Almond Milk

Here's a simple step-by-step guide to making your own delicious almond milk.  It makes roughly 500ml.   All you'll need is... 110g of almonds 2 medjool dates water blender jug or container for milk Step one of homemade almond milk; Soak 110g of almonds for 6 hours Step two; Take out the stones of two … Continue reading Almond Milk

Energy Balls 

Hello! Energy balls are becoming pretty popular, that's probably because they are sooo simple to make and a great snack -I'm not a big advocate of snacks because they can inhibit the proper digestion of your previous meal (see blog on this), but if you're needing a pick-me-up these are a great healthy option, packed … Continue reading Energy Balls 

Immune Support and You

          Feeling a little sniffy? Me too. I've accepted that I have a cold, I didn't want it (when do you ever?),  but I've tried to see it through as quick as I can, helped it to the door if you like, with a guiding hand, here's how I did it... … Continue reading Immune Support and You

A General Guide to Eating Habits

As a Nutritional Therapist I am commonly approached with many different ailments and questions about very specific health issues. My first step is to point to the basic principles of good eating. Food has an immediate effect on the body, the body's biochemistry changes within minutes of eating a meal. This can be affected by … Continue reading A General Guide to Eating Habits

Tea & An Insight into Caffeine

A tea plantation in Munnar, Kerala, India. "Drinking a daily cup of tea, will surely starve the apothecary"  -Chinese proverb  The shrub Camellia Sinensis (seen in picture above) produces the same leaf that is used for black, white, green, oolong and pu-erh tea. Here's some benefits you'll get from your brew; 🍵 Green tea has … Continue reading Tea & An Insight into Caffeine

A Twist on a Traditional Apple Crumble

Who likes apple crumble?! 🙋 I do! This season's apples having been dropping for a few weeks now, and we've still got a bit of time left to catch some more, so here's what you can do with them. I say it's a twist on a traditional apple crumble as it doesn't include refined sugar … Continue reading A Twist on a Traditional Apple Crumble

Berry Bonanza Smoothie

Now that autumn has arrived it's time to keep your immunity strong with boosting your vitamin intake. This berry bonanza is particularly rich in Vitamin C, which is an essential dietary component as our bodies cannot manufacture it. In this recipe I've included a mixture of berries, as well as red- and blackcurrents, which gives … Continue reading Berry Bonanza Smoothie

The Classic Green Smoothie 

Get a kick-start from The Classic Green Smoothie; Ingredients; 1 apple -chopped 1/2 lemon juice 5 slices of cucumber (roughly 1cm deep) Chunk of ginger -chopped One pitted date -chopped Handful of kale -striped of stalk Water (dependent on preferred consistency -I use 500ml)   All ingredients organic where possible. Optional extras; 1 tbsp pre-soaked … Continue reading The Classic Green Smoothie