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

Intermittent Fasting

FED VERSUS FASTED Your body is designed to smoothly transition between two different and opposing states: ‘Fed’, and ‘Fasted’. In the fed state, insulin is elevated, and this signals your body to store excess calories in your fat cells. In the presence of insulin, fat burning stops, while the body burns glucose (from your last … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting

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