Organic vs Non-organic  – what should we buy?
When farming first began all food was organic. Now, pesticides, additives and preservatives are added to foods and crops to retain freshness, improve yields and modify taste. These additives increase the toxic load that the human body must break down and eliminate.   Research has found organic produce to contain less harmful pesticides and more  [...]
Courgette noodles
If you love your Bolognese but want a healthier nutrient-rich alternative the zoodle chef spiraliser might be just what you’re looking for.   Transforming vegetables into noodles you can ditch the pasta and still enjoy your favourite foods. I came across the zoodle chef spiraliser and was instantly sold. Unlike most spiralisers that take up half  [...]
Pure Taste.  Eat like a caveman…
The paleo diet, to the 5% of the population who haven’t heard of it, is a diet where you eat similarly to that of a caveman (almost).   Grains and dairy are verboten but fish, grass-fed beef, chicken, veggies and fruit along with nuts and seeds are on the menu.   The principle behind paleo eating  [...]
Butternut Squash, Quinoa and Feta Salad
Butternut Squash, Quinoa and Feta Salad 2015-01-21 13:26:28 Serves 4 Salads don’t need to be just for summer. This warm salad contains carotenoid (antioxidant)-rich butternut squash, gluten-free, high protein quinoa and an omega 3 rich dressing. A firm, winter lunch box stable. Write a review Save Recipe Print Salad • 600g chopped and cubed butternut [...] [...]
Asian Chicken Soup
Anti-inflammatory Asian Chicken Soup 2015-01-21 11:23:33 Serves 4 This soothing Asian chicken soup contains anti-inflammatory ginger and turmeric and garlic, known for its anti-bacterial properties all being great support for the gastro-intestinal system. The chicken contains a compound called carnosine that can help to fight the early stages of flu or colds during the winter [...] [...]
Simple Green Smoothie
Simple Green Goodness 2015-01-07 09:48:32 Serves 2 A delicious and healthy way to kick start your day or a great way to avoid reaching for the biscuits mid afternoon. Avocado contains high levels of Vitamin E which does wonders for your skin and apples are full of antioxidants and pectin which helps to remove toxins [...] [...]