Over the colder winter months, I always add a little cayenne pepper into my regular Ginger Lemon Water morning routine.  It’s an excellent immune booster and helps to boost the gut and the metabolism which naturally slows at this time of year. Lemon is a fantastic...

We hope that you have enjoyed the blogs that we have written this months on Men’s health.  In our final blog this month on Men's Health, we look at diet, and the role of dietary fibre. Leafy greens are some of the easiest and most beneficial vegetables...

It’s getting cooler, I’m sure that you can you feel it? It’s time for Mother Nature to prepare to hibernate. There is only enough time to jar the last of the pickles, and cook the last batch of jam before winter sets in. October boasts a...

It is true to say that the benefits of Intermittent fasting (IF) are probably the worst kept secrets in the wellness world.  Few can doubt IF’s capacity to manage weight, give more energy, and clear up brain fog.   In recent years Intermittent fasting diets have exploded in popularity...

It's NATIONAL ARTHRITIS WEEK 2018 October 9 - October 16, and is an annual event to raise awareness of the condition and the impact on sufferers and their families. Arthritis generally affects older people, and is known as osteoarthritis.  It can affect people of any age,...

Over the years I have experimented with dozens of DIY kitchen and bathroom recipes to find the ones that I like and that work. Below are my favourite organic beauty products that I made from scratch.  The best thing about these is that none contains...

Today marks the Autumn Equinox, and the start of the Seed Gathering Season.  Since 1998, The Tree Council has been organising Seed Gathering Season, the autumn campaign to inspire everyone to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future. The festival starts...

Slimy, slippery seaweed has been heralded as the new, must-have superfood. Seaweed refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae.  The term includes some types of red, brown, and green algae. Despite its recently trendy, superfood status, seaweed has been used all over the world for thousands of years, but has most notably...

While organic food is sometimes more expensive than non-organic, there are ways to keep costs down. In an ideal world, organic wouldn’t need to be more expensive. A big part of the problem is that the true cost of our food isn’t reflected in the...

The end of school holidays is fast approaching and it's time to dig out those lunchboxes and prepare for another term of school lunches. Before you groan in anticipation, think of these positives: no more hungry or bored kids loitering around the fridge and kitchen;...