Rye crackers

This makes about 24 crackers (depending on how big you like them) Ingredients 25 g sunflower seeds 25 g pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons flaxseeds 3 tablespoons sesame seeds 100 g rye flour pinch of salt 1 tablespoon walnut oil 1/3 cup water Method Preheat the oven to 300°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. …

Jubus Crackers

These delicious crackers will sustain you for hours. They are tasty packed with seedy goodness. This quantity makes around 12 crackers. Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup of pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup of sesame 1/3 cup of sunflower seeds 3 tablespoons of poppy seeds 3 tablespoons of chia seeds 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour …

Salmon with Cilantro and Pesto (for 2)

This is another delicious and easy recipe from my dear friend Tom. Ingredients 2 wild salmon fillets 1/3 cup raw cashew nuts juice and zest of 1/2 lemon a large handful of cilantro 2 tablespoons of olive oil chili flakes salt and pepper Method Organize the oven so that the cooking shelf is at the …

Juicing fruits and veggies

Is there any benefit to drinking your fruits and vegetables as juice? The proponents say that you get more of the plant nutrients if you eat the plant raw, because when the food is cooked the heat destroys certain nutrients. If you squeeze fruit and veggies you get to drink a large amount of their …

Self-perception of weight

According to the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC) we are all gaining weight. About one third of us are obese. The CDC measures obesity and overweight using a ratio of height to weight called the Body Mass Index (BMI). For the majority of adults, it provides an accurate assessment of whether weight is within …

Jean’s baked fish

Remember to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium for information on sustainable seafood, and for some great recipes too. Ingredients 8oz white fish per person 1 tablespoon of non-fat or low-fat plain yoghurt per person 5 or 6 halved cherry tomatoes per person Fresh basil leaves Olive oil Method First heat the oven to 425F Lightly …

Take action for your health

food and nutrition The top action you can take for your nutritional health is to avoid sugar and refined carbohydrates. Avoid processed foods containing sugar. Avoid foods containing high fructose corn syrup, it is the same as sugar. Eat fresh vegetables and fruit instead of cookies and cakes. Choose whole grains wherever possible. Drink water. …

Web links that I like

videos Make it a priority to watch Dr. Lustig's presentation Sugar: The Bitter Truth. It will change the way you think about sugar. Sugar: The Bitter Truth. Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. health information The Diabetes Association The Obesity Society …