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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Taking Stock

There comes a point in everyone’s life where in order to keep moving forward you have to take stock of where you have come from. To turn around and to admire the view. To reflect on the journey so far. Having done very little on this blog recently I think it is time to take … Read more…

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