Liver is a nutritional powerhouse. Just like oily fish, it is full of essential fatty acids EHA and DHA which are vital for effective brain function. It also has B vitamins, A vitamins, and Iron. It is teeming with antioxidants, much more than what you can get from the vegetable equivalents, so it really is one of the best “super foods” you can eat. Unfortunately Continue reading
Bone broth is my saviour on fast days. It is a nutritional powerhouse and keeps those hunger cravings at bay. Intermittent fasting has many proven health benefits, but the main reason I do it is to give my gut a break from the continual task of digesting food, giving it time to do a clean-up before the onslaught starts again. Intermittent fasting is also said to send your cells into repair mode instead of build mode. Continue reading
This is a great meal to do on a Sunday, the chicken leftovers lasted me for another dinner plus two lunches! It is my new “go to” roast dinner. The turmeric is very soothing and helps to reduce gut inflammation. Adding black pepper when consuming turmeric is said to improve the absorption of the turmeric properties, so don’t miss this ingredient! Continue reading
This recipe is a take on an amazing nut crunch I had at the Grayshott health regime. I make it with all sorts of nuts, below is just one example. Yesterday I added pistachios and some lemon zest. In the future when I have improved my gut health, I would also include a small amount of dried fruit such as dried apricots. I usually have this for breakfast with a coconut yogurt and some defrosted frozen fruit. Continue reading
I had cured salmon at the Grayshott Health Regime and I was amazed with how much flavour it had, even though it hadn’t been exposed to the carcinogenic smoke that smoked salmon relies upon for flavour. It is less slimy than smoked salmon but much more firm than cooked salmon, and is a perfect complement to eggs for breakfast in the morning. When I began researching cured salmon to see what it’s all about however, I really struggled Continue reading
Last weekend in Southsea was an amazing food festival. It was absolutely heaving with foodies like me, and as an added bonus, everyone brought out their dogs. It was like a mini crufts!
While I was there I couldn’t resist popping Continue reading
This is a really simple and quick dinner to rustle up when you are in a hurry. It is also super flexible, you can interchange the greens for anything that is in season, and you can serve with all sorts of sides for a delicious meal you can scale up or down depending on how hungry you are. If you are past the first few weeks of healing your Continue reading