Sweet Potato Ginger and Coconut Soup

Sweet potatoes seem to be everywhere lately.  Jamie Oliver recently espoused their greatness, citing them as a major contributory dietary factor in the longevity of life and wellness enjoyed by the residents of Okinawa in Japan.   They’re utterly packed with vitamins A, B and C as well as minerals such as manganese.  Personally, I … Continue reading

Thinking Outside the Lunchbox

We’re now heading into the fourth week of school and many of us are struggling to come up with healthy, inventive, appetising lunch box meals for our little ones.  Sandwiches are the safest bet but can be pretty tiresome.  It’s really hard to strike that perfect balance of healthy and appetising, a total minefield when … Continue reading

“Bressie’s Top 5 Tips for Positive Mental Health”

Originally posted on Wellanicity:
This weekend myself and three of the girls travelled to Dublin to attend the inaugural “Wellfest” health and fitness festival that took place in the leafy, affluent, suburbs of Herbert Park. I had intended that my post this week was either going to a recipe, which I had already drafted, or was going…

Apple and Pecan Muesli with Warmed Maple Milk

I’m always messing around with muesli combinations and when I hit on this one a few days ago I was a very happy lady.  The blend of nutty pecans, fresh apple and maple syrup are an unquestionably harmonious trio.  Bring them together with some warm milk (a taste sensation reminiscent of  being a child on … Continue reading