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Saffron verses anti-depressants – Natures way of uplifting our mood

Many of us either take them ourselves or we know of someone who does, but antidepressant drugs seem to becoming more common than ever before. They are known to produce … Continue Reading →


Picture of Jackfruit growing in trees with the title, 'How to cook with tinned jackfruit'

How To Cook With Tinned Jackfruit

For those of you who haven’t tried Jackfruit yet then you are seriously missing out! The Jackfruit is a large fruit and close relative of the fig and breadfruit family. … Continue Reading →


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Toxic free biodegradable plastic – hope for our planet

  If you were like any of us at Goodness Direct and sat down to watch BBC Blue planet II at the end of the last year, you’d agree that … Continue Reading →


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Is it really Vegan? 13 Hidden things to watch out for

Going Vegan is exciting and somewhat daunting at the same time. You have eliminated the obvious; fish, dairy, meat and honey – but are you 100% sure everything is vegan? … Continue Reading →


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12 Nutritional Tips for Vegan January

Are you a new vegan or are you thinking of going vegan January? Whether inspired for environmental reasons or by celebrities such as Ellen, Brad Pitt and Beyoncé, going vegan … Continue Reading →


10 tips to help avoid that Christmas weight gain

Ever felt defeated by past failed diets? So often prevention is better than a cure so here are 10 of our favourite, simple and easy, top tips to help you … Continue Reading →


Traditional Chestnut Cake – An Autumnal Grain Free Treat

After attempting to escape the first touches of our British winter, I’ve just returned from travelling around Corsica for a few weeks. It is a French island in the Mediterranean … Continue Reading →


‘Gunpowder, treason and Parkin’

‘Remember remember the Fifth of November’ will always bring back winter memories for all of us, be it bonfires and fireworks. But for us foodies, it’s all about the food, … Continue Reading →


home made gluten free pizza

Simple and fresh Gluten Free Pizza base – using sweet potato!

With the gorgeous weather last week (and yes, I did get sunburnt!), I felt inspired to make one of our favourite summer dishes – home made pizza. My husband loves … Continue Reading →


Sunset on Cornish beach

Homemade Sunblock Recipe

Last weekend a I took a trip down to Cornwall for a surfing break with some friends and shamefully, but much to the amusement of my friends, I got some splendid wetsuit … Continue Reading →


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