Should kids drink juice

Should kids drink juice?

In the BBC News headlines yesterday, we saw a ban on energy drinks for kids due to their high sugar content! Hallelujah! Finally the message is getting across that sugar is bad for us! However, whilst it’s my opinion that sodas and concentrated juice drinks are bad for a child’s health; I do believe that […]

Porridge with nuts, seeds and apple

Mum’s gluten free porridge recipe

My mum’s also gluten-free (they do say it runs in families). As a Scot she was brought up on pure oats porridge for breakfast in the winter. This was made the night before with water, oats and a pinch of salt. At the table, sugar and cream were added – absolutely delicious. It was only […]

Do kids need vitamins

Do kids need vitamins?

The debate goes on….do children need to take vitamin supplements or not? As a Nutritional Therapist, I believe that a healthy diet should be enough. If you’re eating well, there’s no need to take vitamin supplements. After all, I always made sure I was eating more than 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day. […]

Cashew nut milk

Cashew Nut Milk

We’re big into alternative milks in our household, but not so into their additives and cost when shop bought. However, the thought of straining almonds with cheese cloths has prevented me from making my own in the past. Enter Cashew Nut Milk. I was attracted to the idea of Cashew Nut Milk by the promise […]