Healthy Travel Snack Ideas

18 Healthy Travel Snack Ideas

18 Healthy Travel Snack Ideas When it comes to travelling, healthy eating is often one of the first things that tends to get thrown out the window. Although I am all for indulgence (Hello, wine and chocolate!) I still think it is important, and possible, to eat well while you are on the road. Whether…

Calorie Counting

Is Calorie Counting Necessary?

Is Calorie Counting Necessary? Calorie counting is a hot topic in the world of nutrition, but is calorie counting truly necessary? Although the camp surely divides on this topic I think the answer is quite simple. The funny thing about calorie counting is that most people a) don’t know what calories are, and b) don’t…

All About Probiotics

All About Probiotics

All About Probiotics Turn on the news or open the latest newspaper and you will see the term probiotic popping up everywhere. Until 5 or 10 years ago, you rarely heard the term probiotic, let alone microbiome,  but today it is commonly used in everything from television ads to food packaging. But do you even…

14 Health Foods That Aren't Healthy

14 Health Foods that aren’t Healthy

14 Health Foods that aren’t Healthy Eating well involves one simple thing; eating real food, it’s actually that simple. The issue is that everyone has a different definition of what ‘real food’ is. To me, real food is something with one ingredient, not something made of ingredients, and the more you focus on cooking with one…

Spring Produce Guide

Spring Produce Guide

Spring Produce Guide Not only does spring bring the sunshine and warmer weather, but it is the start of a new season of fresh and local produce. Eating seasonally is not only a great way to discover what your area has to offer, but a great way to help save your wallet as well! So…

A Guide to Sea Salt

A Guide To Sea Salt

A Guide To Sea Salt Salt is a topic of nutrition controversy and has been blamed for many health concerns from heart disease to high blood pressure. In fact, salt is one of the most common questions people ask me about, and with good reason, it can be very confusing. With so many brands of…

How to Practice Mindful Eating

How To Practice Mindful Eating

How To Practice Mindful Eating In the world of food, what we eat is huge topic of conversation. This is healthy, that is unhealthy, don’t eat that, eat this – there is a lot of information out there and among that information, there is also a lot of contradictory information. However, when it comes to…

how to avoid getting hangry

How to Avoid Getting Hangry

How to Avoid Getting Hangry ‘Hangry’ is the (unofficial) technical term for being so hungry that you are angry. In fact, most of us have experienced it, perhaps we just didn’t realize what it was called. It is that moment in time when you become cranky, moody, irritable, or when you are about to have a massive…

the best natural sweeteners

The Best Natural Sweeteners

The Best Natural Sweeteners At this point, it is common knowledge that added sugars are bad for our health. Sugars, found in everything from baked goods to granola bars and marinades, are not only adding pounds to our backsides but stealing our vitality. Sweet treats should most certainly be consumed in moderation and treated as…

5 Healthy Habits I do Daily

5 Healthy Habits I do Daily

5 Healthy Habits I do Daily Creating a healthy diet is about more than just opting for broccoli over pizza, it’s about creating healthy habits that fit your lifestyle that you can keep for the long term. This is something I talk about a lot with clients or in my workshops because it is truly the…

how to boil perfect eggs

How To Boil Perfect Eggs

How To Boil Perfect Eggs Boiling eggs might seem like the simplest kitchen skill, but unless you know exactly how to cook them you’ve likely experienced the unpleasantness of a poorly boiled egg. When overcooked, boiled eggs take on that dark green colour around the yolk and that somewhat sulphuric taste which is not pleasant…

natural ways to beat bloating

Natural Ways to Beat Bloating

Natural Ways to Beat Bloating Bloating one of the most common questions people come to me with, and truth be told it is something that I used to deal with myself. Whether it is a distended tummy, feeling puffy, or simply a little too gassy, being bloated is not a comfortable feeling for anyone. Although there…

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Cauliflower Rice Cauliflower rice is a fun twist on traditional rice and a great option for those looking to add more veggies to their diet or seeking low-carb options. It is really quick and easy to prepare, so here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to make cauliflower rice. Cauliflower rice…