One of the most common questions I see posted online lately is: WTF IS MY BODY DOING?I’m not talking about gut disorders today but instead the immune system and, more specifically, why your body suddenly, out of absolutely nowhere, reacts completely randomly. I’m talking skin rashes, swelling, redness; that seems to have just come out of bloody nowhere! I experienced this a few years ago and at the time it left me bewildered. Out of nowhere, my hands would swell up, an insect bite would take over my whole leg and I once woke up with lips exactly like Angelina Jolie (actually I quite liked that one.) So when this topic came up during my nutrition training, I was fascinated. As part of my case studies, I learnt about athletes… View Post

Today’s recipe is a guest blog post from Kate over at The Tender Tummy I’ve followed Kate’s instagram for ages- she’s a follow IBD sufferer and creates the amazing healthy fee from recipes! So when she offered to contribute a recipe, I jumped at the chanced! She has come up with an amazing paleo friendly, gluten free and dairy free (does contain eggs) pizza recipe! Made from broccoli! Over to Kate…   Pizza is one of my all-time favorite foods.  When I decided to go Paleo to help heal my gut one of the first recipes I started working on was pizza crust.  In my opinion, a pizza crust must be crispy and able to hold toppings.  One of the challenges with making a pizza crust using vegetables is that… View Post

Despite there being so many recipe books on the market, the question I still get asked about the most is meal inspiration. If you are struggling to figure out what you can eat (as many people who read my blog and get in touch are), I strongly believe that keeping recipes super simple in combination with a food diary (grab your free food diary download here) can be really beneficial. Many recipes out there over-complicate things, but keeping recipes to only a handful of ingredients can help you easily figure out what’s causing your gut issues. These recipes avoid lots of gluten free alternatives and focus on natural foods. Here’s some more tips on what to base meals around: Making sure each recipe includes protein. This is essential for gut… View Post