Seasonal Category

Planning a Healthy Fridge and a Healthy New Year?

Posted on 3 Jan 2020 In: Seasonal

Still eating up the festive goodies?  I’ve just found some more chocolate and am nibbling as I write… Today I considered when to start eating sensibly again and how to do it. Do you get bored with diets? Done the same thing over and over?  Is something new going to be any better?  Feeling grumpy […]

One diet fits all?

Posted on 1 Jan 2019 In: Fats, Seasonal

One book that is definitely on my reading list this month is Dr Giles Yeo’s ‘Gene Eating’. We’ve all heard of or experienced success stories with diets, and seen very different diets work for various people. Yeo is asking us to be gentle on ourselves, and not afraid of food. He points out that we […]

Nettle Soup and Spring

Posted on 20 Mar 2011 In: Seasonal

I always make nettle soup at least once in spring.  The nettle, like other plants credited with being a good spring tonic, has long roots that bring up minerals that may have been washed out of soil nearer the surface.  I get my gloves on, find some young nettle shoots somewhere I am sure they […]