Mar 28, 2018

Nutty Cocoa Balls – food for life

As well as tasting great, cocoa is a rich source of non-oestrogenic flavonoids, mainly epicatechin, catechin and procyanidins. Experiments have conclusively shown they increase total antioxidant capacity (TAC) after ingestion – particularly via increases in superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase. These will protect our DNA from […]

Mar 28, 2018

Three Drinks to help you Lose Weight

 We are all are aware that healthy, low sugar, low calories diet and more exercise – will help you lose weight.  But why not try something that quenches your thirst for caffeine but still helps you shed those extra pounds? Good news is that caffeine is […]

Jan 29, 2018

How to make turmeric latte

  Curcuma longa (turmeric) has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for inflammatory conditions. Turmeric constituents include the three curcuminoids: curcumin (diferuloylmethane; the primary constituent and the one responsible for its vibrant yellow color), demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. This drink sound […]

Nov 29, 2017

Gluten free luxury Christmas puddings

“It’s Christmas thyme”   These mini luxury Christmas puddings, first and foremost, taste lovely and festive. As the delicious, opulent taste melts over your tongue you can revel in the luxurious thoughts that these little packets of joy are also really healthy – well mainly […]

Nov 8, 2017

Healthy gluten free pizza

Welcome to the first recipe in this “Food for Life” series. We are starting with a healthy gluten free pizza which can be made in ten minutes. The ingredients are cheap, tasty and easy to prepare. This simple dish looks like junk food but it’s […]