The little-discussed factor in gut health. The Liver and Digestive Health When it comes to looking after your gut, I’m sure you’ve heard about probiotics and fibre, right? But did you know that looking after your liver can be key to ensuring your gut is working the way that its meant to? Your liver, the … Continue reading Could your liver be the cause of your poor gut health?
At this time of year I often notice that the ads for detoxes and cleanses really ramp up as we all start our New Year's Resolutions to be healthier and happier. Ads that promise you'll have more energy, lose weight and all you have to do is drink a tea, take a pill or a … Continue reading Detox without doing a ‘detox’
To my own complete annoyance, I have a tendency of getting into a food-rut from time-to-time. Either I find a few dishes and make them every few days or so for weeks on end, or things just get so busy that it's easier to just stick to the one dish each lunchtime than spend time … Continue reading 4 Tips to Shake Yourself out of a Winter Food-Rut
The thing about being a grown-up, is that, even if you aren't the sort of person who cooks, you may find yourself in a position where you need to cook for others. It might be for some friends after a sunny Saturday at the markets, some in-laws, or for a sexy date you've been seeing … Continue reading Cook Like a Pro! (aka. Flavour Bases That Will Make Anyone Think You’ve Got Your Shit Together)
Chicken is one of my favourite foods. If I'm feeling down, I'm tired, hungover, depressed, homesick or just really, really hungry, I crave chicken - I always have. It's such a versatile meat and a good quality source of protein, including the amino acid, tryptophan (needed to produce serotonin and melatonin - anti-depressive and anti-insomnia … Continue reading One Chicken: SO MANY Feeds! :: Feb Refresh Day 5
If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you've probably noticed that I really really (REALLY) love tea. I love a hot cup of earl grey on a cold and slow morning, I love a bubbly and naturally sweet iced tea in the summer time, I love collecting new flavours and I even bathe in … Continue reading Tea Fiend: Miranda’s Tea Guide – Ginger Tea