Tags archives: lifestyle

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[...]

What Nutritionists Eat with Jules Cattell & Alessnadro Ferretti - Part 1

Wow wow wow!!! What a team Alessandro and his partner Jules are!!! I attended Alessandro's lectures at CNM while I was studying there and I always found his passion and knowledge of nutrition infectious. He always mentioned his family, so when I met Jules, I felt like I already knew her. Jules and Alessandro met while studying Nutritional Therapy at ION in the early n[...]

How to Eat Healthy While Camping

A weekend camping in the countryside or in the woods is a great opportunity to get into nature and forget about our everyday worries and stresses. It takes us back to slow living; fetching water, gathering wood and making fire, are actions which help bring us into the present moment, connecting out mind and body.  Simply being outdoors has been scientifically proven t[...]

Street Salad

Mr E has been so amazing this week by joining me in eating lots of raw food. As part of the research I'm currently doing into raw vegan diets for a college project, I am also having to experience eating a 100% raw vegan diet for 1 week. This is day 4 and I'm feeling really good; physically I feel lighter and full of energy, while mentally I feel really alert and focus[...]

Buying Local, Buying Fresh

My grandma who's now 86 and still very fit and strong has always bought her fresh fruit and veg from her local market, and still does to this day. There's got to be a lesson there somewhere that we have to re-learn. Buying fresh local and seasonal produce has to be one of the key things to a healthy lifestyle. Here are a number of reasons to shop at your local market [...]

My Story

Welcome to my blog, a place where I will share healthy, gluten free, vegetarian & vegan whole food recipes, nutrition tips, lifestyle advice and inspiration, documenting my recovery from Rheumatoid Arthritis. I'm Daniela, a mother of two, wife, photographer, nutrition student and blogger. I'm not a chef by any means, but I love preparing food and am very lucky [...]