7 Health Benefits of Eating Broccoli

I recently worked with someone on healthy ways to prepare her body for pregnancy. Broccoli kept coming up as one of the healthiest vegetables to get a lot of her necessary nutrients in. They are packed with vitamins, minerals and phyto-nutrients such as Vitamins A, C, K and B complex, zinc, iron, calcium and magnesium;Continue reading “7 Health Benefits of Eating Broccoli”

9 Benefits of eating sprouts + sprouting tips

For anyone who knows me or has worked with me you’ll know how much I love sprouts, I always recommend everyone to grow them. Come to my kitchen and no doubt you’ll see them growing on my windowsill or sitting draining in the drying rack. My favourite ones are alfalfa, broccoli, Chinese cabbage, fenugreek, and sunflower. SomeContinue reading “9 Benefits of eating sprouts + sprouting tips”

Simple Watermelon Recipe

Apart from being so refreshing and hydrating in hot summer weather, watermelon has numerous health benefits.  They are full of beta-carotene (the bright pinky-red colour) which is converted into vitamin A in our bodies. Vitamin A helps maintain eye health and are also high in Vitamin C which is known to be an excellent immuneContinue reading “Simple Watermelon Recipe”

Summer Revitalising Detox

It’s that time of the year again when we are looking to get back into shape for the summer days spent on the beach or in less clothing exposing more of our lumps and bumps 🙂 What better way to kickstart this by doing a simple 7 day detox, (or longer if you prefer). Why wouldContinue reading “Summer Revitalising Detox”

The sugar trend / fad

Sugar has been found out! It is now the new fat. It’s like a dirty word. It managed to hide away while fat was getting the bad reputation, but now it has been exposed. It hides in just about everything from yoghurts to ready-made meals to sauces to ‘health water’. Remove the fat and sugarContinue reading “The sugar trend / fad”