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Healthy (ish) Valentine’s Chocolate Pudding

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Actually, I’m not a massive fan of Valentine’s Day. I spent the best part of my twenties cursing all the couples as I drifted in and out of unsuitable ‘relationships’ but mainly remained single (TMI?!) So I don’t really see the...

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Avoiding sugary snacks

Without a doubt, one of the hardest times for avoiding sugary snacks is between meals. The most common time of day being about 3pm. This is a blood sugar problem. If your meals and snacks up to this time have been heavy on the carb front, your blood sugar levels will have been doing a little...

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Ditching the sugar

Tune in all week for practical ways for ditching the sugar for good.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you may have noticed that sugar is getting a bit of a bad rap. And not a minute too soon in my opinion. For years, it’s all been about the fat....

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How to eat your way to productivity when working from home

I’m thrilled to have teamed up with fabulous Talented Ladies Club and contributed on their site. As a self-employed working mum who’s office is the dining table, I know how hard it can be to stay focused when the lines between home and office are so blurred. It’s also very...

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Delicious and beautiful detox salad with Dijon dressing

So, as everyone’s still in detox mode, I wanted to create a beautiful and delicious detox salad, packed full of ingredients which encourage detoxification but which won’t leave you hankering for something else when you’ve finished eating it. The key to this is to include plenty...

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5 everyday detoxing tips that won’t make you feel deprived

New year, new you. January detox. Dryathlon. Juice cleanses. Everyone’s at it. You cannot open the papers or scroll through your Facebook feed without seeing something related to dieting, cleansing or detoxing. It is January after all and, let’s face it, we all dug a little deeper...

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The perfect kale chips recipe, and other things to do with kale

You know you need to get out more often when you whoop with excitement at receiving a bag of kale in your organic veggie box. Yes, this is what it has come to. But then I am a nutritionist, kale is supposed to excite me. The best thing about the kale that comes in a veggie box as opposed to in a...

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Healthy Christmas Treats for Kids (And Adults!)

I have been inspired to write this post in advance of my appearance tonight on the lovely Parent’s Show on my local radio station in St Albans, Radio Verulam 92.6FM

The topic got me thinking about Christmas and about our traditions of allowing ourselves to completely stuff...

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My favourite protein-rich veggie supper – Spinach and Mushroom Dhal with Raita

Who says wholesome healthy food has to be bland, boring, expensive and complicated? Not me! Obviously! And here’s a recipe to prove it. I could happily eat this every night of the week, though I suppose it might get a tad tedious, but I do wheel it out at least once a week and could...

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Seriously easy, seriously good Squash and Coconut soup

You can’t have failed to notice that squashes and pumpkins are just a little bit in season at the moment. I fully appreciate that cooking with them can be a bit of a faff with the chopping and the peeling, but once you’ve got over that, they are so tasty and warming, especially in a...

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