Its my second year in New Zealand and I am currently also experiencing my second winter! ❄ It seems like coming from a tropical country, my body is not apt at dealing with changing seasons, especially when it starts to get cold. Last year when the weather turned, I started experiencing swollen and itchy fingers … Continue reading Naturopathy and Seasonal Allergies: Year 2!
Exchanging breaths (and spirit) with this 500 years old Tree of Peace (Te Rakau a Rongo) 🌳 There is nothing as grounding, transcending and healing as spending time out in nature and reconnecting with this Earth we all live in. 🌏 We recently also learnt that for big trees, you can get healing from them … Continue reading Have you booked your Nature Date?
Eating like a (vegetable) king! 🤴😁 Fresh off a grocery run, again I couldn’t resist adding a bit of every veggie I had in the fridge! 🥦 This tomato soup had overnight soaked mixed beans and grains, broccoli, mushrooms, carrots, beetroot, ginger, garlic, kale, chinese cabbage, and coriander. That can of tomatoes though... made that … Continue reading Red-as Tomato Beetroot Soup!
Made my best pot of vegetable soup yet! 🍲😁 Really tasted like Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup except without all the “added stuff”. This was #allnatural 😉 The ingredients provided all the flavour and all I needed to add was some salt and pepper! 👨🏻🍳 Pumpkin, carrot, onions, cauliflower, cabbage, fennel, kale, leek, mushrooms, and … Continue reading All Natural Veggie Soup for the Winter Flu
More kitchen experiments! 👨🏻🍳 First time cooking with Spelt Couscous - feel like it got dissolved in that veggie curry 😅 maybe I should’ve cooked it separately. For the curry, besides normal curry powder, I added some pineapple and squeezed a lemon in it. That extra acidity was pretty tangy! 🍋 Also did a leek n’ … Continue reading More Kitchen Experiments – Spelt Couscous, Tangy Curry, “Pineapple-Apple Danish”!
Tonight's dinner pot consisted of a Spelt-quinoa-bean-legume combo! The beans were going at a crazy reduced price and I ran out of spelt spaghetti so it's back to good old pre-soaked grains. I boiled and simmered these while washing and cutting up the cauliflower, fennel, cabbage, purple kale, onions, garlic and carrot. Adding 1.5tsp … Continue reading Spelt-Quinoa-Beans Dinner Pot!
This morning I bumped into Papi (not his real name) at the Church's entrance and once again, it seemed like I was just there at the right time and place for he was looking for someone to help him climb up the ladder to change some light bulbs he had just bought. After that, he … Continue reading Unexpected Health Coaching