Sweet Potato Ginger and Coconut Soup

Sweet potatoes seem to be everywhere lately.  Jamie Oliver recently espoused their greatness, citing them as a major contributory dietary factor in the longevity of life and wellness enjoyed by the residents of Okinawa in Japan.   They’re utterly packed with vitamins A, B and C as well as minerals such as manganese.  Personally, I … Continue reading

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Here’s a very simple dish that makes for an interesting accompaniment to grilled fish or barbequed meat. It’s terribly healthy and virtuous and has lots of wonderful vitamin E for healthy skin, hair and joints. The grapefruit adds some punchy vitamin C and livens up the avocado. Ingredients: Per person: half a pink grapefruit and … Continue reading

Ridiculously Healthy Carrot Cake

I have had a recipe for healthy carrot cake floating around the vacant spaces of my mind for a while and yesterday I decided to put it into action. The cake has no butter, no sugar, is high in fibre and contains vegetables and fruit. It was one of those rare occasions where a somewhat … Continue reading