Golden Porridge

Golden Porridge is the perfect start to the day on a cold wintery day.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: 2-3 tbsp jumbo rolled oats. I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer, I use almond…

Golden Milk

Golden Milk is an ideal, warming way to benefit from the properties of turmeric and is perfect for the cold winter nights.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer,…

Golden Paste

Golden Paste is a great way to keep turmeric in a dissolvable and easy to use format for all your recipes, especially Golden Tea, Golden Milk and Golden Porridge.  It is by no means essential and all of these recipes (and others) can be made using powdered turmeric and other ingredients (see the recipes in this blog…

Turmeric: Superfood or Just a Spice?

List upon list have been created about turmeric.  It has become one of the most searched for food terms/words in 2016 (apparently, a researcher told me this, so you know stats, etc.) I found out about Turmeric about two years ago.  As a joint pain sufferer I was keen to give ANYTHING a go to…

Mountains and Molehills

In the light of recent world events, this may seem like an unlikely heading.  This is not a blog post about the US election, if I did that I may well offend far too many people and lets face it Britain messed up recently too so ya know… No this is about actual minor events…

How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed

I’ve had that horrid, “so much to do, so little time” feeling for a while now and I know I am no more over-worked, etc than most people plus I also don’t have the added stress and strain of brining up a child or two, so why do I keep feeling so overwhelmed? If I look at…

Bulletproof Coffee

Coffee is becoming the most consumed beverage on the planet and as a result we humans seem to want to continually change and adapt it.  Already resplendent with many health benefits, not least its ability to enable me to speak in the morning, when combined with butter or oil it is apparently meant to have a…

Carb Cycling – What’s it all about then?

By Helen Turrell, Bodyhappy, Personal Trainer based in South West London on 13/10/2016 The most important thing to consider when you change your eating patterns and exercise regime is that it fits around your lifestyle. Otherwise the results, if any, will be short lived. Equally as important is accepting something is going to be a…

Excited about Stones

I have just confirmed the topic of my dissertation for my MA and I am excited!! How can anyone be excited about a lump of rock I hear you exclaim. Well, let me femsplain this to you.  I love history.  That’s about all there is to it really. I get excited about going to museums,…