Food used to always be so simple for us before children; see it, like it eat it. Suddenly I’m passionate, I wanted the best for my family. I read books, blogs and experimented with food. As I read more and got advice I found so many different food life style choices. I don’t like to… Continue reading Weston A Price; A life style change not a diet.
In serval corners of my house there are jars or bottles of things fermenting and bubbling. Visitors will often be offered a taste of these amazing (in my opinion) substances, they often find them tangy or sour, but I love them. It all started approximately a year ago with Milk Kefir. Milk Kefir grains are… Continue reading Bubbling jars of love!
It’s been two months since my first appointment with my nutritionist, my sister, Jessica Backhouse. I’ve lost over two stones! For the first time in about 10 years I’m 10 ½ stones! This is amazing, I feel great. Sometimes I can feel the stress building up, so I have an Epsom Salt bath which completely… Continue reading A catch up with the Nutritionist
My sister, Jessica Backhouse, will soon be a qualified nutritionist. For her course at Birmingham CNM she needed people to practise on and use as case studies. I am lucky enough to have her advise me on my nutrition and how I can use what I eat to fix me. So, with my dad (who… Continue reading How a nutritionist changed my life!
After seeing our precious baby covered in hives, his eyes swollen and other reactions, we fought to find out why. When we found out it was allergies, and hearing how bad reactions could get, we made our house go into lock down regarding food that could cause any sort of reaction and possible risk to… Continue reading Contraband!
Ingredients; – 2 tbs Honey – 170g butter – 170g Gluten free flour – 1 tsp baking powder – 1 tsp cinnamon – Filling of your choice (2x banana or 1 x banana and handful of cherries. Turn the oven on too 180*C. I personally find everything has to been done super fast with two… Continue reading Gluten and sugar free cake!
To try a fix Monkey’s gut I am growing Kefir in my cupboard, wrapped in a tea towel, nice and warm next to the oven. “Kefir is a unique, living food, containing live enzymes, yeasts and many, many strains of probiotic bacteria that benefit the digestive tract. Kefir is naturally probiotic, it is rich in… Continue reading The bacteria I’m growing in the cupboard