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HEALTHY HALLOWEEN PLATTER AND OCTOBER WELLNESS BY KATE DEVINE

instagramHealthy Halloween platter and October Wellness  October, the month of spookiness and seasonal changes. I can’t tell you how many time I’ve discussed the weather with clients over the past month. A strange sentence to begin with, I know, but bear with… There’s...

REMIND YOURSELF WHAT MATTERS BY ASHLEIGH GUTHRIE

© BROOD MAGAZINERemind Yourself of What Matters As I sit here and breathe deeply, sipping my tea, eating a morning pastry, I am reminded of the importance of taking time to pause. Questions swirling through my mind, “Who are you beneath the fast paced ‘doingness’ of...

AUNTIE CATH’S SWEET POTATO SHEPHERD’S PIE

SWEET POTATO SHEPHERD'S PIEOur #HenchShepherdsPie 1 ½ lbs minced beef1-2 tablespoons butter1 onion, chopped2 carrots, chopped2 leeks 6 oz mushrooms, sliced2 teaspoons minced garlic3 tablespoons low sugar ketchup 3 tablespoons natural B Worcestershire sauce2 cups...

DO YOU NEED TO INCREASE YOUR SELF-ESTEEM AND CONFIDENCE, OR ARE YOU PERFECTLY IMPERFECT?

Need to increase your self esteem and confidence, or are you perfectly imperfect?Confidence and self esteem are talked about so much, and thats usually because we are looking for an answer on how to improve ours! If you look up what these actually mean you will find...

Dining Table Date Night – Ox Cheek Tagliatelle with Simon Wood

SIMON WOOD COOKS Ox Cheek Tagliatelle| SIMON WOOD OF WOOD MANCHESTER AND WoodKraft Cheltenham. IMAGES © BROOD MAGAZINE "POUR YOURSELF A GLASS OF SOMETHING YOU ENJOY, POP ON YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC TO UNWIND TO AND START TO COOK..." Welcome back to Brood food, Last time...

KATE DEVINE’S: NO BAKE RASPBERRY & CHOCOLATE ENERGY BARS

instagramIt’s back to school time!! Hallelujah!! Of course I love my kids unconditionally but WOW, I’ll definitely be that parent skipping and smiling out of the school gates at drop off on their first day back!  I’m sure many of you have been juggling work, summer...

SARIE TAYLOR: Procrastination; does it stop us from getting where we want to be?

PROCRASTINATION; DOES IT STOP US GETTING WHERE WE WANT TO BE?It's September and routines are changing again, a time to find our feet with a new schedule again, and maybe get all the things done we haven’t managed to do during the summer. Easy? Or is it? Maybe you find...

Cath Tyldesley & Tom Pitfield share the news of Cath’s incredible career opportunity overseas that will leave Tom ‘holding the baby’.

© BROOD MAGAZINE. OUR CO-FOUNDER TOM PITFIELD, HIS WIFE, ACTRESS CATHERINE TYLDESLEY & THEIR SON ALFIE & DAUGHTER IRIS  “Mum guilt never gets any easier!” Only last week our co-founder Tom Pitfield, and his wife, a successful and widely respected actress,...

How children can enrich your spiritual path

How children can enrich your spiritual path.The beginning of my spiritual journey was one spent in solitude, I loved creating my own temple space within my living room, I meditated within the forest at the back of my home, I travelled globally...

What others think of us is actually none of our business…

What others think of us is actually none of our business…This is something that I continually remind myself and my clients of. We can spend so much of our time and energy on worrying about other peoples opinions, as well as the general opinions and expectations of...

SIMON WOOD’S FAMILY BBQ: VIMTO SWEET & SOUR HANGER STEAK KEBABS

VIMTO SWEET & SOUR HANGER STEAK KEBABSBY SIMON WOOD OF WOOD MANCHESTER AND WoodKraft Cheltenham. IMAGES © BROOD MAGAZINE “It is important, so very important that we eat, cook and relax as a family. Despite life trying its best to get in the way. Once a week we...

