Alkaline Recipe

Alkaline Recipe


Alkaline foods

If you want to have more energy and vitality you should incorporate more alkaline foods to your daily diet.

For good health your blood needs to be more alkaline than acid.

Eating more alkaline foods will help with digestion, improve skin tone, better memory and concentration and reduce cravings for sugar.

Alkaline-forming foods to add to your everyday meals:

root vegetables; they are rich in more minerals than other vegetables. Look for beetroot, carrots, turnips, parsnips

cruciferous ?vegetables; they are rich sources of sulfur containing compounds choose from broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, arugula and watercress

leafy greens; these include spinach, Swiss chard, turnip greens. Spinach is the best pick here known for its rich vitamine K and folate content

lemons; while containing citric acid lemons have a very high content of the strongly alkaline minerals like potassium, magnesium, calcium,phosphorus, copper, manganese. These minerals have a very alkalising effect on the body.

Alkaline recipe – Cauliflower with basil-lemon sauce

Serves 4


For the basil-lemon sauce

10?large (about 1 cup loosely packed)?fresh basil leaves
zest and juice of 2 lemons
1/2?cup?fruity extra-virgin olive oil
1?tablespoon?raw honey
For the cauliflower
1?tablespoon?unsalted butter
1?tablespoon?extra-virgin olive oil
1?medium?red onion, finely diced
1?medium head?cauliflower, stalks and stems discarded, florets finely diced
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4?cup?basil-lemon Sauce
1?tablespoon?fresh basil?chopped for?garnish
Make the sauce
1. Combine the basil, lemon zest and juice, oil, and raw honey in a blender. Blend and transfer to a jar with a tight-fitting lid. The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for about 7 to 10 days.
Make the cauliflower
2. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a chef?s pan or wok large enough to hold all the cauliflower over high heat. Add the onion and saute until the onion softens, about 2 minutes.
3. Add the cauliflower, stir thoroughly, salt and pepper liberally, and cook until the cauliflower softens, about 10 minutes.
4. Add 2 tablespoons of the sauce and cook until tender and fragrant, another 10 minutes. Adjust the salt, add the remaining 2 tablespoons sauce, mix thoroughly, and transfer to a serving bowl. Top with the chopped basil.
This alkaline recipe is simple, clean, tasty and freshly-flavored.
We hope you enjoy it!
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Magda is a YMCA qualified Hatha yoga teacher in SW London and provides private yoga lessons and yoga therapy to clients.

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