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9 Eczema essentials

9 Eczema essentials Eczema cases have mushroomed in recent years.  The majority of new cases of eczema are in children under 5 years old.  In fact 1 in 5 children now suffer from eczema in the UK. Atopic eczema is an inflammatory skin condition, characterised by dry, itchy skin.  Scratching the skin leads to skin red, sore, […]

Fermented Kombucha Bliss Balls Recipe

Fermented Kombucha Bliss Balls Recipe (Makes 18 approx) Were waking up to the importance of the trillions of tiny microflora living in our bodies.  These good bacteria, particularly those in our gut, play a vital role in maintaining our health, aiding digestion, supporting our immune system responses and may even help to control our weight. The most effective way to encourage […]

PUMPKIN PIE RAW DESERT RECIPE

PUMPKIN PIE RAW DESERT RECIPE 10 – 12 servings              Prep time: 30 mins Gluten Free  Dairy Free Paleo Raw desert Fridge cake This is just the best! A healthy, delicious, easy to make and anti-inflammatory bakeless cake bursting with beneficial ingredients! Pumpkin  is packed full of vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and fibre, it is a surprising superfood […]

10 tips for a children’s ketosis diet

10 tips for a children’s ketosis diet    Parents considering a ketosis diet for their child have a great deal of questions. The Keto, Modified Atkins, lowGlycaemic Index or another low carb plan have some basic principles in common.  The following tips are from my own experience managing my daughter’s strict Ketogenic programme and my […]

5 top reasons modern living is causing allergies

5 top reasons modern living is causing allergies One in three of us suffer from allergies.   Allergies cause over 20,000 people in England to visit hospital every year.  Horse hair, egg, grass pollen, dog and cat hair, peanuts, shellfish, dust mites and latex allergies, grain, dairy, soya, gluten the list of allergies and intolerances in our modern world goes […]

5 Stress Relieving Holy Basil (Tulsi) Herb Tips

The Stress Relieving Holy Basil (Tulsi) Herb The Holy Basil herb, also called Tulsi, could be the catch all natural remedy.  It has been used as a natural therapy for coughs, colds, headaches, stomach upsets and a range of other ailments.  Its fab stress relieving properties is the reason for its recent surge in popularity. 5 Stress Relieving […]

The Traditional GOODFat Superstars – Tallow

When it comes to fats nut, seed and vegetable oils gets all of the attention.   Smooth and slightly sweet, coconut oil has become the glamorous starlet of the health food industry in recent years. It is a fame that has been deservedly won, with metabolism-boosting medium chain fatty acids and an impressive trace mineral content, […]

Raw Cacao hazelnut summer fruits chocolate tart

Raw Cacao hazelnut summer fruits chocolate tart This raw cacao hazelnut chocolate tart is a fantastically indulgent dessert.  It is rich, delicious, has antioxidant boosting cacao, is FREE from grain, gluten, refined sugar, egg and dairy. Top with nuts and / or berries of your choice to give this your own personal touch. Ingredients (Makes one 35cm […]

Yummy Healthy Green Smoothie Ice Pops

Kids generally love popsicles or lollipops and Green smoothie ice pops are a fun, tasty and colourful opportunity to get some extra vitamins into kids!   Green smoothie ice pop are also a huge improvement on the commercial varieties loaded with colours, flavourings and sugars.  I have tried different flavours, textures and various shaped novelty moulds, pretty much all with great success. […]

Sources of Good Fats in our diet

Not all fats are equal.  There is a clear distinction between ‘good fats’ and ‘bad fats’. Good fats are essential to our health and fats from healthy sources must be included in our diets.  Good fats are called such because these can improve cholesterol levels, ease inflammations and promote a host of healthy body functions. […]