Health Tips

COOKING LESSONS

by in Health Tips January 27, 2019

Attending a cooking class is a great way to learn new skills and get new ideas for healthy and tasty dishes. I really enjoy Maggie Lynch’s classes –  https://www.iinh.net/taste-health-cooking-school/  –  Maggie is so enthusiastic and she manages to produce an incredible amount of dishes in the time we spend in the class.  The food is all […]

NEW FAMILY MEMBER – RUBI

by in Health Tips August 27, 2018

Our new family member has finally arrived  –  Rubi !!!   I think she will keep me busy, but I will continue to share my recipes and health tips with you !!! Walking is a great form of weight bearing exercise which costs nothing and has many benefits in terms of physical and mental health. Once […]

SUNSHINE AND VITAMIN D

by in Health Tips July 2, 2018

I am loving the roses in my garden and they are loving the sunshine!!!   And sunshine is the catalyst for your body to make Vitamin D, one of the only vitamins which your body can actually make by itself. (Actually Vitamin D is a pro hormone rather than a Vitamin!) So while this good weather […]

WALKING THE CAMINO

by in Health Tips May 27, 2018

I did not write a post last week as I was walking the Camino with my daughter, two of her school friends and their mothers. The girls were walking to raise money for Focus Ireland. We had a brilliant time – perfect weather, lots of laughs and lots and lots of steps!!!!!! We walked from […]

SUNSHINE IN THE GARDEN

by in Health Tips May 10, 2018

A beautiful morning in my vegetable garden – it is amazing what a little bit of sunshine can do. The apple trees are in blossom and the basil and tomatoes are ready to be planted out. The first of my asparagus is up (they have been in three years now!) and I just love my […]

COOKING COURSE – GLUTEN AND WHEAT FREE

by in Health Tips April 19, 2018

On Saturday I attended a course on Gluten and Wheat Free Cooking, given by Maggie Lynch of the IINH’s Taste Health Kitchen. Maggie is full of enthusiasm and the atmosphere is relaxed and very friendly, and over the 5 hours or so, Maggie fits in so much, demonstrating the recipes but also giving lots of […]

BATCH COOKING

by in Health Tips April 16, 2018

Spent Sunday afternoon cooking for the week and weeks ahead. Made Black Bean Chilli, Beef Chilli (for the meat eaters), Thai Green Curry Courgette Soup, Gluten Free Bread and Home Made Granola. With the two chilli dishes I have kept one portion of each for tonights dinner and have put the rest into containers for […]

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