A Dinner Menu to Wow and This Week’s Yummy Recipe: Chocolate Cardamom Mousse

Healthy entertaining… this sounds like a bit of an oxymoron, I know.  We tend to associate entertaining our friends and family with excess and extravagance on the food and booze front.  Out comes the wine, the cream, butter, sugar, the meat or fish and cheese. What I know from my years of eating and entertaining with … Read More

The Art of Healthy Relaxation

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Relaxation is bliss!  Unfortunately relaxing is a rare pastime for most of us. True relaxation is not something that is expected or respected in our culture.  Instead, the idea of relaxation has been translated into distraction; watching television; Facebook and surfing the internet; shopping; reading; coffee breaks; socialising; smoking; drinking.  It’s no wonder that we feel … Read More

Are You Dairy Intolerant + Dairy-Free Cheese & Onion Superfood Sandwich Recipe

  I love cheese, but cheese does not love me. I was thrilled when I first discovered the raw vegan alternative to dairy cheese. It gave me access to that cheesy flavour without the nausea and spots that plagued my previously dairy-fuelled life. If only I’d known I just needed to cut out dairy when I … Read More

Improving Your Snacking Habits and This Week’s Recipe: Coconut Ginger Bliss Balls

Snacking can be the bain of many of our lives.  We want to be slim and healthy, but resisting sweets, biscuits, crisps and other unhealthy snacks can be a daily challenge.  We treat ourselves to ‘naughty’ snacks and cakes, and then feel bad about eating them afterwards.  There seems no way to win The Battle of … Read More

How to Eat Fruit and This Week’s Detox Recipe: Tropical Burst Smoothie

  Is fruit actually good for us?  You may think this is a strange question.  Surely, fruit is super healthy?  Aren’t we encouraged to eat MORE fruit? And whilst it’s true that fruit is packed full of amazing, life-giving nutrients, there is actually a right way and a wrong way to eat it. For some people … Read More

Why is Sleep So Important?

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Most of us live such busy lives nowadays that we regularly go without getting enough sleep, not really grasping the damage that lack of sleep is doing to our physical and emotional wellbeing. The odd night here and there isn’t going to have much of an impact on our health, but when we don’t get enough … Read More

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