Rainbow Salad Jars

Rainbow Salad Jars

A simple, creative & healthy summer option As the summer weather brings us outside, we have plenty of chances to barbecue, go on picnics and enjoy fun days out. This often means pre-prepared foods, meat and bread which sometimes can be a little light on fresh...

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Courgetti Pesto

Courgetti Pesto

It’s so easy This is a simple meal you can knock up in 10 minutes which makes it an easy week night dinner. It’s supremely healthy and very easy on your digestive system. The pesto is great as a sauce to jazz up any veg or veg noodles. You can add grated parmesan over...

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9 Gut-Friendly Foods You Must Have In Your Diet

9 Gut-Friendly Foods You Must Have In Your Diet

Must is a strong word, but no kidding, there’s a very good reason for this. I’m going to share with you 9 nurturing foods that can really help your digestive health. These foods: provide the variety of protein, vitamins and minerals your gut requires to work...

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Do These 5 Things Stop You Making Changes To Help Your IBS?

Do These 5 Things Stop You Making Changes To Help Your IBS?

If I said to you right now “Hey (insert your name), I can show you 5 ways to make a difference to your IBS symptoms” would you sit up and take notice?Yes, of course, you would.You’ll be even more surprised that not one of them is a food change.I see time and time,...

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How To Use Bone Broth To Heal Your Gut

How To Use Bone Broth To Heal Your Gut

Bone broth is a hugely valuable tool in your digestive-healing toolbox. Seriously, huge. Let’s start with some benefits: Promotes healthy digestion by healing & sealing your (leaky) gut Reduces joint pain & inflammation Promotes strong & healthy bones...

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread

A delicious snack to manage blood sugar, support stress hormones & aid digestion. It has a moist texture due to the bananas and coconut oil, like a brownie.  You can add more flour if you prefer a more cake-like texture. Free-From Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Refined...

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Rainbow Veg & Bacon Muffins

Rainbow Veg & Bacon Muffins

Filling comfort food muffins; perfect for a hurried breakfast or lunchboxes.  Take to work or school straight from the freezer. These are very robust and very portable and are fabulous hot and cold. Free-From Gluten-free, Nut-free, Dairy-free option. Low FODMAP...

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65 Quick Healthy Lunch Ideas For Home Workers

65 Quick Healthy Lunch Ideas For Home Workers

Do you struggle with ideas for lunches? Do you refuse to spend too much time making lunch? Do you want to avoid the bloat that comes after a sandwich lunch? How this blog happened I got a new phone.  And I got ridiculously excited that I could create photo albums. So...

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Omega 3 Rich Mackerel Pate

Omega 3 Rich Mackerel Pate

Mackerel is an oily fish rich in anti-inflammatory omega 3 fats.  It is a nutrient-dense, highly-digestible protein making it a great choice if you have digestive issues. As well as helping keep your digestive system lubricated, the anti-inflammatory actions are also...

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How To Avoid Getting Sick Eating In Vietnam

How To Avoid Getting Sick Eating In Vietnam

First of all, there is no magic right or wrong advice to staying well and avoiding getting sick eating in Vietnam. However, if you take multiple, sensible precautions then you greatly reduce that risk. Win, win. A nutritional therapist’s dream So let me start with...

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How To Eat Gluten & Dairy Free In Vietnam

How To Eat Gluten & Dairy Free In Vietnam

Is it possible to eat gluten and dairy-free in Vietnam?  I have to admit, that was my first thought on planning a trip to South East Asia. I can honestly say, taking my husband and two teenage boys to Vietnam this summer was the best, most inspired holiday choice I’ve...

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Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream

Yep, I know. This banana ‘ice cream’ recipe has been doing the rounds for a while now. But what happens if you don’t like the overwhelming banana flavour (that some people find)? Or simply get bored of the same flavour?   You’re in luck. I’ve played around with...

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5 Easy Pancake Mixes For A Happy Digestion

5 Easy Pancake Mixes For A Happy Digestion

Think you can’t eat pancakes when you have digestive problems?  Think again. With traditional pancakes, the combination of gluten, dairy & refined sugar can lead to a tornado of digestive upset.  However, you can replace those ingredients with nutrient-rich,...

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Make Healthy Eating Easy With These 4 Kitchen Appliances

Make Healthy Eating Easy With These 4 Kitchen Appliances

Do you want to know how to make healthy eating easier? Are you confused by the array of gadgets available? As a nutritionist, I am often asked by my busy clients how healthy eating can be made easier. Healthy eating need not be an uphill task. With a little planning...

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Nutty Choc Oat Bars

Nutty Choc Oat Bars

An easy to make, protein-rich nutty treat with a chocolate fix! Many people shy away from nuts as calorie-laden but not all calories are equal – nuts are a marvellous source of essential nutrients. These should be an occasional treat (rather than a daily staple!), as...

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Paradise Squares

Paradise Squares

Delicious chocolatey treats that feel so naughty, yet are packed with wholesome and satisfying ingredients. What’s not to love? Nurturing food Sometimes, another green smoothie or vegetable-heavy stir fry is just not ticking the munchies box and we yearn for a naughty...

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12 Reasons To Eat Organic

12 Reasons To Eat Organic

I just love my weekly organic box delivery scheme. I am unashamedly a food geek (goes with the territory of being a nutritionist) and get really rather excited about good quality, delicious-tasting food. The delights in my box keep me adventurous in the kitchen, as I...

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Roasted Squash, Sweet Potato & Ginger Soup

Roasted Squash, Sweet Potato & Ginger Soup

A warming anti-inflammatory, digestion-friendly soup with a sweet, intense flavour bought out by the roasting of the vegetables and the warmth of the ginger. Nurturing food With the winter season upon us, we share with each other more than just good wishes – often...

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Mincemeat Flapjacks

Mincemeat Flapjacks

A tasty, tummy-friendly and healthier alternative to mince pies. The pastry, butter, refined sugar (and lots of additives if eating shop-bought) in mince pies can often lead to an upset digestive system. This recipe is made with a jar of good quality mincemeat (good...

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