Pancake Tuesday (with Adaptogenic Medicinal Mushrooms)
Perhaps you’re already aboard the medicinal mushroom train and reaping all their health benefits, or perhaps you’re new to the world of shrooms and keen to make adaptogens a part of your daily routine. Either way, this article is here to show you that there’s more to medicinal mushroom powders than a teaspoon in warm water or plant milk every day. They can be added to delicious sweet treats and more!
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash is a nutrient rich veggie, providing a very good source of beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, B6 and folate, plus magnesium, manganese, calcium and potassium. Our Butternut Squash soup has golden yellow hues and warming chilli undertones. Enjoy with a slice of toasted bread, rubbed with raw garlic – mmm!
Homemade Spelt Bread
Spelt flour has been making a welcome revival the last few years, and although popular, it does tend to confuse some people. The most common questions are “is it gluten-free” and “is it the same as wheat?” The short answer is no on both accounts. This is a basic bread recipe which can be modified to your desire by adding seeds, nuts or dried fruit to make a variety of delicious and nutritious breads. Herbs and spices can also be added to provide interesting flavours.
14 Ways to Prevent and Treat Cold Sores Naturally
The first symptom is usually a sensation of itching or tingling around the mouth, followed by painful blisters mainly on or around the lips.
A person’s initial contact with the virus is often during childhood and after one gets the virus, it tends to remain in the body for the rest of one’s life, existing in a dormant state.
Natural Ways to Enhance Memory and Overall Brain Health
We are placing more demands on our brains and nervous systems than ever before. We want greater memory cognition, the ability to retain information better, have stronger recall, and to be able to think clearer. When it comes to having a healthy memory, cognitive function and brain, specific herbs and supplements can be very supportive, whether you’re in the thick of it or just wanting to prevent mental deterioration.
Warm and Nourishing Beetroot Crumble
Let’s talk nutrition Horseradish is a root vegetable and a member of the Brassicaceae family, better known as the mustard family. Other vegetables from this family include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussel sprouts, mustard greens, wasabi, and kale. Fun fact: The root contains several antioxidants that treat respiratory disorders like sinusitis. They also help combat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections.…
What’s the Scoop? Revive Active
One popular question we get asked a lot is “Why are we advised to supplement our diets? Revive Active’s ethos stems from how the modern world is busy, stressed, fast paced and full of on the go workers, often working indoors and the majority being relatively inactive. Our bodies have a constant struggle to detoxify the unavoidable pollutants we put into it such as environmental pollutants like car exhaust fumes, chemical laden washing and drinking water and pesticide ridden and nutritionally deficient foods.
Spiced Chickpea Soup
Chickpeas are one of the most versatile products to have in your cupboard; packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals, such as iron. Dried, tinned or ground as gram flour, chick peas will never leave you short of options in the kitchen. This blended soup is a robust and comforting choice for lunch.
Help Your Body Recover from Antibiotics Naturally
We are fortunate to live in an age where many infectious diseases that would have formerly been life-threatening can now be treated simply and effectively with a round of antibiotics. Antibiotics tend not to discriminate. When they go to work effectively wiping out the “bad” bacteria causing problems in your body, they also take out the beneficial bacteria as well.
What’s in Season: Irish Winter Foods
Winter is here in all its chilly glory, bringing a plethora of wonderful foods for you to get creative with in the kitchen. These include but are certainly not limited to: beetroot, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, horseradish, Jerusalem artichoke, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, parsnips, apples, clementines, cranberries, pears and more.
Butter Beans with Tomatoes, Garlic and Courgettes
Butter beans, as their name suggests, have a rich creamy texture and taste which can be used in all manner of stews, curries and salads. Cooked from scratch (or tinned) they are super satisfying as a main meal or side dish, plus they are packed with vitamins, minerals, complex carbohydrates, protein and fibre.