Chickpeas, Not Your Ordinary Pea

nutrient-rich chickpeas and caffeine free for your healthy meal

Care for some Chickpea Coffee? Yup, you read that right. It’s nutrient-rich and err, caffeine-free. It is a thing. There are countless chickpea coffee recipes out there or you can try this one. If – like most people – caffeine is THE reason to drink coffee, then this is not your cup of tea coffee. […]

Soy. Plant-based Protein. Yea or Nay?

Those plant based protein you can have

Yea or Nay? Let’s get the small matter of its name out of the way first. Soybean (US) or soyabean (Europe)? For the sake of simplicity, we shall just refer to it as soy. Soy has been consumed for thousands of years, so one would think we should know all about it by now. Not […]

The Skinny on Superfoods

Superfood the natural antioxidants

Did you know that the term Superfoods became popular in the early 20th century when a US company, the United Fruit Company used the term as a marketing strategy? They actively marketed the health benefits of bananas and suddenly bananas became the fruit to eat for optimum health. Since then, we have been introduced to so […]

Monkey’s Head Anyone? It’s Packed with Antioxidants.

Wild Lion's Mane Mushroom is a powerful antioxidant

Lion’s Mane Mushroom, the Next Superfood? BY GREEN BUTCHERY  |  11 October 2021 Lion’s mane mushrooms (Hericium Erinaceus), also known as hou tou gu (translated as monkey head mushroom in Chinese) or yamabushitake (roughly translated as ‘those who sleep in the mountains ’in Japanese), are large (by fungi standards), white, shaggy mushrooms that resemble a lion’s mane. Hence, […]

Protein. Build More than Abs

Ingredients to consume more protein

Every other day, a celebrity is twitting about the glowing skin and increase in energy they got simply by switching to a certain diet. We have the Keto, Paleo, Pescatarian, Macrobiotic, 80/20, Vegan, Vegetarian, Flexitarian, Mediterranean and the more obscure Whole30, Dukan, Dubrow, and so many more. We are not even including Atkins. The one […]

Konnyaku, More than Just Jellies

Konnyaku have rich nutrients

Before Konnyaku became the superfood that it is known as today, its gelatinous form – the konnyaku jelly was all the rage. People were trying to out-create each other in the jelly-making department. Soon it took on art forms because it is easier to mould into any shape, less fragile than gelatine and its crystal […]

The 4 by 4 Sleep Routine – Green Butchery

A Sleep Segment about Segmented Sleep.  BY GREEN BUTCHERY  |  26 July 2021 For most people, getting to bed at a reasonable hour and putting in about seven or eight hours of solid sack time is the norm. This is just how it has always been for a lot of folks, and no one thinks […]

Common Myths about a <BR>Plant-Based Diet

If you search plant-based diet online, you will encounter many statements against this diet, and it may increase your reluctance to follow it. Have you ever wondered if any of those arguments are true? Read on to learn why many of these arguments are outdated, and why a plant-based diet may be a great choice […]

Is 90 Minutes the Magic Number When It Comes to Sleep?

The Best time for Sleep

According to some sleep experts, even if we go to bed at 1.30 am, we can feel rested if we set the alarm for 7.30 am or even at 6.00 am (dreamland forbid!) BY KEEP UP KYLIE  |  26 July 2021 There are fewer feelings in this world that are worse than waking up from […]