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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, […]

Easy almond blueberry and lemon breakfast pancakes

 Easy almond blueberry and lemon breakfast pancakes We eat eggs from our own hens for breakfast most days, completely organic and free range with large yellow yolks, they taste absolutely delicious. Eggs are a brilliant source of energy, loaded with nutrients, proteins, vitamins and minerals.  Yolks contains cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids, making eggs the perfect […]

Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates Recipe

Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates I’m often asked for suggestions on how to take daily supplements on the keto diet. This Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates Recipe is the perfect fat bomb recipe to maintain fat levels during the day, particularly for young keto dieters missing their treats or feeling left out at parties. The Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates are also very useful […]

Real Gelatine Jelly

Real Gelatine Jelly Commercial jelly to me is just too sweet, suspiciously brightly coloured with an overpowering sweet smell. Generally shop bought jelly (jello) is made from gelatine sourced from commercially fed livestock of non-disclosed welfare standards. It’s loaded with sugars or artificial sweeteners, flavouring, colouring and preservatives. Any trace of the original goodness has […]

Ketogenic Diet – The Basics

Ketogenic Diet – The Basics The aim of a ketogenic diet plan is to achieve a ketosis metabolic state, where body cells are fuelled using ketones instead of glucose. Ketosis is a natural and beneficial process that helped the body survive during times when no food is available, so when fasting your body will switch over […]

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 […]

5 vital reasons to take care of gut health

  The health of our stomach has much more influence on our mood, immunity and skin health than previously thought.  Our often taken for granted gut is a vital portal to the body, processing an enormous variety of food and drinks, absorbing nutrients and protecting the body against toxins. The gut is the largest component of our body’s […]

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 […]

Chicken, Cashew and Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Chicken, Cashew and Pumpkin Curry Recipe A perfect winter warmer and in time for National Curry Week.  This is an easy curry recipe and has a twist with the addition of seasonal pumpkin, which provides extra creamy depth. Ingredients 6 boneless organic chicken thighs, diced 1 yellow or orange pepper chopped into chunks 4 medium onions […]

Gut, Diet and Neurological Health

Gut, Diet and Neurological Health   A healthy diet is critical to your physical and mental health.  A compromised digestive system can impact on your body systems and functions, including your brain, and ultimately result in physical and mental disorders and ill-health. The link between diet and mental health “is a very new field; the first papers only […]