Category Archives: Yogi food

Quick soba: buckwheat, yam ‘n greens broth

This tasty bowl of goodness is yours in under 10 minutes. So easy to make, my recipe includes a few of my favourite Japanese ingredients that give an authentic taste and a light yet nourishing lunch or supper. You'll need: 80g uncooked buckwheat noodles (or buckwheat with yam, see below) 1-2 tbsp ready-made dashi stock (see below) 1 tbsp dry…
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Japanese seaweed and cucumber super-salad

This nutritious, quick to make and easy to digest dish is ideal when you're on the go. It's a little exotic too. Every Tuesday I attend a yoga class and then have about half an hour at home for lunch before going out to teach myself. I need something very light but something that also gives me…
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Crunchy quinoa salad

This dish is really nice for a late summer's lunch or supper. It makes use of some seasonal raw courgette, carrot and crisp baby cucumber that we grow on our Hertfordshire allotment and tasty quinoa which ups its protein content. It's satisfying but light, so ideal after yoga practice or a few hours before, or if you just have a…
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Hearty pumpkin and chickpea tagine

This nutrient-rich, delicious dish is a great autumn-winter warmer. It’s also super-easy to make and provides welcome support to yoga/meditation practice at this time of year. When I shared my tips for autumn yoga I mentioned the benefits and pleasure of eating seasonal foods, and that we are grow-your-own fans. We have had an allotment in Hertfordshire for…
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