That statement could not be truer. And if you can’t read Italian or Google translate isn’t that good it says I love Italian food! There so many options on the Italian menu and almost all can be made gluten free and or vegan. In a week Italian style meals or element make up almost all … Continue reading Adoro il cibo Italiano!
Although I love eating out and trying new foods I don't think there's nothing more satisfying than making, baking and eating something you have made yourself. And for us who are allergic to life basically, home made can be tailored into whatever you require, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and everything else. However, making food from … Continue reading Homemade ready meal chocolate balls of goodness!
HAPPY EASTER FOLKS.... And like all good festive occasions around hear its a day of eating, drinking and stretchy pants! We have been invited to a friends house this Easter for dinner, but due to work it was a last minuet job so I am bringing the gluten free stuff and topping it up with … Continue reading Chocolate eggs all round!
Why?.... When I tell folks what I do for a living they seem to always ask why mental health? Why not "regular" nursing? Like mental health nursing is a bad thing to have studied. My answer is always, I like to help those with less obvious issues. I can see a broken leg and fix … Continue reading Anxiety, food and the fight….
Hope.... As a mental health nurse I find myself supporting people at their lowest point; people who are so unwell the simplest of tasks are so great they almost seem unachievable, people who can be so depressed that they feel there is no hope that there is no happiness. People who the smallest of interactions … Continue reading Happiness = cake
Today is (was) the day.... Ho, Ho, Ho and a MERRY CHRISTMAS! It is the day of feasts a plenty and oh boy was I looking forward to it. I have never been one to shy away from a good meal or two and especially at Christmas. I do love a good roast dinner. However, this year I did not … Continue reading The BIG day….
Back in day.... Not that long ago villages and towns never had these huge supermarket chains that we have now which sell everything under one roof. Then you would have to visit the local greengrocers and bakeries to get your shopping; so why do we think we have to be a "one shop" kinda world … Continue reading Bigger is not always better!
The question.... As a psychiatric nurse I don’t just look after the mind; I treat and care for the whole body. And a big part of that care is educating and supporting people to understand what we put into our bodies, food wise, to keep us healthy and in good working order is extremely important. … Continue reading To eat or not to eat, that is the question….