so, you think I am having my green period?!?
well, yes, it’s that time of the year and I have been LOOONGING
for those greens to peek out again, long time no see in Sweden…
today I could not help but free the first birch tree of it’s tiny tiny leaves.
they are known for their vitalizing and cleansing attributes.
add some chia and you have a very satisfying and cleansing start of the day. for about ½ liter of smoothie you need:
one handful of small birch leaves - the to
of course the first things that start to grow in my garden….
but thankfully oh so full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
it’s said they make you beautiful from within (more than you already are!) some examples of edible weeds are ground elder, tiny nettles, dandelion leaves, garden sorrel, chickweed, you name them…
so I did my harvesting already by weeding what’s supposed to be our vegetable garden in a couple of weeks :) for 2 portions of salad you nee
spring is finally here!!! and with it the first wild greens!
a moment I have been waiting for in 5 months!!! perfect timing for lowering your acid levels after all Easter feasting….
so run out into the garden, park or parking lot…and pick a handful of daffodil leaves, birch leaves or nettles and get ready for your alkalizing morning drink. for 1 ½ liters you need: 2 apples in pieces
1 kiwi in pieces
juice of I lemon
4 cm ginger
meat of 1 avocado
1 handful of wild young
japp, looks like we have been travelling the Far East during the past weeks, but it wasn't that far :) just Leipzig (here in the Zoo) and Berlin, where Asian inspired food has taken over.
as this gives always great raw or vegetarian alternatives it's always something to look out for when travelling as a raw or veggie-foodie.
here some tips in case you are in Berlin or Leipzig: the zoo in Leipzig is a must, in the Asian part you dive into the djungle for real, temperature, s
in search for healthy alternatives to Easter goodies?
I got lots of ideas, not all are fulfilled yet, so you won’t see pictures. some examples:
you could for example fill eggshells with chocolate cream (see topping of the recipe for the minty green crunch cake) , you can make bunny-shaped cakes with all cake recipes from this blog, use stencils or sharp knives to cut out Easter figures from greens or fruit, etc. there are no boundaries to your phantasies and creativity! her