Time – use it wisely

What is time? Time is one of the most if not the most important and valuable resources that we have.  At times it goes quickly and at other times it drags.  When we are interested and involved there is not enough of it and when we are bored and under-stimulated there is just too much … Read more…

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Essential Oils Working For You

Essential Oils Essential oils are the extracted compounds from plants that the plants use to ward off invaders and to stay healthy.  That amazing smell of freshly mown grass is actually the grass screaming in shock and trying to heal itself. Basil, coriander, oregano, you name it, these volatile compounds form part of the immune … Read more…

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Cross Contamination?

Cross contamination is a real and present danger when the packaging of an item states “may contain” or “produced in a factory which also handles”, even though there are no gluten containing ingredients on the label. The risk is slightly higher with “may contain” and it caught me out twice before I researched the term … Read more…

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Almond Flour Flatbreads

Flatbreads are not a major part of my lunchtime repertoire. Normally I’m a bit sniffy about substitutes for everyday foods. Vegetarian sausages which look and taste like their meat based equivalent are to my mind a bit of a no no. We should (to my mind) be celebrating vegetarian food, not pretending that it is … Read more…

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A1 and A2 Milk

A1 and A2 milk When I discovered that milk was off the menu for me I was encouraged to discover that some milk may be acceptable to people who were intolerant of standard cow’s milk.  Goats, sheep and even some cows produce milk which has a different structure and providing lactose intolerance isn’t the problem, … Read more…

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