Posts Tagged ‘Dorcas Barry’
Detox has become a big buzzword in the health and wellness industry. “Lose weight quickly, get glowing skin and improve your confidence!” We’ve all heard it before.
What is detoxing, exactly?
Ideally, detoxing follows the concept of flushing the body of toxins with supportive whole foods and herbs and reducing inflammation in the digestive tract and body.
The liver, intestines, kidneys, lungs, skin, blood and lymphatic systems are all designed to work together to acts as a filter to neutralize toxins in everything you eat, drink, breathe, and apply to your skin.
While it’s true that the…
I love food and the effect it has on people. It has the power to heal, the power to transform and the power to bring people together. My favourite times are those spent with family and friends around the table, eating great food that is both emotionally as well as physically sustaining.
My ethos is fresh, healthy, delicious and easy to cook food which is locally sourced and in season wherever possible. I believe in balance, it’s the habits that are repeated on a daily basis that do the most good and the most harm. I love the…
Nutty Chocolate by Dorcas Barry
75g mixed almonds & pecan nuts
75g stoned dates (try to get fresh dates for this recipe)
2 tsp. coconut oil
1 tbsp. lucuma (optional, but gives a lovely caramel flavour)
1/2 tsp. vanilla essence
pinch of salt
50g raw cacao butter
2 tbsp. agave syrup or maple syrup
3 tbsp. raw cacao powder
Place the nuts, dates, coconut oil, lucuma, vanilla essence and salt into a food processor and mix together until the mixture becomes sticky and is starting to form into a ball. Roll…
Oat pancakes with pear for pancake Tuesday
by Dorcas Barry
Quite a few years ago, I discovered that I could no longer eat wheat. For someone who not only has a sweet tooth but who also loves to bake, this felt like a disaster. But, bit by bit over the years I have sourced ingredients and recipes, tested lots of different ways of cooking with these ingredients and am so delighted that I can now still enjoy equally delicious cakes, biscuits and especially pancakes. Pancakes are special, the weekend breakfast that everyone shares together, the arguments for the…