Herb and Quinoa salad
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Quinoa and herb salad

My family friendly quinoa and herb salad makes a delicious side dish to your favourite protein or a lovely light and fresh lunchtime salad. Quinoa is packed with protein and fibre. It is gluten free and so easy to prepare. Cook it using…
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Chickpea and kale summer salad

Chickpeas are a great source of protein and fibre.  They also feed the good bacteria in our gut leading to a more diverse microbiome -  this is so important for our overall health and wellbeing.   I generally…
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Immune boosting, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic sauce

My immune boosting, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic sauce is not only delicious, it really is "food as medicine". Please don’t let the title put you off, this sauce is absolutely delicious and great for a number of health concerns from poor…
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Salmon Niçoise Salad – family style

This deconstructed version of a classic French salad makes a simple and nutritious family lunch or dinner. The variety of protein, good fats and carbohydrates ensures there is something for even the fussiest eater and the colourful display…
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Beetroot and Chocolate Bliss Balls

These delicious chocolate and beetroot bliss balls not only taste amazing but they contain lots of gut healing foods that will not only improve your gut motility but also increase your gut health by feeding the microbiome. Chia seeds are…
Lemon Balm
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Lemon Balm for anxiety and depression

Lemon Balm has a long history of clinical use for treatment anxiety and depression in both adults and children. Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a cultivated perennial lemon-scented herb. It's a member of the mint family. Lemon balm…
Egg substitute
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How to substitute eggs in your cooking

Eggs are a nutrient rich food and so handy and versatile.  So what happens when you can’t have eggs?   You might be allergic, undertaking an elimination diet excluding egg or following a plant based diet.   Whatever…
Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development
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Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development

Mouth breathing is a very common habit, present in more than 50 percent of children. It is caused by airway obstruction or small airway size. Common risk factors include swollen adenoids and tonsils or a blocked, stuffy nose. Breathing through…
What foods are good for children with constipation
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What foods are good for children with constipation?

It is such a common question - What foods are good for children with constipation? Constipation in kids is quite common, and while it usually doesn't have a serious cause, it is important to resolve it promptly to prevent the problem becoming…