Blueberry Spelt Pancakes

I made these ones over Easter for my partners family. They all said that they were very filling compared to normal pancakes. I found I could only eat 1 1/2 and I was full for hours! (must be all that fibre) 1 1/4 cups of whole meal spelt flour 1 cup of natural rolled oats…

Why comparing yourself to others doesn’t make sense.

I went to a private all girl school growing up and I feel like it has made me incredibly aware of how we as women come in many different shapes and sizes. In saying that, often throughout my life I have felt the pressure to look like the ideal woman portrayed to us by the media and…

What is Quinoa? …and how do I cook it?

Quinoa pronounced “kinwa” or “KEEN-wah” is a high protein, high fibre gluten free grain.  It can be used as a substitute for rice, cous cous or any other grain. I often have a lot of clients ask me what it is and more importantly how they can use it. I personally use it as a…

Buckwheat grain salad

This is a protein and fibre filled salad that is sure to keep you full throughout the work day. Ingredients 1 cup of buckwheat 1 cos lettuce, sliced thinly 1 cup of beansprouts 1 red chilli, chopped finely 2 carrots, grated 2/3 cup coriander leaves, chopped finely 2 tbs sesame seeds 2 tbs pepitas Dressing…

Cous Cous Salad

This is a great healthy FODMAP friendly meal that takes about 20 minutes to whip up! Ingredients 1 cup gluten free cous-cous Half pumpkin, roasted (if tolerated) 1/2 cup macadamias, chopped 2 cups of vegetables, chopped (I choose cucumber, tomato, carrot and spinach) 60 grams of danish fetta Method 1. Cook cous-cous according to packet…

How to perfectly poach an egg

Poaching an egg is a much healthier alternative to frying or scrambling, a lot of clients tell me they have no idea how to do it. I believe it is quite simple, just follow the steps below. 1. Fill a small saucepan with water and bring to the boil 2. Add a dash of vinegar…

My struggle with work life balance

For as long as I remember I have struggled with work life balance. If I wasn’t studying then I was working 6 jobs and crazy hours or on university placement all day and working at night. I was addicted to work. To add to this I also managed to somehow keep up my exercise and…