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Easy Sauerkraut

Posted by food hugs on November 20, 2019 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Sauerkraut is one of the easiest and most nutritious foods you can make at home.


Some of the benefits of sauerkraut include:

 

  • It contains cabbage which is high in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and fibre, and also contains polyphenols, antioxidants and sulphur compounds, such as sulforaphane and I3C that may help to support hormone metabolis...
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Nourishing Miso Soup

Posted by food hugs on November 20, 2019 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (1)

There is nothing like a nourishing and comforting soup on a cold winters day, and especially one that has the added benefit of supporting your hormones. Miso is a great source of phytoestrogens and probiotics, both of which can help to balance female hormones. With the immune boosting properties of ginger, garlic and mushrooms, this soup ticks alot of health boxes.


This recipe is ada...

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Autumn Blackberry & Apple Crumble

Posted by food hugs on October 22, 2019 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

I love a bit of easy foraging...in my Dad's back garden! That counts, right?

When lovely crisp red apples are available to you, plus some blackberries from your garden, you can't but pair them together and make a zesty crumble. A low sugar recipe, this is delicious warm with organic natural yogurt.

Here's the recipe:

⭐️4 eating apples (peeled, cored and sliced) and about 150g blackberries as the bas...

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Smoked Mackerel Pate

Posted by food hugs on October 22, 2019 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Oh me oh my, you make me cry, you're such a good looking lunch!


I love a lunch that sings to my senses and ticks a number of boxes at once. This is one of them; healthy fats from smoked mackerel pate, good bacteria boost from homemade sauerkraut, curry salad dressing made with kefir and organic leaves from McNally Farm. 

Smoked mackerel is available from all supermarkets, and is less than €1.50 pe...

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Quick Dinner; Tuna Pasta

Posted by food hugs on October 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Busier days call for a quicker dinner and this is one of ours.



Usually served with pasta or buttered spaghetti, I thought potatoes would be a nice change (peeled, chopped, onto an oiled tray, salt, cook for 40 mins at 200C. Throw some cooked peas on about 5 minutes from the end).

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The tuna sauce is dead easy;


  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finel...
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