I love it when my friends give me health topics to research. The reason I started this blog is because I want to know these things. I want to combine my passion for health with an expansive knowledge of what it really means to be healthy, while staying up to date with the ever-changing trends… Continue reading Fresh vs frozen food
In this post, I talk about exploring the concept of veganism and what it means to go meat free. So then, let’s explore! I think it’s best to start with some definitions. Veganism, according to The Vegan Society, is a ‘way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all… Continue reading Vegans, vegetarians and flexible what now?
Veganism is a buzzword these days – a trendy bandwagon onto which many people jump without really thinking it through. I’ve heard horror stories of kids parties where newly vegan moms serve mountains of oreo cookies and doritos chips, proudly proclaiming the lack of animal products in the ingredient list. Their kids dinners tend to… Continue reading Veganism, meat eating and tough ethical questions
Yesterday we put sugar on trial and found it guilty as hell. But a world with sweet things is a sad world indeed, and I happen to like happiness and cupcakes. So, what are the alternatives? It’s important to note that while there are better alternatives to sugar, using them doesn’t mean that your baking… Continue reading Alternatives to Sugar
In recent years, sugar has become the O.J Simpson of foods. Once an innocent delight, loved for the smiles it brought to kids’ faces, it now languishes on dietary death row with armchair prosecutors around the world decrying its great evils. The social media jury has a point. After years of ignorant bliss, we are finally… Continue reading The Truth about Sugar
This was meant to be a recipe post about Raspberry Chia Slices that I made over the weekend. Somehow it turned into my view on social media and the health industry. I make no apologies – sometimes I have more to say than which smoothie you should have for breakfast! I started this healthy eating blog because I… Continue reading Health Blogging & Social Media
As I’m sure you know by now, I don’t eat gluten – or very little of it anyway (I say, sitting at my desk with a large piece of gluteny, dairy-filled chocolate mousse cake in front of me….Cake Fridays are cheat days!). Earlier this week I wrote a post about the theories behind gluten intolerance,… Continue reading The Truth About Fats