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What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW) – Weekend Edition!

By: | 29 Comments | On: March 12, 2014 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Snacking, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Apple and peanut butter

Since posting a few ‘What I Ate Wednesday’ (WIAW) picture collages on social media (my links are to the right of this page!), I’ve had a lot of requests to write a blog post on it.. and so here it is! If you haven’t heard of WIAW it’s basically a...

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My Healthy Baking Tips!

By: | 2 Comments | On: September 30, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

healthy baking tips!

I love healthy baking (as you can probably tell from my recipes!), as it means that you can have your cake and eat it too, MINUS any guilty feelings!! Yes the odd triple chocolate cake won’t harm you, but I like to have delicious tasting treats everyday.. and I want...

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What is a Portion? – My Simple Healthy Eating Guide

By: | 25 Comments | On: September 15, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

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“Portion Distortion” describes how our portion sizes have become bigger over time. What we think is a ‘normal’ portion may actually be enough to feed 2 or 3 people, but thanks to large dinner plates and fast-food restaurants selling ‘super-sized’ meals we don’t realise. Working out what a single portion...

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Purition – Product Review & Discount Code!

By: | 173 Comments | On: August 7, 2013 | Category : Competitions, Discount Codes, Drink, Fat, Fibre, Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews

Purition Review

If you’re familiar with my blog then you’ll know that I’m a big fan of discovering new, healthy and ‘clean’ products. By this, I mean products that are as natural as they can be, with out any added ‘rubbish’ that we just don’t need!   Introducing Purition, the producers of 100% natural, low...

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Almond Snack Challenge!

By: | 5 Comments | On: July 4, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Almonds

I love almonds, and was delighted to hear that California Almonds have launched a ‘Snack Happy Challenge’ to get people to snack healthier by having 30g of almonds (about 23) a day, for 21 days - just use #snackhappy on twitter to join in! After 21 days if you’re feeling the benefits then why not carry...

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10 Healthy Diet Swaps you NEED to do!

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 6, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

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I was quoted in Women & Home Magazine (April 2013) talking about how to eat healthier through simple rules, tweaks and swaps that will boost your health quickly, easily and without a total life overhaul! So read on to see if any of these healthy tips can help with your diet! Mix...

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How to Choose a Healthy Yoghurt

By: | 31 Comments | On: June 2, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Sport, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

how to choose a healthy yoghurt

I love yoghurt, and I eat it at least once a day – no matter what the season! I get asked though a lot of questions about yoghurt (how to pick out the healthy pots from the less than healthy ones) and so I thought I’d try to help out!  ...

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Chia Seeds .. The Ultimate Running Food?!

By: | 11 Comments | On: May 10, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Sport, Well Being

Chia Seeds

So what’s the big deal about Chia Seeds I hear you ask! Well, I personally like to use chia seeds to add extra nutrients as well as texture to a recipe (check-out my over-night oats, summer green smoothie or chocolate chia pudding!), however the seeds were originally known as a ‘running food’. Chia means “strength” in the Aztec...

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What is PB2? Nutrition Facts & Recipe Ideas

By: | 19 Comments | On: April 28, 2013 | Category : Fat, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

PB2 Review

Do you love peanut butter? I discovered my love for peanut butter only a few months ago and have been hooked ever since. It’s not unusual for a jar to last me less than a week – which may be good for someone who’s trying to gain weight, but certainly is NOT...

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9bar – Product Review

By: | 20 Comments | On: April 19, 2013 | Category : Fat, Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking

9bar

I love discovering new *healthy* products and I discovered this one quite by accident. I found the 9bars lurking in the ‘free from’ section of the supermarket (not a section I normally browse) and was immediately drawn to the ‘mixed seed energy bars’ topped with carob.. once tried I was...

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