Mood Food

Food and How it Affects your Moods

Mood and Food Are you feeling stressed, irritable or just plain low? Take a moment to consider what you have - or haven’t - been eating. Obviously, food affects your mood. Sometimes the mere sight and smell of your favourite dish is enough to jolt...
Queen of Greens Smoothie

Why Do I Need to Detox?

  Don’t be put off by the word detox   It’s not just marketing hype or something celebrities do when coming off a binge. Done properly, a detox is like having a good “clean out”. It involves eating whole foods that are packed with nutrients…

immunity foods

Strengthen your Immunity with Foods

Strengthen your Immunity this Cold and Flu Season with Foods Everyday we inhale and swallow thousands of bacteria and viruses. Luckily for us our immune system is there to help protect us from these pathogens. Supporting and enhancing your immune system is one of the…

Autumn Goodness

Autumn Goodness

One of the best things about living on the French Riviera has to be exploring the outdoor markets for fresh, seasonal produce. Almost every town and village has an ever-changing variety of local fruits and vegetables to provide a constant source of inspiration for local…

In Defense of Superfoods

Superfoods sometimes get a bad rap – as with the recent BBC article ‘Are you fooled by superfoods?” Google “superfoods” and you’ll be faced with a confusing collection of articles that run the gamut from ‘The Myth of the Superfood’ to ‘Superfoods you need now’….

Seasonal Eating

Seasonal Eating

One of the most enjoyable things about living on the French Riviera is exploring the outdoor markets for fresh, seasonal produce. From Ventimiglia to Antibes, almost every town and village along the coast has its own special food market offering an enticing array of local…