Gutsy Flora

 
 
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We all know that health is not just about the food we eat. Our mental health, gut health, physical health, and all systems in our body are all interconnected. As a chef, my speciality is menu plans, recipes, but my approach is holistic.
— Gutsy Flora
 

ABOUT GUTSY FLORA:

Flora’s mission is to work alongside nutritionist, dietitian, and therapist to support private clients with holistic health plans tailored specifically to suit their lifestyle and goals. 

Flora has worked across the globe for 10 years for private clients, helping them in their homes with new systems, routines and meal plans to support a happy and healthy gut.

Flora works with every client or professional to ensure that at every step of the way the programme is sustainable and achievable.

Services include:-

  • Gut Healthy Meal plans

  • Food diaries

  • Kitchen Makeovers

  • Fermentation equipment + setups

  • Private tuition + workshops

 
 

Flora Montgomery, Holistic Health Consultant, Ballymaloe Food Diploma, IIN Health Coach, Private Chef (10 years)

Business Name: Gutsy Flora

Area of expertise: Bespoke holistic health plans, Fermenting, Kitchen Makeovers, Food Plans

Location: London

Remote consultations: Yes, phone and skype

Contact : contact@gutsyflora.com

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WHAT IS THE GUTSIEST THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE?

Quitting my desk job in London, and taking off to work as a chef on Superyachts in the Caribbean. No clear plan, just me, a snorkel and a stash of recipe books under my arm.

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT LIFE PHILOSOPHY?

Play it by ear. Go with the flow.

HOW WOULD YOUR GREATEST FRIEND DESCRIBE YOU IN 3 WORDS

Spirited. OCD. Gutsy.

HOW DID YOU FIRST BECOME INTERESTED IN GUT HEALTH?

Two years ago I was working as a private chef in London, and my employer asked me to start making water kefir. A year later we had upscaled the production and where making 8litres a week and delivering it to any of her friends who were not well. This experience prompted me to study nutrition with a focus on Gut Health. 

DO YOU HAVE ANY GUT FRIENDLY TIPS THAT ARE PART OF YOUR DAILY ROUTINE?

I'm constantly standing at the fridge with a fork in hand dipping into jars of living things I have created.

WHAT OTHER CHEFS HAVE INSPIRED YOU?

My Mother, I have a lot to thank her for!  Oof, so many... Robin Gill. Diana Henry. Holly Davis.

HAVE YOU HAD ANY FERMENTING EXPLOSIONS?

Yes plenty. Sadly my ever supportive husband has taken the brunt of most of them.  The worst being Dearbhla Reynold's "happy" fermented chili sauce exploding in his face.

What tune gets you going?

White Tiger - Izzy Bizu - Check out our “Gutsy Gets You Going” playlist

 

 

Flora Montgomery