4 must-try pancake recipes

I was strolling through a local supermarket last week when I stumbled on a unicorn pancake mix that came with a pan. I was primarily transfixed on the pan because it was purple (and who doesn’t want a purple pan?!) but once the excitement wore down, I started thinking about the health content of pre-made pancake mix. Turns out it’s not actually that bad, depending … Continue reading 4 must-try pancake recipes

Brain Grain: the experiment

It’s been a couple of weeks since I have finished reading Grain Brain, and over the holidays I’ve been digesting the book’s content. What I’ve been thinking since is; it’s all good and well reading the book, but I really need to test it out to see whether Dr Perlmutter’s findings are true. I’ve been able to pull together a trial, consisting of 5 individuals … Continue reading Brain Grain: the experiment

10 habits to take into 2020

I hope everyone had a wonderful, relaxing Christmas and are getting prepared for the New Years’ festivities. With getting ready for big nights out, and big lay-ins the next morning, there also comes preparation for New Years’ resolutions. I’m not into New Year’s Resolutions as I usually don’t commit to them further than the 14th of January. What I like to do is make a … Continue reading 10 habits to take into 2020

12 Christmas Presents for Health-Conscious People

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me…. If you’re thinking of treating your other-half to 78 little parcels just liked in the carol… or just 12, I’ve put together a list of 12 ideas to get your health-conscious loved one. Nutrition book If they’re a person after my own heart, a nutrition book would be perfect for your certain somebody. … Continue reading 12 Christmas Presents for Health-Conscious People

What I learnt from Grain Brain

Over the last couple of months, I’ve been reading Dr Perlmutter’s Grain Brain and I thought I would share with you what I learnt from reading it. I was initially drawn to it due to my constant bloating and discomfort after eating carbs and grains (and it’s decreased cost on the kindle – £0.99 at the time of purchase!).  As I read, I was unsurprised by the … Continue reading What I learnt from Grain Brain

My Favourite Winter Warmers

With Halloween and Bonfire Night both ticked off the calendar, it is well and truly Wintertime! This is my favourite time of the year; with the cold weather and mittens come winter warmers to look forward to after a freezing walk home.  Here are my favourite things to eat and drink during these darker nights… Hot chocolate I know what you’re thinking; why is a … Continue reading My Favourite Winter Warmers

Gluten-free Cookie recipe

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot on the impact gluten has on not only our gut, but our brain too. With research pointing towards gluten causing an autoimmune effect towards our most vital organ (blog post to come), I thought I would post a gluten-free alternative to one of my favourite types of cookie: oat and raisin. Ingredients 75grams butter 2 eggs 110grams gluten-free flour … Continue reading Gluten-free Cookie recipe