I’ve decided that I am going to publish AT LEAST one post a week for this whole year. It’s a do-able challenge, and hopefully in a few months I can go to two posts! So today is Saturday, and I’ve ended up with way more time than expected because I realized about half an hour … More Magic cookie bars (paleo)
While January is a time for resolutions and collective inspiration and motivation, it can also be a time of low mood, especially after the festive season has ended. Today, I thought I’d write a bit about the winter blues because I was hit HARD this winter (mostly in December), unusually more than other years, but … More Managing the winter blues
Happy new year readers! I hope you’ve had a wonderful festive period full of love, family and friends, and are ready to start 2018 on a high. I don’t normally make resolutions, but this year I want to invest more time and effort into this blog, learn some dance and Krav Maga, and generally live … More Happy new year!
+ Last week I spent a few days with a friend in the Black forest region in Germany, which was AWESOME. We stayed in a little town called Baden-Baden for 3 days. The first day was spent exploring the big Christmas market ; the Germans do Christmas WELL; there was plenty of Glühwein, Christmas tree … More Black forest cake
Whoever said a low carb or ketogenic diet was “hard to follow” or “unpalatable” must really have never actually tried to make one work. They definitely must never have eaten my version of the British classic “Bangers and mash”, otherwise known as sausages and mashed potato. The “paleosphere” has been using cauliflower as a substitute … More Bangers and cauliflower mash
The “eat your five-a-day” mantra has been around as long as I can remember. It’s a simple catchy phrase to encourage the general population to eat enough fruits and vegetables to stay healthy, but it is not the advice for OPTIMAL health (which if you’re reading this blog is probably what interests you more than … More Why “Five-a-day” is not enough
Have you heard of ketosis or a ketogenic diet? If you’ve known about paleo for as long as I have, or even the Atkins diet, you will know all about ketosis. It looks like more people are getting interested, because apparently google search terms for keto are on the increase (even more than paleo). Ketones … More Ketosis and Garlic caraway “bread”