Happy Hormones Kiwi Smoothie

I’m a massive advocate of protein being included with every meal, and a well-balanced protein smoothie is a great way to “break fast” for the first meal of the day. Protein plays a large role in keeping our blood sugar balanced and decreasing inflammation. Getting enough protein evenly dispersed throughout the day is an important foundation of good health and …

Mediterranean Fish Stew

It’s a shame people can’t immediately taste this fish dish because honestly it tastes way better than it looks. It’s really, really good Mum. You can make that again loads. One of my all time favourite soups, definitely! Teenager review Thanks to my eldest son and his honest summary of my version of Fish Stew, this dish has become a …

3 Weight Loss Myth Busters

How to Lose Weight – Debunking 3 Weight Loss Myths

When it comes to how to lose weight, all sorts of fads and fictions exist promising the holy grail of a perfect body that everyone can achieve. Perfect in whose eyes one could ask, but that’s another story! If you flick through any women’s magazine, you’re guaranteed to see several advertisements promising weight loss. They might recommend you follow say …

Chocolate Berry Tartlets | The Healthy Way

Healthy eating does not have to mean avoiding chocolate – because what’s the fun in that! Yes, these tartlets have chocolate as one of the key ingredients along with the fabulous all-rounder coconut oil, one of my favourite healthy fats to include in desserts of any kind. Because if healthy eating required giving up chocolate, I would have given up …

Gluten-Free Almond and Zucchini Bread (fondly referred to as A-Z Bread)

Don’t you just love sweet, random moments that can have rippling effects in the most surprising directions? That can prompt one of our all-time favourite gluten-free breads to finally receive a blog posting? Yes? Well, this one is thanks to Mike. We met Mike, a young English Doctor based in Leeds,  by chance last week on a train heading from …

Fudgy flourless chocolate torte

This is torte, but not as you know it, and you and this little beauty may want to be left alone for a while once you’ve taken your first bite! To share or not to share is the question on the lips of those who’ve already been seduced by this ridiculously moreish treat. Deceptively simple to rustle up, this chocolaty, …