Deciding what to eat for breakfast is a real problem for me. I’ve since realised that my possible blog sugar issues (feeling jittery, craving sugar and being hungry soon after brekkie) is not only a sign I am not enough but that I’m specifically not eating enough protein. My previous smoothie recipes have been mainly fruit based and while they were a good source of nutrition, I realised I wasn’t getting enough protein and fats in there and, as a result, wasn’t controlling my blood sugar as well as I could. A week or so later, I was sent a lovely parcel by the folks at Health Hampers and decided to use the lovely goodies to create a new go-to smoothie of my own… I was sent one of their… View Post

    Cashew Turmeric Milk This recipe is a gorgeous, tummy friendly alternative to hot chocolate. The cashew milk should be more easily tolerated than normal dairy while the turmeric adds plenty of anti-inflammatory goodness. 2. Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Feeling christmasy but can’t stomach a Pumpkin latte? Checkout this dairy-free pumpkin pie smoothie– using plenty of easier to digest soluble fibre (which is much gentler than insoluble fibre) and lots of cinammon. Autumn in a glass.   3. Gut Health Shot In a flare up and need to get some goodness back into your gut? Try this simple to make, gut health shot- packed full of probiotics and turmeric. 4. Digestive Support Smoothie Feeling bloated or your stomach out of whack? You need a bit of enzyme support… View Post

Image courtesy of Rob@ http://www.healthspan.co.uk/ I’ve already mentioned how much I love turmeric and have included lots of turmeric recipes on the blog already. Today is the perfect anti-inflammatory recipe: a warming blend that can be served cold or warm.  It provides anti-inflammatory benefits, iron and magnesium.The cashews make it high in fat but an extremely nutrient-dense drink.  A note about Ingredients You can use store-bought cashew milk or make your own (note, if you do this avoid ones with carageenan added as this can irritate the gut. I’d recommend Plenish or Rude Health)  If buying them then stock up in bulk. I have mentioned bulk buying nuts in my Poundland haul post and That Protein also do bulk cashews (you can get 20% off with my code here) I then use my trusty… View Post