I often spend many of the winter months away in warmer climates. However, me and my partner have a bit of problem with being together in the sun and staying healthy. The second the sun comes out we want to celebrate and that usually means wine, nice food and lying in the sun. Which is … Continue reading Food tales from Mexico
Did you know the human brain has actually shrunk over the last 100 years due to our poor Western diet? Worrying isn’t it? BDNF (Brain-derived neurotrophic factor) is a protein that tells cells the brain to make more connections. BDNF decreases when we eat a poor western diet full of processed foods but increases when we … Continue reading Feed a bigger brain!
Hunting for a good granola without all the added sugar, tones of honey or additives was harder than I expected, let alone expensive! I was even more bemused when I realised that the standard almond milk I pay around £1.50 for is 2% almonds, the rest is water. Making my own granola means I can pack … Continue reading Granola and Almond milk
A combination of Omega 3 fatty acids, B-Vitamins and Magnesium can relieve the symptoms and decrease the risk of mental health problems including depression and anxiety, schizophrenia, autism and ADHD. If you suffer with any of the following you could benefit from just a few simple nutritional changes: Depression Anxiety Insomnia Nervousness Stress Mental health disorders PMS … Continue reading Eat to beat anxiety & depression
Have you ever had that horrible thought that your crazy and no one’s telling you? That everyone knows something you don’t? Like your the only one looking in from the outside? Is it me or the world that’s going crazy? quality over quantity and creativity over consumerism could change the state of our world The irony … Continue reading We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are -Anais Nin
Before our trip to Mexico we spent 3 weeks in the USA where we picked up our old Californian van. During this time we received many ‘warnings’ from the Americans. Neither of us could deny that the horror stories and concerns hadn’t left a small imprint of anxiety, but ultimately it was all part of the adventure and … Continue reading Life lessons from Mexico
During our busy summer season on the road it becomes very hard to maintain balance and health as its near impossible to get enough sleep and nutrition. When we return to our quiet haven, in between events, I physically feel the need to fill my body back up with nutrients so it can repair. I know … Continue reading Chick pea and red pepper chilli with smoked paprika sweet potato mash