Ultra Fudgy Cacao and Hazelnut Bliss Balls

I’ve been experimenting with bliss ball recipes for quite a while now, trying to find the perfect combination of flavour (I’m a HUGE chocolate fan) and texture. The texture of a bliss ball is critical, as so many you try can be too dry and crumbly, and others are too wet – not ideal. Also,…

Mediterranean Salmon & Quinoa Salad with Pesto

A quick and affordable lunch option for the week! Full of healthy fats, this is a great healthy lunch option that will help keep you fuller for longer.   Mediterranean Salmon and Quinoa Salad with Pesto Preparation and Cooking Time: 30 minutes Makes 4-5 serves.   2 cups quinoa, uncooked 600g tinned red salmon, de-boned…

Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics and Probiotics – what’s the difference and how gut health can aid weight loss   It seems that the benefits of probiotics have been all over mainstream media for the last few years, but how much do you really know about them? What exactly do they do? Did you know that when taken it…

Disordered Eating

Disordered Eating – when continual negative eating behaviours become the norm.   You’ll be hard pressed to come across someone in modern society who hasn’t tried some sort of weight loss program or diet to shift those few pesky kilos that always seem to creep back on (especially around this time of year). However, at…

Frittata Cups

Here’s a quick meal-on-the-go option; they’re also perfect cut into pieces for little baby hands! Quick and easy to make, these healthy frittata cups will become a staple in your freezer. These are best served warm.   Frittata Cups Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes Makes 10   6 free range eggs 2-3 small…

Zucchini and Peanut Butter Muffins

I’ve come across a few different afternoon tea-type recipe ideas lately, however none seemed to appeal greatly, or didn’t turn out EXACTLY how I wanted (too dry, moist, crumbly, etc). The following recipe has been adapted from everylastbite.com; whilst the original recipe was delicious, I’ve changed it a bit to suit our tastes, and make…

Prioritising your health

There’s a very prevalent theme amongst clients when they come to see me – lack of time. Today’s world and subsequent lifestyle demands that people dedicate every moment to work (building business and climbing that invisible ladder), family and social lives. Everything is accessible (too accessible, perhaps), with every waking moment documented through social media, a constant stream…

Cooking and Nutrient Loss

Good afternoon! I was asked a question today by a mother who was unsure as to whether the vegetables she was cooking for her young son were providing him with the optimum amount of nutrients or not. Whilst this is a great question, the answer can be long-winded and not an easy one to answer….