Tag Archives: healthy snacks

Make your own healthy “graze” snack boxes

So snacking, it’s one of those things I definitely do. I tend to eat my 3 meals and at least 2 snacks a day. Which means my snacks need to be healthy, well most of them! Currently I am breastfeeding which makes me quite hungry at times. It is those moments when I have children […]

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Cocao Power Balls

You know those moments when you have a craving for chocolate? For me it is usually mid afternoon, that lull part of the day. Or just before teaching a class, when I need a pick-me-up and energy boost. So I created these beauties to help me, as I’m kind I thought I would share 😉 […]

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Banana Oaty Bars

 Mini-Disaster in our house usually means…. there is no flapjack left, we are out of milk, Miss K cannot find a very important item (insert “really not important in the grand scheme of life but a calamity to her”), or a section of the train track has come apart. I quite love the fact that […]

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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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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 these healthy, delicious balls full of raw ingredients, goodness yet with that chocolate taste too. Inspired by the Nakd bar range, I decided it couldn’t […]

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Review: Healthy Snack Foods

Due to my lifestyle  (busy mum, running 2 businesses as a dietitian and a Pilates teacher) I tend to eat a good breakfast and dinner with my children. Lunchtime is quite variable. Sometimes I’m teaching classes, sometimes I am with clients and sometimes I am eating with the children. Either way it is busy so […]

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Is dried fruit good for you?

We are all being encouraged to eat and drink less sugar, something that I completely agree with. However I’m finding that people are getting increasingly confused with what foods contain sugar and which don’t. The recent  WHO and SACN recommendations are that we limit free sugars to 5%. Dried fruit is often seen as less […]

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Review: Emily Fruit Crisps.

These fruit crisps were sent to me to try out and to review. All views are my own and there was no other form of payment. You can read my disclosure here. I’m always on the look out for new healthy snacks. As I have an early breakfast, by mid morning I am in need […]

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Chewy Oaty Cookies: great baby/toddler snacks.

I have one of those toddlers who is always hungry and asks for snacks a lot. Often I set the expectation early on in the day and at lunchtime I will explain that in the afternoon the only snacks available are fruit and breadsticks with a dip for example. As my toddler takes after mummy […]

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Mango and Apricot Raw Nut bars.

I’ve been meaning to play around with making these for absolutely ages. It’s been on of those things on my very long list of things to make. However babies and toddlers seem to take over slightly 😉 Today has been a fairly relaxed day and suddenly in the middle of te toddler finishing her tea […]

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