All posts in Weight Maintenance

Getting Fit with SPOGO

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 8, 2014 | Category : Competitions, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being


  We’re constantly hearing about the growing levels of obesity and diabetes, so we know that we should be making an effort to get healthier and do more exercise. And, with all the excitement of the Olympics still fresh in our mind, there has never been a better time to...

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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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5 Steps to a Healthier Diet (skip the FAD DIETS!!)

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 27, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

5 steps to a healthier diet

If you’re in need of some quick and simple healthy diet tips then this blog post is for you. I want you to STOP those thoughts about ‘fad diet’ RIGHT NOW and instead start by tweaking your diet for good! Step 1) Be your own ‘DIET DETECTIVE’ & find out...

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Walden Farms Calorie Free Syrup Review

By: | 18 Comments | On: December 12, 2013 | Category : Food, Lifestyle, Reviews, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

Walden Farms

The other month, Predator Nutrition opened their flagship store at The Light in Leeds and I couldn’t wait to see what ‘goodies’ they had! From Quest Bars (LOVE them.. check out my review HERE!) to Brazil Nut Butter, they have it.. America eat your heart out (they always have the best...

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Top 5 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

By: | 4 Comments | On: December 2, 2013 | Category : Beauty, Lifestyle, Motivation, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Healthy Lifestyle

Before you embark on ANY diet or lifestyle plan/changes it is ESSENTIAL to get the basics right first! I’ve outlined 5 of the most important factors for a healthy lifestyle in the video below, which will leave you feeling more energised, healthy and most of all happy in the knowledge...

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Are YOU telling Foodie Fibs?

By: | 4 Comments | On: December 1, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being


Do you tell yourself foodie fibs to justify things?! If you’re trying to lose weight, or stick to a healthy lifestyle then check out my top five foodie fibs below!   “I’m eating out & having a big lunch.. so I won’t eat much after this!” Making (unrealistic) promises about...

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Healthy Food Shopping List

By: | 43 Comments | On: October 14, 2013 | Category : Food, Kitchen, Lifestyle, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Shopping Basket

A few weeks ago I blogged my ‘Healthy Kitchen Gadget Essentials’ and I promised to post a highly requested blog on my ‘healthy food shop/grocery essentials’ .. so here it is!   My food shop varies week to week, depending on what I’m planning to cook/recipe develop, but these are...

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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 Healthy Body Fat Percentage?

By: | 14 Comments | On: September 21, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance


In the quest to achieve an ‘ideal body weight’ (is there really one?!), our body composition can often get forgotten about. To put this in to perspective.. would you rather be 50% fat or 50% muscle? Muscle is denser than fat meaning that it takes up less space. This means...

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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


“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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