With the rise of plant-based milk in our supermarkets, seems cow’s milk is less popular than ever these days; consumption rates have dropped significantly in the last 20 years. There are many reasons for this including links with skin health, taste, allergies, lactose intolerance, ethics and the rise in popularity of alternatives.
Peaches that are soft and juicy and even past their best, are perfect to cook and making this healthy peach compote couldn’t be easier. A compote is simply a fruit that has been cooked down so it’s soft, thick and syrupy and utterly delicious!
Whenever we gather as a family in the Loire valley, I get to learn lots of new authentic dishes from my cousin, Linda who is not only an incredible cook but who also shares my passion for all things healthy! It’s wonderful to be able to work together and adapt some of our middle-eastern family classics to a healthier version.
Fresh high-quality extra virgin olive oil is one of the healthiest foods. Why? It’s a reasonably stable oil that’s rich in polyphenols; plant nutrients that provide antioxidants including Oleic acid, which can help fight inflammation.
We are fortunate to enjoy the full convenience of being able to choose to eat any vegetable or fruit at any time of year, with the concept of eating seasonally not always the first consideration when meal prepping.