Well, it's officially cold! Everywhere you look, there's umbrellas, scarves, pumpkin spiced everything and a definite outbreak of the sniffles. It's that time of year where everyone settles in and makes the most of being warm and cosy at home - and it's also the time that everyone digs out their slow cookers and starts … Continue reading Spiced Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup
Since coming up with this recipe whilst cooking on a beautiful fitness retreat in the Tuscan Hills, I've been refining it and perfecting it for the menus of my private meal prep clients. I'm finally happy with it. It's so versatile - I originally served this with meatballs, almost like a big serving of hummus … Continue reading Pea Pesto Recipe
First thing's first - happy October! Isn't it weird how a couple of weeks ago we were basking in the last of the September sunshine and now its scarf, coat and boot season! With my personal chef work really kicking off over the last month, I've had lots of opportunities to explore new recipes and … Continue reading Fighting Fit Chicken Curry
To some people, weighing your food can be seen as totally obsessive and OTT. To others, it’s an important way to track food and get results. After many years working with people to help them reach their weight loss goals, I've seen various positives and negatives that come from tracking your food carefully. I wanted … Continue reading HEALTHY EATING – Is weighing your food healthy or obsessive?
When you absolutely feel like it! Now don't get me wrong, I wouldn't advise eating a big creamy pudding every night after dinner if you're looking to be healthier, and feel great but I do think it's REALLY important to enjoy a little of what you love when you really fancy it. There's no need … Continue reading When is dessert good for you?