Sugar baby

Being Swedish means you have got an upper hand on the sweet stuff. As a nation, we consume more sweets per capita than any other country in the world. That’s saying something. Eating pick n’ mix, or smågodis as we call it, is a national past time and we are the connoisseurs. Every grocery shop has a section for pick n’ mix and parents and children alike happily fill their bags with the sweet stuff. But it can be a slippery slope and the innocent bags of lördagsgodis (saturday candy) we buy for our kids sets them up with a serious sugar habit that can be as addictive as a Class A drug and equally difficult to kick. Continue reading “Sugar baby”

Spooky juice

Pumpkin with text

Had to share this super yummy recipe for a skin rejuvenating juice that is adapted from Elisabeth Peyton-Jones’s great new book Cook Yourself Young. If you have not heard of Elisabeth I thoroughly recommend her books about eating to look and feel younger (Eat Yourself Young was a best seller a few years back).  She is a trained herbalist and naturopath that advises clients around the world on how to slow down the ageing process by choosing foods which makes you look and feel healthy. Continue reading “Spooky juice”