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Alpro Tops.. Liven up your Breakfast!

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 5, 2014 | Category : Food, Lifestyle, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Alpro Tops

The other week Alpro asked me to join in with their new campaign “Alpro Tops”, by coming up with 5 different topping ideas for their plant-based yoghurts; Simply Plain, Vanilla and Strawberry with Rhubarb. All three yoghurts are packed with soya goodness, which is great for reducing cholesterol levels, are...

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How to Beat Sugar Cravings!

By: | 25 Comments | On: April 22, 2014 | Category : Carbs, Lifestyle, Motivation, Nutrition, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

food cravings 2

Two of the most commonly asked questions that I get as a dietitian are… “How can I beat cravings for sugary/fattyfood?” and “How can I stop over-eating?”. Food cravings can happen for a number of reasons, and the key isn’t to rely on will power in order to beat them, but to...

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Slimmer’s Guide to Chocolate

By: | 3 Comments | On: April 2, 2014 | Category : Fat, Lifestyle, Motivation, Nutrition, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Chocolate hearts

If you’re watching your weight (or health!) and feel under-pressure at occasions such as Christmas, Easter, Birthdays, Mother’s Day etc. where you are deemed ‘not normal’ if you don’t join in and indulge in your body weight of chocolate then read on for my top tips on how to cope..  ...

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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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Sedona RawFood Dehydrator Review

By: | 235 Comments | On: March 1, 2014 | Category : Competitions, Kitchen, Nutrition, Reviews, Snacking

Dehydrated Fruit

The other week I was asked if I wanted to review the Tribest Sedona Dehydrator AND give one of them away! I of course jumped at the chance and immediately ordered The Dehydrator Bible for some ‘raw food’ inspiration! If you’ve never heard of a dehydrator before, they look like a...

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Breakfast, Snack & Dessert Toppings for Greek Yoghurt

By: | 9 Comments | On: February 20, 2014 | Category : Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Healthy Yoghurt Toppings!

Greek yoghurt is what I call a ‘superfood’ – not only is it high in protein, but it’s packed with calcium for healthy teeth and bones. A lot of people don’t like ‘plain’ Greek yoghurt which is why I’ve teamed up with Total Greek to come up with my favourite...

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Quest Protein Bar Review

By: | 29 Comments | On: February 2, 2014 | Category : Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking

Quest Bar Review

Before I get into my Quest Protein Bar Review (which are amazing btw), let me try to put protein bars into context.. What you put into your bodies you get out, whether that be in terms of strength and performance, health or even looks. An intensive training regime will get...

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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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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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Healthy Ice-Cream .. My Yonanas Review!

By: | 240 Comments | On: June 7, 2013 | Category : Competitions, Kitchen, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

Yonanas Summer Berries

Would you believe me if I said that this delicious bowl of ice-cream is fat-free, has no added sugar, preservatives or colourings, is dairy-free and is actually GOOD for you?! That’s because it’s 100% frozen fruit. Fruit is low calorie, high in fibre and packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals...

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