And once again nature shows her perfection in the way she provides foods for our enjoyment and health. You see the foods that become available to us in the fall and winter seasons are typically warming, and the foods that nature provides in the warmer seasons are typically cooling.
You c an add rosemary or other warming herbs to your green smoothie to create balance with the greens and help keep you warmer during the cooler seasons. Something else to remember is that all foods have a variety of nutrients and healing properties that should be respected. Learn all you can about the foods you put into your body, and how they might affect your health in one way or another.
Warming Foods Anise. Asparagus Avocado. Serving it with noodles instead of rice. Make it fast: Love a quick meal?
Make sure you cut your sweet potato into 3cm cubes to cut down on cooking time. A simple and decadent meal, this slow-roasted tomato sauce couldn't be easier. Roast tomatoes, garlic and a red onion on a tray, boil up some pasta and dinner is served. If you can't find basil, look for parsley instead.
Double batch: This is an easy recipe to double — it's just an extra tray of tomatoes in the oven, and the sauce freezes beautifully. Love our recipes?
Sign up to our weekly newsletter and have them delivered to your inbox. Congee or 'jook' is a savoury rice porridge that's a staple in many Asian households and finding its way onto brunch menus too. Make it at home using brown rice and get creative when adding toppings. Thick or soupy: Adjust the amount of liquid depending on your preferred consistency. I grew up eating a creamier jook and often start with 6 cups of liquid.
Hetty prefers hers a little lighter so uses 8 cups. These chewy chocolate cookies have a hint of brownie.
Curious about the fancy crackled shell? It comes from rolling the dough in icing sugar right before they're baked.
The thicker the coating, the more dramatic the effect. Freezer stash: Think of your future-self and freeze some rolled cookie dough for emergencies the recipe makes plus cookies. Save the icing sugar part for when you're just about to bake. ABC Life helps you navigate life's challenges and choices so you can stay on top of the things that matter to you. So warm yourself up by turning on the oven or stove, and stay well-fed and inspired this winter. Creamy one-pot pasta with lemon and kale. Posted 2 Jul July A delicious one-pot pasta in two simple steps.
Pasta e fagioli is the hearty soup you want for dinner on a cold night. Pumpkin soup with Thai red curry spices and roast cashews. Cottage pie with hidden veggies is a family favourite.
Whole roasted cauliflower with turmeric sauce. Cancel your dinner plans for this easy take on spinach and ricotta cannelloni. A simple sweet potato curry that can boost your immunity.
Linguini with slow-roasted tomatoes is a decadent yet simple meal. Hetty McKinnon's brown rice congee with crispy kale.