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Pumpkin and Chickpea Stew

2019-10-15T20:52:03+01:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

This delicious pumpkin dish is a massive hit with all the family... it serves 6 so you have plenty of leftovers for lunch. Admittedly the children pick the herby bits out but as I keep telling them that's what creates the AMAZING flavours! They [...]

Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

2019-07-17T09:49:01+01:00June 8th, 2019|

It’s a hard life – slurping from a personalised water bottle and trying to decide whether to sit on a swinging seat or a bean bag. I’d love to see inside those fridges because you don’t see them eat much do you? Their bodies [...]

Keeping sane when coping with fussy eating

2019-05-16T19:37:30+01:00May 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Writing a post about fussy eating when you have a fussy eater yourself is both therapeutic and painful in equal measure, especially when you're a dietitian. It's an emotive subject and I don't joke when I say part of it is our own coping strategy [...]

Fibre is the F word my children should be talking about!

2019-05-16T19:28:47+01:00May 16th, 2019|Tags: , |

With sugar continually making the headlines, fibre doesn't get a look in. And yet this is really what we should be focusing on. The good news is we can put a positive spin on it because it's all about what to eat more of. How [...]

IBS – When gut health doesn’t seem quite so trendy

2019-04-30T15:10:22+01:00April 30th, 2019|

We are nearing the end of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month this April – a condition that precedes all the recent interest in gut health. It is good to see IBS getting the recognition it deserves as a complex disorder with a spectrum of [...]

Eggs – are they all they’re cracked up to be?

2019-04-17T16:25:29+01:00April 17th, 2019|

Love the ingredient check list for an egg shown here, if only to highlight that the most ‘natural’ foods have an array of chemical compounds they contain. Long, complex names aren’t synonymous with foods that are bad for us and whilst as consumers we are [...]