Following on from the other posts during this Thyroid Awareness Week I thought that today I’d cover the autoimmune conditions that affect the thyroid. Graves disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid. It produces the symptoms and signs of an overactive thyroid (hyper-thyroid). Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid […]
These quick and easy favourites really taste damn fine. The date filling is convincingly caramel like and when combined with the easy base and dark chocolate makes for a very decadent sweet without quite the worry that the traditional ones can give! Bear in mind though that this is a healthier version, not a good-for-you […]
Spring is a great time for rhubarb. When it’s a good year, it’s a really good year so making sure it’s used and not wasted it key (I hate waste!). If you aren’t going to use it immediately you can wash, trim and cut the stems into thumb size pieces. Dry them off and place on a […]
A wonderful recipe to use up a glut of courgettes without anyone really noticing. It’s not just carrots you can make cakes with. Tip: If you want your kids to eat it, you may want to peel the courgettes first, green specks in cake is a surefire way to get it pushed back towards you!
A quick and tasty recipe. 1 packet or tin of chick peas 1 tsp sea salt 3 garlic cloves, peeled 3/4 cup tahini 1-2 lemons juiced fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, more to taste 100ml filtered water, plus 1/2 cup or more as needed sea salt to taste Add chick peas, garlic, […]