My vitamin D test results revealed

blood spot test for vitamin D (nhs)

In case you missed my recent post about the importance of vitamin D testing – I had myself tested for vitamin D deficiency as I had slight concerns that I wasn’t getting enough. I ordered the test through BetterYou, which was quickly sent to me and then I sent the collection device with my blood sample to […]

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“Healthy” pancakes

Finished healthier pancakes

I forgot how easy it is to make pancakes. I used to eat and make them weekly as a child and with time I really got bored of them. The thing is that we had lots of chickens at home and this meant lots of eggs! My mum had to do something with those cracked […]

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Chickpeas soup with spinach

Chickpeas soup with spinach

This is a new quick and healthy meal which I started cooking only recently. It comes from my Armenian boyfriend. In his culture, they make a soup out of lamb, chickpeas and spinach, but he simplified it by cooking it for me with no lamb. I liked it very much and since then I regularly […]

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What is in our food? E Numbers: an edible adventure

For my first post I decided to write about E numbers after coming across a programme about them on BBC iPlayer. This is actually a three-part ‘adventure’ to uncover the truth about these additives. I only watched the last part of it and here is what I’ve learned from it. What are actually E numbers? […]

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