Easy pumpkin recipes to make at home

Lily Simpson, founder of The Detox Kitchen, shares her hearty and warming pumpkin recipes, which are rich in vitamins, essential minerals and fibre   Chickpea, Pomegranate & Pumpkin Curry Serves 4 • 285 calories per serving Chickpeas seem to have been made for vegetable curries as they have a wonderfully satisfying texture and they soak up... Continue Reading →

How pumpkins can boost our health

Resident blogger Megan Mclean shares her fondness for Autumn and reveals why pumpkin is the ultimate seasonal creeper and not just a Halloween accessory In Season: The pumpkin (Cucurbita) Autumn is a spectacular season that should be cherished until it officially hands over to winter on December 21. We are all guilty of rushing through Autumn,... Continue Reading →

How to set up an Autumn-themed nature table

A nature setting to suit the seasons – Emily Hamalainen of Little Acorns Early Years talks about the educational and therapeutic benefits of setting up a nature table at home  As shades of Autumn start to appear and nature transforms itself so vividly, what better way to help children contextualise and reinforce these seasonal changes... Continue Reading →

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Nearly two thirds (64%) of Brits have dangerously low Vitamin D levels - partly because it's impossible to get the required amount of sunshine in autumn and winter in the UK. That's according to research by VEGA Nutritionals, whose recent survey found that, after being tested, 53% of people in Scotland were Vitamin D deficient.... Continue Reading →

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