As a Mum, and a health practitioner, I am pretty passionate about health and helping my family and patients be the healthiest versions of themselves (both in mind and body). Something I observe regularly is that we humans spend a lot of time comparing ourselves to others, often to our own detriment. All of the physical comparisons we make can shift our focus away from doing things to be healthy, towards doing things that we think will make us ‘look’ or ‘feel’ a certain way. We live in a world where we are bombarded with social media images which are so often edited and not depicting ‘real’ or ‘normal’. Continue reading “Helping Our Kids to Build a Healthy Relationship with Food …”
And so, another year begins. Another 365 days of life. There will be moments of happiness, sadness, frustration, anxiety, boredom, nothingness, excitement, jealously and all the other feelings we feel from day-to-day. Whilst navigating these day-to-day feelings, many of us are trying to achieve greater ‘satisfaction’, ‘happiness’ and ‘success’ in a world that is rather topsy-turvy.
At the start of the New Year, many people dedicate some time to think about what they hope the following year will bring.
It has been a while since my last blog entry. Other things have taken priority over the last so long. Namely, painting the exterior of our house (fun-fun!), acupuncture patients to treat, weekends away with friends … and so on. Continue reading “Pumpkin-Halloumi Fritters & Salad Wraps”
Spring has sprung! As the seasons change and the days and nights warm up, we will start looking for lighter meals. Despite this it is still important to support our digestive system with warming, nourishing and satisfying foods. Continue reading “Brown Rice Salad with Soy-Lemon Dressing”
This is a nice and simple week-night meal that is quick to make and tasty to eat! Continue reading “Roast Tomato, Zucchini and Garlic Pasta”
We really enjoy these fritters for dinner served with salad and sweet chilli sauce. They are also yummy as leftovers in lunchboxes. Continue reading “Zucchini, Halloumi, Lime and Mint Fritters”
It’s plastic-free July – a movement aimed at encouraging people to look at their purchasing patterns and say no to single-use plastic items. One food group where there seems to be a lot of unnecessary single-use plastic packaging is snack foods. Continue reading “Snack Foods and Plastic Free July”