If you want to eat well, then it’s a good idea to meal plan… especially if you have a busy family to take care of. If you don’t have a plan for what you’re going to eat, you may find yourself giving into cravings or simply grabbing whatever is fastest and most readily available. Often […]
Healthy Cooking Tips
Christmas healthy eating… how much can you indulge at Christmas?
When you’re trying to stick to healthy eating at Christmas, does that mean you can’t enjoy the food that everyone else is eating? What if like many of my clients, you’re trying to lose weight, or you have a gut issue which means that you can’t eat certain foods, does that mean that Christmas has […]
Three Easy Ways to Cook with Eggs
Ahhhh, eggs! Small but mighty parcels of protein, not to mention selenium, vitamin D, vitamins B2, B6 and B12 plus essential minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. Some brands of egg even contain omega-3 fatty acids, depending on what diet the chickens have been fed. Eggs are considered a ‘complete’ source of protein as […]
Seven super yummy sources of vegetarian and vegan protein
We all need to eat protein… it’s the building block of life! So, if you’re veggie or vegan, you need to make sure your diet is packed with a variety of plant protein, to ensure you’re getting enough amino acids in your diet. You won’t be getting enough protein in your diet if you simply […]
The Ultimate Guide to Good and Bad Breakfasts
With all the talk in the press over the last few weeks about how bad so many cereals are for our children’s health, I thought it would be great time to really focus on what we’re feeding our kids first thing in the morning and what effect this all-important first meal of the day has […]
Healthy no-bake treats – let’s get more kids in the kitchen!
Does it feel like your children are constantly asking for snacks and treats? I know mine often do… so I like to have some quick healthy options the kids can help me make… without giving them loads of sugar or refined ingredients. These yummy treats are fun and easy to make… plus packed with the […]