I'm a fan of never giving up the things I love in the pursuit of losing weight or body fat. The thought of eating chicken breasts, brown rice and broccoli alone makes me want to barf! I also believe it is totally unnecessary to eat like you hate life just to look a certain way. … Continue reading Healthy Fish Supper
Do you ever feel like there just isn’t enough time to get things done? Like you just do not have time to exercise or home cook a delicious meal on top of everything else you have to get done? No? Well then this blog post isn’t for you. But if you want to find out … Continue reading How the 15-minute day will transform you into the most productive you
I love curries, Thai or Indian, because of the bold flavour profile of sweet, sour, salty, spicy and even creamy. I also love that the flavour predominantly comes from the array of fresh spices used. And what's so great about spices? Well...they're healthy. There is no need for all the bells and whistles used to trick … Continue reading Healthy Authentic Red Thai Curry
If you think your reduced calorie cheese is going to help you lose weight, or an "all natural" label means it's the healthy option, think again. Food labels are full of information, some words you may not even understand, but it is important that you know what to look for to prevent yourself from falling into the … Continue reading How to read food labels to support your health and weight loss goals
I am so glad I came across this TED talk by Sandra Aamodt, neuroscientist. Everything she says is what I wholeheartedly believe in. Mindfulness is the best way to approach eating. https://www.ted.com/talks/sandra_aamodt_why_dieting_doesn_t_usually_work Some points that stood out for me (amongst many) are the following: There are two groups of eaters: 1) Intuitive eaters who eat … Continue reading The BEST TED Talk I have EVER watched: Why diets don’t work
Cooking to be healthy does not need to be a bland exercise. It also does not need to be exceedingly challenging, or something that puts you off altogether. I remember the days of dieting and having protein shakes for dinner and that, in my opinion, is cruelty to one's self. Food is gorgeous, colourful, tasty … Continue reading Lemon Harissa Chicken Tray Bake
I have a sweet tooth and I will never, no matter what anyone says, stop eating chocolate! Lately I have been totally obsessed with the latest Lindt Creation range, particularly this one, but this just cannot continue at the rate it has been! I usually always have Lindt 85% cocoa on hand and have at … Continue reading Date, Cacao & Coconut Balls
A tasty, wholesome and healthier version of the favourite chili con carne
This is one of my favourite ways to jazz up a tin of tuna, and it's truly delectable.
When I was 20 yeas old I signed up for Weight Watchers, now I am not sure how Weight Watchers has evolved since 2006 but what I do know is this; I had 20 points for the day and various different foods were allotted a selected amount of points. For the most part it made … Continue reading Calories, macros and micros; what and how much are we eating?