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Toddler Feeding; Bedtime snacks and calorie needs (Mother and Baby Magazine)

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Toddler feeding advice is hard to dish out (see what I did there?!) as all children are different, but I offered my best advice to Mother & Baby Magazine when three Mums asked for help.   What works for one child won’t be relevant to another, and as a Mum you may have your own […]

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How to Master Healthy Shopping at the Supermarket

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You know the scenario – screaming baby, bored toddler, nagging kids wanting to buy treats, those BOGOF deals for the processed snack bars you know aren’t great but it’s a great deal and, they’ll be perfect for those car journeys when everyone is hungry. Today I’m going to show you how to master healthy shopping […]

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Lemon, Matcha & Coconut Energy Balls

coconut energy balls

These lemon, matcha and coconut energy balls are great when you need a lift, a little snack, or fancy something sweet without resorting to junk food.   We all love a sweet treat once in a while, and these bliss balls will satisfy your cravings without the guilt.   This recipe uses lots of store […]

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How to Find Healthy Disney Food

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Think of Euro Disney food choices and what comes to mind is American inspired fast food and candy floss. So today’s blog is to prove that you can eat healthily anywhere, including Disneyland!   With a family trip to Euro Disney in Paris planned last autumn I wasn’t worried about what food would be available, […]

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Vegan Sausage Patties

vegan sausage patties

Following a vegan diet, taking part in ‘Veganuary’ or just cutting down on meat but missing sausages and burgers? These vegan sausage patties are easy to make and child friendly too!   I’m not a vegan but I do appreciate the nutritional benefits of getting a varied diet and that includes meat alternatives occasionally instead […]

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Reasons For Comfort Eating

comfort eating

There are many reasons for over eating, the most common being genuine hunger, cravings, and comfort eating. This video will give you some tips on how to stop comfort eating.   Feeling genuinely hungry usually involves one or more of: rumbling belly irritability (hangry) feeling weak or tired headache thirsty poor concentration and focus relieved […]

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Nutribuddy Hotslim Drink Review – Can Carbs Help You Sleep?

Nutribuddy Hotslim review

I’m a terrible sleeper and always curious to try new health food products, so when I was shown a new health drink that could help me drift off to sleep how could I resist? But does Nutribuddy Hotslim really do what it claims?   The relationship between sleep and weight is conclusive. Not sleeping enough […]

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How to Get Healthier the EASY Way

get healthier the easy way infographics

These posters are a free gift to you to help you to get healthier the easy way. Print them off and make achievable step by step changes to feel healthier and look better without the stress of crash diets.   I originally created these as part of a free ebook I give to my 1-2-1 […]

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Kids Lunch Boxes – are we failing them? Live Sky News Feature

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In a back to school special earlier this year, charity Action for Children set out to help parents improve their kids lunch boxes, and asked me to help.   As a parent myself it’s a cause I care about – kids need good nutrition to have energy, learn, grow and behave well. Yes the studies […]

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When Food TV Shows lead to Poor Food Choices (podcast)

food tv healthy eating

Why, despite there being new food TV shows on healthy eating every week, do people continue to make poor food choices?   Information is everywhere. Granted not all of it is fantastic or totally accurate, but the basics are pretty common sense. Eat mostly natural whole foods, get a good variety, eat lots of vegetables […]

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