Spinach, Lentil & Coconut Dahl

There's something about a bowl of lentil Dahl which is mega comforting, especially in cold weather! As I'm moving house in a couple of weeks, I decided to try and use up everything in my food cupboard, which basically means a lot of lentils, rice and noodles. This recipe came via the half bag of … Continue reading Spinach, Lentil & Coconut Dahl

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How to fight inflammation with food

Although inflammation isn't always a bad sign (when it's in response to an infection or injury for example)  experts agree that in the long term, high levels aren't good. One of the best ways to fight inflammation is through diet. The three foods below are proven to help your body buffer the inflammatory response, and with three meals … Continue reading How to fight inflammation with food

Chicken and spinach curry

I adore curries. When travelling through Asia I've never tired of sitting down to a palak paneer, green Thai, or Khmer curry. While I can't promise anything as good as those experiences, this simple chicken curry is one of my staples. It's looks (and tastes) pretty impressive plus it's full of full of antioxidant rich spices, which … Continue reading Chicken and spinach curry

Omega 3, fasting & brain health

Ever wonder how your diet affects your mental health? Me too.... This week I popped down to the Feed Your Mind festival at Kings College London to listen to neurologist Dr Sandrine Thuret give a lecture on diet and brain health, with a focus on two areas of research - omega 3 and calorie restriction / fasting. Here's … Continue reading Omega 3, fasting & brain health