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???”

PICNIC’S

Because our summers are so unpredictable sometimes just eating and doing things we associate with the summer can bring the season to life. The beauty of healthy eating is that there is nothing that we can’t but there are always going to be some healthier choices we could make. So this weekend you are goingContinue reading “PICNIC’S”

H2O

According to the NHS Eatwell Guide we should be drinking 6-8 glasses/cups of fluid at least a day, and you need even more than that when the weather turns hot, you drink more alcohol than normal or you indulge in exercise. Water is not THE life source without good reason. Staying hydrated is essential forContinue reading “H2O”

Sick of being a Yo-Yo Dieter??

For many of us our whole life has been a constant battle with food and our association with it. We have eaten unwisely, hated how we’ve looked and felt, our self esteem and confidence is on the floor, our clothes don’t fit, struggling to walk, feeling miserable and ashamed. I need to get a grip!!!Continue reading “Sick of being a Yo-Yo Dieter??”

BBQ’S

Today we’re going to have a virtual BBQ and you’re coming to my house Welcome to my BBQ.  Its 3 pm – You have just arrived, unfortunately I’m a little late getting organised and just setting up the BBQ when you arrive. No problem, what do you want to drink?   Its 4 pm – EveryoneContinue reading “BBQ’S”

Recipe for Success….

Let’s think about getting back to basics. We are going to look at what actually is the recipe is to success! You will need a vivid imagination… I want you to imagine that I am stood in front of you with my apron on, an empty bowl and a wooden spoon and we’re going toContinue reading “Recipe for Success….”

Herbs and Spices

It’s very easy to become bored and stale with the meals we are eating, but something as simple as changing to different herbs and spices in your cooking can really make a huge difference, with no added calories!! If you regularly cook with herbs and spices you’ll already have discovered the value of creating andContinue reading “Herbs and Spices”

How do you eat yours????

So how DO you eat yours? Standing up, Over the sink, Watching TV, On your own, On the kitchen table, In the car, On the bus, On the train, On the plane, Quickly, Or do you prefer to take your time and really enjoy it! What am I talking about? – Snacking!! I lost someContinue reading “How do you eat yours????”