The anti-inflammatory food shop

I find research into how food affects the body fascinating. We’re learning more everyday about the brain, our digestive system and how our muscles convert the food we eat into energy. Unfortunately, there is a lot of pseudo-science that disguises itself as fact. And it can be a quagmire to wade through. We constantly ask…

10 Tips for a Be Brave Day

I had a couple of comments on the post about my skin to say how brave I was for putting myself out there and showing my blemishes for all to see. I didn’t always feel brave, I don’t feel that way every day now. But I do have a few tricks up my sleeve that…

Me and my skin

Acne. A party no one wants an invite to. But, thanks to the stress of moving and hormonal factors, my face erupted into a full-scale rave shortly I returned home from travelling in summer 2016. It got to a point that my face was sore from the cists, plus I was embarrassed to be seen…

Dark Chocolate and Orange Pancakes

These aren’t just any pancakes. These are rich, zingy and not suitable for the breakfast table. These are dessert pancakes, or at the very least, late brunch with your most intimate friends. Mind you, with no refined sugar and gluten free, these are positively angelic. In the process of trying to make something that wasn’t…

Maple Bacon Pancakes

I think Shrove Tuesday genuinely might be my favourite holiday. Lawrence recently requested to have pancakes as our “special” breakfast on a Saturday morning, and I’m more than happy to do that. I love the flavour combinations you can create with pancake batter, plus all of the delicious toppings. I have three pancake recipes to…