Magnesium

Magnesium plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body, including the metabolism of food, synthesis of fatty acids and proteins, and the transmission of nerve impulses.
The following health benefits have been associated with magnesium.
  • Bone health. Magnesium is important for bone formation. …
  • Calcium absorption. Calcium and magnesium are important for maintaining bone health and preventing osteoporosis. …
  • Diabetes. …
  • Heart health. …
  • Migraine headaches. …
  • Premenstrual syndrome. …
  • Relieving anxiety.

Benefits

spinach

Spinach is a good source of magnesium.

Magnesium is one of seven essential macrominerals.

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Carrot Fritters

Screen Shot 2018-08-22 at 9.27.23 amINGREDIENTS
large eggs
Kosher salt and pepper
12 oz. carrots (about 3 large)
1/4 c. panko bread crumbs/ gluten free BC / Polenta/Buckwheat Flakes /Quinoa Flakes 
scallions, thinly sliced
red chile, seeded for less heat and thinly sliced
1 c. fresh cilantro
2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
Green salad, for serving

 

DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. Using a food processor with the large grater attachment, coarsely grate the carrots. Add them to the bowl with the eggs and toss to coat. Fold in the panko, then 2 scallions, the chile, and cilantro.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, 1 tablespoon oil, and remaining scallion.
  4. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, then add 1 tablespoon oil. Drop 6 spoons of the carrot mixture into the skillet and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 3 minutes per side; transfer to a wire rack. Repeat with the remaining oil and carrot mixture, adding more oil to the skillet, if necessary.
  5. Gently stir the feta into the lime-scallion mixture. Serve over the carrot fritters and serve with green salad, if desired.

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Winter Chicken & Egg Soup

thumbnail_IMG_3369Ingredients

1Kg Chicken drumsticks or Thighs

1 carrot diced

1/4-1/2  Leek chopped

1 red Capsicum diced 

1 1/2 Tablespoon chicken Stock

1 Beaten egg

Method 

1:  Place chicken and all other ingredients into a saucepan and fill with filtered water and  bring to boil and then simmer.

2: When ready  take the drumsticks out and then shred or slice thigh. Add back to the  soup and simmer.

3:Add beaten egg  and stir through until egg is cooked.

Serve with slice of lemon and  fresh piece of fermented Sour dough with some yummy Grass fed butter !!!!

Glutathione

VEGETABLES

GLUTATHIONE
Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that is naturally produced by the body. It’s one of the most talked about supplements nowadays, as it provides a long list of benefits — from helping prevent oxidative damage to improving skin health and protecting the immune system.1It’s also found in, and used by, every cell and tissue in the body, making it a vital molecule for a number of physiological processes.2

However, there’s a variety of factors that may deplete your body’s glutathione levels over time, resulting in a number of health issues, including weakened immune system, cell mutations and higher susceptibility to cancer.3 Read on to find out more about the importance of this natural antioxidant and the ways to maintain normal levels of it in your body.

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