Yoga Health - Food: Scrumptious and Healthy!
Yoga has many health benefits, both physical and mental, but enjoying a healthy diet is a great way to compliment your yoga efforts. Eating healthily is a great way to replenish your energy sources, clean out your insides and feel light on your feet.
Raw food – it doesn’t come much faster and healthier than this and you certainly don't need to be bugs bunny to enjoy it! Quick, Easy and no cooking involved! Prepare tantalizing tasty food: squish, blend, grind, whizz (not wazz Jamie Oliver – that means going to the toilet in Scotland)
Avocado, Mango and Broccoli Salad
- Two Avocado's (Cubed)
- Two Mango's (Cubed)
- 2-3 cups of Broccoli (Chopped into chunks)
- Half a cup of red onion (chopped)
- 3/4 cup of raisins (Optional)
- Salt and Pepper (to taste)
To serve: Combine ingredients, chill and serve... Voila!
Tip: This salad will even dress itself if you use ripe Avocado and Mango!
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Free food.... Yes FREE!
Foraging – Who says there is no such thing as a free lunch? Foraging for food is a fantastic way to keep fit and healthy, gets you out in the fresh air and gives you that ‘back to nature’ feeling. Discover what is fresh on the trees, blossoming in the hedgrerows or growing in the ground.
Warning: You must know that what you are picking and eating is safe for consumption. Do you research before you set out. This is a great beginners guide to foraging
When certain foods are in season they can make for a great way to eat healthy for cheap. Do a little research and hit the Supermarket and local markets to do a spot of bargain hunting. This is a great website which lets you know when your favourite fruits and vegetables are in season: Eat The Seasons
Grow your own
Not just for those re-enacting an episode of the ‘Good Life’ (sorry aged reference) but growing your own fruit and vegetables is a great way to eat healthily and cheaply.
Growing your own food also gives you a sense of pride and accomplishment and is a great way to bring the family together. If you have children why not get them involved and teach them something useful at the same time. This is a great guide to growing your own fruit and veg by the BBC.