I recently issued a poll to ask people which aspect of healthy eating they found to be the most difficult. A number of you guys contacted me directly to say that the thing you struggled the most with was staying on track and being consistent after the initial excitement had worn off. In order to… Continue reading Top Tips for Staying on Track
Protein yogurt is delicious, and it is a great way to help you meet your daily protein requirements. Shop bought versions can be a little expensive, so I am giving you a recipe for a great tasting homemade version. It really couldn't be easier. Enjoy xxx Serves 4 Ingredients: 500g fat free natural yogurt 250g… Continue reading D.I.Y. Protein Yogurt
Nothing says comfort food quite like a Shepherd's pie. This classic dish is given a modern twist with the addition of sweet potato, one of the most nutritionally dense foods you can eat! This dish freezes and reheats like a dream, so it's a definitely batch cooking essential. Winter doesn't seem to be going anywhere,… Continue reading Sweet Shepherd’s Pie
It seems an unfortunate by-product of living in the technical age that we unwittingly expose ourselves to the opinions of others on a daily basis. Every time we post something on social media, we are opening the door to judgement and comment from others. This can be about just about anything, from our clothes to… Continue reading Food Shaming and Secret Eating
Growing up in Ireland in the 80's, few things were as sacrosanct as the tradition of eating fish on Friday. Each week my mother would take the bus into St. Thomas Street to buy fresh fish from the markets. Each one of us had our own particular favourite, mine was always ray. To this day,… Continue reading Pan Fried Ray Wings
About eight years ago I gave up smoking. It was undoubtedly one of the most difficult things I have ever done, but definitely one of the best things I could have done for my health. I come from a family of smokers and I have a lot of friends who smoked, so I was still… Continue reading Does Misery Love Company?
Fish is one thing that I have always loved. But I was mistakenly under the impression that it was difficult and complicated to cook. Fearing failure, I limited myself to ordering it in restaurants. Last year, my husband started working nights, and so with just myself to cook for most evenings, I felt ready to… Continue reading Italian Style Baked Cod