• Sweet treats

    Chai & Chocolate Doughnuts

    I love the saying, balance is a chocolate in each hand or in this case a doughnut in each hand 🤣 But eating well is about balance without the feelings of restrictions! You see the food we eat can either help to support our health or reduce our bodies capabilities of dealing with everyday stresses on the body!  Food are messagers to every cell within the body.  So there’s no such things as bad or good foods but it’s about making the right choices for foods that will nourish our body, help to support each function, increase energy, support heart health, brain health, balance hormones, improve gut health and skin health,…

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    Tahini and Fig Snack Bars

    When it comes to snacks, there’s to set rule! I’m often asked if snacks are allowed? And the answer is YES! There’s no room for food restrictions, if you are hungry, then have a snack! Restricting yourself can cause over eating later on! I always say, opt for a good quality snack, so avoid the sugar laden snacks and energy drinks that have no nutritional value! What you want to opt for is a nourishing snack that will provide you with the fuel you need and help to support blood sugar levels avoiding those dips in energy! Incorporating protein, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates can help to support that hunger…

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    Breakfast Cookies

    Cookies for breakfast? Yes these really are the perfect quick and simple breakfast cookies packed with wholegrain oats, banana, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate! Starting the day with a complex carb such as oats along with healthy fats and protein can help to stabilise those blood sugar levels! When we eat a high sugar or simple carbohydrate breakfast, the sugar raises our blood sugar levels which are in turn is broken down rapidly causing a spike and drop in blood sugar levels resulting in those mid morning energy dips often shown as yo yo effect! But by combining a complex carbohydrate which is accompanied by that all important fibre…

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    Beetroot Chickpea Brownies

    Who can resist a brownie?…. The problem with many snacks and foods is that they are loaded with sugars and nothing else which can cause major blood sugar rises which ultimately causes blood sugar crashes which results in over eating and low energy levels! That’s why I always say to SNACK SMART! Replacing refined sugars and flours with wholegrains which includes that all important fibre can help to slow down the breakdown of sugars reducing that sugar peak.Including healthy fats and protein can also help reduce those blood sugar peaks helping to maintain a steady blood sugar level and maintain energy levels throughout the day. These brownies are loaded with…

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    Skin Healthy Banana Bread

    Skin Health & Banana Bread Nutrition and lifestyle plays a major factor in our skin health, so what we eat, drink and how we live our lives can actually support the health of our skin. what we eat can impact our skin, hormones, gut health, muscle tone etc which are all components of skin health. Did you know that Nuts are a great source of Vitamin E which can help repair skin tissue, retain skin moisture, and protect skin from damaging UV rays. Nuts such as walnuts contain omega 3 fats that have anti-inflammatory properties. Pumpkin seeds are rich in vitamin E, zinc, omega 3- and 6- fatty acids as…

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    Chocolate Truffle & Peanut Butter Easter Egg Cups

    Did you know that cacao is a powerhouse when it comes to nutritional health benefits… Cacao is loaded with antioxidants and has 40x the concentration of antioxidants than blueberries.  Cacao has the highest plant based source of magnesium which is needed for over 300 chemical reactions within the body including supporting heart health, energy production, muscle relaxation, helps turn glucose into energy enabling your brain to work with clarity and focus, and support blood sugar balance. Cacao also contains 4 amazing mood boosting chemicals serotonin, tryptophan, tyrosine and phenylethylamine, which can help with those feelings of happiness and wellbeing as well as alleviating symptoms of depression. And not forgetting the…

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    Chocolate Protein Muffins

    Don’t underestimate the power of protein… Did you know that protein is an essential nutrient and is used to build and repair tissues, make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is also an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Our body breaks down protein into amino acids which are then used to form enzymes, hormones, repair tissue, cartilage etc.Protein is essential in hormonal balance, exercise recovery, growth and amount needed depends on age, gender and weight. You see we all require different amounts and that varies as we get older and the uses of protein within the body. Children require it to build and repair…

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    Chocolate Protein Banana Bread

    Sunday is a great day to get baking and this delicious banana bread is the perfect bake to start the week!Incorporating @naturya cacao powder, hemp protein powder, walnuts and @ombarchocolate dark chocolate chunks creates a delicious and wholesome loaf and by using oat flour and coconut sugar makes this a delicious unrefined snack which helps to reduce those spikes in blood sugar levels. Eating well isn’t about restrictions but about eating with balance and that includes enjoying the foods you love 🧡 Studies have shown that a restrictive diet is not only unsustainable over longer periods of time but actually leads to over eating, weight gain and possible disordered eating.…

  • Breakfast,  Savoury,  Sweet treats

    The Rebalance Program

    Do you want help to Find balance with your weight Balance your hormones naturally Improve Skin health Support Gut health Enjoy food again without the restrictions? Join my Rebalance Program and begin to enjoy food again, learn to eat for nourishment, without being restrictive This package will help you to: Find a balance with your weight Improve Hormone balance Improve Skin health And support Gut health The Rebalance Program will help to give you the tools you need to take control of your health and wellbeing Gain a love of food again Have more energy Sleep better Support hormone balance The Rebalance Program contains Individual health Consultation with a personalised…

  • Breakfast,  Sweet treats

    Chocolate Fudge Muffins

    It’s all about the chocolate (anytime of the year) By now you know that I love chocolate and for good reason…it’s so good for you! Unfortunately I’m not talking the sugar laden milk or white chocolate variety but dark chocolate and raw cacao. You see Cacao is loaded with antioxidants and has 40x the concentration of antioxidants than blueberries which can help to reduce inflammation, reduce risk of disease and reduce aging 🧡 Cacao has the highest plant based source of magnesium which is needed for over 300 chemical reactions within the body including supporting heart health, energy production, muscle relaxation, helps turn glucose into energy enabling your brain to…