Earlier this year, Julia and I spent 6 weeks creating recipes and shooting them for our latest recipe book ‘Nourished’. During that time we created 80 recipes for the book, this meant many hours spent in the kitchen!
Asparagus up until recently was a vegetable I wouldn't take a second look at. I only thought of asparagus as the vegetable that makes your wee smell and something that was wrapped up in soggy white bread and passed around at parties. You could say I was an asparagus snob.
This week, I’m going to cover the vital mineral, Zinc. This is a mineral that I learned so much about during my time studying nutrition. Ironically, I have recently found myself to be deficient in it after pregnancy, which I would put down to breastfeeding and stress.
Mango and Pineapple are a dreamy combination and this salad takes them to another level by gently cooking pieces on a grill then mixing the fruit in with more tropical ingredients to make the ultimate Summer salad to accompany weekend BBQ feasts.
Believe it or not, there are different types of fats. Some are good and some are bad. Fat is a major source of energy, it can help absorb vitamins and minerals, lower inflammation, boost brain health, it's needed to build cell membranes, build healthy hair, skin and nails and protect against heart disease.