Tag Archives: healthy eating

When did healthy eating become so complicated?

Healthy Eating is meant to be straightforward and a common sense approach to eating. Right? However when you look on Pinterest, blog sites and the internet you are suddenly confronted with complicated recipes using all kinds of specialist expensive ingredients and equipment – agave, coconut oil, himalyan sea salt, seaweed, the latest berries, spiralizers etc. […]

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Healthy Eating on a Shoestring

This post was written for Slimsticks, the original post can be viewed here. “Fruit and Vegetables are too expensive” “Healthy food costs the earth” “I can get more for my money if I buy junk food” These are just some of the excuses I hear as to why people don’t eat healthily. On the one […]

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Top tips to Lose Weight.

Looking to shed a few pounds post Christmas and start off the New Year in a healthy, happy way? Then read on for some top tips from an experienced dietitian and fitness instructor. Trust me, I’ve seen it all when it comes to food diaries…. the good news is, you really can make a difference […]

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Nutrition in the Under 5’s: an overview.

  Here’s an overview of nutrition in the Under 5’s, over the next few weeks I shall be delving in and looking at nutrients in more details including Iron and Vitamin D, so follow my blog or keep and eye on twitter and facebook for more!   Children are not mini adults. Not only do […]

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Penny saving Prawns.

This weekend it was my birthday…. and birthdays mean special meals 🙂  This year having a baby meant the idea of getting dressed up and going out past 8pm felt like the last thing we fancied, and the prospect of an early morning after a late night was not so appealing….so instead we opted for […]

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Peppers stuffed with Quinoa (Wheat free, GF, DF)

I love vegetarian food, though I’m not actually a vegetarian. I love the colours, flavours and creativeness of it. We tend to have meatless meals 3-4 days a week and use lentils, beans and pulses a lot. Last week I really fancied having a go with Quinoa, its not something we eat that often but […]

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