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5 Snacks to Beat the Blues

5 Snacks to Beat the Blues  

You know those days when you want to throw in the towel. I had one of those days for a whole week not long ago. I got to the end of each day and felt drained, frustrated and defeated. When feeling that way, not only did I avoid thinking about ‘healthy eating’ but I was actively seeking out food (and […]

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Salmon and Couscous

Salmon and Couscous

Salmon has some impressive health benefits. It is rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, a great source of protein, contains high levels of B Vitamins, may reduce the risk of heart disease, can help fight inflammation and protects brain health. Just to add to the list of already impressive benefits, it is also delicious and versatile. […]

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Chocolate and Passionfruit Parfait

Chocolate and Passionfruit Parfait Ingredients (serves 4) 4 passionfruits 80g dark chocolate (16 squares), melted 100g hazelnuts, crushed 400g plain Greek or natural yoghurt Method Melt the dark chocolate until smooth and runny. Pour chocolate into a snap lock bag and seal. Cut a small hole in one corner of the bag. Gently pipe the […]

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Avocado, Pear and Haloumi Salad

Avocado, Pear and Haloumi Salad Ingredients (serves 4) 4 cups baby spinach ¼ spanish onion, thinly sliced 1 avocado, thinly sliced 1 pear, quartered and thinly sliced 2 tbsp. almond slivers ½ pomegranate – seeds only (optional) 320g Haloumi, sliced into ½ cm thick pieces 1 lemon, juiced ¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, finely […]

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Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and Mushrooms Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 large chicken breasts (300g each), cut in half lengthways so you have 4, 1-2 cm thick fillets 250g mushrooms, thinly sliced ¼ cup cream ½ cup chicken stock 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 2 cups green beans, ends removed 2 cups sugar snap peas […]

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5 Low Carb Sweet Treats

Sometimes there is just no way around the sweet cravings. I’m more than willing to admit that at the end of a long day when I settle in for an episode or two of the latest Netflix addiction (we’re loving Broadchurch), there is nothing I want more than to polish off a block of chocolate. […]

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6 Low FODMAP Snack Ideas 

So, you finally drag yourself to see your doctor or local dietitian because you’re tired and fed up with always feeling: bloated, gassy, nauseous and just outright ‘blah’. Chances are your doctor or dietitian has recommended trialling a low FODMAP diet – one of the only scientifically approved diets for the symptom management of ‘Irritable […]

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Oaty Weet-Bix Slice

I used to have weet-bix slice in my lunch box when I was a kid! Gosh it was delicious! There’s nothing quite like homemade slice! There is nothing wrong with a small piece of slice, every now and then, but due to it’s high energy density (mostly from lots of sugar and butter) and low amounts […]

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