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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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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Make your own Dried/Dehydrated Fruit

Soft fruit season. Part of me loves it and part of me dreads it. What to do with all the fruit off the trees? My new answer – DEHYDRATE it. So if you are in the UK this may sounds a bit crazy, most people who I have mentioned it to have raised at least […]

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Fussy Eating and mental health?

This week a new research paper was published in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal: “Psychological and Psychosocial Impairment in Preschoolers with selective eating”  I was asked to comment on it for a local radio station – Wave 105, you can listen to a snippet here:    The study ran from 2007-2010 and looked at […]

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Number 1 tip for staying on track with your eating.

Whatever changes you have decided to make to your eating there is something that can really make a difference to making or breaking that habit.  It’s a commonly known fact that it can take 6-8 weeks to form a new habit, so if you have set yourself a healthy habit to form you need to […]

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“Mummy I’m Huuuungry”: Surviving the summer snacks with 2 under 5

Summer holidays have hit us. We’ve got 8 weeks of fun as Miss K has now “graduated” from pre-school, yes you now graduate – seriously what is that about?! So in September she starts “big-school” and I will be an emotional wreck for a moment, she is so ready to go that I really can’t […]

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Savoury Muffins: now you can have your cake and eat it for lunch.

Sssh until last weekend I was a savoury muffin virgin! Why had no-one introduced me to these lovelies before? I made them on a whim. My kids are really not fans of sandwiches, in fact I’m wondering  about just doing away with bread altogether in our house (my husband may have something to say about […]

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Help, my child won’t eat his veggies!

We are firmly in a fussy eating stage, frustrating is the word. I currently have Miss K who will eat pretty much any fruit or vegetable and the J boy is decidedly anti-vegetables. I’ve tried explaining the evidence behind why vegetables are so good for you, talking him through the nutritional benefits (I know, he […]

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