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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 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[...]

Courgetti with Rocket & Cherry Tomato Salsa

Spiralizing veg has been a big trend now for a few years, so today I want to share with you my favourite courgetti recipe. As most of my recipes are, it's quick and easy and if you don't have a spiralizer, you can use a julienne peeler instead. Courgettes are a wonderful vegetable, containing  significant levels of potassium to control blood pressure, vitamin C to boo[...]

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[...]

Minestrone Soup

I have to say I'm not a fan of  the cold weather; even more so since I’ve had rheumatoid arthritis. The cold damp weather can really aggravate my symptoms, but the thing that makes me happy in the winter is eating soups. I love soups! Having grown up in Romania in the 80’s, I spent most of my time with my grandparents as my mum had to work. My grandma was an amazing c[...]

Gluten Free Savoury Muffins

My gluten free savoury muffins have taken a little bit of working and re-working to get just right, but after few goes I've got it! They are AWESOME divine, fluffy creations, now fully tried and tested on my lovely, willing family and friends.. Packed full of green veg and protein, they make a great breakfast on the go, delicious lunch along with a nice big salad or a[...]

Quick Lunch Ideas - Black Bean Quinoa Salad

As I write this I am juggling the kids homework, washing is waiting to be hung out, updating social media and emails coming in about work. Let's face it, life is busy for all of us, and a quick lunch is often what's needed. I do my best to have breaks from it all (technology & multi tasking in particular) but a lot of the time I feel like a whirling dervish. As a [...]

Healthy Green Socca Pizza

Who doesn't want to eat pizza? We all do, so get ready to have the best healthy pizza ever. I haven’t been able to give this blog as much love and attention as I would have liked to recently as other things like finishing my Naturopathic Nutrition diploma and working on photography commissions have had to take centre stage. I’d planned to come back with a post of my [...]