Salmon and Chorizo Kebabs with a Tamari Glaze by Kate devine

instagramLet's TALK HOLIDAY AND EXERCISE I’m lucky enough to be writing this months article while still on my holiday in Spain. I get asked a lot by clients and friends about how to stay healthy but still enjoy yourself while away; and to avoid the...

Auntie Cath Cooks: Honey Soy Salmon with Thai Salad

Honey Soy Salmon with Thai Salad! I needed to use up some veg in the fridge. I hate waste!! So if it needs using throw it in!! Julienne (ish) your veg (posh word for chopping veg into long thin strips) However- to add bulk and noodle type vibes I #spiralized a...

Kate’s healthy ice cream and fruit popsicles

instagramSummer is officially here…..! Schools are winding down, holidays are beginning to be had, and life feels kinda back to normal post Covid. But, the question that I think many parents will face - I know I’m slightly concerned about this - is what on earth are...

SARIE TAYLOR: READER’s QUESTIONS

READER'S QUESTIONSThis month we wanted to answer a couple of reader's questions. Thank you for your submissions and we hope you find these answers helpful! How to be empathic to someone who is going through high anxiety without it triggering you or making you feel too...

Auntie Cath’s Energy boosting flapjacks

This month’s recipe is one of my absolute favourites - Auntie Cath’s energy-boosting flapjacks. They’re super healthy and kids are going to love making them. They’re fab for lunch boxes, and you can freeze them! Catherine Tyldesley (or Auntie Cath as she’s often...

4 Simple ways to reset when you’re feeling burnt out and overwhelmed

ASHLEIGH GUTHRIE. IMAGE © TOM PITFIELD PHOTOGRAPHYONE OF MY FAVOURITE PIECES OF ADVICE FOR CREATIVE PRODUCTIVITY IS, “IF YOUR MIND IS EMPTY READ, IF YOUR MIND IS FULL WRITE.”  KNOWING WHEN TO REST AND WHEN TO ACT THROUGHOUT THE DIFFERENT CYCLES OF THE MONTH AND...

Kate’s Summer Seasonal foods and her easy Jersey Royal New Potato Salad with Pesto, Peas and Broccoli recipe

instagramSUMMER SEASONAL FOODS I don’t know about you guys but I’m so ready for the summer! With the change in season happening this month, it got me thinking about seasonal foods. There are many benefits to choosing foods that are in season… Becoming at one with...

Auntie Cath cooks shredded chicken thai salad

This month Auntie Cath (Catherine Tyldesley) shares her recipe for Shredded Chicken Thai Salad.

Cath Tyldesley & Tom Pitfield share the news of Cath’s incredible career opportunity overseas that will leave Tom  ‘holding the baby’.

Cath Tyldesley & Tom Pitfield share the news of Cath’s incredible career opportunity overseas that will leave Tom ‘holding the baby’.

© BROOD MAGAZINE. OUR CO-FOUNDER TOM PITFIELD, HIS WIFE, ACTRESS CATHERINE TYLDESLEY & THEIR SON ALFIE & DAUGHTER IRIS  “Mum guilt never gets any easier!” Only last week our co-founder Tom Pitfield, and his wife, a successful and widely respected actress,...

SARIE TAYLOR: READER’s QUESTIONS

SARIE TAYLOR: READER’s QUESTIONS

READER'S QUESTIONSThis month we wanted to answer a couple of reader's questions. Thank you for your submissions and we hope you find these answers helpful! How to be empathic to someone who is going through high anxiety without it triggering you or making you feel too...

Auntie Cath’s Energy boosting flapjacks

Auntie Cath’s Energy boosting flapjacks

This month’s recipe is one of my absolute favourites - Auntie Cath’s energy-boosting flapjacks. They’re super healthy and kids are going to love making them. They’re fab for lunch boxes, and you can freeze them! Catherine Tyldesley (or Auntie Cath as she’s often...