stewed rhubarb and ginger

Stewed Rhubarb, Orange and Ginger

Stewed rhubarb and ginger is good for your digestion, a great source of dietary fibre and beneficial for preventing constipation. It also boasts an array of important nutrients such as vitamin K, calcium, potassium and magnesium.

Serves: 8


Stewed Rhubarb, Orange and Ginger

By: Lisa Guy

Did you know that rhubarb is beneficial for preventing constipation? Try this quick and delicious dessert tonight.


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  • 2 bunches rhubarb, chopped, leaves removed
  • Juice & zest 2 oranges
  • 1 heaped tbsp grated ginger
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp honey


  • Place rhubarb, orange juice and zest, ginger and water in saucepan.
  • Bring to the boil, then allow to simmer for 5 mins, covered.
  • Stir through honey, then pour into medium jar.
  • Keep in fridge.
  • Delicious served with natural yoghurt, muesli or on porridge.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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