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Dark Chocolate Dipped Homemade Crystallised Ginger Sticks

I really can't get enough ginger! It's one of the ingredients that's a safe bet when my stomach is feeling a bit dodgy. This recipe is a slightly different take on the juicy chunks of crystallised ginger that you'll find in jars. Instead I've created slightly crispy,...

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IBS and stress: why a little calm is good for your gut

Yep, stress is a big deal in our modern world! It's the reason this year's Mental Health Awareness week was dedicated to it. Yet so many of us have a difficult time keeping on top of it. It's probably no surprise to know that stress is also a major trigger of...

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How to meditate when you feel too busy to meditate

When I talk to people about meditation, one of the topics that comes up regularly is the challenge of building a regular, daily practice. Often people know that meditation will help, but struggle to find the time to fit it in - or their practice falls to the wayside...

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Ginger and IBS: 3 gingery drinks for trouble tums

Ginger is one of my absolute go-to ingredients when my stomach starts to feel a bit on the upset side. I generously grate it into stir fries, chew on delicious chunks of crystallised ginger and, best of all when I need something soothing, whip it up into a drink. I...

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What The F! What are fermented foods?

You might have missed it, but fermented foods were highlighted as one of the food trends of 2018. Which is slightly ironic given that the practice of fermenting foods is thousands of years old. So what are fermented foods? Fermentation is a way of creating...

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Three slow down tips for belly calm

I've been doing a fair bit of contemplating over the last week... I think it's partly because it's super chilly and a touch on the grey side in the UK, which makes me want to cocoon up inside. Also with all the excitement of the new year and January planning waning,...

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