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Frozen Yoghurt Ice Lollies

Posted on: 19th June 2015

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My kids always want a quick snack when they get home from school, and as the weather is getting hotter, I thought what better treat than homemade ice lollies made from fresh fruit and yoghurt?  These lollies have no added sugar (only the natural sugar from the fruit and the natural yoghurt), and contain beneficial ...
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Superfoods or Super-hoax?

Posted on: 19th May 2015

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When you hear the word ‘superfood’, foods like blueberries, goji berries and pomegranate may spring to mind. Various health claims exist around these so-called superfoods in the media, for example that acai berries have anti-ageing properties, or garlic lowers blood pressure. So what is a ‘superfood’ I hear you ask? Interestingly the term ‘superfood’ has ...
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Musings of a Sports Nutritionist

Posted on: 13th March 2015

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Firstly, I need to apologise for not posting in a while… My reason for this is that I’ve been studying hard for a course. I am doing a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Sports Nutrition at St Mary’s University, and I’m almost finished! Hurrah! I am considering taking this further and completing it as a Masters ...
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New Year, New You?

Posted on: 3rd January 2015

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Now that the Christmas indulgence is over, and you’ve seen in the New Year, you may be thinking of shaping up – losing weight and getting fitter. May I encourage you to think of the ‘New You’ as a longer term work in progress? New Years Resolutions rarely last, and can end up leaving you frustrated ...
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Homemade crisps

Posted on: 9th December 2014

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It’s no mystery that Brits love their crisps… but have you own tried making your own crisps from fruits and vegetables? If you love the crunchiness of crisps, but not the unhealthy factor, these are certainly worth a try. They’re very easy to make – simply slice your choice of fruit / veg thinly, put them on a baking tray ...
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