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Butternut squash, chickpea & spinach curry

Jamie Oliver - Butternut squash, chickpea & spinach curry

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer A colourful vegan curry, rich, wholesome and full of tasty goodness, this is an easy and healthy dish. Free-runner extraordinaire Tim Shieff shares his favourite curry recipe based on traditional Indian spices, whole roasted butternut squash, chickpeas and spinach served on a bed of tumeric infused rice. If…

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Can you actually live without a microwave oven?

Can you actually live without a microwave oven

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer The answer is: yes, you can! It’s just a question of being smart and getting all the same benefits but in different ways, and here are a few of your quick and easy options: Replace the microwave with a smart oven The specialty of a smart oven is…

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Shopping wisely: a few tips for the new year and new you

Shopping wisely: a few tips for the new year and new you

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer When I shop, I often make it known to shop owners if I would like to see a product on their shelves. This way I inform them of my eco/green wishes and create a vision for them: by offering more desired goods, the customers would buy them. And…

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Back to Basics: Multipurpose fruit cake

Multipurpose fruit cake

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer Here’s how to make a healthy, low sugar fruit cake for daily use Note: this cake is really low on sugar. You can adjust to taste. This procedure makes clever use of the same top-down procedure used for the much more known French Tarte Tatin (see here Jamie…

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The sweet names of sugar

The sweet names of sugar

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer Below are the multiple names of Sugar. Under each name, you will find a description, its effects on our health, and where it is used in the foods we buy. This list includes: Sugars, Natural sugars, Natural sweeteners, Modified sugars, Artificial sweeteners, Sugar extract, Sugar Alcohol & Sugar…

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