Lamb Family Recipes

“Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.” – Irish Proverb   Over the years we have gathered together Lamb family recipes. These are the recipes we have used time and time again and shared with friends and family. I have wonderful memories of dinner times, birthdays and other special occasions where food was … Continued

Vitamin D Awareness Week

We are supporting Vitamin D Awareness Week in the hope that the public no longer sees the sun as public enemy No.1.   How do we get Vitamin D? Vitamin D₃ is made in your skin when you are exposed to sunlight. It then travels in the bloodstream to the liver and kidneys where it … Continued

Proven Ways to Prepare for the Worst Flu Season in History

The NHS has been told to brace itself for the worst flu epidemic in history Health bosses are predicting that the flu this winter could put pressure on GP’s and hospitals like never before. With a flu pandemic predicted  and the double whammy of the ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ it is perhaps now time to start protecting … Continued

Trust Yourself to Eat Right

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I was brought up more or less a vegetarian. And although I no longer adopt this lifestyle choice I remember very fondly my mum’s famous nut roasts on a Sunday. I so wish I had taken down the … Continued

Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe

The Elder – the medicine chest of the country people (Ettmueller, physician in the 1660’s)   The Elder (Sambucus nigra) is such a beautiful versatile tree gifting us with a wealth of medicinal benefits. It’s THE antiviral to turn to during the winter months of potential ills. The homemade elderberry syrup recipe below is easy … Continued

Blackcurrant Jam and How Not To Be a Domestic Goddess

Any excuse to use my favourite kitchen gadget. It’s not my expensive slow macerating juicer nor my close second mini chopper but my very cheap kitchen timer dad bought me from his favourite shop Lidl’s.  These days due to time restraints I find myself in the soulless mainstream supermarkets, sometimes Ocado online (when I am … Continued

The vague symptoms of ‘silent reflux’

What is silent reflux? Silent reflux symptoms can be vague but include: A chronic cough, often worse in the morning Hoarseness, often worse in the morning Throat clearing Sleep apnea Difficulty swallowing Shortness of breath Asthma Bad breath COPD Tooth decay A feeling of a lump in the throat If these symptoms sound familiar you … Continued

Mad Hippie Special Offer!! – Cutting edge skin care

Receive 15% off when you purchase any two or more Mad Hippie products. Just add wrinklefree at checkout in the coupon box. A great opportunity to stock up or try this fantastic range. It used to be that you had two choices when it came to skin care: choose a traditional brand with sophisticated anti-aging … Continued

A Silent Public Health Crisis

Dr Carolyn Dean has called magnesium deficiency the ‘silent public health crisis.’ Magnesium a vital nutrient, is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and is used in over 300 biochemical reactions. It is necessary for healthy bones, regulating blood pressure, restful sleep, muscle strength and vitamin D assimilation. Common signs of magnesium deficiency … Continued

The Healing Capacity of the Vagus Nerve

It is common to hear people talk about ‘gut feelings’, ‘gut reactions’, or perhaps a ‘feeling in the gut’, and you will probably at some point have experienced butterflies before a stressful event or after an upsetting encounter. You may be surprised to know that the gut has as many neurons as the spinal cord … Continued