CHART FOR HEALTHY GUT

We take so much for granted, very often come to realise when it’s a little too late, damage is done, & deterioration has deeply set in, so now is the time to take charge for improved quality of life! If ever you ask anyone what they would love most, they will almost indefinitely mention health as number one top of the list. With health we can climb mountains, swim across oceans, help others, find love, and obtain wealth.

We consume food at least three times a day on average, why not make that fuel count and ‘nutrify’ each and every single organ and living cell, as we have one body, one life, lets make it count.

Consuming healthy well balanced meals from all food groups (fruit, veg, nuts, seeds, legumes, grains, herbs, spice, edible roots & flowers), as well as eating from rainbow colours (white, yellow, orange, red, green, red, blue, purple, black, brown), daily sunshine D,  exercise, and relaxation leads to good health.

In today’s world where toxins are rife, they linger in the air that we breathe, swim in our waters, and leach into our depleted poisoned soils, it’s imperative that we start to heal ourselves with whole vegan foods, in order to detoxify our bodies & our minds from the daily garbage, grunge, heavy toxic metals, pollutants, and the violence, and start cleaning up and taking good care of our ecosystems. Health starts on our plates, as does peace.

We often underestimate our gut. This gastrointestinal tract, an organ system starting at the mouth which takes in food, and digests it to absorb energy through nutrients, then expels remaining waste as feces. We want to keep our gut clean and healthy just like we would maintain clean pipes in our vehicle so that fluids & fuels flow through smoothly. There are certain foods that aid healthy gut bacteria more than others. The gut microbiome is crucial for health which can also control immune system, and there are suggestions that central nervous system as well as brain health can be affected. There are thousands of different bacteria in the intestines most which benefit our health however, having to many unhealthy microbes can lead to disease. This is where probiotics can potentially restore gut health.  Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli are our friends. 

Eat a diverse range of whole vegan foods – legumes, beans, fruit

Eat fermented foods – sauerkraut, vegan versions of kefir, natto, miso, kimchi, apple cider vinegar, dairy free yogurt, tempeh , beet kvass

Eat probiotic foods – Jerusalem artichokes, bananas, asparagus, oats, apples

Eat whole grains

Eat foods rich in polyphenols – green tea, chocolate, whole grains, olive oil, vegan red wine

Enjoy, life is too short not to!

Do share with us how you further enhance health gut, as we continue to advocate for healthy communities, we would love to hear from you!

CHART FOR LIVER HEALTH

We take so much for granted, very often come to realise when it’s a little too late, damage is done, & deterioration has deeply set in, so now is the time to take charge for improved quality of life! If ever you ask anyone what they would love most, they will almost indefinitely mention health as number one top of the list. With health we can climb mountains, swim across oceans, help others, find love, and obtain wealth.

We consume food at least three times a day on average, why not make that fuel count and ‘nutrify’ each and every single organ and living cell, as we have one body, one life, lets make it count.

Consuming healthy well balanced meals from all food groups (fruit, veg, nuts, seeds, legumes, grains, herbs, spice, edible roots & flowers), as well as eating from rainbow colours (white, yellow, orange, red, green, red, blue, purple, black, brown), daily sunshine D,  exercise, and relaxation leads to good health.

In today’s world where toxins are rife, they linger in the air that we breathe, swim in our waters, and leach into our depleted poisoned soils, it’s imperative that we start to heal ourselves with whole vegan foods, in order to detoxify our bodies & our minds from the daily garbage, grunge, heavy toxic metals, pollutants, and the violence, and start cleaning up and taking good care of our ecosystems. Health starts on our plates, as does peace.

