Bernard Preston Blog

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?

Oct 19, 2021

Lentil potage is just a thick soup rich in vegetable-protein.

Lentil potage can equally be enjoyed by a meat-lover by adding a pork sausage or kassler chop.

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Oct 19, 2021

Ketogenic diets are in the main about restricting carbs.

Ketogenic diets have some benefits over others, particularly for the obese, as they address satiety where the rest fail; you won't be constantly famished.

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Oct 18, 2021

Latent heat fusion oddly is what brought me to Christ.

Latent heat fusion is the magic that saves the planet from being flooded when the temperature rises, threatening to instantly melt the snow on mountains tops.

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Oct 18, 2021

Knifeblade fuse makes your inverter for home much safer.

Knifeblade fuse is a simple and inexpensive device that will break the heavy current in the event of a dangerous short circuit.

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Oct 17, 2021

Recipes for cooking kale enable you to escape age-onset blindness.

Recipes for cooking kale take a doubtful contender to the throne she rightly deserves; it is the richest of lutein that helps prevent macular degeneration.

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Oct 17, 2021

Kefir breakfast smoothie is a sweet and sour treat for your colon.

Kefir breakfast smoothie provides both the friendly bacteria that the intestine must have and the fibre that these bugs need to feed on.

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Oct 17, 2021

What is kale good for is important since it is nearly tasteless.

What is kale good for is a vital question as it helps to prevent blindness in the older-person by providing a phytochemical called lutein.

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Oct 16, 2021

Kale and spinach sauce can be made literally in five-minutes.

Kale and spinach sauce is a delicious, thick nutritious delight to go with so many starchy-dishes. You can blend it in a jiffy.

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Oct 16, 2021

Kaempferol and cancer prevention is the subject of much research.

Kaempferol and cancer prevention benefits are found in leeks, broccoli and kale. It is a bioflavonoid that has a proven role in mopping up free-radicals.

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Oct 14, 2021

Inverter for home is for generating a high AC voltage from batteries.

Inverter for home is best turned off at night as it drains your stored energy says Bernard Preston unless you have lithium cells.

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Oct 13, 2021

Old potatoes can easily be planted if you have a large garden.

Old potatoes go soft and horrid but they are perfect for seed and will bring you in a wonderful crop of new spuds.

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Oct 13, 2021

A time to sow in spring for a wonderful harvest later in the summer.

A time to sow is a season of joy; mealies, peppadew seedlings and spinach must be in as soon as the soil warms up properly.

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Oct 12, 2021

100 percent real flour contains all the vitamins, minerals and fibre.

100 percent real flour points out that most people use a fake that masquerades as the genuine article to bake their bread.

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Oct 12, 2021

How do net carbs work so you can get your weight under control.

How do net carbs work so we can distinguish between those that are making us obese and some that are actually very good for us.

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Oct 10, 2021

Best way to use tumeric is in small amounts in your cooking daily.

Best way to use tumeric for me is our Eggs Hilton; it so easy, but in fact because of its benefits particularly for the diabetic we use it in many dishes.

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Oct 09, 2021

Introduction to caring for the temple is about a course at Ascension.

Introduction to caring for the temple is the beginning of a series that will be held in 2020 in Hilton, South Africa.

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Oct 08, 2021

What is artisan bread is a question asked when looking for real food.

What is artisan bread but the staff of life, the dough prepared literally in less than ten minutes, but requires another five hours in the oven, of course.

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Oct 06, 2021

Indian saag recipe is simply a delight to the taste buds.

Indian saag recipe has many of our favourite ingredients; kale and spinach, cumin, coriander and chili.

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Oct 04, 2021

How to preserve jalapeno peppers is for those who grow these devils.

How to preserve jalapeno peppers is to give anti-inflammatory protection all year round. Small amounts daily means less painful muscles and joints.

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Oct 04, 2021

How to plant potatoes means I have just broken all the banting hearts.

How to plant potatoes is hard work but if you can dig trenches you have earned the right to indulge despite the GI; freshly lifted they have half the starch.

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Oct 03, 2021

How to make fish stock is to extract the wonderful rich flavour.

How to make fish stock is a very inexpensive way to get huge amounts of omega-3 which make up forty percent of the fat.

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Oct 02, 2021

How to grow spinach is as easy as pudding and pie; actually simpler.

How to grow spinach because it is the richest source of magnesium; a deficiency causes chronic arthritis and heart disease from toxic homocysteine.

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Oct 02, 2021

How to grow radishes is as easy as falling off a bus; teach your kids.

How to grow radishes is about preparing the ground; plant, water and weed and then enjoy. It is that simple.

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Oct 01, 2021

How to grow peas with some soup and salad meals.

How to grow peas because they are rich in vegetable protein; straight from the garden before the sugars have been turned to starch they will add to any meal.

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Oct 01, 2021

Sourdough bread recipe will show you how to make the starter.

Sourdough bread recipe fermentation needs rye flour, raw honey and unchlorinated water to bake a loaf that even gluten intolerant people can enjoy.

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Sep 30, 2021

Ingredients for sourdough bread are really very basic.

Ingredients for sourdough bread are just wholemeal flour, unchlorinated water and raw-honey for the best loaf in the world.

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Sep 30, 2021

Bread experiments enable you to bake even better loaves to your taste.

Bread experiments are about fine-tuning your dough to improve the texture and flavour, and how it rises.

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Sep 30, 2021

Yeasted beer bread makes a natural mix, both using fermentation.

Yeasted beer bread is no more difficult to make than any other loaf; we bake only with 100% wholemeal-flour.

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Sep 28, 2021

Real and fake bread asks hard questions about our favourite food.

Real and fake bread considers why consumption has dropped dramatically in the last years; and a simple five-minute recipe for making sourdough.

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Sep 27, 2021

Harvesting rainwater for your home means avoiding microplastics.

Harvesting rainwater is best stored underground where it is kept very cold and less prone to bacterial contamination.

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Our newsletter is entitled "create a cyan zone" at your home, preserving both yourself, your family and friends, and Mother Earth for future generations. We promise not to spam you with daily emails promoting various products. You may get an occasional nudge to buy one of my books!

Here are the back issues.

  • Mill your own flour
  • Bake your own sourdough bread
  • Microplastics from our water
  • Alternative types of water storage
  • Wear your clothes out
  • Comfort foods
  • Create a bee-friendly environment
  • Go to bed slightly hungry
  • Keep bees
  • Blue zone folk are religious
  • Reduce plastic waste
  • Family is important
  • What can go in compost?
  • Grow broad beans for longevity
  • Harvest and store sunshine
  • Blue zone exercise
  • Harvest and store your rainwater
  • Create a cyan zone at your home

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