• Going Vegetarian: What you need to know

    Vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming more mainstream as people are giving up meat and animal products and turning to a plant based diet. While dedicated vegetarians and vegans don’t like it to be referred to as a ‘trend’ it certainly seems that ditching the meat is the food ‘movement’ of 2016. And I’m all… Continue Reading

  • Fruit, the forbidden food?

    I never thought the day would come when people were scared and worried about eating fruit. And I’m not talking about the scare we had last year when certain frozen berries were contaminated with hepatitis A!!! I’m talking about people being worried that fruit is unhealthy, that fruit will cause weight gain, diabetes and be… Continue Reading

  • My Unapologetically Boring Day on a Plate

    A few ‘health gurus’ have come out lately telling the world what they eat on a daily basis to keep themselves healthy and there is no shortage of weird and obnoxious, bizarre, ridiculous wonderful ingredients. Their diet is full of superfood goodness, pixie dust and magical beans that no doubt will allow them to live… Continue Reading

  • Healthy eating, why are we so confused?

    If you asked a random sample of people what healthy eating was I’m sure you would get varying and often contradicting answers: ‘It means eating a gluten free diet’ ‘Eating high fat and low carb foods’ ‘Consuming plenty of plant based foods such as wholegrains, beans, lentils as well as fruits and vegetables’. ‘Eating paleo… Continue Reading

  • Centenarian Food Secrets

    Centenarians, what a fascinating bunch of people!  Imagine living for over a century, imagine all of the experiences, knowledge and wisdom that you would have. There is a lot to learn from this unique group of people. With the average life expectancy in most developed countries around 80 years how do they manage to live… Continue Reading