Routines

When our routines get disrupted and our time isn’t structured, it can be extra challenging to maintain the healthy habits we’ve developed. Understanding the power of routines – and making the most of them when schedules are out of sorts – can help us stay focused. Thinking about what you typically do as part ofContinue reading “Routines”

To Toss…. Or Not To Toss??

So are you a tosser??? ( pancakes of course) Can you include pancakes and still lose weight/eat healthily? Of course the answer has got to be yes!! However if you’re thinking of having 6 -10 pancakes, then maybe a rethink is needed. There a few important things to keep in mind, why do I wantContinue reading “To Toss…. Or Not To Toss??”

Ripple Effect…

Spend a few minutes considering what are your favourite family friendly meals… How did you discover them, are they passed down from your relatives, or are they from a tried and trusted cookbook? Have you tweaked the recipes slightly to suit everyone’s taste? I know I do all the time! There are so many healthyContinue reading “Ripple Effect…”

Will 2022 be the year for the New You??

Many of us have been on a personal weight loss battle for as long as we can remember, at school many of us hated P.E simply because of the showers and shorts!! We have tried virtually every diet, homemade and faddy and have been successful in varying degrees depending on the desire at the timeContinue reading “Will 2022 be the year for the New You??”

The Best Present………

As Christmas is fast approaching and we are asking our nearest and dearest exactly what they would like for Christmas…. Who asks you? If you had to choose a gift for yourself (money no object!) Is there something you would choose above anything else? Often gifts are bought and exchanged with little thought, just aContinue reading “The Best Present………”

Snack Attack!!!

It’s said by so many people who are trying to lose weight, that often it’s not their meals that cause problems, it’s the extra’s in-between! Most of which can be high calorie, high fat and high sugar which can then set up the craving to have even more. Which then usually leaves you feeling guilty,Continue reading “Snack Attack!!!”

Up in smoke???

As its Bonfire Night this week its seems appropriate to think about some of the traditional/popular foods that you are likely to be tempted with that could possibly cause an explosion! What foods are we likely to eat/drink at a Bonfire Party? Sausages – be honest the only time they will be the a lowContinue reading “Up in smoke???”

Soup,Stews and Casseroles

You can flask it, you can slurp it, You can have it cold or hot It can hit the spot, it can stop the rot And stop you losing the plot You can blitz it, you can blend it You can have it with chunky lumps You can spoon it, you can drink it AndContinue reading “Soup,Stews and Casseroles”

Changing Seasons…

As the Season’s change its important to consider how the food we eat also need to change….. When you think of beautiful long, hot summer days a chilled glass and a salad sounds very appealing. If that’s also what you eat in the winter somehow it doesn’t have the same appeal. The same for aContinue reading “Changing Seasons…”

Hell’s Kitchen???

Changing lifestyles mean that we are spending more and more time in our kitchen. They are becoming the new center of our houses. Especially true during the pandemic. The constant presence of food can challenge our self control. It’s all too easy to mindlessly grab a biscuit or pour another glass of wine as weContinue reading “Hell’s Kitchen???”