The Importance of Avoiding Grains

Avoiding grains in your diet is a pretty difficult thing to do because it is in so many food items and prepared dinners that you can buy in the store. Ditching grains from your diet is also a relatively ‘new’ concept because there really was never a whole lot of...

What Kitchen Nightmares can teach you about quick fix diets!

Confession time-I do miss watching Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares! There was something about Gordon Ramsay’s yelling and dropping the f-bombs in his attempt to fix the ailing restaurant’s problems from poor management, lack of experience and family egos-in some cases it...

Eight Critical Causes of Anxiety and Depression

  Christmas is for many the happiest time of the year emphasizing healthy, happy families. The nostalgia, feelings of joy and cheer all compressed within the short weeks wrapped around the day. The New Year is when many review the year just gone and bring in hope for...

Tame The PMS Monster!

PMS (Pre-menstrual syndrome) sucks! According to NAPS (National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome) it is a chronic condition which as many as 800,000 women can experience in the UK! Once a month, over 35% women experience physical or emotional discomfort or pain...

Detox or Cleanse: Do You Need it?

I have been working on my 11 Day Clean + Green  program the past couple of weeks and a lot of people have asked me what the diet is all about. In a nutshell, it’s a 14 day program that eliminates all toxins from your body, kicks your cravings and you end up feeling...

How to Eat Beans and Not Feel Like a Whoopee Cushion!

We are coming to the end of the year and I am busy creating and testing recipes for Meals 52. As I weigh some ingredients and stir the pots, I am taken back to silly pranks played at school. Do you remember whoopee cushions? And does the thought of cooking and eating...

14 Secrets to Lose Weight for Good!

We live in a funny society. We treasure slim, thin, skinny and we also dole out mountains of processed snack, junk and fast foods. We sit around and watch television instead of getting up and walking to the park or grocery store. In our society, it seems like it is a...

Enroute to Wellness

It’s great to see you stop by and like you, I’m interested in health and wellbeing. My own journey to health and wellness started recently, when I realised I didn’t feel confident in my skin. You see, I haven’t always been health-conscious. My family have a history of...

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