Fruit Leather Recipe – The Perfect Little Sweet Treat From Nature’s Larder

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve never been a sweets kind of person. Chocolate, yes. That’s a gateway drug to oblivion for me. I end up coming to, smeared in cocoa, with an over-riding sense of regret and colonic soreness. But sweets not so much. Well, unless you count fizzy cola bottles. I love them. Can’t eat enough of thoseContinue reading “Fruit Leather Recipe – The Perfect Little Sweet Treat From Nature’s Larder”

Sorrel and Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes When I was walking with the dog this morning, stuffing my face with blackberries I noticed a fresh new crop of Common Sorrel growing up on the edges of the pathways that had recently been mowed. Glancing around I could see masses of the stuff bursting forth like little emerald starbursts in the grass. ArmedContinue reading “Sorrel and Red Lentil Soup Recipe”

Your Health Is So Much More Than Just A Number

Reading Time: 6 minutes I distinctly remember the first day that someone called me fat. It was the end of term on my last day of primary school. I was happily cycling around the playground at home time when one of my class mates commented to another, “Look, Glenn’s getting fat”. It really jarred me. Prior to this IContinue reading “Your Health Is So Much More Than Just A Number”

Quick and Simple, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb Protein Pancake Recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Protein is a vital part of our diet and, in my opinion something that people often aren’t getting enough of. Sufficient protein is often the missing ingredient in many people’s fat-loss journey, and something that becomes increasingly important as we age and start suffering the effects of age related sarcopenia; muscle wastage/loss. At Wild Life,Continue reading “Quick and Simple, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb Protein Pancake Recipe”

Grain Free, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Keto Choccy Chia Brownies

Reading Time: 3 minutes Disclaimer: The main reason for writing this post is to serve as a discreet reminder to my wife that my birthday is looming and that Choccy Chia Brownies would perhaps be a lovely surprise. Let’s tell it like it is. Junk food is junk food. It doesn’t matter if it is hand reared, organic, biodynamic,Continue reading “Grain Free, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Keto Choccy Chia Brownies”

Vitamin V – And Why Foraging is the Ultimate Human Exercise

Reading Time: 10 minutes How many plants do you eat? Do you get your ‘5 a day’ quota or are you like my Mum and only eat peas (we have to phone ahead when we go out for dinner)? But how many actual varieties of plants do you actually consume? The Earth has an estimated 400,000 plant species thatContinue reading “Vitamin V – And Why Foraging is the Ultimate Human Exercise”

Primal Pancake

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who doesn’t love a pancake? That thin edible canvas is just waiting for the next culinary Van Gogh to create a short-lived masterpiece. The options are endless. Sweet or savoury (wars have been fought over this one), thick or thin, turned or flipped? The myriad fillings available are only limited by the imagination and theContinue reading “Primal Pancake”

Primal Pancake

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who doesn’t love a pancake? That thin edible canvas is just waiting for the next culinary Van Gogh to create a short-lived masterpiece. The options are endless. Sweet or savoury (wars have been fought over this one), thick or thin, turned or flipped? The myriad fillings available are only limited by the imagination and theContinue reading “Primal Pancake”

The dark days are over (well, in theory)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whilst out walking at the weekend we spotted our first snowdrops (plúirín sneachta in Irish). This for me is the true indicator that Imbolc has arrived. This ancient festival signifying the start of Spring is the light at the end of the tunnel, leading us out of Winter and into the light half of the year. YouContinue reading “The dark days are over (well, in theory)”