Embracing Aging: Healthy Aging Strategies for Lifelong Wellness and Vitality

I am in my 40s and proud of my age, my health and of how I look. I also feel no different than I did in my 20’s or 30’s! Aging is a natural part of life’s journey. It is also a privilege that not everyone is fortunate enough to experience. Yet as women we are taught to fight it atContinue reading “Embracing Aging: Healthy Aging Strategies for Lifelong Wellness and Vitality”

5 Tips To Lose Weight

So many people struggle with weight their entire lives and obesity is becoming a real problem. In order to be healthy it is important to try to stay the same body weight for our height and frame. Constantly losing and piling on the pounds is not good for the body. Being well over your bodyContinue reading “5 Tips To Lose Weight”

Tomato Sauce

This home made tomato sauce is delicious. I love eating it with a plate of pasta or meat balls. Ingredients 1 kilo of very ripe red tomatoes (It is important the tomatoes are ripe) 1 garlic clove 1 medium onion peeled and finely chopped 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 small celery stalkContinue reading “Tomato Sauce”

The Health Benefits of Radishes

I like radishes for their strong peppery flavour and love them in salads. This summer I grew my own and have so many that I have been eating them everyday. Radishes are a root vegetable and are part of the brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts). They come in different varieties, shapes and colours.Continue reading “The Health Benefits of Radishes”

Quinoa Pizza

Being Italian there are certain foods I could never completely give up and  real pizza is one of them!  However I will only indulge in the occasional wheat pizza when I am in Italy once in a while. It always leaves me feeling bloated so I have decided to come up with a healthy alternative.Continue reading “Quinoa Pizza”

Health benefits of parsley

I thought I would write a very simple short post on the health benefits of parsley.  Parsley is a wonderful herb that I use on a daily basis. I usually sprinkle it on salads, vegetables or simply put a little into my green smoothie/juice every morning. Parsley is packed full of vitamins and minerals andContinue reading “Health benefits of parsley”

water melon and mango passion fruit ice lollies

There is nothing like a refreshing ice lolly on a warm summers day. These are so easy to make. You can use any fruit you like. All you need are moulds and the fruit of your choice. I chose water melon because it is very refreshing and mango and passion fruit because it is soContinue reading “water melon and mango passion fruit ice lollies”

Tofu chocolate smoothie

This smoothie started out as an experiment and I am now totally addicted it is so delicious! I had never used tofu in a smoothie before. Normally I always use it as  a stir fry or marinate it with some vegetables. So initially I was rather sceptical about how my smoothie would taste. I madeContinue reading “Tofu chocolate smoothie”