I shall be sharing my choice book each month:
books that I refer to often; that inspire me; that have lent knowledge and growth; and that are revolutionary in their scientific findings and progress.


Little Green Kitchen: Simple vegetarian family recipes

Little Green Kitchen: Simple vegetarian family recipes

 . . . . . Like most families, David and Luise know that the road to feeding your children isn’t always a straight one. They have raised three kids while writing their acclaimed vegetarian cookbooks and have experienced a fair share of food tossed on the floor and soup bowls left untouched. But they haveContinue reading

The Good Stuff, Lucinda Millerr

The Good Stuff by Lucinda Miller

“The book all parents have been waiting for”  Lucinda Miller is an extraordinary, deeply impassioned, dedicated and skilled practitioner specialising in children’s health and well-being. I know Lucinda well and have done so for a number of years; she is a Naturopath, Iridologist, Herbalist & Functional Medicine Practitioner, and I am lucky enough to callContinue reading

River Cottage Baby and Toddler Cookbook

April’s Books: River Cottage Baby & Toddler Cookbook, plus #BakeForSyria

River Cottage Baby and Toddler Cookbook Hardcoverby Nikki Dufft (foreword by Hugh Fearnely-Whittingstall) I absolutely adore this book; it’s everything a book should be on this subject and it really aids confidence to the weening process. My copy is happily dog-eared as I’ve referred to it frequently to help ween my daughter over the past fewContinue reading

Christmas Chronicles, Nigel Slater

December’s book: The Christmas Chronicles by Nigel Slater

This book is best described as a warm embrace in written form. It is pure escapism and comfort, nestled deep amongst hearty suppers and beautiful festive bakes. Given the chaos and challenges our world is facing, opening the pages of this book each evening felt like a blessed pause on real life. I have alwaysContinue reading

Natural Beauty by Karen Gilbert

November’s book: Natural Beauty by Karen Gilbert

Throughout my recent pregnancy, I found myself being particularly conscious of what products were on my bathrooms shelves – as I knew they weren’t only affecting me, but could be reaching my little one too. And so in a burst of nesting energy, I found myself wanting to ‘cook’ up some natural cosmetics for myself. NaturalContinue reading

The Sleep Book, By Dr Guy Meadows

October’s book: The Sleep Book by Guy Meadows

Getting enough restorative sleep is incredibly important to our overall health and wellbeing (not to mention positively affecting our food choices). For some people, however, chronic insomnia can make this feel very difficult to achieve. The Sleep Book, written by Dr Guy Meadows (founder of the successful Sleep School in London) offers a radical, but veryContinue reading

The First 40 Days

September’s book: The First Forty Days by Heng Ou

This lovely book is both a warm embrace and friendly companion, gently guiding the new mother through the first forty days post-partum. As well as offering all sorts of helpful suggestions, tasty recipes and supportive words, I felt its overarching message is that of permission. Permission to step away from the treadmill and expectations ofContinue reading


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