Living the Can Eat/Do life

Who’s afraid of the big green vegetable?

Who’s afraid of the big green vegetable?

Before my Coeliac diagnosis, I’d always considered myself to have quite a healthy diet and a lot of people would reinforce that message by telling me how “good” I was. But looking back now I can see how little nutrients I was really feeding my […]

Guest blog: Lauren Sarah Yoga – Having a “Can Do Yoga” attitude

Guest blog: Lauren Sarah Yoga – Having a “Can Do Yoga” attitude

When Lea asked me to write a blog for her site I thought about what I could create that would complement her beautiful attitude towards nourishment and food. When it comes to dietary restraints and intolerances, it can often feel as though the world is […]

Guest blog: Flourishing Pantry – putting a spring in your morning routine

Guest blog: Flourishing Pantry – putting a spring in your morning routine

When Lea gave me the theme “Put a spring in your step” for this guest blog I wasn’t quite sure where to start. Scratching my head I did that geeky web-hooked thing of googling the phrase in hopes of inspiration. There was all the usual advice: […]

Great reads for a great month

Great reads for a great month

Whether it’s the start of a new month, a change in season or a celebrated day; today is always a good day to take some time to get inspired and sprinkle a bit more positivity over things. With the buds on the trees, brighter days […]

How to use your stress response to create a more positive life

How to use your stress response to create a more positive life

There’s no escaping the fact that, by the end of 2016, I was close to burn out: I’d had my fair share of personal dramas and got to feeling that the world was against me. I talked about this with a friend recently and she […]

8 lessons from climbing a mountain in the dark

8 lessons from climbing a mountain in the dark

In September 2016 I joined SeaSoul & Snow in a nighttime climb of Mount Snowdon in aid of Trekstock. If you’ve got your can do attitude on and want to know if a trek like this is right for you, here is an account of how things went […]

A (gluten free vegan) foodie day out in Brighton

A (gluten free vegan) foodie day out in Brighton

Make like TC and I; use a birthday (or an “un-birthday”) as an opportunity to take an adventure. We went to Brighton for the day to check out some of the cool vegan options. Stops we recommend on your magical (not so) mystery Brighton tour […]

Guest blog: Plant Powered Cyclist on healthy drinking

Guest blog: Plant Powered Cyclist on healthy drinking

For those of you that know me personally or follow me on Instagram, you’ll have heard me mention my cycling obsessed other half more than once (especially in recent months whilst he’s been recovering from the cycling accident that broke his back). TC, also known […]

Am I a Health Blogger?

Am I a Health Blogger?

Whether you already blog about food/health/lifestyle, or are an avid devourer of other people’s blogs – if you have your own story to share you could find health blogging to be a great outlet. With the rise of groups like the Health Blogging Community, starting […]

Why it could be time to turn to Functional Medicine

Why it could be time to turn to Functional Medicine

Firstly, let me be clear that I really admire anyone that devotes their lives to caring for the sick. The nurses, Health Care Assistants et al working in our health system are admirable people for committing their careers to, effectively, US. The problem with our […]