5 Healthy Snack Ideas

When running supermarket tours I often find that people tell me that they have no idea what to choose as a snack to prevent them from overeating during the day. They find it hard to tell the healthy products from the unhealthy ones. There is so much “healthy looking” packaging on the shelf as well as confusing claims such as “low…

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…

5 amazing (healthier) chocolate recipes for Easter

If you are like me then there is no way you wont be eating chocolate this Easter and that’s fine! By now you will know that I am a firm believer in everything in moderation and I don’t think anyone should have to miss out on the Easter fun (as long as Easter for you doesn’t…

Hearty Shepherd’s Pie with golden mash

It’s that time of the year again, the weather is starting to get cooler and as a result the cravings for hearty comfort foods come. This is one of my favorite comfort foods and it is really easy to freeze to have handy for a lazy winters night. Ingredients 1 bunch of rosemary, leaves removed…

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…

Guacamole

Ingredients 1 avocado 1 lime (juiced) 1 bunch coriander (rinsed and chopped) 1 red chilli (chopped finely) Cracked pepper  to taste Method 1. Cut avocado in half, empty flesh into a bowl and mash until creamy 2. Add lime juice, coriander and chill and mash until combines 3. Add cracked pepper to taste Great served…