January 2, 2016

 

 

Although bone broth hasn’t been scientifically proven to work, it has been used for years to heal the body. People with joint conditions, skin conditions, lowered immune system have all taken bone broth and have had great results.

 

I recently decided to try it. I get...

November 16, 2015

We are coming up to the time of the year where we start to forget about healthy eating, overindulging in food and alcohol. There is also the stress of finding presents for friends and family. Battling through the crowds of people in the mall, getting those Christmas sp...

October 11, 2015

Nuts are extremely beneficial to our health. Despite some peoples belief that because they contain fat, that we need to avoid them for weight loss. In fact, nuts can help with weight loss. They contain protein and fat which keeps us fuller for longer. They are a great...

September 26, 2015

Last weekend I whizzed up this sauce to go with my pasta. But not pasta as you know it. These ones are made with edamame (soy beans) and mung beans, water and that’s it! They are Organic, Vegan, Gluten-free, Non-GMO and Kosher. You can find them from your health shop....

September 15, 2015

I realise it’s been a few months since my last post. Get Me Healthy has been very busy! :)

 

My latest creation was a dairy free, gluten free lasagna. I used eggplant, courgette and konjac as the layers and made a cashew nut "cheesy" sauce. I bet your wondering what konj...

July 21, 2015

One of my childhood favourites was chicken nuggets and chips. As an adult, a Nutritionist and Naturopath, it is pretty disgusting to understand what is actually in them. And that makes me sad. Sometimes you just need those childhood memories to make you feel all warm a...

July 7, 2015

Zucchini courgette summer squash - whatever you like to call it. This vegetable is so versatile and high in yummy vitamins and nutrients essential to good health. Powerful in antioxidants, containing; alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-c...

June 16, 2015

Kombucha

 

The wonder drink!!

 

Kombucha is usually made with black or green tea and is fermented by a culture (SCOBY). SCOBY is an acronym for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast, it has also been referred to as a mushroom. 

 

Common bacteria and yeasts found in a SCOBY:

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June 16, 2015

I've spoke about cauliflower in a previous post and benefits it has to us. I thought tofu (soy) would be good to talk about. You may or may not know, that there have been studies that have shown a link between soy and cancer.  This is due to the oestrogenic properties...

April 27, 2015

I hadn't actually used oats before, and when i looked on the internet about how to cook them, there was little information. I didn't want to be soaking overnight, i just wanted to get up before work - cook - eat - enjoy! After speaking to a couple different people, i d...

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