Gluten Free Pancake Recipe

Happy Pancake Day!Today we wanted to share with you this super easy gluten free savoury pancake recipe that uses gram flour (chickpea flour), a perfect high protein and all round nutritious flour.On our retreats food and holistic cookery…

Anti-inflammatory diet for menstrual problems

Scientists have realised that inflammation plays a huge role in menstrual cycles and disorders. An anti-inflammatory diet may play a crucial role for women with heavy and/or painful periods, fibroids, endometriosis and recurrent miscarriages. Menstrual…

Discovering joy in menstruation after a decade of monthly hell - my story!

Working in the world of health and wellbeing, yoga, retreats and holistic cookery I always get asked 'what got you into this? Have you always lived this way?'The answer is No, I have absolutely not always lived this way. In fact in terms of…
chickpea soup

Zinc Boosting Chickpea Soup

Chickpea soup makes a great lunch, dinner - or even breakfast. Not only are chickpeas, otherwise known as garbanzo beans, a great source of protein and fibre, they also contain a high percentage of zinc.For women looking to find more ways…

Zinc reduces period pains – but is depleted by the pill

Do you suffer from period pains? Help may be at hand with a simple nutrient: zinc. 84% get period pains It seems most women experience regular period pains. When over 400 young women were asked about their periods in a 2012 Italian study,…