If Bernard Preston's inspirational books do not awaken in you the desire to live long in the land, then alas I have failed! Oh yes, and the desire to sit under those trees you once planted, to nurture those grandchildren you have borne.
Alas, sometimes it takes a fist banging on the skull, or a pick axe to break open the frozen sea within us. Is poor health trying to tell you something...? Just where are you planning to live, if you don't look after your bod, eh?
Bread experiments are about fine tuning your dough to improve the texture and flavour, and how it rises.
Yeasted beer bread is no more difficult to make than any other loaf; we bake only with 100% wholemeal flour.
Saving for a solar farm because the upfront capital-cost is so large; the benefits to both you and the planet are simply vast.
Pumpkin for diabetes not only lowers high blood glucose quickly and effectively, but insulin use is significantly reduced.
Peppadew sauce is fermented to reduce the influence of antinutrients on absorption of the rich nutrients in the chilies. It is often called Sriracha.
Lentil potage can equally be enjoyed by a meat lover by adding a pork sausage or kassler chop.
Lemon Drop Drink Recipe has a few thoughts on what is actually in citrus that makes it so nutritious.
Frailty and vitamin C is part of the greater well-being for Christians series given at the Church of the Ascension, Hilton.
Glycemic response to fava beans is warped because tests are done after the fruit is first podded and then popped out of its skin; most of the fibre is removed.
Kefir sourdough bread enables better gluten tolerance and is one good way to use up any excess whey when preparing your own probiotic; and gives a softer crumb.
How to make kefir takes about five-minutes; I have had a love affair with it since it fixed in one week a severe bellyache of many years' duration.
Enjoy whole foods because they provide the fibre our colons must have, and the nutrients that our cells demand if we are to enjoy long, vigorous lives.
End of winter chores at our green home includes opening the compost-heap which can be tiresome but done mindfully is not so bothersome.
Eggs Parkinson's disease is based on strong science that fava beans can provide sufficient L-dopa with a marked improvement in motor performance.
Eggs Florentine poached on a bed of spinach makes a delicious and perfect breakfast for those who are banting; it has little effect on your blood-glucose.
Eat your greens because lutein from your food is far more effective and cheaper than from a pill; adult-onset macular degeneration can be avoided.
Easy sourdough bread recipe takes less than ten-minutes to make and allows you to choose how much salt and the kind of flour; there is less gluten intolerance.
Spicy ginger tea recipe is lovely before lunch, or in the evening as a tonic to help you sleep.
The wonder of worm farms is that they also turn kitchen and garden waste into protein for your chickens; and a surge in the flowering of fruit trees.
Small basic worm-farm to make your own vermicompost and leachate; they will make a significant difference to a little patch of garden; later you can expand.
Everlasting kale is for those who do not relish the idea of doctors poking sharp instruments into their eyes.
Dough has a mind of its own as subtle changes in temperature, humidity and ingredients, and when you add the salt, can have profound effects.
Doggy poo worm farm provides good nutrients for your flowers and fruit trees, but not for your lettuces, and helps deal with the faeces left by your pets.
Purple power smoothie really can be made in a jiffy if you have some berries and perhaps half a beetroot; the probiotic kefir will improve its benefits.
Pickled-beets recipes so you have year round protection against anaemia and constipation. The high fibre content means they are good for lower cholesterol and the resistant starch reaches the microbiota in the colon.
Steel-cut oats recipe lowers the glycemic index by toasting first with a cinnamon stick and something else unique and quite different.
Bernie's beetroot soup for something very easy to make, but a little different.
Kale pesto can be made in ten-minutes if you're like Jack, nimble and quick.
Rich kefir smoothie makes for a happy tum by helping to maintain the myriads of swarming bugs in the intestine, and giving them plenty of fibre to feed on.
New potatoes along with the reds are known as waxy, as they have half the glycemic-load. Passing through the SI largely undigested they reach the colon instead.
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