Singing Nettle Pesto

This is my most recent invention. I pick wild stinging nettles regularly to put in my green juice as they are so very nourishing. The roots go way down and bring up a rich variety of helpful minerals. Plus they have plenty of chlorophyl and other green goodies. Juicing green vegetables – celery, cucumber, carrot tops, cabbage, kale, beetroot tops, tray- grown sunflower and pea greens … – is an essential part of a raw way of eating and wild greens are especially helpful. According to Brian Clement, director of the Hippocrates Health Institute, stinging nettle juice is as rich […] Read more »

The Wild Food Cafe

Someone told me about this one a few days ago and now I can’t wait to find a few excuses to go to London and visit them. I’ve Googled their site and they are up to all sorts of things. It looks really interesting. I’ll report back as soon as I’ve managed to get there. It’s an indication of just how fast the raw food movement is developing. Why? Novelty value and great tastes of course, but so many are finding that eating plenty of raw food significantly changes how they feel – wellness, resilience, strength, energy … all those […] Read more »

Raw eateries are sprouting up.

I found out about 42 degrees – Burlington Gardens off Regent Street in London and went there for a light lunch with my sister. Light it was, small but beautifully presented dishes. I had a pot noodle-type pot of Thai noodles made from, as far as I remember,  raw courgette and carrot noodles and lightly but brightly seasoned with Thai tastes. My  sister had her first raw lasagne and was very pleasantly surprised. I had lovely fresh lemon and ginger tea, heated above 42 degrees of course as all teas are, but very good. Most raw foodies, including me allow […] Read more »

Events before Christmas

Friday September 28th Raw food tasting and book signing in the Natural Grocery Store, Cheltenham, during the day Saturday October 6th 7.30pm Raw Food Tapas evening, live music, a talk and book signing at Star Anise Cafe, Gloucester Street, Stroud  limited seating, early booking with Star Anise Cafe advised, 01453 840021 Thursday October 11th  11.00 – 3.00 Small Hands-on workshop in Stroud  ‘Delicious Raw Food for Energy and Wellness’ Private house, Stroud, Gloucestershire. Limited numbers, email Judy to book in asap.. Saturday October 20th  10.00-5.30 Tree of Life Festival – Inspiration, Wellbeing and Vitality – book signing table, hopefully with […] Read more »