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Healthy Christmas Stocking Fillers

By: | 3 Comments | On: November 15, 2016 | Category : Drink, Food, Kitchen, Lifestyle, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Well Being

Healthy Christmas Gift Guide

With December just around the corner here are my top 5 ‘healthy stocking fillers’, all of which are under £25. I personally own all of the products listed below and they have either been bought for me or I have bought them for myself – so you know that I...

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How to Save Money on your Food Shop

By: | 2 Comments | On: September 4, 2016 | Category : Lifestyle, Shopping Tips

When to Splash to Cash

Following on from last week’s blog post all about “How to Navigate your Supermarket”, here’s another article that I wrote for Superfood Magazine all about ‘when to splash the cash’ and save money in the supermarket; answering the aged-old question of ‘when should you spend more on food’: Should you buy organic?...

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Riverford Recipe Box Review – How Much Meat

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 16, 2016 | Category : Food, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Well Being

Riverford Review

The other week Riverford asked me to get involved in their “Drop a Day” and “How much Meat” campaign which involves ‘dropping a day of meat or stretching it further’ and instead eating more a plant-based diet.   In case you haven’t heard of Riverford before, they deliver organic vegetable,...

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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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A Healthy Wholegrain Christmas

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 13, 2015 | Category : Carbs, Fibre, Nutrition, Shopping Tips

No Bake Carrot Cake Bites

Merry Christmas! With only 12 sleeps until Christmas, I wanted to share some more healthy festive tips with you.. and this time it’s how to achieve a healthier more ‘wholegrain’ Christmas!   Together with Wholegrain Goodness, here are three tips on how you can add more fibre and wholegrain goodness...

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How to really Read a Food Label!

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 6, 2015 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Well Being

How to read a food label

One of the most frequent questions that I get asked as a dietitian is “how can you tell if a (packaged food) product is healthy”, and so in the blog post I’m going to tell you how!   I’ve used one of my favourite fresh soup brands (Glorious! soup) in the...

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Healthy Snacking whilst Shopping!

By: | 1 Comment | On: May 6, 2015 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking


You’re out shopping.. and now you’re hungry.. but what healthy snacks can you buy to munch on?!   I always carry a bottle of water with me when I’m shopping (or buy one at the first place I go to!) but when it comes to snacks, more often than not,...

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Top 10 Kitchen Cupboard Essentials

By: | 4 Comments | On: November 7, 2014 | Category : Lifestyle, Shopping Tips, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Ultimate store cupboard

What are your top 10 kitchen cupboard staples?! That’s what the #UltimateStoreCupboard are asking in a quest to find the nation’s top 10 products! The 10 foods that I’ve listed below are nearly always in my cupboards and can be used in a variety of different dishes. I do a mixture...

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My Healthy Kitchen Gadget Essentials

By: | 13 Comments | On: August 24, 2014 | Category : Kitchen, Lifestyle, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Kitchen Essentials

One of the top questions that I get asked is “what kitchen gadgets/appliances do you recommend” (as well as what are my top supermarket staples!), and so here is my answer! You can either scroll down to the end of this blog post for a video or carry on reading...

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Healthy Supermarket Shopping Tips!

By: | 3 Comments | On: May 11, 2014 | Category : Lifestyle, Nutrition, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Weight Loss, Well Being

Healthy shopping tips

Love it or hate it the ‘big’ food shop has to be done, and whether you do it weekly or monthly I’ve put together some helpful hints that can save both lb’s on the scales as well as £’s at the till (sorry to all you non-UK readers for that...

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