I don’t know about you but setting New Year Resolutions can be setting yourself up for disappointment and a feeling of failure when you don’t stick to them. Continue reading
It’s hard to believe that we are coming up to the end of another year. I know I say it every year but does anyone else think this year has gone faster than ever? I don’t know about you but it’s at this time of year with a new year fast approaching that I start to back over the course of the last 12 months and think about what I’ve achieved – and perhaps more strikingly what I haven’t. Continue reading
This is a family favourite so thanks to my lovely mum for this recipe. It’s one of our Christmas highlights. Nothing entices more on freezing cold January day than some warming turkey soup packed full of antioxidants to keep you healthy. Continue reading
Coming up to the holiday season with all the wonderful calorie laden goodies, lunches and cocktail parties how do we ensure we enjoy ourselves and still maintain our weight and health? Continue reading
I love making my own natural body products. They are so quick and easy – this only takes about 10 minutes to make and you can have fun experimenting with the smell and colours! I love the fact that it’s completely natural with no harmful additives or chemicals.
Make some up for your family and friends at the same time. Makes a very thoughtful homemade gift! Continue reading
One of my favourite Thai dishes. Give me rice noodles any day! Not eating pasta, I find these are a great replacement when I want something of that texture! Enjoy! Continue reading
In the autumn/fall time and in the run up to Halloween I automatically think of pumpkins and butternut squash with their sweet orange texture in warming stews, curries, roasted vegetables and risottos. Continue reading
(makes about 12 to 16 depending on the size you want!)
These have quite a gooey fudge like texture and are completely grain free which is what I love about them. And as they have no refined sugar in them I can indulge without feeling too guilty! Continue reading
Quinoa, pronounced ‘keen-wa’ is a great gluten and wheat-free alternative to starchy grains.
There are red and white and black types of Quinoa but all open up to release soft fluffier small curls as they cook. Continue reading
Cook the Quinoa – soak first as this helps remove the saponins that give Quinoa it’s slightly bitter taste – then cook in water, simmer until the liquid is absorbed the ‘grains’ are fluffy. Cool. The quinoa will absorb the water and will naturally expand Continue reading