RECIPES + WELLBEING

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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It’s slow cooker time! Spiced (not spicy) lamb casserole

The temperature has finally crept below double digits which means only one thing. It’s time dust off the slow cooker and get the stews and casseroles going. Obviously you can use your slow cooker at any time of the year, but for some reason mine only tends to make an appearance from October...

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5 things in my kitchen that I can’t live without

Doing what I do, I spend quite a bit of time in my kitchen. But I want the time to be efficient because, let’s face it, I haven’t got a huge amount of it. Who has? I can’t be dithering about with blunt utensils and useless bits of kit that take more time to clean than they do to...

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The Kids Are Alright. Now How About You?

And breathe out! If, like me, you’re sitting in a eerily quiet house wondering what on earth to do with yourself (well, apart from the million things that need to be done) now that you’re not having to fill those days with activities, trips, snacks, picnics and the constant demand for...

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My 5 top tips for looking fabulous in a bikini

Going on holiday soon? Having a little panic about exposing your flesh in a bikini? Don’t worry! There’s still time to lose a few pounds without having to resort to the cabbage soup diet, which frankly, no-one wants you to go on. Just follow these 5 easy steps for two weeks and...

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5 tips for getting your kids to eat more vegetables

Almost every mum I meet has some dilemma or other about getting her children to eat certain foods. I often come across parents who started weaning their babies on the very best home-made purées, introducing a variety of different tastes and textures from very early on as advised by...

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Why all the wheat?

Wheat’s been around for a while. As a grain it’s probably a fairly good guy. But sadly the wheat we eat today is about as far removed from the original grain as Venus is from Mars (quite a long way). The spongy white bread that the lines the bakery aisles of our supermarkets today has...

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