DIET VERSUS LIFESTYLE – A Short-Term Gain versus Long-Term Win

This week has made me very mindful of how easy it is to take your eye off the ball and lose control of the game.  I’m talking about the ‘you are what you eat’ game. The Huffington Post ran an article a few years back which stated that two thirds of Brits are on a … Continue reading DIET VERSUS LIFESTYLE – A Short-Term Gain versus Long-Term Win


Glorious Gluten Free Granola

This recipe for gluten free granola is so simple yet incredibly delicious.  You’ll get about 12 servings from the measurements detailed below, for a bigger batch, just double up. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS ¼ cup coconut oil ¼ cup honey or pure maple syrup ½ tsp vanilla extract 2 cups gluten free oats ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ½ cup raw pecans chopped 2 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp … Continue reading Glorious Gluten Free Granola


Food prices just seem to keep going up and up and trying to keep the weekly bill to a figure that doesn’t make my eyes smart is a constant challenge.  We love organic, fresh, wholefood which of course you pay a premium for. I try and have a couple of easy and affordable midweek recipes … Continue reading EASY WEEKDAY DAHL


This is my go to cake if I want an indulgent, yet guilt-free, treat.  This unique cake ticks so many boxes for me; it is both egg and dairy free and has the added bonus of being both fat and refined sugar free.  However, the natural sugars provided by both the dates and dried fruits … Continue reading MOLLY CAKE


Here's a copy of my gardening column from the December issue of Eastlife Magazine, which is a fabulous magazine all about 'Living life in the East'.  The full version of the magazine can be viewed online at http://www.eastlife.couk As I write the trees are adorned in their golden autumnal crowns, which thin with each day … Continue reading EASTLIFE MAGAZINE – DECEMBER 2018