Sugar Free Cinnamon Stars (Zimtsterne)

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars), are a favourite gluten and dairy free treat at this time of the year in Germany. Unfortunately, whilst they are delicious they are very high in sugar. As part of the work I do at the Alliance for Natural Health we decided to do an experiment recently to see how the addition of […]

How to be Healthy at Christmas

As Christmas approaches it can become more difficult to maintain a healthy way of life – even for someone like me who’s whole life revolves around healthy eating and maintaining as healthy a lifestyle as possible.  The temptations are endless and everywhere.  From the glossy magazines to supermarket displays, office offerings, Christmas parties and family […]

No Chocolate Advent Calendars

As December approaches the lure of the chocolate advent calendar looms large.  When I was a kid we had to share one calendar between 4 of us and weren’t allowed the chocolate until the end of the day (how mean was that!).  I didn’t realise then what a big favour our Mum was doing us.  […]