Portobello Pot Roast

Portobello Pot Roast


Portobello Pot Roast This is a great alternative for a roast dinner, it is a rich and hearty Vegan/vegetarian Portobello Pot Roast with red wine, herbs & vegetables. They all combine to make a delicious plant-based feast. This Portobello Pot Roast smells amazing and is so rich and delicious. I like to serve it with my roasted crispy sweet potatoes, …

The Hormone Rebalancing Cook Book


Hi there, I’ve just published a new book ‘The Hormone Rebalancing Cook Book’ and am so proud to share it with you! It’s available to preview and buy from the link below. I would love it if you had a look and shared it with your circles to help me spread the word. http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/8121749-the-hormone-rebalancing-cook-book Hope you like it and wishing …

Acid Reflux

Gut Health and Acid Reflux

Sara Health, NUTRITION

Do you suffer from functional digestive complaints, gut health and acid reflux, such as gas and bloating, indigestion, stomach pain, constipation or diarrhea? If so I suggest you read this blog as gastrointestinal disease does not spring from nothing, nor do symptoms develop for no reason. You may have had a formal diagnosis of a gastrointestinal complaint such as Celiac …

Blackberry, Apple and cinnamon Cobbler

Blackberry, Apple and Cinnamon Cobbler


Blackberry, Apple and Cinnamon Cobbler I love cooking this dish with pick your own fruit, so freeze them when in season to save for the winter month. Serves 4-6 Ingredients:- 6 eating apples 200g/7oz frozen blackberries for the cobbler 70g/2 ½ oz plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 40g/1 ½ oz ground almonds ½ tsp ground cinnamon 50g/2oz maple brown …

Prepare for the Cold Weather


Whether there’s a frost in the air or the temperature is on its way down, the winter weather will affect your outdoor workouts. Don’t dread the cold or let it hinder your workouts, just be prepared. The key to comfortable cold weather workouts is what you wear. Don’t overdress. One of the biggest mistakes people make when dressing for cold weather …

Chicken with pancetta & balsamic vinegar


Chicken with pancetta & balsamic vinegar Ingredients : 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on 4 chicken drumsticks, bone in and skin on 200g smoked pancetta, diced 3 garlic cloves, sliced A few fresh thyme sprigs 150ml white wine 300ml chicken or vegetable stock 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar For the salad 200g fine asparagus tips, …

The Dangers of Sugar

Sara Health, NUTRITION

The Dangers of Sugar I received an email last week, 20 things you hoped Mum would put in your packed lunch. And oh my, the sticky fingered memories came rushing back. Party Rings and Iced Gems, Wagon Wheels and Capri-Suns, Choc Dips and Frubes. Packed lunch for this eight year old was where a love affair with sugar began, with …

Spiced Turkey Burgers


Spiced Turkey Burgers Spiced Turkey Burgers are great to bbq or to grill, and are very low in fat, so a great healthy alternative to beef burgers. Ingredients 500g turkey mince ½ red onion, grated 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tsp Madras curry powder handful chopped parsley 1 egg yolk coconut oil to use in grill pan Method In a …

4 Green Smoothie Recipes for breakfast


4 Green Smoothie Recipes for breakfast We hear all about the importance of eating fruits and veggies and for most people the fruit part of it is a no-brainer—it’s the vegetables that are a struggle. But if you throw some veggies into a blender with some fruit (which will mask the taste of the veggie), then getting your daily greens …

Rest Base HIIT Training


Rest Base HIIT Training You want to get fit for 2015 and become healthier? January is traditionally the time when most people start to think about joining a gym, getting a Personal Trainer and starting a diet. While the likes of Zumba, spinning and boot camp are tried and trusted ways to get fit, trying something new is always more …

The best 10 Nutrients For The Body

Sara Health, NUTRITION

The Best 10 Nutrients For The Body Healthy eating is central to healthy living. To help you start off the year in the healthiest way, here’s a list of 10 nutrients you should be getting and the foods that provide them. If you are not eating a balanced diet and are stressed or ill then your body could be lacking …

Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water


Health Benefits of Drinking Warm Lemon Water Start your day with a drink of warm water with a slice of lemon (gently squeezed). This way you will be doing something good for your body. There are several key benefits of starting the day with a glass of healthy water and lemon drink.

Reflections and Reconciliation of 2014


Reflections and Reconciliation of 2014 As we all start to think about the New Year ahead, we also reflect on the year just gone by. The Queen reflected on prominent events from the past year during her Christmas broadcast – speaking of the sculpture of a man and a woman reaching out to embrace each other in the Coventry Cathedral. The sculptor …

Quick Hummus Dip


Quick Hummus Dip This quick hummus dip recipe is great to make to have in sandwiches in your lunchbox, or simply to serve with breadsticks/pitta or healthy crudity vegetables. Ingredients 200g/7oz canned chickpeas 2 tbsp lemon juice or more 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin Salt 100ml/3½fl oz tahini (sesame seed paste) optional 4 tbsp water 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp paprika 4 rounds of pitta …

Top 10 stress triggers

Sara Health, NUTRITION

Here are the top 10 stress triggers: 1.  Sugar and excess carbohydrates, including bread, pasta, cookies, and sweets. These spike your blood sugar levels, challenge insulin function, and ultimately lead to weight gain and inflammation. Each time you ingest sugar and/or excess carbohydrates, you are adding stress to your metabolism.