A life giving filtration system that removes toxins, cleanses, rejuvenates, & nourishes our well being. This organ filters the blood coming through the digestive tract before passing through to the rest of our body. It makes perfect sense to keep it healthy & functional. Consuming clean whole vegan foods in combinations from food group and colour variations together with clean water, good rest & relaxation, exercise, and sunshine D are beneficial for good health. Certain foods seemingly aid & nutrify liver health more, such as beets, broccoli, sweet potatoes, lemons, lentils, apples, garlic, onion, leafy greens however, below is a further guideline that encourages good liver health.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Almonds, mushrooms (raw brown Italian) , sesame seeds, spinach

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Peanuts, mushrooms, green peas, sunflower seeds, avocado

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Pistachios, dried fruits (prunes high), bananas, avocado, spinach, sunflower seeds

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

Beans (black eyed beans high), lentils, spinach, asparagus, lettuce (cos or romaine high), avocado, broccoli, tropical fruits (mango high), oranges, whole wheat bread

Vitamin B12

Fortified cereals, fortified tofu, fortified vegan milk, B12 vegan patches, pills and sprays

Glycine

Soy, Seeds & nuts (sunflower high), oats & oat bran, legumes (split peas high), whole grains  (kamut high)

Taurine

Soy, seeds & nuts (pumpkin seeds), beans & lentils (white beans), whole grains (wild rice), seaweed, brewers yeast

Arginine

Beans, peas, lentils

Ornithine

Soybeans, quinoa, beans, legumes

Glutamine

Red cabbage, nuts, beans, parsley, dark leafy greens, asparagus, legumes

Vitamin A

Carrots, sweet potato, kale, spinach, berries, apricot, papaya, cantaloupe, mango

Vitamin C

Guava, black current, red pepper, kiwi, green peppers, orange, strawberries, papaya, broccoli, kale, parsley, pineapple, brussel sprouts, grapefruit, peas, cauliflower, mango

Vitamin E

Almonds, seeds, swiss chard, mustard greens, spinach, turnips, kale, plant oils, hazelnuts, pine nuts, avocado, broccoli, parsley, papaya, olives

Selenium

Brazil nuts, whole wheat bread, seeds (sunflower), mushrooms (crimini), whole grains (rye)

Copper

Dark pure chocolate, cashews, sunflower seeds, chickpeas, raisins, lentils, hazelnuts, dried apricots, avocado, sesame, seeds, quinoa, turnip greens, blackstrap molasses, shiitake mushrooms, almonds, asparagus, kale, chia seeds

Zinc

Tofu, hemp seeds, nuts, lentils, oatmeal, mushrooms (shiitake high)

Manganese

Nuts (hazelnuts), seeds (pumpkin), bread (whole wheat), tofu, beans (butter & lima beans), spinach, whole grains (brown rice), tea (black brewed)

Coenzyme Q10

Spinach, broccoli & cauliflower, legumes, peanuts, soybeans

Bioflavonoids 

Citrus fruits, peppers, cherries, grapes, broccoli, red & yellow onions

Enjoy, life is too short not to!

Do share with us how you further nutrify your liver, as we continue to advocate for healthy communities, we would love to hear from you!

HEALTH CHART FOR DETOX

We take so much for granted, very often come to realise when it’s a little too late, damage is done, & deterioration has deeply set in, so now is the time to take charge for improved quality of life! If ever you ask anyone what they would love most, they will almost indefinitely mention health as number one top of the list. With health we can climb mountains, swim across oceans, help others, find love, and obtain wealth.

We consume food at least three times a day on average, why not make that fuel count and ‘nutrify’ each and every single organ and living cell, as we have one body, one life, lets make it count.

Consuming healthy well balanced meals from all food groups (fruit, veg, nuts, seeds, legumes, grains, herbs, spice, edible roots & flowers), as well as eating from rainbow colours (white, yellow, orange, red, green, red, blue, purple, black, brown), daily sunshine D,  exercise, and relaxation leads to good health.

In today’s world where toxins are rife, they linger in the air that we breathe, swim in our waters, and leach into our depleted poisoned soils, it’s imperative that we start to heal ourselves with whole vegan foods, in order to detoxify our bodies & our minds from the daily garbage, grunge, heavy toxic metals, pollutants, and the violence, and start cleaning up and taking good care of our ecosystems. Health starts on our plates, as does peace.

