We need to eat 8-10 portions of vegetables and fruit per day. But not all vegetables were created equal! This guide is for consideration of vegetable eating only and is not comprehensive. (Some veggies may have been missed….use the principles and add your own notes). Just because a vegetable is low on the list doesn’t … Continue reading Hierarchy of vegetables
This decadent trifle will look at home in any party spread.
This delicious versatile loaf with deep flavours can be served hot or cold, and any leftovers easily used as is or reformed. (Vegan, Gluten Free option)
Experience the taste and textures of India with this quick to prepare dish (Vegan, Gluten Free)
Tempeh absorbs flavours well to compliment any style of cuisine
Lots of New Zealanders like to get out in the bush – maybe for a day, maybe a few weeks. When thinking about food, it’s important to consider the best food to keep you full, give you energy and, of course, be really tasty – partly for your benefit and partly to be the envy … Continue reading Tramping and hiking food
The techniques for dehydrating are the same regardless of which recipe you use. By dehydrating your own food it means you have high quality, nutritious, cheap and tasty food that you can store this without a freezer for long periods of time. This is great for the earthquake kit (like the jars pictured), and soups … Continue reading Dehydrating soups & hummus
Dehydrating your own food means you have high quality, nutritious, cheap and tasty food. It also means you can store this without a freezer for long periods of time (great for the earthquake kit!). Pre-cooking and dehydrating does mean the food cooks more quickly which saves you gas when tramping or in an emergency situation, … Continue reading How to dehydrate food – stews, curries, casseroles etc.
Everyone with osteoporosis must take at least 30 mins of weightbearing exercise each day. This includes walking, running, dancing etc, but not swimming, cycling, weightlifting, pilates, yoga or rowing. You can do those sorts of exercises to prevent heart disease and deconditioning. Walking downhill or downstairs is particularly good for weightbearing. You need to eat … Continue reading Osteoporosis and osteopenia; calcium & vitamin D
Eat most. Ideally every day. Large portions. Better cooked – because you eat more. They contain a wide variety of nutrients and lots of fibre. Eat a wide variety across a 2-4 week period. (Just eating broccoli every day doesn’t count!) Look on the internet for ways to hide them or use them in more … Continue reading Leafy greens