Sharing the love, your way…

Me and my wonderful mother…


Prioritise those that matter and love eachother…

It’s a simple message but one that is often forgotten and shoved to the side to make room for chores, commitments and general daily stuff that gets first priority. But it doesn’t take much to send a message or make a quick call, reminding someone who’s alone or struggling that you are still there. Yet we often don’t contact our loved ones as we feel harrassed, stressed or unable to state our needs clearly when we know it clashes with the needs of those we love. Continue reading “Sharing the love, your way…”

Recovery porridge

In these jolly Christmas times it is easy to overdo the fun. You know what I’m talking about. And if you suspect that you may have had a glass or two too many the night before, chances are you’ll wake up the next morning craving comfort food in a big way. Continue reading “Recovery porridge”

Food assembly vs. cooking



I’m a firm believer in something I tend to call food assembly. With that I mean arranging various bits of food (mainly veg and grains) to create a meal consisting of many dishes rather than just one. The days of trying to create something fancy, or perfectly timed, are firmly over in my world. Not that I can say I was ever a great cook and that is probably why I find the art of food assembly so very, very appealing. Continue reading “Food assembly vs. cooking”

Do You

When it comes down to stuff that really matters, being true to who you are has got to be up there fighting for a top spot with, let’s say, health for you and your loved ones. We want to be brave enough to be who we really are. And our authentic selves are often revealed when we do something that we truly love. When there is no thought of financial gains (although that may be a byproduct) or external recognition from others (although that may happen too), when we engage in something simply because it brings us joy and peace. The doing is its own reward. Continue reading “Do You”

Juice cleanse

My Greenswede juice cleanse is now live… yey!

I recently finished the one day fast and I can’t tell you how much lighter and better I felt. And that is after just one day! Imagine three, or five days? Granted I am quite happy with short fasts as I enjoy my food way too much but fasting is an ancient way of giving our digestive system a real break. And the need for it has not changed with modernity, quite the opposite in fact. Continue reading “Juice cleanse”

Everyday turmeric porridge

Voila! This is my everyday go-to porridge, jam packed with everything that is good for you. I do it on autopilot and with all the ingredients at an arms reach it has become easy and almost second nature. Planning is key and with the right set-up anything is possible. I really look forward to it each morning, especially since the weather is getting colder and the mornings darker. I sit in front of the fire and think about the day ahead – it is a little thing but it really starts my day off right. Continue reading “Everyday turmeric porridge”

Why should I do a Juice Cleanse?

The best things in life happen at the end of your comfort zone

Why cleanse?

A juice cleanse is an effective and wonderful way to reboot your system if you are feeling lackluster and low in energy. It can also act as a powerful motivator if you are about to start a weigh loss programme. Toxins in our food, homes and environment interfere with our own internal detoxification process that nature gave us and can make it difficult for it to operate optimally. Continue reading “Why should I do a Juice Cleanse?”