Diabetes – The Dawn Phenomenon

Diabetes – The Dawn Phenomenon

 Dawn Phenomenon and the Somogyi Effect The dawn phenomenon and the Somogyi effect cause high blood sugar levels, especially in the morning before breakfast, in people who have diabetes. Dawn phenomenon The dawn phenomenon is a normal rise in blood sugar as a...
Cauliflower Korma (Vegan/GF)

Cauliflower Korma (Vegan/GF)

Ingredients – serves 6 as generous side dish, 4 as a main Cooking time 30 mins 1 large cauliflower olive oil and/or coconut oil salt 2 large brown onions, thinly sliced 6 cloves of garlic 6cm ginger peeled 8 cardamom pods, seeds extracted black pepper 2 tsp...
Survive and Thrive – The Secret to Health

Survive and Thrive – The Secret to Health

All this hype about immunity and boosting our immune system at this time of year! So often we are told that 70% of our immune system is in our gut but what does all this really mean and what can we truly do to keep ourselves as well as possible? Bacteria live on the...
Courgette and lemon salad with dukkah

Courgette and lemon salad with dukkah

Can be eaten as a starter or a side dish. Serves 4-6 3 large, 6 small or 12 baby courgettes (zucchini) A few sprigs of fresh basil or mint One lemon, one slice and juice of half. a large knob of butter 2 tbs olive oil Dukkah – see separate recipe Top and tail...