The Benefits of Quitting Drinking Alcohol

Quitting alcohol can have many benefits. Did you know that regularly drinking more than 14 units per week risks damaging your health? Here are my top reasons for cutting down on, or totally quitting drinking alcohol.   Quitting Alcohol for Better Digestion Alcohol slows down peristalsis, the movements that shunt things through your digestive system […]

Caffeine dependence

Caffeine Dependence: Do You Rely on Coffee for Energy

Do you rely on a cup of coffee to get you going in the morning? Perhaps you crash in the afternoon or are constantly craving something sweet. Many people are dependant on coffee but unfortunately caffeine dependence isn’t normal. Relying on coffee for energy isn’t good for your health and here are some reasons why. […]

Fruit and chocolate clusters

Low GL Chocolate & Fruit Clusters

Over Christmas it is nice to have something to snack on that feels a little bit special. These chocolate fruit & nut clusters are super tasty, yet low in added sugar.

dining out low fodmap diet

5 Tips For Dining Out When on a Low FODMAP Diet

Eating out on a low FODMAP diet can seem like a struggle. I’ve got news for you, this isn’t true! We all deserve to enjoy a stress free evening out. I’ve got 5 tips to share with you to leave you feeling ready to head out for a fuss free low FODMAP dinner. 1. Plan […]

stir fry

Colourful Stir Fry

Feeling tempted by a Chinese Take Away? Try my ‘Fake Away’ version for something that is Low FODMAP, a lot more nutritious and tastier too!

Aubergine dip

Aubergine Dip

Aubergines are a great source of dietary fibre as well as being a good source of vitamins B1, B6 and potassium. A small serving of this aubergine dip with plenty of Crudités is a welcome healthy addition to any picnic.

French bean and mangetout recipe

French Beans & Mangetout With Hazelnut & Orange

A wonderful nutty salad that works perfectly mixed in with zesty orange! If you haven’t yet discovered the delights of hazelnut oil then this salad is sure to become a staple within your salad favourites. A tasty salad that can be prepped ahead of time.

prawns

Garlic, Turmeric & Lemongrass Prawns

Thai inspired, these prawns are quick and healthy and always a hit when I host a BBQ. Garlic, turmeric and lemongrass go beautifully together!

M.E./Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia

May 12th is ME and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. The aim is to highlight the devastation that this condition causes to 17-20 million people worldwide. As for Fibromyalgia, it affects between 1.2-2.8 million people in the UK and 3-6% internationally. Unanswered questions It’s clear Fibromyalgia and ME can cause so much devastation to so many people’s […]

chicken salad

Broccoli Buckwheat Grilled Chicken Salad

Buckwheat and broccoli, a wonderfully nutritional combination! Broccoli as well as being a great source of fibre and protein contains a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants and buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain known to provide a number of health benefits.