentil Soup

This is a nutrient dense and comforting soup. Lentils are rich in folate, B vitamin that can help reduce levels of the amino acid homocystein which has been linked to inflammation and heart disease. For more information on beans click here (Power packed beans)   ...