What is self care?

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“Self care” is a popular phrase you’ll have heard a lot recently, especially since the challenges of Covid. I use the term self care in my own website and socials as it’s a key concept in nutritional and lifestyle medicine, but what exactly is self care? I often get asked this question by busy clients […]

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Green Goddess Bowl

A beautiful bowl of goodness to help you feel wonderful. Eating is a sensual pleasure and doing it mindfully and healthily is one of the greatest acts of self care. Ingredients: For the salad 275g chopped spinach 130g chopped kale 65g green beans 150g chopped broccoli 10g chopped basil 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and […]

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15 Ways To Support Your Liver

Life today exposes us to an array of toxins and chemicals on a daily basis making it almost impossible to live a toxin-free life. There are ways however to reduce your exposure to toxins and support your liver. Your liver needs many nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants to function properly, and […]

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Dirty Dozen List 2021

If you’re wondering which produce to buy organic, check out the dirty dozen and clean 15 lists by the EWG, a shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce. Each year, they produce an update on the produce that is carrying the most pesticide residue. The latest Dirty Dozen List 2021, for example, shows that there’s a […]

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Vegan Mocha Truffles

I’m lucky in that I’ve never had a sweet tooth, so don’t have sugar cravings at all. I do sometimes indulge in a dessert and when I do, I enjoy those that are low sugar and packed with nutrition. These are easy to make, protein-rich with healthy fats, vegan and low sugar (as long as […]

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Forget New Year Resolutions, Choose Self Care Instead

As we come to the end of 2021, after a crazy couple of years of the pandemic, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how we can take better care of ourselves. I’m not one for new year resolutions generally, as they put pressure on us and are usually not for the longterm, but fads. […]

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2020 Dirty Dozen List

Every year the EWG publish the DIRTY DOZEN and CLEAN FIFTEEN list of fruits and vegetables. Choose organic from the dirty dozen list as these are the fruits and veg with the highest average pesticide residue. The clean fifteen shows you the foods with the lowest pesticides, so you can eat these non-organic versions more […]

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11 Ways To Support Your Immune System With Food

More that ever right now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, our attention has turned to ways in which we can support our immune systems. As well as keeping stress in check and tending to our mental health, the food we eat plays a crucial role in the way our immune systems perform. We […]

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Cauliflower & Turmeric Soup

This soup truly is a winner for a comforting meal. It’s packed with immune boosting ingredients and will brighten up any grey day. Did you know that due to its sulforaphane content, cauliflower is supportive of healthy oestrogen metabolism?  Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tsp turmeric powder or thumb-sized piece […]

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