Snacking is definitely one of the most common questions I get asked. People want a definitive answer of if they should snack or not and if I say yes, they want to know exactly what, how much and when to have it.
Food safety is a funny one because I find some people are anal with sticking to use by and best before dates and some people prefer to take more of a risk and let things go until they pour milk into their smoothie and realise lumps probably aren’t a good thing!
Following on from my previous article about which items are best stored in the fridge or freezer, today I want to open your eyes up to the world of freezing, because no doubt there is so much more you could be freezing and making your life so much easier!
So you’ve gone to the effort to fill your kitchen with healthy foods and products but if you don’t store it properly then foods can quickly lose their nutritional value and you won’t be getting as many health benefits as you had hoped!
There are foods and supplements that are now in the ‘gut health’ category and you will see these listed as probiotic, cultured or fermented foods/products. So what is the difference and which should we be using?
In the Winter I get asked a lot what the best foods are for boosting immunity and most of the time the people asking are already unwell. The trick is to start eating immune supporting foods right now so that you’re better able to prevent illness instead of being stuck just treating it.