Foods to Boost Your Immune System

As the nights slowly draw in and we snuggle further down into our scarves and blankets, our bodies become increasingly vulnerable to winter nasties. Yet, if you don’t want to spend the next few months sneezing into endless tissues, or burrowed beneath a duvet, then there’s plenty you can do to protect your body from … Continue reading “Foods to Boost Your Immune System”

Gut Feelings: The Importance of a Healthy Gut

That wise old fellow Hippocrates once wrote that “all disease begins in the gut” and, more and more, modern-day health experts are starting to sit up and take note. Over the last few years, science has started playing catch-up, with studies slowly starting to reveal how closely linked our overall health is to our gut. … Continue reading “Gut Feelings: The Importance of a Healthy Gut”

DIY Bee Pollen Face Mask

Ever since I started chatting to the lovely Fi of The Beauty Shortlist, I’ve been a huge fan of natural beauty. Perhaps it’s partly down to being a mum, perhaps it’s more an age thing (shhh), but I just don’t have time for products laden with chemicals, harsh ingredients and things I can’t even read, … Continue reading “DIY Bee Pollen Face Mask”

Why You Need to Activate Nuts and Seeds

From delicious, indulgent cheesecakes to creamy (dairy-free) frostings and gooey brownies, nuts have a magical way of transforming ingredients into something truly special. I’m never caught without a huge stockpile of nuts (cashews, almonds, macadamia, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts…I’m nuts for nuts!) in my kitchen cupboards as they’re so versatile when you’re creating healthier, more … Continue reading “Why You Need to Activate Nuts and Seeds”

How to Beat Sugar Cravings

Back in my early 20s, I was a fully-fledged sugar addict. After rolling in from a stressful day at work, I’d tear into a family-sized bag of marshmallows and devour the lot. Sometimes, I’d even search high and low for a second bag… While this might sound horrific now (it’s easy to judge!), I honestly … Continue reading “How to Beat Sugar Cravings”