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Food Trends for 2020

Food Trends for 2020

We've had smashed avocado, coconut water and kale everything.  Smoothies, juice diets, goji berries, and veganism. Now it's time for 2020 to give us the next big foodie trend.  Will it be nettles? Pine needle tea? Or my favourite (and vastly underated) combo of mashed...

Meet the Producer:  Eleanor from Riverford Organic

Meet the Producer: Eleanor from Riverford Organic

Friday mornings are a bit exciting in my house; it's Riverford delivery day.  At around 9.30am a friendly driver drops off the weekly box (hiding it behind the recycling bin if no-one's home) packed with a delicious selection of organic fruit and vegetables.  And,...

Gluten: What happens when we eat it?

Gluten is a type of protein found in the grains of wheat, barley, and rye.  It's made up of several different protein fractions, and can be difficult for some people to digest. But why? Haven't we been eating wheat, barley, and rye for thousands of years?  Surely...

What to eat to help you sleep

Can you remember the last time you had a refreshing, restorative night's sleep? Do you struggle to get to sleep, or wake up in the wee small hours wide awake and unable to drop off again? Just as certain foodstuffs can keep us awake (here's looking at you caffeine...)...

7 Steps to Mindfully Manage Acid Reflux & Heartburn

It's a familiar situation: you've been dashing round all day grabbing food on the go when suddenly, heartburn starts. Ouch. Heartburn (also called acid reflux) is caused by stomach acid escaping up into the oesophagus (the tube that runs from your throat to your...

Managing Endometriosis

As part of Endometriosis Awareness Month I've been sharing nutrition tips (see below) and a Facebook Live that focus on simple steps to support hormone balance. Endometriosis affects over 1.5 million women and girls in the UK alone, and many women suffer for years...