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The Joy of Germination

I never worked with anyone who wasn’t delighted by seeds coming up, even vegan organic market gardener Tolly with over 40 seasons of growing, or (perhaps especially) volunteers hardened by life on a Brixton housing estate, or some very sophisticated metropolitan folk in an RHS Cerficate evening class. With the seed something magic happens. There’s …

Nut and Quinoa loaf with Miso Gravy

This is a super tasty classic that is wonderful for Christmas or other meal. Chestnuts are high in carbohydrates and, strangely, very high in vitamin C, essential for the maintenance of blood vessels. Brazils are one of the fattiest nuts, and a rich source of Selenium, wonderful for bone health. Other nuts are great too, …

Scrambled tofu

Scrambled tofu is an easy win if you want a protein hit. And tasty. You can serve it old-fashioned style with baked beans for a tin, or really nice is with steamed pak choi (or spinach, broccoli spears) and fried off tomatoes in oregano – as in the picture. Tofu is a complete protein, meaning …

The Benefits of Balancing

A well balanced yoga class includes warm up, inversions, forward bends, backward bends, twists, sideways bends and balances. Strength Standing and arm balances develop strong muscles in your legs, feet, arms and shoulders, as well as your core. Holding your body against the force of gravity needs muscle contraction. Developed muscles around vulnerable ankles, knees, …

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