Whether it’s the weekend or the holidays planning some creative time can be great fun for both adults and children. Friends and family often love receiving home made gifts and if they are edible and healthy they’re bound to be a hit.
This is a […]
Water is essential for life and is critical for a whole host of different functions in the body. The importance of keeping children well hydrated and drinking water throughout the day can often be underestimated. Ensuring fluids are always available, encouraging sipping, and understanding how food can help […]
Brilliant Autumnal guest recipe from Charlotte Pike.Kimchi is an essential component of Korean cuisine, as it is served with almost every meal. It is still made in the autumn, in a UNESCO-protected process called Kimjang, when families come together to make their own recipes, which are […]
Being fascinated in food and its many benefits I have read and researched a great deal about fermented foods and the impact such foods have on our health especially our digestive and immune systems. I recently attended a talk by Charlotte Pike who has just written the book […]
How often have we heard or used the sayings, ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ or ‘you should breakfast like a king’? Are these statements founded in truth or have they simply just been used throughout generations to get children to eat up? Interestingly there […]
The brain has priority in nutrient supplies above all other organs, utilising 20% of oxygen and calorie intake making it the most metabolically active part of the body. Understanding how the brain develops, functions and an appreciation of its needs can help support optimal brain development.
As parents we work very hard to raise our children to be happy and healthy. Sometimes this can be an uphill battle, especially when faced with advertising and marketing aimed at tapping into child pester power. As a parent, teacher and registered nutritional therapist I am always looking […]
This is an easy, wheat free, no bake recipe, ideal for the whole family and without nuts they are also great for packed lunches.
Mangoes are high in beta-carotene and vitamin C and reputed to boost the immune system, protect eyesight and aid digestion. Coconut has a […]
Whilst searching for healthier choices many individuals have moved away from modern grain products for many different reasons often associated with health or simply to try something different. Looking for alternatives can prove nourishing, beneficial for our health and delicious.
The grain of today is far removed […]
‘Superfoods’ are best described as nutritionally dense foods that may offer significant benefits as we strive towards optimal health and vitality. They are often described as natures gift and as they are real foods in their natural form the body can recognise them and utilise them to […]
A super speedy 4 ingredient breakfast sweetened with dates and apple. Includes almonds for protein and coconut which gives it an amazing almost tropical taste. Make up the night before or simply make and eat.
There are also so many variations of this theme using different nuts/seeds […]