Are you at risk of vitamin D deficiency?

Are you at risk of vitamin D deficiency?

Who is at risk of vitamin D deficiency?   Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding Babies who are only breastfed because the mother’s milk doesn’t contain enough vitamin D. People with dark pigmented skin Melanin blocks the sun from working as effectively as in light skinned people People spending too much time indoors. e.g people who work all day indoors. … Continue reading

Watercress packing a secret punch of calcium

Watercress packing a secret punch of calcium

My health visitor informed me last week that watercress was a little calcium wonder! She said that in her research she found that watercress had even more calcium than milk! I’d heard all about spinach, kale and brocolli but I’d neve heard of watercress. So I went researching as I do :)apparently 1 cup of raw … Continue reading

My C25K (Couch to 5K Challenge)

My C25K (Couch to 5K Challenge)

  So I’ve been trying for the longest while to get back in shape since having my LO but its been a struggle. Maybe I’m not organised enough but I just can’t seem to find the time to exercise. So when my friend introduced me to the C25K challenge I thought ‘I must do this! … Continue reading

Creamy Strawberry and Spinach Ice Lollies

We’ve been having some hot days in the UK lately and nothing quenches the thirst like a yummy ice lolly I made these creamy lollies today for the family. Creamy Strawberry and Spinach Ice Lollies  2oz spinach (frozen or fresh) 5 large strawberries (frozen or fresh) 250g flavored yogurt (I used strawberry flavor N.B for those of you … Continue reading