Allergies · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Nutrition

Weston A Price; A life style change not a diet. 

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. 

Baby · Family · Nutrition · Weaning

The cry of war- Eczema week 2017

The cry of war entered our house through the scream of my baby. My daughter was 6 weeks old when eczema waged war on us, we knew this enemy well as we had battled the condition with our son for most of his life. This time the enemy was far more brutal and invaded more and… Continue reading The cry of war- Eczema week 2017

Allergies · Nutrition

The allergies I never knew I had! 

I recently had the opportunity to have myself privately tested for food intolerances, but with a big discount.  There are four types of allergy categories: allergy type 1 is Ige-medicated allergy or true allergy.    The reaction happens either straight away or after a few minutes. Reactions can range from sneezing to hives or an… Continue reading The allergies I never knew I had! 

Family · Nutrition · Weaning

Fermenting, fermenting, fermenting! 

Leading on from my blog about all the lovely things that have been bubbling away in my house, I also wanted to share with you some other of my other favourite fermented foods. I never liked sauerkraut but I knew I had to try it. I found some red cabbage and beetroot sauerkraut and loved… Continue reading Fermenting, fermenting, fermenting! 

Allergies · Baby · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Nutrition

Bubbling jars of love! 

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! 

Allergies · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Nutrition

A catch up with the Nutritionist

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