We are what we eat: value of organic

What are the benefits? Organic, to me, means working with nature not against it. Organic promotes higher levels of animal welfare, lower levels of pesticides, no manufactured herbicides or artificial fertilisers and a more environmentally sustainable management of the land and natural environment – which leads to the conservation and ecological development of wildlife. The … Continue reading We are what we eat: value of organic

Food Intolerance Testing

Have you ever wondered if you have a food intolerance?   I am now offering Food Intolerance Testing, but what is the difference between an allergy and an intolerance?     Food intolerance is a condition with a range of symptoms including gut symptoms, bloating, headaches, migraines, low mood, fatigue, weight gain and skin problems. … Continue reading Food Intolerance Testing

Turmeric Warmer

Turmeric Warmer    Now the weather has turned, adding a bit of spice to your life will not only provide some warmth, you'll also benefit from the antibacterial, antioxidant and antiviral properties. Increasing the amount of spice in your food and drink will help to dissipate any stagnant mucous, and reduce inflammation, as well as … Continue reading Turmeric Warmer

Raw Chocolate Mousse

Here's a perfect, simple, recipe for those who get choc cravings but want a dairy and refined sugar free option. Makes 2 ramekin portions Ingredients 1 large avocado 1 banana 3 tablespoons coconut oil 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder 2 tablespoons honey, agave nectar or maple syrup 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Directions Pop all ingredients … Continue reading Raw Chocolate Mousse

Epsom Salt Body Scrub

I finally got round to making an epsom salt scrub! I've been eyeing up the ingredients in my bathroom and but just haven't found the time. So here it is, I thought I'd share it with you as it's a fantastic addition to your shower or bath. It leaves your skin silky smooth, as well … Continue reading Epsom Salt Body Scrub

Tips for Ultimate Skin Health 

Written for Wild Oats Natural Foods, Bristol. You can find the original article on their website here.  Puy lentil salad with sprouted chickpeas and sardines; the perfect fresh dish providing protein, antioxidants, nutrients and good fats for glowing skin. You can find my recipe here. The skin is an organ, the biggest organ of the … Continue reading Tips for Ultimate Skin Health 

Puy lentil salad with sprouted chickpeas and sardines

Written for Wild Oats Natural Foods, Bristol. You can find the original article on their website here The perfect fresh dish providing protein, antioxidants, nutrients and good fats for glowing skin. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 cup of puy lentils 150 g of fresh spinach 2 fresh beetroots -or pre-cooked 1 big tomato -sliced 50g sprouted … Continue reading Puy lentil salad with sprouted chickpeas and sardines

Milk Kefir

Kefir (pronounced "ke-fear") is my current favourite fermented food and as I look forward to drinking it most mornings, I just had to share my enthusiasm with you! The origin of the word sums it up really -"keif" in Turkish means "good feeling" 👍🏻 Why is that? Well it tastes yummy and it benefits the body … Continue reading Milk Kefir

Sauerkraut 

Sauerkraut is an affordable, easy and tasty way of introducing probiotics (good bacteria) into your diet. The fermentation process encourages essential bacteria such as Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria to flourish, aiding digestion as well as improving gut, brain and body health.  There are many different ways you can make sauerkraut and lots variations of ingredients, but … Continue reading Sauerkraut 

Vitamin D -The Sunshine Vitamin 🌞

I love the sun in October, it's low and is a sharp light that makes everything beautifully vivid.Vitamin D comes in two forms -D2 & D3. It is a fat-soluble (the liver mainly stores it in fat) pro-hormone which helps balance hormones in the body and supports our immune system. Top up your vitamin D3 levels … Continue reading Vitamin D -The Sunshine Vitamin 🌞