Introducing our new Nutrition Feature writer!


Introducing our new Nutrition Feature writer!

Hello Kitty Lovers!

Welcome to your new monthly Nutrition Blog! With your feature writer, Holistic Health Coach and Nutrition Enthusiast, Claire Boyle from auspiciate.com.

Each month I will be filling you up with tips and inspiration on how, through your food choices, you can make a more sustainable and ethical contribution to the planet, and a more healthy contribution to your body too! My aim is to raise awareness of the link between diet and nutrition and health and wellbeing; to highlight that cooking and healthy options don’t need to be boring and depriving; and lastly, to invite you to see the amazing changes expanding your food horizons can make to your belly and your bank account!

Just like the old saying goes: “you are what you eat”, and so the better you eat, the better you are! Small changes to your “food thinking” and your “food choices” can make a significant difference to your life, and so I welcome you to this food and health revolution!

Also watch out for our upcoming nutrition events at Pause to help bring increased health and wellbeing to the local community!

To kick off this new feature, as some of you may already know, the 14th-20th May is National Vegetarian Week. This initiative, endorsed by the Vegetarian Society, aims to bust the myths around vegetarian foods, and to show communities across the UK that meat-free grub can be vibrant and exciting to eat.

Adding more vegetarian meals into my diet has been one of the most beneficial dietary changes I have made: supplying my body with a variety of important phytonutrients and compounds that just cannot be obtained from meat, resulting in my increased immunity, health and vitality. So why not take buy propecia usa this opportunity to venture outside of your comfort zone; try a tasty vegetarian meal and see just how delicious and nourishing it can be!

If you are stuck for ideas, I’m treating you to the recipe for one of Pause’s most popular dishes: our falafel! This mouth-watering recipe is quick and easy to make, jam-packed full of nutrients, and is just purrfect in a wrap with some hummus and cheeky sweet chilli sauce.

Give the recipe a go for yourself, or pop into Pause and have our chef make it for you as you play with our 12 resident cats… Happy Eating!

If you would like to find out more about the benefits of a healthy diet and what health coaching can do for your health and well-being, check out www.auspiciate.com or feel free to email me directly at: claire@auspiciate.com! I look forward to connecting with you!

Falafel Recipe

Ingredients:
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup grated sweet potato
  • 3 tbsp veg oil
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • Large bunch fresh coriander
  • 1-2 cups gram flour

Makes 15-25

Method:
  1. Blend all of the ingredients together – except for the flour
  2. Fold in the gram flour
  3. Roll into balls then press down to flatten
  4. If you like, you can freeze some of the falafel now, to cook another time
  5. Heat some oil in a pan and shallow fry the falafel  for a few minutes until the middle is warm
  6. We like to serve them with our beetroot hummus, rocket on a voluptuous salad, wrap or toasted sourdough – add a drizzle of sweet chilli sauce if you’re feeling a bit naughty

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