So as you probably know by now, I have been trialing a ketogenic diet for a few months, not for weight loss or weight management but upon researching its benefits for the symptoms during menopause. The traditional treatments apply a one size fits all approach to treatment of menopause, something that I really don’t agree … Continue reading KETO AND ME



I hope this has you drooling….. As you probably know by now, I am a complete foodie and love nothing more than creating new recipes.  I spend hours researching them and always try to add my twist wherever possible make them healthy but still delicious.  When you are trying to be healthy, you still want … Continue reading ARTISAN LEGENDS


A bold statement it may be, but in my humble opinion it is.  I could say “the end” right now but I feel I owe you my explanation and to enlighten you all whilst I hopefully turn some of you into Coconut Superfans. Coconuts, despite what their name may imply, are actually fruits not nuts. … Continue reading COCONUT IS LIFE


Amongst some of the food trends and one that increasingly seems to be more and popular, is the lean towards a high fat diet.  Now you know that I am a believer in not cutting out any food groups from your diet unless for health or medical reasons, but I can tell you that the … Continue reading LETS CHEW THE FAT


When did you last activate your nuts? Get your mind out of the gutter! I mean when did you last eat activated nuts? Lots of people have problems digesting nuts and a way of getting around this problem is to activate your nuts, an ancient process which releases the digestive enzymes and makes them much … Continue reading NUTTY NUTTER

A.C.V – Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar, in my opinion, needs to be elevated to superfood status.  For those of you who haven't heard of its amazing benefits, where have you been!??  Its benefits aren’t just a current trend but are in fact backed by scientific research. Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting the sugars from apples. This … Continue reading A.C.V – Apple Cider Vinegar


I think you all know how much I LOVE peanut butter or any nut butter or anything with peanut butter added.  It's my crack, and I know many of you can relate to this.  Purely in the interest of research and completely against my will, I have worked my way through every brand on the … Continue reading PEANUT BUTTER


As a health, fitness and food fanatic, I feel it's my moral duty to bring you up to speed in what’s new, what’s healthy, what's tasty and what’s a MUST in the world of great culinary produce with great nutritional value. In my quest to bring you great ideas, culinary inspiration, taste explosions and the … Continue reading WHAT’S NEW?…


It's a common phenomenon these days to see food as the enemy. Food is NOT the enemy. Food and all its benefits should be celebrated, shared and enjoyed daily without feeling guilty and punishing yourself after eating. It is so important to create a healthy relationship food, something that is particularly important if you have … Continue reading FOOD IS NOT THE ENEMY


The thing I hear most often from people trying to clean up their lifestyle and take a new and healthy approach, is that the cost of eating healthy is so expensive. Part of this problem is that if you want to take your journey seriously, you want to buy great fresh produce and preferably, organic, … Continue reading CLEAN AND MEAN 18