Helping Children’s Understand Food

Raising Healthy Kids is not easy with the ever increasing pressures from processed foods and Junk food being advertised by many brands and companies who essentially just want your money. Early food experiences will have an impact on children’s eating patterns although habits can be changed  depending on what is provided and if there is a…

Wild Mushrooms make Vitamin D!

Chanterelles in the wild are shown in the picture above.  Mushrooms are apparently  only vegetarian food that can actually make Vitamin D…. because they have “pro-vitamin,” or precursor, called ergosterol that  converts into vitamin D when exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radia­tion.  It works in a similar way to  how skin synthesizes the vitamin…

Are you concerned about your children’s diet?

Extract of my article sent to Eastern Eye : Obesity concern within South Asian children. What would your recommendations be for a healthy diet for a child? What complications can be seen in obese South Asian children? & Your personal view on why the message, of a healthy diet for children, is not getting through…

April 2018 Newsletter: Volume 1 Issue 3

  What’s In Season This Month   Artichoke, Beetroot, Savoy Cabbage, Carrots, Chicory, Cucumber, Leeks, Parsnip, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Radishes, Sorrel, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Watercress Cauliflower, Jersey Royal Potatoes,  Spinach, Spring Greens, Early Asparagus, Arugula Rocket, Beans, Beets,  Chives, Dandelion Greens, Fava Beans, Fiddlehead Fern, Horseradish, Leeks (end of season), Lettuce (leaf and head), Limes,…

Balancing Disrupted Hormones using Mother Nature

How can we re-balance our hormones?: Limit exposure to disruptors: Avoid eating foods with pesticides – choose organic where possible- and cleanse non organic food in lemon and vinegar to reduce the impact of chemical sprays, pesticides and toxins.  A simple cleaning spray can be made by combining 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 2 tablespoons…

March 2018 Newsletter: Volume 1 Issue 2

What’s In Season This month Artichoke, Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrots, Chicory, Cucumber, Leeks, Parsnip, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Radishes, Sorrel, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Watercress Cauliflower, Jersey Royal Potatoes, Savoy Cabbage, Spinach, Spring Greens, Early Asparagus Fruit: Rhubarb, last of the blood oranges and clementine’s Herbs Bay Leafs, Borage, chamomile, Chives, Elderflower, Rowan Berries, Garlic Chives, Lavender, Oregano…