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Paleo Christmas Pudding

I made this Christmas pudding for the first time a few years ago. I know it’s delicious and the recipe works. I had been searching for a gluten and dairy free recipe and couldn’t find one anywhere so I came up with this. Serve with coconut cream if you’re avoiding dairy. Preparation time 30 minutes [...]

December 1st, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Paleo Mince Pies

These mince pies are a hit with my friends and family. I’ve switched out the wheat flour for almond flour and the butter for coconut oil and there really is no need to add any sugar. The dried fruit is sweet enough. I sprinkled icing sugar over the top of the one on the photo [...]

November 27th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Sri Lankan White Fish Curry

Thank you to my lovely Sri Lankan friend Indra for this delicious authentic Sri Lankan recipe. This is a very quick curry, which is ideally eaten as soon as it is cooked so as not to overcook the fish.  If you are using frozen fish, it will need longer.  Alternatively, which is what I did, [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Sri Lankan ‘Kaddlay’

Thank you to my lovely Sri Lankan friend Indra for sharing this recipe.  I love the colours in this dish, which can be eaten on its own for breakfast or a light meal.  It is also the perfect accompaniment for Sri Lankan fish curry.  Chickpeas help control blood sugar levels, which means they keep you [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Chicory, Walnut & Roquefort Salad

This salad is really quick and easy to put together.  You don’t need to present it like this – in fact I usually just toss all the ingredients together in a bowl.  You can omit the Roquefort if you’re avoiding dairy, which I do sometimes.  Chicory leaves are a good source of fibre, potassium and [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Cauliflower with Onion and Tomato Curry

Cauliflower is a cruciferous (brassica) vegetable.  Cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of antioxidants due to their high levels of phytochemicals.   Consuming a diet rich in whole foods and antioxidant-filled vegetables like cauliflower has been shown to help balance hormones by reducing unhealthy levels of oestrogen.   And this is a great way of preparing cauliflower.  [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Gluten Free Blackberry Crumble

I love collecting blackberries from the hedgerows to make a blackberry crumble and it’s free food! Blackberries are packed with antioxidants and high in fibre. I substitute almond flour for wheat flour, which is a huge hit with my family. Almond flour is packed with nutrients and has a slightly sweet taste so you can [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

The vital role of our gut bacteria and gut health in protecting us against inflammation and autoimmune disorders

More than 80 autoimmune conditions have been identified so far; the incidence of autoimmune disease is increasing and women are at greater risk of developing an autoimmune disorder...

October 19th, 2017|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments

Why not try seed cycling to help balance your hormones naturally!

Seed cycling provides natural support for hormone balancing. It can help with almost any symptom related to hormones including pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), acne & other skin complaints, normalising the menstrual cycle, peri-menopause, post-menopausal [...]

May 18th, 2017|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments

Supplementing vitamin D may be beneficial for peri-menopausal women

Approximately 1 in 5 people in the UK have low levels of vitamin D and many people are considered deficient. If you are peri-menopausal, dark skinned, overweight and/or have a gastrointestinal condition such as [...]

March 21st, 2017|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments