Men Get Eating Disorders Too

Eating disorders are not something we generally associate with men, there is a huge stigma attached if you do have an eating disorder and it’s not an issue frequently discussed. ...

Priya talks about heart health on Sky News.

The other week I had a lot of fun taking part in a media interview day for a fruit juice  called Sirco. These guys have made a drink that contains ...

Cocoa-nut Naked Balls

You know those weeks when you’ve been burning the candle at both ends, you are feeling pretty exhausted and craving something chocolately? That’s me right now so today I created ...

Spotlight on Priya

Chicken and Roasted Vegetable Quinoa (GF, WF)

I recently went to a conference where we were served the most ...

Boosting your nutritional intake – the healthy way to weight gain.

I work in the topsy turvy world that is eating disorders. Most ...

Healthy Eating for Anorexia Nervosa

I’ve worked in the field of eating disorders for about 10 years. ...

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Homemade “healthier” raw chocolate

I went on a conference a whilst ago and was served the most amazing RAW chocolate. It completely intrigued me so I of course asked for the recipe and then promptly filed it away for a later inspired moment. That moment came when I wanted to make some yummy, healthy inspired treats for my Pilates […]

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Why dietitians need to be on Social Media.

This week I gave a talk on social media to a group of dietitians as part of the South East Branch Meeting of the British Dietetic Association. Rather nerve wracking but they were a lovely crowd and it went down really well   Here is a photo someone took of me and posted on Instagram. […]

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Broccoli fish fingers: get that veg in.

Fish fingers are always a sure-fire hit in our household. I usually make them plain and serve with veggies but wanted to sneak extra veggies into the teething boy. When he feels under the weather he just hands me his vegetables off his plate. Monkey. So I blitzed up half a head of broccoli and […]

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Feelings of Fullness

“I feel full after eating a small amount” “When I eat more than usual my stomach feels uncomfortable and bloated” “I feel like I have a food baby” These are phrases I often hear from clients with eating disorders as we work on increasing their meal plan. Unfortunately there is no magic cure here and […]

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Beetroot, Courgette and Cheddar Pesto Pinwheels.

I love a bargain and I love using up leftovers. This recipes combines both! Using some puff pastry I found reduced to 16p and the veggies that were in need of being eaten quick. This was a bit of a gamble as I haven’t cooked a whole heap with beetroot but the sweetness of the […]

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Starting School:Tuna, Avocado and Quinoa salad.

This week Miss K has started school! Oh My Days, how did she get to be so grown up? We’ve spent a couple of weeks getting all the uniform ready and talking through what happens when you go to school, preparing as best we can. She went from extreme excitement, to being anxious, full of […]

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Vegetable Spaghetti Bolognaise)

People have this week been asking if I am a vegetarian. The answer is No. However if I lived on my own I probably would be. I’m one of those people who apparently “looks like a vegetarian”. Nope, I’ve no idea what that means either, but I get told it. I’m going to assume it […]

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Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Flapjack (WF, GF, DF).

It’s been a rainy summers week, so I felt the need to pimp up my own flapjack recipe to cheer us up. It’s a healthier take on a full fat, full syrup flapjack, perfect for a cuppa on a rainy day. What is even better is that I used peanut butter in it so my […]

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A healthy take on vegetable stir fried rice

This is one of those meals that I made in 10 minutes flat after a long car journey. You know those moments when you have a hungry family who are tired and grumpy. It was one of those. Fortunately I had cooked a pile of rice the night before and then not used it. Which […]

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Homemade Yoghurt and Fruit Parfait

Want a Sundae that isn’t just reserved for Sundays? I’ve got it covered.  My kids usually have fruit and yoghurt for dessert. That’s about as exciting as it gets round here. Now everyone likes a little change now and again and this is how we keep things lively. Some days I just chop a pile […]

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