Food Additive Of The Week – Sulphites and Sour Grapes…

In a recent blog, I mentioned how certain foods and ingredients, both natural and as additives, can trigger respiratory and skin problems.  A particular subgroup of additives – sulphites – have well known connections to symptoms such as asthma, skin ailments, headaches and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), yet despite over 25 years of growing evidence on it’s unwanted […]

The times, they are a-changing…

Fellow friends of The Food Werewolf may be aware that we are all about change.  Change is good! Change helps expand the mind, body and soul. It also brings about a good dose of fear and self evaluation, but this is also a helpful part of the journey… However I am not about to delve […]

Amines and other food triggers for skin and respiratory problems

Do you suffer from asthma, breathing difficulties, sensitive skin, eczema or allergic-type reactions such as hives?  There can be many triggers for respiratory and skin sensitivities and whilst often overlooked, food can be one of them.  Treatment for problems such as asthma, eczema and hives includes minimising the triggers, which should therefore also mean eliminating some […]

6 Reasons To Get Your Kids Making Their School Lunches & Tips To Make It Work

Do you dread making lunches every school morning?  I often see amazing pics on Facebook from lovely like-minded additive-free conscious mums with their latest lunchbox creations for their kids. It’s so awesome and inspiring to see – especially the ones that suggest alternatives for what kids would normally have in their lunch boxes. Now I […]

Additive Free Organic Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe

Protein balls are the perfect snack for lunch boxes or afternoon tea as they’re super filling and full of goodness, but they can be expensive to buy and contain a lot of unnecessary ingredients and additives.  The solution is to make your own at home!  My daughter loves peanut butter, so we have a couple of […]