Category archives: Food as Medicine

What’s with Gluten

I've been gluten free for six years now and have seen this trend picking up momentum ever since. But why and how has this become such a thing, in what seems a very short amount of time? Why is gluten causing so many problems for so many people? Issues such as brain fog, digestive and absorption issues, joint pains, skin problems and fatigue often present themselves[...]

Amazing Beets!

It’s in my company name so this vegetable is pretty special to me! Beets have an incredible nutritional profile, providing our bodies with fibre, vitamin C, Magnesium, folate, iron and a number of incredible antioxidants. Beetroot is one of my favourite foods there is! This beautiful earthy vegetable is an absolute powerhouse of nutrients, we should all be including i[...]

Detoxing vs Cleansing

Happy 2019 everyone! I’m so excited to see another year in, and with it come the many new plans, goals and intention. Have you set some goals for 2019? Like many others, up-leveling my health is at the top of my list, and cleansing is my favourite way to begin the year. Hurray for January and a fresh start. Why should we detox or cleanse in the first place? T[...]

Buckwheat Miso Porridge with Wild Mushrooms

Savoury porridge?!? Hell yeah! It's delicious for breakfast or lunch! Wonderful earthy flavours for utter comfort in a bowl on a cold wintery day. Buckwheat  has a lovely earthy taste and is a beautiful partner for mushrooms! Not related to wheat in any way, buckwheat is a gluten free pseudograin, actually a seed. Very high in fibre and antioxidants, it offers us a [...]

What are the best sources of Magnesium?

Magnesium seems to be one of the most talked about supplement at the moment so I thought I'd do a little research about it's history in supplementation. I found out that Magnesium was used as a curative as early as the seventeenth century! In the 1600’s, water from the famous Epsom spring in England was a popular curative. Both for bathing in the Epsom salt rich water[...]

Warm Winter Salad Bowl

January is a lovely relief from the heaviness of December if you know what I mean... Not just food wise - although the eating and drinking can all get a bit much too. There just seems to be such a rush in the month leading up to Christmas as businesses try to wrap things up and the general craziness and mayhem of Christmas, that once it's gone it definitely feels like[...]

Top 5 Christmas Healthy Foods

Christmas is more often associated with overindulgence than with healthy foods, but I'm here to tell you all about the amazing healthy foods which can have you sail on through. My absolute favourite Christmas healthy foods are Brussel sprouts, pomegranate, walnuts, parsnips and kale. They all offer amazing health benefits in their own right, but you can also serve the[...]

National Arthritis Week 2016

As it’s National Arthritis Week, I wanted to share with you my top diet and lifestyle changes which made a huge impact in managing my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The Immune System As RA is an autoimmune condition it is important to focus on the immune system not just the joint aches and pains. As such, one of the most important interventions I made was gut healing.[...]