In 2015 I decided to take a leap of faith and apply to work at a summer camp in America. I had no clue what I was getting myself in for when I applied, but 3 years later it is still one of the best decisions I have ever made! But what is it really… Continue reading 10 things to know about working at a summer camp
Food has always been a passion for me, since I can remember. I was always known as the child that was always hungry and had her own stash of food in her bedroom - to the dismay of my older sisters; we still laugh about that fact to this day! I grew up performing from… Continue reading How did I fall into nutrition?
I kept seeing roasted chickpeas all over my instagram feed, so I decided to find what all the buzz was about and cook some for myself! But why are chickpeas good for you? Chickpeas are super high in soluble fibre which keeps you fuller for longer, and also reduces lower-density lipoprotein (bad cholesterol). Chickpeas are… Continue reading Roasted Chickpeas | Recipe
It's getting colder by the minute as we enter these next cold few months and as we cling on to more minutes in bed, breakfast can become less of a priority. BUT...taking those extra few minutes to eat breakfast can be beneficial to your health and make a difference to your day. Breakfast can range… Continue reading What’s the big deal about Breakfast?
As we head into the winter months and the sunlight decreases from our so-called summer, the question arises where do we now get Vitamin D from? What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, that is key for the maintenance of minerals such as calcium and phosphorus. It also helps absorb calcium which… Continue reading How to get Vitamin D now the sun’s disappeared.
We’ve all seen and heard of people taking ginger shots, adding turmeric to their lattes and putting lemon juice on everything. But what are the actual benefits to these brightly coloured foods? TURMERIC Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric, and it has been associated with having anti-inflammatory effects as well as being an… Continue reading Turmeric, Ginger and Lemon Shots | Recipe
WHAT ARE THEY? Omega-3 Fatty Acids first and for most are polyunsaturated fats but they are also essential fats, which means the body cannot synthesis or make them from scratch, and therefore we need to source them from the diet. WHY DO WE NEED THEM? Firstly, they are essential so it’s up to us to… Continue reading What are so special about Omega-3 Fatty Acids and where can I get them?