Bone broths - food or medicine?

Bone broth image
Making a broth from animal bones has fallen out of favour in the fast world that we now live in. However there are enormous health benefits from can be derived from a simple bone broth..... Read More...

Partial to a spoonful of mayo?

Cashewnaise
So I was looking for a healthier alternative to the standard jar of mayo and came across a recipe for what I will call 'cashew-naise'. I know it could sound a little too hardcore healthy for some, but bear with me and remember I am not interested in healthy food unless it really tastes great and believe me this does.... Read More...

Buckwheat pancakes - gluten and dairy free

Buckwheat pancake
It's Saturday morning and a beautiful sunny day. I woke early, had read the paper by 8am and still nobody up... so I hit the kitchen and decided to undertake a little experiment to make the perfect gluten and dairy free pancakes. It is fair to say not all my 'experiments' work out, but this one as my husband said, 'is a keeper'. Read More...

Turbo charge your fruit smoothies

Green smoothie
If you have any form of blender you can make a fruit smoothie, whether it is a simple stick blender or a turbo charged blender such as a Vitamix. A pure fruit smoothie will give you a bit of a sugar high from the fructose hit. There are simple things that you can do to lessen this sugar high and give it some real nutritional punch. Read More...