• Nutrition

    Chocolate Veggie Waffles

    Everyday I’m Waffling 💕🤣 Weekends call for chocolate waffles and not just any chocolate waffles but Spinach, Courgette, Ginger, Pear and Cacao Oat Waffles! One of the great things about pancakes, waffles, porridge, smoothie bowls is that you can get creative and add in so many wonderful vegetables and fruit! Vegetables and fruit contain amazing and powerful antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals that we can’t get from any other food. They contain disease resisting chemicals. They can support heart health, brain health, skin health, have anti-ageing properties, reduce risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, support the immune system and balance hormones! Eating the rainbow is vital for…

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    Eating for your Hormones – Nutrition Mini Series

    Nutrition and hormones We know that food can have a big impact on how we feel and our overall health but as just as important is our health, so is our hormonal balance!  You see, our hormones play major functions within the body and I’m not just talking periods! Think metabolism, sleep, moods, cravings, energy levels, it’s all linked to our hormones and how what we eat, and our lifestyle can play a major factor! In this nutrition mini series I will cover periods and nutrition as well as thyroid and adrenal health!  Let’s kick start with our periods! Even now it’s such a taboo to talk about, but we…

  • Sweet treats

    Chocolate Bites

    Is there really I anything better than a delicious chocolate snack! But that’s not to say that all chocolate is created equal…in fact many chocolate brands are high in sugar and don’t contain all those amazing natural health benefits that dark chocolate and raw cacao has! I always suggest to opt for 85% cacao content or higher and use raw cacao in baking rather than cocoa powder that has been heat treated and refined and has lots most of its nutrients. The wonderful thing about cacao is that it really is packed with goodness…it’s natures mood booster with 4 amazing mood boosting chemicals- serotonin, tryptophan, tyrosine and phenylethylamine and Cacao…

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    Creating Balance Part 2

    Creating balance can only be achieved if we find balance in life and one major factor that plays a big role in how we feel and our health is our blood sugar balance... If we go through the day with ups and downs in our blood sugar levels, its inevitable that we will feel up and down, our moods and energy levels will be affected, our sleep disrupted, our gut health disrupted and our overall wellbeing will certainly not be balanced. You may think that blood sugar doesnt effect us that much, but it really does and when I work with clients, this is one of the big major factors…

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    Creating Balance – Nutrition Mini Series

    Creating Balance - Nutrition Mini Series Each and everyday we are bombarded with contradictory information from so called experts (I use that term loosely), celebrities and the media about what we should be eating, how we should eat and when we should eat. So deciphering what’s best for ourselves can be a mind field! But let’s put it one way...If we all ate the same, we would still all look different. There is not a one size fits all, but what we can do is find what works for each of us individually and by following some simple pillars of guidance, this can help focus on what we should be…

  • Sweet treats

    Baby Ruth Bars

    Have you ever watched “The Goonies”? well they have these bars called baby Ruth which obviously we couldn’t get over here in England in the 80s and i so wanted to try them, so I decided to recreate it with a little nourishing amendments and boy are they tasty! Packed with protein from the peanut butter, wholegrain oats and only a small amount of unrefined agave, they are so moorish and make a great post workout snack, or an anytime snack, I even added in some sneaky collagen powder for that extra nourishing boost! Baby Ruth Bars 1/2 cup oats 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 tbsp collagen powder 1 tsp…

  • Sweet treats

    Cherry & Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    it has got to be my favourite banana bread flavour of all time! Loaded with chunks of chocolate and using frozen cherries makes this an easy to throw together snack! I often get asked why I always use oat flour in my recipes and the simple answer is…it’s loaded with wholegrain goodness so it’s great at keeping those blood sugar levels stable rather than a rise in blood sugar levels associated with white refined flours. Did you know that oats are packed with amazing fibre in the form of beta glucan that helps to support the health of our gut by increasing the growth of good bacteria within our digestive…

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    Macadamia & Walnut Bars

    We just love a delicious snack and even better when they are nourishing and help to support blood sugar levels! You see when we have those dips in energy levels during the day, many people resort to caffeine or sugar laden snacks which inevitably spikes blood sugar levels and results in an even bigger energy crash later so making sure to eat a snack packed with fibre, whole grains, protein and healthy fats is a great way to keep energy levels stable and reduce the burden on blood sugar levels. Did you know that Oats are packed with amazing fibre in the form of beta glucan that helps to support…

  • Sweet treats

    Strawberry & Apple Peanut Butter Crumble

    It maybe warm this weekend, but who can resist a delicious homemade Crumble?!! This has got to be my all time favourite dessert and unlike the traditional version this is not loaded with refined flour and high amounts of sugar, in fact this is packed with goodness and still tastes amazing! When I talk about balance, I often discuss the healthy swaps because we all want to enjoy a sweet delicious treat but that doesn’t mean it can’t also have wonderful natural and healthy ingredients. By swapping out refined white flour abs sugar, I love to use oat flour which is packed with wholegrain goodness, using whole meal/spelt/rye are great…

  • Nutrition

    Mind, Food, Connection

    Although we don’t always have the time to cook every night, trying to fit in a few days a week to cook from scratch can really help you to connect with the food you eat. Did you know that digestion actually starts the moment you start preparing your meal, this is called the cephalic phase, it’s when we start to chop the food, taste the food, our senses are engaged and our saliva glands are stimulated which is starts the digestion process! This connection with our food is vital for not only digestion but also to stimulate our hunger hormones. It’s also enables us to not overeat. When we eat…