Me & my daughter

  Verityslifestyle isn’t just about food and drinks, I have a real life too! Over the next few months there are going to be a mixture of posts, recipes and food information but also more information about having and dealing with cancer, particularly Stage IV. I hope you like the additions at Verityslifestyle. If there […]

Breast Cancer, Stage 4, Healed with Natural Therapies

This story is so inspirational and struck me as I have been following the same protocols since my diagnosis, my family and friends have also been reinvigorated by Doris’s story. PLEASE let me know in the comments below what you think and share this with everybody – it’s fantastic!   “A healthy body with a […]

Inspiration from YouTube ?

  I very rarely watch YouTube videos apart from when I am trying to find out how to do something! However sometimes something makes you press play on an email link or Facebook share from a friend. There are three videos that I would like to share with you that I find in one way […]

Love is in the air

What does the 14th February mean to you? To me, the most important meaning is my Mum’s birthday To most it’s about celebrating love, but as I have learnt from my best friend it can be celebrating the love with anyone, your sister, friend, son, daughter…… To Kris Carr it will be about celebrating still […]

Brussel Express

brussel sprouts

I’m hoping you know how beneficial Brussel Sprouts are to your body? No? ok, well they contain lots of amazing phytonutrients to combat inflammation and cholesterol. Vitamin K & C as well as fab anti-oxidants. Not to mention their ability to help prevent cancer……find out more here Heres one of my favourite ways to serve […]

Top seven gifts for Christmas

Stuck for Christmas presents this year? Really want to give a gift that means something? Here are my TOP seven recipe books for Christmas gifts   Last week I spent a long lunch at a very smart designer hotel in London with four of my close friends. Every year we pick a different venue based […]

Cauliflower Stew with Yellow Spilt Peas and Courgettes

Cauliflower & Courgette Stew

It’s the middle of my International Courgette Week. How’s it going for you? Today its something a little spicy. I asked a couple of my favourite cookery writers/chefs what is their favourite way of using courgettes. Chef Gurpareet Bains’ favourite is a recipe from his cookbook “Indian Superfood” in the book it is called Chicken […]

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Day two of Verity’s International Zucchini (Courgette) Week and today I thought that something slightly sweet would be in order. Most people have now heard of using sweet potato in brownie and chocolate cake recipes, have you heard of using Zucchini? I was rather intrigued to find out how this would work and set about […]

Real ice lollies

Every time we get good sunny weather here in the UK my daughter and I concoct tasty ice lollies. We usually start with a juice of whatever we’ve got fresh or in the fridge, this can be just fruit or a sneaky combination of fruit and vegetables. I bought some ice lolly moulds from a […]

Do something selfless – its easy

  A couple of weeks ago I found out that a lovely young lady I know was in a hospice to get some specialist pain management. Her partner posted on facebook asking if any of us friends could help out with something for the hospice. As someone who has a chronic illness I’m not sure […]