Keeping our organs clean helps us feel good. When we feel good, we operate at optimum levels. Consuming wholesome vegan meals from variety of food groups and rainbow colours creatively prepared is golden key to great health, together with rest & relaxation, exercise and sufficient sunshine D.  Drinking 8 glasses of clean water, being grateful & mindful, and meditation are also recommended.

Fruits, nuts, legumes, vegetables

Enjoy, life is too short not to!

Do share with us how you further detox your body, as we continue to advocate for healthy communities, we would love to hear from you!

CHART FOR KEEPING BODY ALKALINE

We take so much for granted, very often come to realise when it’s a little too late, damage is done, & deterioration has deeply set in, so now is the time to take charge for improved quality of life! If ever you ask anyone what they would love most, they will almost indefinitely mention health as number one top of the list. With health we can climb mountains, swim across oceans, help others, find love, and obtain wealth.

We consume food at least three times a day on average, why not make that fuel count and ‘nutrify’ each and every single organ and living cell, as we have one body, one life, lets make it count.

Consuming healthy well balanced meals from all food groups (fruit, veg, nuts, seeds, legumes, grains, herbs, spice, edible roots & flowers), as well as eating from rainbow colours (white, yellow, orange, red, green, red, blue, purple, black, brown), daily sunshine D,  exercise, and relaxation leads to good health.

In today’s world where toxins are rife, they linger in the air that we breathe, swim in our waters, and leach into our depleted poisoned soils, it’s imperative that we start to heal ourselves with whole vegan foods, in order to detoxify our bodies & our minds from the daily garbage, grunge, heavy toxic metals, pollutants, and the violence, and start cleaning up and taking good care of our ecosystems. Health starts on our plates, as does peace.

Maintaining a healthy PH body balance is imperative to good health, and strong immune that fights impurities , toxins and diseases. Ideally a good balance is around 7.3.6. Fuelling body with healthy clean vegan foods in balance of food groups and colours is key, as is exercise, rest & relaxation and sunshine D in tandem. Below are simply a few encouraging spoilt for choice foods that one could indulge in to help keep bodies in healthy alkaline state.

Fruits, nuts, legumes, vegetables

Enjoy, life is too short not to!

Do share with us how you further alkaline your body, as we continue to advocate for healthy communities, we would love to hear from you!

 

ENGLISH COTTAGE PIE

Wholesome & nutritious comfort food that you will always return to.

Serves: 4

Prep & cook time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients for mince:

• 1 Onion, peeled & diced

• 2 T Oil

• 2 Bay leaf

• 1 t Thyme

• 1 Carrot, peeled, finely diced

• 1 C Green beans, washed, finely chopped

• 1 C Soy mince

• 3 C Kettle boiled water

 

• 1/2 C Lentils

• 8 Tomato, diced

• 1 t Oregano

• 2 T Balsamico

• 1 T Salt (PHRS or Sea)

• 3 Garlic cloves crushed

• 1 C Kettle boiled water

Method:

• Add to large pot in that order, sweat onion for a couple of minutes with oil, bay leaf, thyme.  Add carrot and beans, then add mince, toss to add flavour, then water so that it doesn’t burn. Add the rest of the ingredients in that order. Whilst cooking on low, prepare potatoes.

For the Swedish Potatoes:

• 4 Large Potatoes, peeled, quartered

• Good quality salt

• White pepper

• 1 t Nutmeg ground

• 1 T Coconut oil

• 1/4 C Coconut milk

• 1 C Swedish peas

• 2 T Flaxseed ground

• 2 T Nutritional Yeast

• Vegan cheese, grated

Method:

• Cover potatoes with kettle boiled water, add salt to taste, boil for 20 minutes or until ready/almost soft

• Mash, add spices to taste accordingly, add coconut oil, mash some more, add coconut milk, mash again, adjust spices, add peas, gently toss with spoon. Add/spoon to ‘meat’ base. Smooth over, sprinkle finishing touches. Then bake until satisfied (half hour should do it).

Thank you so much Penny for inspiring me to recipe this one for you and everyone else, much love. Forever your Chef.