What should I be eating while I’m trying to conceive?
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Pumpkin is in season and it’s the perfect time to be eating warm, nourishing soups. I created this recipe and I'd love to know what you think! The quinoa adds some protein which is great for vegans :-)
It's the season for slow cooked foods. This dish has a unique chocolate, cinnamon and oregano spice flavour is so tasty and warming for the cooler autumn months. This Easter weekend I modified Cincinnati Chilli from 5 recipes and it turned out brilliantly. My friends wanted my recipe so here it is:
This is my all time favourite summer salad!! The coriander, mint, coconut and fresh lime salsa is a sensational combination of flavours alongside the mangoes and avocados. Serves 4, prep 20 mins, cooks in less than 10.
The acupressure point, ST36 (Zusanli), is one of the 11 heavenly acupuncture points. It is located on both legs, four finger widths down from the bottom of your kneecap, along the outer boundary of your shin bone, you will feel a small indent/depression there.
Press on either or both points for up to 3-5 minutes at a time. You can do this several times a day if you wish. This point helps to increase your Qi, strengthen the Stomach and Spleen, improve your digestion and increase Blood production. Well done!
Moxibustion (moxa), also known as mugwort, is an ancient herb which facilitates iron absorption. You can do moxibustion over ST36 for 5 minutes a day for ten days and your iron & energy levels should increase. Come in for a consultation and acupuncture treatment, and I will show you which special & safe techniques to use.
In traditional Chinese medicine, iron deficiency anaemia is usually diagnosed as a Qi (energy) & Blood deficiency. As your precious baby grows, there is a huge demand placed on your body to produce extra Qi and Blood...