All posts in Carbs

Three Healthy Recipes with California Raisins

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 29, 2017 | Category : Carbs, Nutrition

Healthy curry recipe

Hello hello! So I hope that January is treating you well and that you’ve enjoyed my last two blog posts where I shared 3 healthy recipes using whole-grains and 2 healthy recipes using lamb. This week I wanted to carry on the theme of ‘healthy recipes’ but this time using...

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Switch your Carbs to WHOLE GRAIN!

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 8, 2017 | Category : Carbs, Nutrition

Whole grain benefits

If you’ve read my blog post all about carbohydrates then you’ll know that despite their sometimes ‘bad reputation’, carbohydrates are actually our preferred source of energy and can be a great source of fibre and other nutrients including the B vitamins. We get carbohydrates from starchy foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta, flour,...

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Healthy Bagel Recipe Ideas

By: | 2 Comments | On: October 9, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Nutrition, Protein, Uncategorized

Fig & Ricotta Bagel

If you love bagels and you’re after some healthy fillings or toppings for them then you’ve come to the right place. I am a massive fan of the whole ‘open sandwich’ idea (toasted open bagels are my favourite!) as it means that you get more of the best bit –...

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How to Navigate your Supermarket

By: | 3 Comments | On: August 28, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Nutrition, Protein

Shopping tips

Incase you didn’t already know, I write for the brilliant Superfood Magazine and in a recent edition I wrote all about ‘navigate the supermarket’; aka the Dietitian’s Supermarket sweep. And just incase you missed it, here it is below – I really hope you find it useful!   “The Supermarket can be...

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Healthy No Bake Recipes with Oats

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 3, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Fibre, Nutrition


The other week I was invited by the amazing team at Mornflake to whip up some healthy, oat based, no bake snacks for a group of specially selected fitness bloggers who were taking part in the ‘Oat Games’ which took place in a (highly appropriate) oat field in Cheshire!  ...

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What I Eat – My Weekly Food Shop

By: | 1 Comment | On: April 10, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Nutrition, Protein, Snacking


This week I thought I’d share with you the one tip that will save you both time and money! The tip is online food shopping, and it’s something that I’ve been to get into the habit of ever since I moved house last July.   Online food shopping means that you...

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7 Day Healthy Meal Plan (Printable!)

By: | 13 Comments | On: April 7, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Hydration, Nutrition, Protein

7 Day Healthy Meal Plan

Hello! So the other week I was asked to write a 7 day healthy meal plan and I thought that I would share it with you on my blog!   This 7 day meal plan was written for healthy lifestyle bloggers to follow and it features some of my favourite...

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Baobab Facts, How to Use it & Healthy Pesto Recipe!

By: | 6 Comments | On: March 27, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Competitions, Food, Nutrition, Reviews

Minvita Baobab Review

More and more are people buying so called ‘super-fruit’ powders and as such I’ve received quite a few questions about how to use them! I’ve also been asked if these powders really are ‘super’, which is what inspired this blog post .  So I really do hope that you find...

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Do you need a SUGAR FREE DIET?

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 14, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Nutrition

Sugar Free Diet

Do you really need to live sugar free?! I recently wrote an article all about sugar and health for the Spring edition of Superfoods Magazine (on sale 24th Feb!) and wanted to share it with you on my blog. I’ve included everything that you need to know about sugar and...

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What Foods to Eat for a Healthy Breakfast!

By: | 4 Comments | On: January 24, 2016 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Nutrition, Protein, Shopping Tips

Nichola Whitehead

If you follow me on social media, such as Twitter or Facebook then you will have probably seen me promoting Breakfast Week which starts TODAY! Breakfast week, which runs from the 24th of January to the 30th, is now in its 17th year and aims to raise awareness of the importance...

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