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What is it about coconut that tastes so amazing? I could eat it all day long; whether its in a soup, an oil, a yoghurt or a pina colada! As far as recipe experiments go this one was alot of fun to eat afterward. Next on the list is almond yoghurt – it’s currently in the Easiyo but I am having difficulty making it thick enough. Any tips welcome!
Coconut milk or Coconut cream tins x 3
Greek yoghurt x 3 tbsp
Vanilla essence x 1 tsp
Coconut sugar (optional sweetness) x 1 tbsp (more…)
The million dollar nutritional question; should I be taking a supplement or are they a waste of money? In an […]
Still got some leftover cranberries from Christmas time? I made my own cranberry sauce for Christmas Day (which was super easy surprisingly) and still had some that I’d frozen and wanted to use. So when my son asked me to make Googleberry muffins I thought “aha cranberries”. If anyone apart from Noddy knows what a Googleberry is please let me know! (more…)
Perhaps it is the geek in me, but I just can’t get enough of other Nutrition experts websites; blogs, recipes, general foodie chat. You name it, I will read it, or watch it. I’ve worked with some of the industry’s most professional and hard-working Nutritionists and health professionals and you know what? Most of them are movers and shakers, big-thinkers and innovators. They are Nutritional Therapists, Nutritionists, Dieticians and Doctors or Chiropractors with Nutritional training or simply highly knowledgeable individuals. Their skills are diverse: women’s health, cooking, supplements, research, weight loss, networking, presenting and lecturing. Some of them you may have heard of….others perhaps not, but they all have similar qualities in common: success, passion and heart-felt caring and they are all on my very own New Years Honors List 😉
Last week I attended a cookery workshop run by Cook With Me Kids with my family. We went to the beautiful Taste Kitchen Academy in Suffolk and between ourselves and another family managed to mess up the entire kitchen! We had alot of fun.
The recipe was as follows and I’ve since tried it with half wholemeal flour. It could also work with coconut, rice or almond flour. (more…)
Kombucha tea is a probiotic drink that is made just as tea is made, then steeped in its own little bacterial powerhouse to give it literally life-giving properties. Bacteria is live after all… Tea is mixed with sugar and then left to sit in what is known as a Scoby, or simply a mushroom. This Scoby is the key to what gives tea Kombucha tea its health benefits. It even grows and can sprout little ‘daughters’ that can be used to make more tea, or discarded with vegetable waste – especially good in compost.
Health benefits of Kombucha Tea (more…)