Category Archives: Food fixes

healing foods and good recipes

homemade love truffles

Love truffles are a nice twist on homemade energy balls – they are really easy to make; it’s a simple blitz up of all ingredients. Here is a quick recipe featuring some mood boosting and aphrodisiacal ingredients for a nice … Continue reading

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try a tasty stir-fry to remedy winter aches and pains

Traditional stir-fry spices are warming and so improve blood circulation and our own pain regulating mechanisms but many of them have a powerful dose of anti-inflammatory or analgesic action. Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin which is one of the … Continue reading

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Quick blitz raw garlic pesto

Garlic in our diet is often touted as a cure all, especially to fortify us against winter ills – but cooking it diminishes its healing chemistry, so here is a handy and very tasty way to get your raw on. … Continue reading

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Sugar alternatives – How sweet it is or isn’t.

We know sugar is bad… but what are the replacement options. Some seem to be worse than sugar and with others the jury is still out or the trials not yet complete. As it stands we have two options; ‘artificial … Continue reading

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a terrifically simple health-boosting thermogenic soup

There is the theory that hot soup of any kind raises the temperature in the nose and throat and so creates an unwelcoming environment for viruses that otherwise thrive in cool, dry places or which often find a way in … Continue reading

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Eat to beat the Winter Blues and S.A.D

At this time of the year when the light levels drop and the rain and cold puts a dampener on going outside we tend to plummet in our natural synthesis of Vitamin D – which is a precursor of serotonin … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato and Thyme Soup – a recipe for Winter Wellness

The warmth and nourishment of soup when you are unwell is often likened to a hug in a bowl but soup can help maintain wellness as well as fight off colds and flu. So in this one, beyond vitamin C, … Continue reading

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