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Following The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health (which focuses on balancing the PH in your body by eating alkaline foods), I needed a dinner that would contain lots of veg (especially green ones), no wheat (incidentally, Buckwheat is wheat & gluten free despite its name), as well as no yeast (out goes the Soy Sauce)…And so this dish was thrown together – simple & fast, with a clean, fresh taste. The lemon juice, ginger & coriander give it so much flavour you won’t even miss the usual Stir-fry sauce! Mix and match with whatever vegetables you have on hand – I always tend to add as much as i can…

You will need:

(serves 2-4)

Buckwheat Noodles, half a packet

1 heaped tsp. Grated Ginger

1-2 Garlic Cloves, minced

1/2 Onion, sliced (Red Onion would work well too…)

1 Carrot, juilienned

1/2 Courgette/Zucchini, juilienned

1/4 Red Pepper, sliced thinly

1/4 Yellow Pepper, sliced thinly

Handful of Mange Tout

A few Green Beans, ends trimmed

Bunch of Bean Sprouts(white)

A floret of Broccoli, separated

Juice of half a Lemon/Lime (or more if needed)

Splash of Sesame Oil

Chopped Coriander, for sprinkling at the end

Sea Salt & Black Pepper, if desired


Boil the Noodles according to directions on packet. When cooked, drain and let cool.

– Steam the Broccoli for about 1 minute in a colander over a pot with boiling water. Set aside.

– In a pan/wok, heat oil (I use Canola or Peanut) on med-high until hot.

– Add onions and fry until turning brown, then add garlic & ginger and fry until they start to release their scent.

– Lower heat to medium, add Carrots, Zucchini, Peppers and fry until beginning to soften. Then add the rest of the vegetables and stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes, adding Lemon juice & Sesame Oil (If need be, splash with a bit of water and cover with a lid to speed up cooking – this will have more of a steaming effect).

– Mix in the cooked noodles, until heated up. Turn off heat, and garnish with Coriander.

= A scrumptious, alkaline meal!




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