Gorgeous gluten free brownies
May10

Gorgeous gluten free brownies

After speaking to a number of people I feel assured that the batch of dairy and gluten free ginger brownies made recently is worth sharing. It’s been tricky trying to be mindful of following a reduced sugar diet whilst also testing chocolate brownie recipes (bearing in mind my candida/leaky gut posts of the last few months). Notice my use of the word ‘mindful’. I wouldn’t have made the brownies at all if I were following a strictly...

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Eggs are good!
Apr09

Eggs are good!

An image of a poached egg on gluten free toast with lots of freshly cracked black pepper, sea salt and coconut oil in place of butter. I’ve used this image as it represents the various changes I’ve made to my diet over the years but perhaps even more since investing in a medical procedure in 2012? I’m not healed… yet but I firmly believe a positive, open mind that attempts to stay aware of what’s going on...

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D’oh, it’s dopamine!
Jan13

D’oh, it’s dopamine!

We’ve made it through the holidays. Hurrah! This post might seem long but it’s kind of all connected. This post will be looking at how we might think a bit differently about aspects of ourselves by becoming more aware of the role of dopamine. You may have noticed from my somewhat nightmarish vision of christmas decorations and my language that I don’t relish the season we’ve now turned our back on. I’m...

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Self improvement
Jan03

Self improvement

  There are some things I’ve been doing for a long time gluten and dairy free, sprouting seeds, my own modified version of Pilates occasionally visiting an osteopath and a Feldenkrais practitioner, acupuncturist and craniosacral and shiatsu therapist candida I’ve covered fairly thoroughly but I need to get more organised in sharing some of these subjects. look out for posts this year about getting more fresh veg into...

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Chasing Wellness
Jan01

Chasing Wellness

Hope you had a good few days of enjoying friends and family’s company and perhaps definitely (for me, anyway) eating more than we normally would. I posted on christmas day the next post would be listing ways we could help ourselves through appropriate eating, moving, sleeping and being still. I’ve put these 4 aspects of our lives in the venn diagram on this site’s front page as I truly believe when we get them right...

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challenge, perhaps?
Dec09

challenge, perhaps?

in this post I’d like to add a supplement that I’d left off my previous two yeast posts. You could argue it was one of the most important additions during an effective dismantling of an overgrowth of candida. Permavite powder; I didn’t use it for the first two months of my candida clearout which I mention here and here while I focused on reducing the invasive parasite which itself, I’ve been told was causing...

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