Tag Archives: ketogenic

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Active and Delicious Spiced Cashew Nut Snack

Active and Delicious Spiced Cashew Nut Snack Nuts are an ideal snack.   They are crunchy, crisp, delicious and an extremely nutritious snack. Nuts contain a variety of important nutrients such as calcium (found in almonds), magnesium, vitamin E and fibre. They are also an excellent source of protein and healthy fats, mono-unsaturated and poly-unsaturated fatty […]

Low Carb Gluten-free Crunchy Cheddar Cheese Crisps

Low Carb Gluten-free Crunchy Cheddar Cheese Crisps I love simple cooking and it doesn’t get any easier than this one ingredient crispy cracker snack. Take your one ingredient, organic cheddar cheese with a good strong flavour, grate it and bake it.  Its that easy.  The cheese melts and turns golden leaving you with crisp lace-like […]

Old Fashioned Homemade Butter

Butter is a surprisingly simple thing to make using ordinary kitchen tools.  You can make butter with any organic double, whipping or luxury cream, I use our local organic unpasteurised (raw) cream from The Old fashioned Dairy. Butter is old school.  People have been making butter for centuries around Europe and Asia, like many traditional food processes it […]

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, […]