An avocado a day could keep your heart happy!

avocado LCHF low carb

Having just snaffled a large avocado for breakfast, a LCHF (low carbohydrate, high fat) staple for me, I was interested to read some new research, from the American Heart Association, which shows that eating an avocado a day can be beneficial for heart health and lowers a particularly dangerous form of cholesterol SDLDL cholesterol – Continue Reading →

Tim Noakes talks LCHF nutrition, weight and diseases

Professor Tim Noakes is very well known for his work in low carbohydrate, high fat, moderate protein (LCHF) nutrition. These two YouTube videos are a great introduction to him and the LCHF approach:   And Part 2: In part 1 it is really interesting to hear him talk about the history of LCHF eating dating Continue Reading →

Cultivating an attitude of gratitude

attitude of gratitude

Today I am filled with gratitude for many things: for waking up in a warm bed, for the singing birds, for Chris, Freddy & Moomin, for hot running water, for my health and so much more! If you are a regular to my facebook page you will know that I am an advocate of gratitude Continue Reading →

Too much on your plate? Free emotional eating training

love or diet emotional eating

Most of you know that I had a book published in 2013 about emotional eating: Love or Diet: Learn to nurture yourself and release the need to be comforted by food – available as a paperback and on Kindle – See the book and read the reviews  Here – See the book and read Continue Reading →

Dr Zeeshan Arain talks about weight loss and LCHF

waist curves

This YouTube video of Dr Zeeshan Arain is really easy to understand but full of great points. I love that he highlights the fact that we are all unique and that one LCHF (low carbohydrate, high fat) way of eating may may be very different from another. He also stresses the importance of eating REAL Continue Reading →

Some of my recent LCHF vegetarian meals

LCHF cake

Throughout this year I will be sharing photos, recipes and ingredients with you and would love it if you share any with me in the comments here on the blog. As mentioned before I don’t eat meat but I am not a vegetarian (although I have been vegetarian and vegan in the past) because I Continue Reading →