Healthy Recipes

Best Natural Cold Remedy This Winter

Honey Cold Remedy to Prevent the Winter Blues This recipe is truly my go-to cold remedy all season long and I just love the flavours! I discovered the beautiful combination of honey and lemon and ginger years ago and have since added turmeric and, more recently, garlic. Whichever combination you decide to do is entirely up to you and your…

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Why Zinc is the Nutrient You Must Have

The Importance of Zinc Zinc is the second most abundant trace mineral in the body and is found in every cell. It’s an important nutrient required by hundreds of enzymes that help in metabolism, digestion, nerve function, and more. It’s also essential for the maintenance of vision, taste and smell. The recommended daily amount (RDA) is 8mg (women) and 11mg…

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Kimchi: The First Step

Preparing Cabbage to Make Kimchi Although kimchi is simple to make, there are certain steps in the process you don’t want to miss. The preparation of the cabbage is easy, but hours before you settle down to chop and mix, you want to get this step done. Prepare your cabbage for the excitement! At least three hours before you want…

Veggie of the Week

Raw Pad Thai

Several years ago In Shape Mummy hired me to create over a hundred recipes. This Pad Thai was a definite favourite. Their founder, Lisa, and I have a shared food history and her enthusiasm over healthy eating has inspired thousands of mums. We worked together to create a healthy template for the recipes to support mum’s with a desire to…

Healthy Recipes

Cauliflower Coconut Curry

Where’s your inspiration from? Years ago, living in London, I was always on the lookout for new and exciting flavours. Although you can argue that the average English cuisine tends towards the stodgy, there is so much talent creating a fusion of flavour for the tastebuds. Curry is certainly a staple in English cuisine and this coconut curry nods a…

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Deficiencies in These Nutrients May Cause Depression

Is your diet be missing crucial nutrients that could eventually lead to mental health issues? Today is World Mental Health Day and we’ve come long way in our awareness around mental health issues. We realise that they are just normal ‘health issues’ that need to be treated and deserve our open attention. Raising awareness about the causes of depression and…

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Brain Food During a Pandemic

3 Ways to Feed Your Brain With a pandemic that has really hit the world hard since March this year, there’s no clear end in sight and more of us are looking to protect our physical and mental health. The health of our brain and immune system. As the number rise again we’ve seen an increase in depression, anxiety, suicidal…