Low salt seasonings – four tips for seasoning your food with less salt

Salt, in large quantities, is not good for us. It messes up body chemistry by changing the ratio of salts to water. But it does taste good, and some is needed. Tastebuds get very used to lots of salt in bags of crisps and other snacks and often in ready meals. What do you do to wean your self off using a lot of salt? Here are my four tips. 1) Use tamari soy sauce in very small quantities, not in the raw dish itself but as a seasoning to have on the table, ideally in a spray so that […] Read more »

Five tips for managing your raw food diet from day to day

Here goes: 1) Don’t think of it as a ‘diet’, more as a way of eating with unlimited potential for interesting tastes and textures….and wellbeing. Diets tend to be things that people tend to do strictly for a while and then give up. It doesn’t have to be that way because there are so many raw choices and you don’t have to worry about counting calories. 2) Have good raw ingredients to hand. I make plenty of suggestions in Good Raw Food Recipes, but for a start, with a jar of raw nut butter or tahini in the fridge, organic […] Read more »