Everything you need to know about healing your gut

Posted on July 9th, 2015

A growing number of modern ills –in particular, autoimmune diseases – are now deemed to stem from the gut. And many of us have guts that are a little leaky and nervous and cranky. So healing the gut is probably at the top of your wellness to-do list, right? Today, all my gut-health posts in one place, for your ongoing reference (and healthy gut flora.)

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 Moody? Flat? It might be your leaky gut. A straightforward post involving factoids and a list. You’ve been warned. Basically I’m going to outline some interesting stuff that explain why problems with your gut are causing the mood and energy issues you might be having.

And here, a gut health post with a focus on why you need to boost your stomach acid, especially if you suffer from autoimmune disease.

Ferments

Lacto-fermentation has been around for eons as a health trick – all cultures have a history of fermenting veggies, dairy, nuts, grains etc for medicinal and digestion purposes. I’ve been fermenting my veggies for a while now. Read more

My complete home fermentation guide part two

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

I’ve been obsessively experimenting with fermenting projects at home for a while now. Did you have a go at making kombucha? Like the idea of glass jars brimful of bacteria filling up your kitchen and healing your gut? Look no further. Today, a compilation of my favourite fermented beverage recipes. (And here’s my favourite fermented veggie recipes too… just to really keep everything in one place!)

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Creatively “pimped” kombucha

Kombucha. A few week’s back I shared my complete kombucha kit. Everyone’s favourite gut-health tonic, kombucha is easily made and you can have fun playing around with different flavour combinations too. Read more

My complete home fermentation guide, part one

Posted on June 30th, 2015

Addicted to the thrill of fermenting projects filling up your kitchen? Today, I present you with everything you need to know about home fermentation. How-to guides, tips and tricks and fermenting recipes a-plenty.

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1. To start you off. I’ve covered off the pros and cons on which fermenting starter is better, salt or whey?

2. Don’t have any whey lying around? Here’s my recipe for homemade (gut-friendly) cream cheese. It has Read more