Natural Highs….Nature’s Anti Inflammatory Healing Gifts

Arthritis, Neuropathic pain, Chronic pain, there are huge numbers of people who suffer from significant amounts of pain caused by these and other conditions. Unfortunately for many sufferers there is no cure and while doctors prescribe many treatments including physiotherapies and painkillers the don’t always help and I know unless the pain is extreme I’ve always tried to avoid the drugs as I hate the … Continue reading Natural Highs….Nature’s Anti Inflammatory Healing Gifts

Summer arrives in Dublin- Roast Tomatoes

Monday brought the sunny weather finally and reminds me why I love living here despite the recession, despite austerity. It is due to last at least all week – of course it is, I have returned to WORK! In the meantime, in preparation for my return I spent the day in the city centre, walking around my favorite haunts, enjoying coffee with some friends at … Continue reading Summer arrives in Dublin- Roast Tomatoes

Green your kitchen for earth day….

I have reposted this in honour of earth day 2012.. Every little helps so here is how to make your kitchen a little greener.. At this time of year my world is starting to revolve around my garden, getting it ready for summer and planning my herbs and veggies for the coming months. The Irish weather can always be a challenge but I’m really optimistic … Continue reading Green your kitchen for earth day….

An epic baking Session and a Happy Birthday!

So I spent the day baking for a party. It’s my sisters birthday – a special one and she is having a party. I’m one of 5 girls (there is also a boy) so it will be lots of glamour and I’m sure lots of fun. No glamour today though just lots of baking and lots of Springsteen on the iPod!. I started at 9am … Continue reading An epic baking Session and a Happy Birthday!

What’s the alternative when cravings hit?

I can resist everything except temptation…. An overused quote, but sadly true when cravings hit. So what’s the alternative to satisfy your hunger and rewire the brain when a craving for something really unhealthy hits. Most people would say that cravings hit when they are tired, emotional or stressed so trying to avoid these situations helps avoid the cravings hitting in the first place, similarly … Continue reading What’s the alternative when cravings hit?