HEALTHY FOOD SHOPPING
  We write a whole load of posts on eating healthy, but it’s about time we covered the all-important step that goes before that: shopping for healthy food. Would you agree that being that little bit organised with your food shopping ensures that you don’t reach out for junk food or ready meals? When you […]
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IN SEASON: SPRING GREENS
The seasonality table asks us to load our shopping trolleys with spring greens this month. A variety of cabbage, these greens are versatile, quick to cook and also easy to integrate into our meals for added fibre and nutrients. With long, broad leaves, they don’t even take as much time or effort to prepare – […]
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DIET!!!
When you’re on a special diet, you have to put in some extra effort to nourish yourself if you want to stay on track. There’s so much of food available to tempt you into straying from your disciplined habits! We’ve been recently focussing on a Mediterranean-style low carb diet, and it’s done wonders for our […]
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HONEY
It must be the fluctuating weather but a lot of us have been under the weather lately. So it’s a good thing that we have a handy stockpile of honeys to choose from at home. A twist of lemon, a dash of honey and some freshly chopped ginger is our go-to remedy for this weather. […]
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When I visited our local community garden last autumn, they had big piles of bay leaves for all of us visitors to help ourselves to. The manager generously welcomed me to take a bunch and gave me tips on how to store it. I won’t regret the effort I took – those leaves had a […]
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Ever popular in Greece and other parts of Europe, camomile is one of those ingredients that offers so many benefits. Which is why together with our favourite Mountain Tea, it’s one of our go-to beverages during the evenings when we are ready to wind down after a busy day. It helps you calm down, get […]
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With today’s stressful, high-pressure lifestyle, information overload and living ‘online’ almost 24/7, a lot of us are finding that our mental energy is being severely compromised. Either we’re not getting enough rest, not eating the right foods or just never able to completely switch off. The world is more accessible to us today, but we […]
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WINTER WARMERS
It looks like the winter weather is here to stay for a few weeks longer. Most of us who made New Year’s resolutions have to put in a little extra effort to discipline ourselves. As this article suggests, we tend to eat more during the cold months. So even if we are consuming larger quantities […]
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