Keeping Food Off The Bin: How to reduce our food waste

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 An eye-opening event with The New Leaf Co-op; 23 Argyle Place, Edinburgh I love food – I’m much happier browsing the shelves of independent grocers than designer boutiques, and whenever and wherever I travel, my first stop is a local market or grocery store.  Because I place such a high value on food – nutritionally, … Read more…

Healing Remedies from your Kitchen ………

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….. a ‘Meetup’ organised through ‘Healthy Living in the 21st Century’.  Organised by Nutrional Therapist, Jane Jamieson and presented by Medical Herbalist, Fiona Morris. I’ve joined several meetups in Edinburgh and have actually attended several events through my selected groups.  Not all people are active in attending events so it was great to see 30 … Read more…

Confessions of a Foodie: Review of Al’fez Moroccan Cuisine Sumac for Real Foods, Edinburgh

Exotic Sumac Sorbet

Recipe:  Exotic Sumac Sorbet – No Ice Cream Maker Required!! (vegan, gluten free) Confession number 1:  Foodies LOVE shopping for ingredients; on-line doesn’t do it for us – we need to touch, see, smell, compare.  Luckily in Edinburgh we have an array of specialty shops, markets and independent retailers to choose from.  One of my … Read more…

Guest Blogger (Faith Canter): Health, Nutrition & Weight Loss

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Nutrition is often at the core of many health issues and today we are very lucky to have a guest blog from Nutritional Therapist, Faith Canter.  Faith, who runs Freedom Therapies is fully qualified, fully insured and maintains her Continued Professional Development (CPD) each year. Freedom Therapies offers a range of holistic & nutritional therapies … Read more…

A wet wander around Tollcross = A KITCHEN DAY!!

Great ingredients - Great Inspiration - Great Results!!

Recipes: Chocolate Chia Mousse; Zingy Thai Broccoli Soup, Thai Udon Noodles I had my Thursday all planned out.  Leave the house at 9am to catch a bus to Murrayfield to help weed that section of the Water of Leith; head back into town to do some specialty food shopping; get home in time for my … Read more…

Getting Juicy with ‘Twist & Sprout’ – a guided, supported 7 day juice feast

Recipe for Juicing Success

Earlier this year I was sitting on a plane when I noticed across the aisle, a man a few rows ahead of me was watching a movie on his laptop.  From what I could see the movie was a documentary about health and fitness (my weakness!!) but the animation made it look like it was … Read more…