Healthy Soup Bowls

As the autumn weather starts to get colder thoughts turn to comforting warm bowls of homemade soup (well in our house they do!).  However, soup is, well soup, however tasty it is, so I thought I would try and improve on a bowl of Soup by adding toppings (this does only work for thicker soup).  […]

Storecupboard Tomato Soup

Following on from my post about storecupboard ingredients here is a quick and simple recipe for Tomato soup.  The addition of Courgette makes the soup creamy without having to add any dairy products.  Serve with your favourite bread or a follow with a salad topped with beans for added protein and avocado for healthy fats. […]

Storecupboard Staples

I’m lost without my storecupboard.  I cook from scratch the majority of the time and without a stock of storecupboard basics this would prove to be far more challenging than it actually is.  By keeping a stock of basic items I can whip a meal in a short time and don’t have to worry about […]

Salmon Fishcakes

Personally I’m not that keen on Salmon on its own and neither is my husband, so as I often do I make it into something else – in this case fishcakes.  These fishcakes are easy to make and cook and can be served with a multitude of different things.  We tend to have new potatoes, […]

The Problem with diets

Have you ever gone a diet?  I don’t suppose there are many of us who haven’t wanted to lose at least a few pounds over the years – even if it is to fit into a favourite pair of jeans or an outfit for a special occasion. Diets are big business now.  Everywhere you look […]

Cauliflower ‘Burgers’

These vegetarian burgers are a delicious and simple way to increase the amount of veg you are including in your diet.  Made from Cauliflower and Broccoli, which are a great source of antioxidants and support our liver in it’s work to remove toxins from our body these can be easily frozen for those days when […]

Apricot, Cashew & Coconut Balls

These 3 ingredient Apricot, Cashew & Coconut bliss balls are simple to make and taste great.  Apricots are an excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of pro-vitamin A carotenoids), and a good source of vitamin C, copper, dietary fibre, and potassium, Cashews give a dash of protein and good fats, whilst the Coconut adds […]

Why Nutritional Therapy?

Why should you consult with a Nutritional Therapist?         Chances are you own and drive a car.  Do you know how the engine works?  Most people probably have a basic idea of the mechanics involved, know how to top up the water, fuel and oil when needed, but what happens if you run […]

Ssssh – How to deal with constipation

5 tips to ease constipation When was the last time you had a conversation about how often you poo?  It’s not a subject that tends to crop up too often, unless you have a real problem and even then it’s a whispered conversation with our closest friends.  Let’s face it we have to go to […]