Superfood Iced Latte

Well it’s Summer here in the UK and iced coffees & teas are a popular beverage of choice to keep us nice and cool and ensure we get our caffeine hit 😉 I like to add superfoods to my meals and drinks wherever I can and this was an opportunity not to be missed 😀…

Milk Thistle

It’s been a while since I posted about the benefits of spirulina and I promised to write about some of the other organic powders I use and why – so here I am and today we are talking about the mighty milk thistle 🙂 Milk Thistle Milk thistle is part of the Asteraceae plant family which…

Spirulina – The Superfood

As promised, I am writing a post about one of the superfood powders I use and why 🙂 I will write about others as well but for now, this one is the one I want to tell you about first. Spirulina is a type of algae that grows in freshwater and is blue / green…

Oaty Superfood & Pecan Smoothie Bowl

I do love a yummy smoothie bowl on a sunny morning 🙂 The main reason I choose a smoothie bowl more often than a normal smoothie on it’s own these days is due to the fact that chewing our food is actually really important. Sounds silly, of course it’s important, but it’s not just a…

Maple & Pecan Superfood Porridge

I had a really hard workout last night and woke up this morning aching all over and soooo hungry! It took all my will power not to make some pancakes…Thursday might be Friday eve but it’s not the weekend yet Tash 😉 So as a compromise (life is all about compromises right?) I made a huge bowl…

Vitamin C and Iron Absorption

Iron is an essential mineral for the human body and one of the most important roles of iron is to make red blood cells which transport oxygen around the body. There are two difference types or iron; heme and non-heme. Heme iron comes from animal based foods and non-heme iron comes primarily from plant based…

Food is Fuel

Food is fuel… we hear that all the time but do we really take the time to think about what it means? To me it means that everything I eat should be feeding my body with all the nutrients it needs to be able to function at it’s best. It’s about choosing premium nutrition over processed…

Benefits of Eating Porridge

Eating a bowl of porridge in the morning provides so many health benefits (some of which are listed below)…❤ Regulation of blood sugar Reduction of the bad cholesterol (LDL) Regulation of appetite Complex carbs for energy Contains high amounts of iron High in phosphorus which can help with muscle recovery Good source of calcium (even…

The Importance of Drinking Water

I am always telling people to drink more water…these days with our busy lifestyles and hectic days, it’s hard to remember to carry water with you but it really is so important. This picture perfectly demonstrates where in our bodies water is used and what for. Many people don’t realise just how much of our…