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Nutrition

Essential Guide to Sugar

Sugar. We all eat it (to a lesser or greater extent). Many people like it. And, when digested, it is an essential part of our diet. And yet it appears to be another vilified food group… What do you actually know about ‘sugar’ and do you need to worry?

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Vegan Ice Cream

OK – in full disclosure I didn’t make this myself, Mrs S. did… But I certainly ate it so that is close enough right?? It tasted amazing an I am reliably informed it was very simple to make (just as the recipe indicates).  It is based on Aquafaba (which is the fluid that you get […]

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Vegan Pizza

Vegan Pizza works incredibly well. I tried this recipe out last week (little birthday treat!) with a couple of mods to the topping. But really great flavour and all plant based. Plus I’m pretty certain it is a lot lower calorie than pretty much any dial-in option!Vegan pizza

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Coaching Nutrition

Targeted Fat Loss or “Spot Training”

Often when a new client is starting their fitness journey they have a specific body part that they want to shed fat from and tone up. They will describe losing fat from around their abdomen and ask about which Abs Exercises they need. What they are describing is often referred to as “spot reduction”, “spot […]

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Nutrition

Easy Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter is my ultimate weakness! Very high calorific value per gram, but so easy to consume in large volumes… Similar to many other high fat foods (and remember that fat has approximately twice the calories that carbs do), tastes wonderful, highly versatile and was the main reason the word “moreish” was invented 😉 Enough […]

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Mince Pie Rocky Road

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Pasta Puttanesca

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Roasted Cabbage Wedges With Tomatoes & Chickpea

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5 Tips to Manage Weight

Weight gain during the menopause is not uncommon. With the disruption to the hormonal balance of the body, and particularly the reduction in Oestrogen, the bodies metabolism can slow down. The consequence being that the daily diet consumed earlier in life now provides a calorific surplus and the inevitable consequence of that is weight gain. […]

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Squidgy Vegan Brownies

Squidgy brownies, without the dairy or eggs. They’re perfect for vegans and people following a dairy-free diet. OK they are not the lowest calorie option… But then sometimes you just need a little pick me up!