My journey into wellness

My journey into wellness

I had an interest in science, health and wellbeing from an early age. I grew up on a dairy farm in Co. Laoise and was inspired by nature. My grandparents were avid gardeners, and produced all their own food, so the love of eating healthy nutritious food filtered down...

Crispy lemon thyme chicken with roasted veggies

(Serves 4, prep 15 mins, cooking time 55 mins)           Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, cut into cubes (about 250g peeled weight) ½ celeriac cut into cubes (about 200g peeled weight) 1 large carrot, cut into chunks 4 garlic cloves,...

Vietnamese veg curry

Vietnamese vegetarian curry (adapted from the Happy Pear’s first cookbook) A couple of days a week I opt for a meat free dinner and curries are my favourite go to option. I love the flavours from the spices along with the rainbow of colours from all the veg.  Having a...

Are you still confused about fats?

How important are essential fatty acids when it comes to our health? Fats get a bad press when we talk about diet, but they are, of course, vital for health. As one of the key building blocks for our bodies, they form part of our cells, form the basis of many...

Blueberry avocado smoothie

A great breakfast option that’s quick and easy to make.  Simply put all of the ingredients into your blender (e.g. Nutribullet) and voila, ready to drink! Full of antioxidants, magnesium, Omega 3 and monosaturated fats, this smoothie will help to balance your...