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Some life changes

I have been quiet for a while… but have not gone away 😉

I have moved houses and got a new plot for food growing…. this time much closer to the house which is a real bonus 🙂

Quite challenging at first:

Plot 1

All covered in couch grass… ouch!! Continue reading

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Soak your nuts ;-)

nuts and seedsMany raw food recipes call for soaked nuts or seeds. There are several reasons for soaking nuts ranging from flavour to increased nutritional value. Sometimes it is simply to prepare the food to be soft enough that it will blend more smoothly.

Enzyme Inhibitors

Tree nuts and seeds are highly concentrated fat and protein, given by nature to ensure that an actively growing sprout will have all the nourishment it needs. Just like any other raw foods, nuts and seeds contain enzymes. We want the benefit of those enzymes, and that’s one reason we choose to eat food without subjecting it to intense heat. However, till the germination conditions for nuts and seeds are met—like moist soil, or in our case a soaking process — the enzymes in most nuts and seeds stay dormant, held hostage by so called enzyme inhibitors (another brilliant natural mechanism to ensure the proliferation of the species). Continue reading

Why we don’t need to eat meat

seedsA fantastic article on ‘True Activist’ about some amazing properties and nutritional values of seeds.

Even the United Nations is urging us to
‘Stop eating meat and save the planet’.

And that’s why another great person stopped eating meat for good and explains

Why I’ll Never Eat Meat Again