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Banish the bugs!

Banish the bugs!

Has anyone else got a cold that won’t seem to shift, or may be it’s the cough that’s doing the rounds. I’ve noticed that all my family and friends seem to be dropping with the latest bugs. And unfortunately my family aren’t immune. I’m sure we’re just passing it from...
My chunky guacamole

My chunky guacamole

Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 1 tomato 1/2 a red onion Juice of half a lime A small handful of coriander A pinch of salt (to your taste) Method Put the tomato, red onion, coriander, lime and salt in the food processor and blend. Then add the avocados and pulse just a...
A tipple or two!

A tipple or two!

Last week I wrote about what happens when you overeat, but what happens when we enjoy a drink or two? I originally started this post saying that I wouldn’t be a party pooper, mainly because I enjoy a tipple.  However I think I may be just that!  Have a read to...
Food is as trendy as fashion!

Food is as trendy as fashion!

It amazes me how trendy food can be. When I was studying nutrition in 2009 flax seeds were in and carob was the closest thing you could get to a ‘healthy’ chocolate bar. Now it’s all about chia puddings, raw chocolate and bone broth. So what are the 2015 trends? In...
A spotlight on vitamin D

A spotlight on vitamin D

As the nights draw in and our exposure to sunlight dwindles the interest in vitamin D increases with lots of people supplementing throughout our cosy winter months. So what’s the deal with vitamin D? Vitamin D is known as the ‘sunshine’ vitamin as the body metabolises...
Pink Porridge

Pink Porridge

First of all a little intro to my first live recipe post! I’m no chef, just someone who likes to play around with healthy food in the kitchen. I’ll share with you my favourite recipes and if you give it a try, tag your creations #nickyforlife. I felt chilly today,...
Comfort eating

Comfort eating

We’ve been going through a tough time lately, life threw us a curve ball, we’re working through it and actually today we’re coming out the other end which is good. But I’ve noticed that since this happened I’ve wanted to reach more for the chocolate, sweet things and...

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