This loaf has the option to be savoury or a little sweeter depending on the occasion or your personal preference. I was looking for a cake recipe that would allow me to use up some slightly sad looking pears and with lots of very delicious but naughty recipes to choose from, I opted for one… Continue reading Pear and Ginger Loaf
Staying fit when you are a mother is all about prioritisation, multi-tasking and being time savvy! When I was pregnant, one of my ridiculously selfish concerns was ‘how am I going to find the time to exercise once the baby arrives’! I was a self-confessed gym addict, I loved my early morning spin classes and… Continue reading A mum’s top tips for keeping fit!
The Daily Telegraphs article ‘Is your Nutribullet making you fat’ (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/healthy-eating/is-your-nutribullet-making-you-fat/) really resonated with me as this is a conversation I have had time and time again when working with clients. The Nutribullet hit the nation by storm and everyone seemed to be buying, blending and Instagraming their latest concoctions of rainbow coloured drinks and… Continue reading Is your Nutribullet making you fat?
This is an amalgamation of several of my favourite recipes. I love orange soups as I find them so warming (particularly on wet miserable days like this), they help to clear the sinuses and boost my energy levels without leaving me feeling sluggish or in need of a snooze after lunch. They are also a… Continue reading Curried Carrot and Lentil soup
Considering that sleep is something that we all do, it’s such a personal and different experience to every individual. There are those of who can sleep anytime and anywhere recharging on just a 30-minute power nap, those who need their full 8 hours and then those (such as myself) that just don’t sleep all that… Continue reading Tips for a good night’s sleep……from someone who has tried everything!
Every couple of months my sister and I try and get together for a Friday night catch up over wine and good food. We take it in turns, one will provide the main course whilst the other does the pudding, and as we’re both foodies and love our grub it’s a perfect chance to try… Continue reading Frozen Berry and Lemon Cheesecakes
Leap Year Special offer – 20% off all Personal Training and Nutrition Consultations in March! In celebration of the Leap Year I’m offering 20% off all Personal Training and Nutrition consultations booked in March*. Check out my pages for what’s on offer and drop me a line if you’d like more information on how I… Continue reading What’s happening in March…..
Cottage Pie is a trusty favourite in most households and whilst there are a range of traditional recipes, I have used this classic family favourite as an opportunity to sneak more vegetables and fibre into the family’s diet. If there are any fussy eaters in the house, then this is a winner (I have two… Continue reading Cottage Pie….with all the trimmings!
I love flapjacks but one of the problems I have is getting them to bind and not crumble too much – without spoonfuls of sticky syrups and honey it’s hard to keep them moist, however this combination seems to work really well. Limiting the amount of sugar in our diets can be a real challenge… Continue reading Sweet potato and Date flapjacks
Buckwheat makes such a great alternative to oats if you are looking for a gluten free porridge to start your morning. Not only are they packed with dietary fibre, but they are also a great source of protein which helps provide you will a balanced start to the day. Just like you would an ordinary… Continue reading Buckwheat Porridge with coconut cream