Prawns and Avocado Salad

Prawns and Avocado Salad

This salad may be a throwback to my childhood, but it still makes a great lunch or starter, so let’s put some mousse in our hair (not that I need any!), put on some Vinyl (Prince of course)and put this perfect nutritious little...
Smoked Salmon Starter

Smoked Salmon Starter

I hesitate to call this a recipe for a smoked salmon starter! It is actually more of an assembly, so really fast convenient and yet….looks so pretty!   Benefits of Smoked Salmon & Salad Salmon is an oily fish and so a good source of protein and omega 3...
Sun Cream – Stay safe in the sun…

Sun Cream – Stay safe in the sun…

Introduction We are all very aware that we need to avoid burning in the sun, in order to reduce the risk of cancer. Inevitably, sun cream is near the top of the shopping list when we are preparing for holidays or warmer weather at home. However, we need to be mindful...
The Relaxing Benefits of an Epsom Salts Bath…

The Relaxing Benefits of an Epsom Salts Bath…

Introduction Baths are a luxury these days! We simply don’t seem to have time for them, or at least I haven’t anyway. However, recently I have been making an effort to make time to enjoy the relaxing benefits of an epsom salts bath. They are great at any...
Medicinal Mushrooms…

Medicinal Mushrooms…

Introduction Medicinal mushrooms are natural organisms, which can be used to support health & healing. These fabulous fungi, found in forests or hidden beneath the damp earth, possess therapeutic properties which have been harnessed by cultures around the world...
Considering Calcium: Bone Health & much more…

Considering Calcium: Bone Health & much more…

Introduction While we know that it plays a fundamental role in the building of our bones, Calcium’s influence goes far beyond bone health.  It plays a vital role in other processes including muscle function, nerve transmission, and even blood clotting. In other words,...
How can we invest in our Bone Health

How can we invest in our Bone Health

Our lovely bones support our shape and movement and it would be really great to start to invest in good bone health all through our lives. After all, we will want to remain mobile and strong for as long as possible as we age.  So, how can we invest in our bone...
Plant Power!

Plant Power!

Recently, I was listening to a podcast with Tim Spector, who is a professor of genetics and an author. He mentioned that we should eat a variety of 30 plants per week as a guide to getting a cross section of the nutrients and phytochemicals that we need.  That...
Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Oh the winter warming joys of walking into your kitchen after work and smelling a comforting slow cooked beef stew bubbling away gently!  My recipe is pretty basic and as ever, feel free to switch up the herbs or vegetables to suit your own tastes. I regularly...
Broccoli & Carrot Salad

Broccoli & Carrot Salad

You can keep a broccoli & carrot salad simple with just those two ingredients and add some salad dressing. However, I like to add in a few more colours (i.e. nutrients). So, this is an example of one which I made for lunch, based on what I had in the...
How to Wash Fruit & Vegetables!

How to Wash Fruit & Vegetables!

While it would be ideal to eat all organic, it isn’t always possible for loads of reasons. So have you ever wondered how to wash fruit & vegetables to reduce the traces of pesticides etc? Here are a few tips for you… Why we need to consider how we wash...
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