100 days to less sugar: Days 1 to 10

I’ve decided to embark on a slightly mad challenge of 100 day is a less sugar. I say this is slightly mad for me because, while I am quite a healthy person, I equally love little sweet treats and, as everyone knows, I do a tremendous amount of baking. For these 100 days, I won’t completely cut out sugar. This is more about being mindful … Continue reading 100 days to less sugar: Days 1 to 10

Food for Thought: Gut Health

In the last couple of years, gut health has become a “hot topic” as nutrition research has continued to show that there is a notable connection between our gut and our overall health and well-being. It has been concluded that the health of our gut can have an impact on our mental health, immune health, heart health and more. The gut microbiota (also known as … Continue reading Food for Thought: Gut Health

Food for thought: Plant-Based Drinks

In recent years, we have become accustomed to seeing a plethora of plant-based drinks in our supermarkets, our coffee shops and even in our own fridges at home. But what role, if any, do these dairy-alternatives have in the Irish diet? Thirty years ago we drank milk. Twenty years ago skimmed and semi-skimmed milks were coming onto the market. Ten years ago some of us … Continue reading Food for thought: Plant-Based Drinks

Pinterest Accounts to Follow

Are you a Pinterest fanatic? For years I didn’t use Pinterest but when I started, oh there was no stopping me. Now Pinterest is one of the most used apps on my phone and I want to share with you some of my favourite Pinterest accounts. Bloom and Grow Creations This is a board with almost 250 collaborators, one of which is me. Here you … Continue reading Pinterest Accounts to Follow