Make your own Vietnamese rice paper rolls

These Vietnamese rice paper rolls are divine – do try them out, especially when the weather is hot. Sarah mentions using spices to support the digestive system too – a great idea as raw food is more difficult for us to digest due to the increased breaking down that is required. Remember cooking starts the break down process 🙂 Have a lovely day and hopefully meal tonight too!

The Wellness Ninja

IMG_1734We’ve been experiencing some sky high temperatures in Brisbane this summer, with more to come. Now, Chinese medicine usually frowns upon a large intake of raw and cold temperature foods but on days like today fresh, raw food is incredibly cooling and refreshing. If you want to know more about how to live well in Summer (including some cooling tips) click here.

So, I’ve been making some vegetarian rice paper rolls. These can be easily adapted to include the vegies that you like best – you can use my recipe just as a suggestion. My rice paper rolls recipe is vegetarian but you can substitute the tofu for organic chicken or duck if that is your preference.

Cucumber, lettuce and mint are considered to be thermally cold in Chinese medicine and that’s exactly why we’re using them on such a hot day. I like to team them up with…

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