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Raisin cookies These raisin cookies have been adapted from a recipe by Danielle Walker’s ‘Against all Grain’. They are gluten and refined sugar free and are really easy to make. The only problem is they do not last long! Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter at room temperature 1 egg at room temperature 1/3 cup of honey 1 teaspoon of...

COURGETTE BREAD RECIPE This sweet bread is more like a cake and is so easy to make and feels like a real treat to eat it . It is gluten and dairy free. The recipe has been adapted from Danielle Walker’s ‘Zucchini bread.’ Ingredients: 1 cup of grated or shredded courgette 1 1/2 cups...

Zesty oat and seed cookies Whilst the kids are off, these oat cookies are so easy to make and are a great alternative to a sugary snack such as sweets or cakes. They are an adapted version of Deliciously Ella's orange and Cardamom cookies but I have adapted the taste to...

Coconut oil has received a lot of attention and has become a popular and fashionable food. This is because of it is thought to possess a range of health benefits. But are these true? The BBC news today http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40300145 suggests these health benefits are not true and that coconut oil is as bad at...

My latest Nutrition for Arthritis Programme has just come to an end. One of the areas we discussed was the potential health properties that bone broths may offer in relation to supporting bones and joints. Click here June blog bone broth for an explanation on what bone broth is, its potential health properties and...

Mental Health Awareness Week: This well written article by Nutri Advanced highlights several studies into the role of nutrition and mental health. Worth a read if not for yourself but for someone you may know. Please note that I always recommend seeking advice from a qualified nutritional therapist before taking any...

Vitamin D The recent news (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38988982)highlights findings from a study published in the British Medical Journal that suggests that many people may benefit from supplementing with Vitamin D to help in the prevention of illnesses including flu and pneumonia1. Public Health England already recommends the use of supplementing with Vitamin D...