Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Italian pizza in a standard oven

How do you make a pizza from scratch? It might seem complicated, but once you get the hang of it, you can make it with your eyes closed. Well, almost. Someone once asked me, “Julie, you cook and eat very healthy, but do you ever eat pizza!?”  You bet I do!  And I make my […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Probiotic power

After a week of travelling and eating in restaurants, my daughter Alexandra and I wanted to get back on track with eating well and exercising regularly. Among the healthy meals that we put together, were fresh fruit puddings and smoothie bowls made with chia seeds and natural bifidus probiotic yoghurt. Because we don’t like the […]

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Nutrition

Irish potato pie

March 17th is Saint Patrick’s day 🍀 and for the event, I made a potato pie. The humble potato has a special place in Irish hearts and kitchens. However, unlike the traditional Irish potato pie, this one has no bacon in it. It’s also made upside down, as in the French Tarte Tatin way. Tarte Tatin, […]

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Nutrition

Healthy crisps

These homemade crisps are a nice change from the store-bought kind. Made with three different types of seeds, spelt flour and rolled oats, they’re good for you and are high in fibre. You can read about the health benefits of seeds here. To make these crisps you don’t need a dehydrator, just a basic oven, […]

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