Sleep

Sleep

Sleep is something many of us have trouble with. Like being the perfect weight, it can be something that we aspire to and sometimes we are a bit unrealistic about what is normal. However, it does make our lives much more enjoyable if we can get enough and there is a...
Diabetes Conference

Diabetes Conference

 Diabetes ConferenceI sometimes wonder if I am in a different universe to other people. The photo above is a from a diabetes conference that my partner (also a nurse) attended last week. It was a really good conference apparently with interesting discussions including...
Easy Chia Jam

Easy Chia Jam

  Easy Chia Jam This is super easy and quick to make and delicious. It is very different from the processed jam in the shops. It can be made with most fruits, but I usually use some sort of berry.   Ingredients 1.5 cups of frozen fruit (I’ve used blackberries in...
Spiced Nuts

Spiced Nuts

I love these nuts as they are super tasty, really versatile and very quick and easy to make. They make a great healthy snack, I also have them for breakfast with some fruit or they can be added to a salad to give it a flavour and protein boost.Most recipes cook the...
Mushroom Teriyaki

Mushroom Teriyaki

 Mushroom Teriyaki – Serves 4Ingredients 4 cups sliced/chopped mushrooms (whatever type you like, I usually use a mixture of large portobello and chestnut)1/4 cup soy sauce1tbsp sesame oil2tbsp honey3 cloves garlic minced/crushed1tbsp fresh ginger finely...