Cherry Berry Chocolate Anti-Stress Smoothie

What is stress? by Christian Bates, Osteopath & Naturopath at The Perrymount Clinic in West Sussex¬† Most people think of stress as emotion, however, the body views anything that is putting it under strain in a much broader way. For example eating badly is a stressor of the gut, exposure to toxins is a stressor… Continue reading Cherry Berry Chocolate Anti-Stress Smoothie

Chicken Soup… more than just for the soul!

Not only is it ‘Tis the season for Christmas, but the change in weather also means an influx of colds and flu, sneezing, snivels, and lots of it. It definitely means the need for a lot of warming soups and stews, and there isn’t one more perfect to make than Grandmom’s Chicken Soup. Using my… Continue reading Chicken Soup… more than just for the soul!

Acai Berry Chia Seed Pudding

Not only is this a super quick dessert to throw together, but it also packs a huge Omega-3 and antioxidant punch! The Omega-3 family includes polyunsaturated essential fatty acids that we need to get from our diet as our bodies cannot produce them. They are used in our body for cell membrane building and repairing… Continue reading Acai Berry Chia Seed Pudding

Devilish Eggs- An Easter Tradition

For as long as I can remember, Easter to me wasn’t just about the candy and the sweets – it was about dyeing and colouring the eggs. My mother would boil a dozen eggs for each of us, let them cool and then we would spend our afternoon ‘dyeing’. I shared my American childhood tradition… Continue reading Devilish Eggs- An Easter Tradition