Joys of Juicing

I bought a juicer at the start of the summer and a high powered blender to go with it. To go with these two lovely pieces of kit I ordered a stack of books on juice recipes from Amazon. I love my two toys but here is a little tip I wish I knew before…

Building a Healthy Eating Plan

I’ve been enjoying my cooking recently as you may have noticed from the number of recipes appearing in the Spice Rack but as I have focused more on food I think I may have taken my eye off nutrition slightly. No sooner had that thought passed through my mind then what did I stumble upon…

Ways with Quinoa

Quinoa is often refered to as a ‘superfood’ and it isn’t hard to see why. 1 cup of cooked quinoa will give you 8 grams of protein and a host of minerals and other micro-nutrients. See here for a breakdown of its nutritional profile. It is also delcious and could be grown much more widely…

New Year Resolutions

I have never been a big fan of resolutions, and even less of a fan of making them at new year. They seem to be an excuse for people to put off making the changes they need to make until a later date. The number of people I heard throughout December saying ‘I may as…

Guide to Fat Loss

I love a health and fitness magazine. I love how predictable they become after a while and how the same bad food science gets peddled out time after time “eating curry beats cancer!” (By which they mean a component of turmeric contains a compound that has been shown to fight cancer in rats. If you…