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When I was little my grandmother always took us kids mushroom picking in the dark mysterious Swedish woods.
She could name every mushroom we came across and she knew exactly where they were hiding,
I wish I had paid more attention.
Here in London I do my mushroom picking at err.. Whole Foods, where they have an amazing selection at the moment.
For this recipe I think chestnut buttons work best.
And remember to let your mushrooms sun bathe to boost that all important Vitamin D!

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Vitamin D Boosted Marinated Mushrooms
Serves 4

Ingredients:

– 150g chestnut buttons

- 1/2 cup olive oil

- 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

- 1 tablespoon tamari

- 1/2-1 cup chopped flat parsley

- 1 garlic clove

- 2 spring onions

  ♥L

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A salad with raw squash might sound weird, but it’s really delicious and  oh so healthy!
It also means the salad stay fresh and crispy for several days.
It’s extremely filling and of course the right colour with Halloween around the corner.
I hope you like it!

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Spicy Autumn Salad.
serves 4

- medium/small squash

- 1/2 cauliflower head

- 2 apples

- 2 spring onion

- 2 celery sticks

- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

Dressing:

– 1/3 cup olive oil

- 2 tablespoons tamari

- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

- juice from 1/2 lemon

- 1 piece of ginger

-1 tablespoon coconut sugar

- 1 teaspoon chiliflakes

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Woo Hoo!
My second health column in Scan Magazine, a monthly magazine showcasing Scandinavian brands around the world.
You can read the article about what foods to indulge in, to get great skin here. (page 98)
( My first column about super foods you already have lurking in your cupboard is here page 96)
Or  you can pick up a copy in scandi related hotspots in the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, The United States and Scandinavian countries.
X Lisa

 

 

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This completely raw mixed berry and chia seed pudding is perfect as a fresh ending to a meal or as a super start to the day.

Chia seeds are a great source of plant based omega 3 fatty acids and they are also  full of filling fibre.

Matcha tea is jam-packed with hardworking antioxidants. boosting your metabolism and helping the body detox itself.

XLisa

Serves 4

Ingredients:

– 1 1/2 cup coconut water

- 2 cups mixed frozen berries

- 6 tablespoons chia seeds

- 2 tablespoons coconut sugar

- 1 teaspoon matcha tea

- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

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This month’s beauty buys is my antidote to all the football, Minecraft and total disgust for the colour pink in my house.
My boys have reached the grand age of 11 and 7 respectively and are so totally boyish it’s ridicules.
For the whole of one week they styled their hair a-la Beckham before going to school, but now they just can’t be bothered at all, so much for future metro-men.
The hand crème from Lavera and the face wash from Melvita both smells beautifully of roses. (My absolute favourite scent!)
I can really recommend the mascara from Organic Glam if you are after super volume, high impact lashes without toxic chemicals.
And the Mermaid shampoo… well I would lie if I said the name and packaging didn’t seduce me (who would not like mermaid hair!) thankfully it’s all natural and smells deliscious, the only flaw is the price at £26 .
X L

This is my anti-aging massage video!

 

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This salad is full of fibre and goodness and will keep you satisfied for a long time.
Hope you like it!
X

Serves 2-4
Ingredients:
1 small-ish butternut squash
1/2 cup of dried puy lentils
1 bag rocket salad
2 spring onions
Dressing:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon tamari
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar
1/4 teaspoon chilli
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
black pepper

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This recipe is amazingly tasty and gloriously healthy as well.
It’s completely raw so all the nutrients are intact and bursting with vital energy, ready to be used by your body.
You only need 5 ingredients mango, sunflower seeds, lime, coconut sugar and coconut oil.
It’s also extremely easy to make, basically blend, chill, enjoy!

 

 

Raw Mango Dessert
Serves 4

Ingredients:

-1 large mango

-1/2 cup soaked sunflower seeds

-juice from 1 lime

-1 tablespoon coconut sugar

-1 tablespoon coconut oil

XX lisa

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Omega 3 fats are essential to overall health.
Researchers have found many health benefits of omega 3 intake like keeping the heart in great shape, balancing cholesterol levels  and preventing behaviour disorders in children to mention a few.
It’s of course always best to get all your nutritional needs from a wholesome diet but a majority of people have a diet that is very low in omega 3 and sometimes a supplement is needed.

I was sent NaturVits chewable fruit drops and was quite eager to try them as one of my kids absolutely hate any fishy taste and have in the past refused to take his fish or cod liver oil.
These lemon and orange flavoured jelly’s were an instant hit, he could not get enough.
They come in easily popped blisters and each box lasts a month.

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This super nutritious cold soup is filling and light at the same time, if that makes sense.
It’s also a beauty soup!
The avocado provides gorgeous fats for your skin.
The cucumber will help your hair and the chili speeds up your metabolism.

serves 2 or 1 really hungry person or 4 small starters.

Ingredients:

– 1 large cucumber

- 1/2 avocado

- 2 spring onion

- 1 chili

- juice from 1 lime

- 1- 11/2 cup coconut water or milk

- fresh coriander

- 1/4 tsp cumin

- 1/4 oregano

- 2 tomatoes for decoration

Enjoy!

XX L

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This Raw crunchy nurturing Broccoli and Pesto salad with Pomegranate seeds is definitely one of my top salads.
Everything is raw like nature intended so no goodness is lost in the cooking process.
You just chop mix and assemble!
Making your own pesto is so easy it should be illegal to buy it ready-made!

Ingredients:

– I medium broccoli head
– bunch of kale
– red onion
– 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds

For the pesto:

- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
– 1/2 cup olive oil
– bunch of fresh basil
– salt and pepper

X Lisa

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