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10 natural brands for healthy skin

Most cosmetics and body care products contain endocrine disrupting ingredients, an array of synthetic chemicals, perfumes and preservatives – all of which have been proven to be toxic to our bodies and even carcinogenic. I go back to my biology books. ONE OF THE SKIN’S MAJOR FUNCTIONS IS ABSORPTION. Yes, that’s right. Whatever you put […]

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Immune boosting pumpkin and ginger soup

Simple, delicious and packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre, antioxidants and phytochemicals to boost your immune system, this soup is a winner. Turmeric, onion and ginger are anti-inflammatory and can be useful if you are suffering from hay fever. Pumpkin is packed with betacarotene and red peppers and lemons are loaded with vitamin C. At the […]

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Food addictions and how to overcome them

I want to talk about the emotions behind our food and drink choices. What drives us to eat the things we eat? Why do we get addicted to food or drink? What emotions are we trying to deal with as we reach for a comforting glass of wine or a soothing sugary snack? Are our […]

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Detoxing and why you should do it

Detoxing is getting a lot of press these days. With the increasing presence of additives, intensive farming and unnatural modifications being made to our food, including the toxins we ingest and are surrounded by (sugar, transfats, alcohol, smoke, pollution, etc.), it’s no wonder detoxing is so popular. Many people turn to cleanses to give their […]

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A Chocolate Mousse From Heaven

Who said sweet treats had to be bad for you? Enter a new paradigm of healthy sweet foods. Step aside dirty, processed desserts. Make way for nutritious, decadent sweet delights. Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven and the delicate rosewater takes the flavour to a whole new level – up to heaven! […]

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Superfood Bread

Packed full of healthy ingredients, this bread is a far cry from the processed breads you might be trying to avoid. You can make up a few batches, slice them and freeze them for whenever you need to pull a few pieces out for a meal. Think avocado toast, hummus dipping, dunked into soup or […]

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What your body needs to be healthy

Deep inside our bodies are the cells themselves, each one of them a complex factory working around the clock to perform the necessary functions to keep us alive and well. How you treat them matters. I love eating a natural diet packed with lots of fresh, wholesome food and as a result I can hear an […]

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Why we get food cravings and how to stop them

We’ve all experienced the feeling of food cravings, but do you know what is going on inside your body when they occur? Two main players ghrelin and leptin are hormones responsible for your body’s hunger signals. Your body is designed to be able to regulate your appetite with the help of these two hormones. Leptin […]

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