Wild Fire Cider Recipe – Fermented Rocket Fuel

Reading Time: 7 minutes Throughout history, we have drawn upon ancient practices to heal ourselves and treat ailments. Recipes passed from generation to generation, adapted and tweaked along the way continue to support us and I find myself instinctively reaching for these when illness comes to our door. One such recipe is fire cider. A potent, bug-busting concoction involvingContinue reading “Wild Fire Cider Recipe – Fermented Rocket Fuel”

Super Simple Protein Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

Reading Time: 6 minutes We ate some shite in the 80s. This was a time of experimental ‘space’ food. A whole fried breakfast in a foil wrapper. It was the age of convenience. Powdered everything. Burgers in onion gravy, in a tin. The golden age of squeezy cheese. This was the period of exotic food exploration, whereby the extravagantContinue reading “Super Simple Protein Chia Seed Pudding Recipe”

The Way of the Nutrivore – The Wild Life eating philosophy

Reading Time: 8 minutes Today we open up the lunchbox on nutrient density again by looking at the nutrivore approach to eating. The greatest tool we use at Wild Life is knowledge. Our approach has always been to impart understanding to those we help. By giving knowledge and understanding to our clients we ultimately give them agency over theirContinue reading “The Way of the Nutrivore – The Wild Life eating philosophy”

Dear Liver…It’s not you, it’s me.

Reading Time: 8 minutes Dear Liver, I’ve tried to make it work between us, I really have. But time and time again I leave our interactions with a bad taste in my mouth. I really wish it could be different between us. I can see that you offer so much but I just don’t think I am ready forContinue reading “Dear Liver…It’s not you, it’s me.”

Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wild Garlic, or Bear Garlic and Ramsoms as it is also known, is one of springtime’s superstars. You generally can smell it before you see it. That wonderful, pungent aroma seeping through deciduous woodlands, promises a sensory bombardment of enticing odours and spicy taste sensations. Sending up new shoots from early March and flowering fromContinue reading “Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe”

Keema Recipe – A quick and cheap one-pot meal exploding with flavour

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is one for the meat eaters amongst you, although this could be adapted as a vegetarian dish (I like to substitute Aduki beans for mince). For people wanting to include good quality, good provenance meat into their diet, availability and cost can be an inhibiting factor. Minced meat can be a great affordable option.Continue reading “Keema Recipe – A quick and cheap one-pot meal exploding with flavour”

Bigos – Polish Hunter’s Stew Recipe

Reading Time: 4 minutes This one is for the meat eaters. Here in Ireland and Britain, and possibly much of the rest of the world, when people think of Polish cuisine they could be guilty of imagining a stereotypical meal of meat and cabbage. There is much more to Polish food culture than this. However… Bigos is a dishContinue reading “Bigos – Polish Hunter’s Stew Recipe”

Sorrel and Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes When I was walking with the dog this morning, stuffing my face with blackberries I noticed a fresh new crop of Common Sorrel growing up on the edges of the pathways that had recently been mowed. Glancing around I could see masses of the stuff bursting forth like little emerald starbursts in the grass. ArmedContinue reading “Sorrel and Red Lentil Soup Recipe”