5 Prebiotic Foods To Ferment

Photo credit: Lesley Lau As you will know, fermented foods that contain live bacteria, are a great source of probiotics (live beneficial bacteria) and even provide a great source of prebiotic too. Prebiotic fiber is the indigestible parts of fruit & veg, whole grains and nuts & seeds that goes through the small intestine undigested … Continue reading 5 Prebiotic Foods To Ferment

5 Tips for Engaging your Kids in the Kitchen

Getting your kids involved in the kitchen can encourage trying new foods as well as helping to reduce food waste, and now it is more important than ever to look at how to make use of every last morsel of food. Looking at how much we waste and wasting less is part of this, but … Continue reading 5 Tips for Engaging your Kids in the Kitchen

5 Tips for Cooking Intuitively in The Times of Corona

I've been thinking about how I learned to cook. Yes, I trained as a chef, which helped to elevate my cooking and helped me to hone my skills. But to cook delicious food, you don't need to be a chef, you just need a good understanding of food--the basics ingredients you need to create a … Continue reading 5 Tips for Cooking Intuitively in The Times of Corona

Tips for Cracking Covid Snacking

Sometimes, little pause and refuel is what we all need, but being at home and being closer to the cupboards can make it feel like snack time is never ending and you find yourself reaching for one carby snack after another. Here's some insight into how to snack to, not only curb hunger, but also … Continue reading Tips for Cracking Covid Snacking

Stocking a Healthy Pantry

Here's my list of Healthy Pantry Essentials In these uncertain and slightly chaotic times, it is more important than ever to look after ourselves and those we love with health-focused food. Rather than stockpiling readymeals and packets, get in some healthy staples that will help you to ensure you can make as meals as you … Continue reading Stocking a Healthy Pantry

Quick, Easy Xmas Spiced Orange Choc Truffles

I have made a lot of truffles this festive period, more than I have ever made or eaten in my life. We're talking several hundred! Spirulina, beetroot, orange, regular choc, vegan, fermented... you get the gist. I have made these for clients, given these as gifts and taught 9 children how to make them (that … Continue reading Quick, Easy Xmas Spiced Orange Choc Truffles

Jar of golden Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut: Good for the gut and easy to make

Almost any vegetable (and fruit) can be fermented, but perhaps the most famous and fuss-free ferment is sauerkraut. Lacto-fermentation is a great way to preserve vegetables, and locking in their nutrients and increasing the gut-friendly bacteria.

Move over pancakes…

Pancakes are a weekend staple round ours and I have made pretty much every combination you can imagine (including the less than well received matcha, dark choc chip combo). I recently bought a waffle iron, and waffles have now replaced the pancake as our weekend breakfast favourite. I've also recently started experimenting with milk kefir thanks to my army … Continue reading Move over pancakes…

A wholegrain take on choc chip biscuits

I found out recently from my son's school that they want to feature a recipe that we created for his February half-term homework as part of a cookbook that will be sold during  'Healthy Living Week' at the school. I'm chuffed. He's not really bothered. Either way, I had fun making these with him and these are now … Continue reading A wholegrain take on choc chip biscuits