Breakfast

Breakfast plays an all important role by; adding vital nutrients to your diet, such as fibre, iron and calcium helping to improve your mood helping to improve concentration work out tasks more quickly preventing snacking on junk and overeating the rest of the day Some...

Chickpea Salad with Crumbed Feta

I’ve lost count the amount of times people have asked me for this recipe!  It’s so tasty and more importantly, so easy to make!  Here’s how; Ingredients (serves 4 – 6): 1 x 400g tin of cooked chickpeas (drained) 1 small red onion, finely...

Enjoy a Healthy BBQ this Summer

BBQ mainstays have a tendency to be loaded with fat, salt, sugar, and calories. I’m going to give you some guidelines with delicious options that you can enjoy if you’re wanting to lose weight, or eat healthier. First rule is not to deprive yourself of the food...

Fortified Milk & Soup Recipes

Sometimes people need to build themselves up after surgery, illness or weight loss. Making up a fortified milk or soup is an easy way to help increase calories and protein. Here’s how…   Easy to Make Nourishing Recipes:        Fortified Milk...

Fruit Myths & Facts

Ever heard the phrase ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ – well there might be some truth in this.  Let’s dispel some fruit myths and facts… Fruits used to be the staple in people’s diets and now with all the scare mongering with the ‘anti-sugar’...

Top Three Smoothies

I will always be an advocate of ‘eating’ fruit & veg as appose to ‘drinking’ it.  But if you’re struggling to get in your ‘7-a-day’ smoothies as part of a healthy diet can help you on your way.   Strawberry Surprise...

How to choose a healthy breakfast cereal

Clients tell me it can be stressful & confusing when it comes to buying breakfast cereals – here’s how to make a better choice;   Why Eat Breakfast: Breakfast is why I get out of bed in the morning!  Eating cereal can be an easy and inexpensive...

Easy Peasy Salmon Risotto

Always goes down well with all the family and high in omega-3’s and fibre – Enjoy! Ingredients: (serves 4) 2tbsp olive oil a good knob of butter 1 leek / onion thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic 600ml got chicken stock 200g risotto rice 175ml dry white wine...

New Guidelines on Nut Allergy

Peanut allergy is becoming more and more commonplace and has doubled in the last 5 years in Europe and America.  It is estimated that peanut allergies affects 1 in 50 infants and the cause is not fully understood. The majority of allergic reactions to peanut and tree...