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Well this was an interesting one. I've had to learn to spell schizophrenia for this post! Many of you know that early last year, my 48 year old brother was taken to hospital under section two of the Mental Health Act, where he spent some time getting the help he so desperately needed. We managed to get him moved from…

poached eggs on avocado brunch

This seems to be the 'in thing' for brunch in most restaurants at the moment, and I love it! It's not difficult to put together at home either, just make sure your avocado is ripe. We all know that can be a bit tricky sometimes. Has anyone tried this tip to ripen one? Packed with goodness. Packed with essential fatty acids,…

  This is the season for soup making. Every TV cook has a selection of great new recipes for amazingly nourishing soups, so inspiration is easy to find. I am often looking for a couple of new ones each winter season, but they always pare down to the same base. It's just the spices you add that make them different.…

organic turmeric

I'm always interested in anything natural that can help health and wellbeing, and last year I discovered the powerful ways of the turmeric root. Turmeric in your diet used to be just in your curry powder. Looking like ginger, but more orange, you can now find this fresh rhizome in most good veg shops near the garlic, and chilli. Famed…

I juice everyday. Every morning. It ensures I get my 'five or more a day.' More vegetables than fruit and straight in to my tummy. All those super enzymes, vitamins and minerals. When I started juicing there were no Nutribullets. Just juicers. There is a place for both, but personally, first thing in the morning, I like a lovely clean juice.…

It's that time of year again. Everyone planning their New Year Detox even before the New Near has actually arrived. We all overindulged in some way or another at this time of year, with parties and dinners to attend, guests to feed, and children to keep happy. The shops are always full of delicious goodies like mince pies, trays of party nibbles,…

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