VEGETARIAN Cook’s Notes: If you have a little extra time, soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes before you start cooking. This kick-starts the water absorption process so that when you cook the rice you end up with fluffy separate grains that are perfectly cooked and don’t stick together. Equipment: Sauté pan with […]
In my personal and professional experience, there are a few different reasons why much of the advice out there doesn’t work for most parents. Many of those books are just too damn long, and most parents don’t have the time, energy, or desire to read all those words. I promise to get to the point. […]
No more chasing after the ice-cream truck, make your own cool coconut banana ice cream and soft chewy chocolate chip cookies.
This book explains how and why we should consider our food as the basis of our mental and brain health throughout our lives. It also highlights practical things we can do to help prevent mental health problems in the first place, as well as strategies for treating these problems if they do arise. I hope […]
‘This is a fascinating book by a leading researcher, covering one of the most exciting areas of modern nutritional research about how our diet can impact our gut and brain health. The combination of personal stories and cutting-edge science is a real winner’ DR MICHAEL MOSLEY, AUTHOR AND TV PRESENTER A combination of Professor Felice Jacka’s […]
There are so many blogs, tips and checklists on how to cope with the back to school chaos – and most of them are targeted at mums. But this piece doesn’t just have women in mind (let’s face it, so often the burden of home organisation falls to the mother). Since I’m elite-trained in optimism […]
If your home life is anything like ours, your mental to-do list may look a little like this: Where are my keys? The school holidays are nearly here and I just noticed an out-of-date passport It was Granny’s birthday two weeks ago and we haven’t even sent a card The front door no longer opens […]
In seven simple steps… Lean removes waste: wasted money, energy, resources. Lean will give you the gift of time. Lean is a set of principles embraced by the most creative and dynamic organisations around the world, and now for the first time, Swedish social entrepreneur Eva Jarlsdotter applies them to family life. Embracing the Japanese […]