Purple Power Juice

The purple cabbage is so incredibly nutrient rich that it should be one of our most loved ingredients in cooking and juicing. In fact, it has more vitamin C than oranges. Who knew? Continue reading “Purple Power Juice”

Porridge with pear and pistachio nuts.

The humble pear is in season and what a joy that is. Nothing quite like a nice pear. 🙂 My kids love them and no matter how many I buy, they are always gone the following day. It is the perfect snack and after a bit of swatting I am delighted by all the health benefits that are related to pears. Who knew?  Continue reading “Porridge with pear and pistachio nuts.”

What to do when life takes a stressful turn…

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At times life hands us challenges which we may or may not deal with optimally. As much as we would like to be more logical, optimistic and perhaps slightly more methodical when facing our demons we sometimes fail spectacularly. In short, when stress enters the room things can get out of hand quickly. Continue reading “What to do when life takes a stressful turn…”

Post Workout Recovery Juice

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One of the best pieces of advice I have ever been given is that in order to stay healthy you’ve got to keep eating. Sounds like a  no brainer perhaps but don’t we all tend to reduce intake when waist lines increases? It is a totally understandable reaction and one which we think will gain us quick benefits – only it doesn’t. Stop refuelling and your body goes into lock down and holds on to all you’ve got. Yes, the fat too. So the key is not to stop eating but to change what you are eating in order to get your bod to start utilising nutrients in a more effective way. Continue reading “Post Workout Recovery Juice”