How Nina saved me

Last year my mum gave me the last of my stuff that I’d been storing at the back of her little soft furnishing shop for the previous 13 years. Needless to say, most of it was completely redundant and we were both happy to throw most of it away, however, among those things was a …

Ania NowickiHow Nina saved me

The Zen of Cooking

Kitchen – the temple of my Zen I like to be with you alone. The feel of the sharp knife piercing through numerous fibres. The sound on the chopping board. Quick, short, successive thuds. The bubbling of water. Rolling and spitting. I delight in the array of colours. Green is my favourite, but so is  deep purple. …

Ania NowickiThe Zen of Cooking

Say Good Bye to Your Dentist Once and For All

Everyone knows that sugar causes tooth decay. It’s really nothing new. What most people don’t know is that tooth decay can be halted (maybe even reversed) with a balanced, rich and tasty diet. I have tooth decay. Whilst I have never been a big fan of soft drinks (it wasn’t something my family did), I …

Ania NowickiSay Good Bye to Your Dentist Once and For All

What happened to my New Year’s resolutions?

Accept challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. -Unknown Historically January has always been a pretty depressing month for me. Christmas is over. It's dark, it's cold, it's damp. In previous years the work I was engaged in often meant that January was, at best, tedious and, at worst, incredibly stressful and …

Ania NowickiWhat happened to my New Year’s resolutions?

Instant Tomato Soup (Like You’ve Never Had Before)!

I came up with this recipe when I just wanted a nutrient fix but didn’t want to spend time making anything elaborate. It is genius! All you need is a good blender, such as a Vitamix. Serves: 3-4 Ingredients: 4 ripe organic tomatoes, washed 1 organic red pepper, washed and deseeded 1 onion, peeled 1 clove …

Ania NowickiInstant Tomato Soup (Like You’ve Never Had Before)!

Vitamins? Phytonutrients? Are you confused?

I often get asked the question: What's the difference between phytonutrients and vitamins? Here is a really good article I found that explains well what they are and how they work together. To summarise, vitamins and phytonutrients are different but there is some overlap. Vitamins are compounds in foods, which our body needs to function. …

Ania NowickiVitamins? Phytonutrients? Are you confused?