Benefits of A Plant Based Diet For You and Your Family

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Plant based diet discussed for World Food Day on Sunday 16th October.  In support of this day, I wrote an article for Great Ormond Street Hospital on why you should include plant based proteins in your family’s diet.  You will find the full article published here “Specialist Paediatric Dietitian Discusses the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet.” A plant-based diet […]

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9 Easy Ways To Cut Back on Salt

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Salt.  Fancy rock sea salt.  Basic table salt.  Unbelievably there is no difference between the two.  Both still contain sodium the mineral in salt that’s linked with health problems. Minimal cost for a flavour enhancer yes, but are you willing to pay the price?  Generous intakes of salt have been linked with high blood pressure, hypertension […]

Lemongrass chicken, mango & avocado salad

How to Make Lemongrass Chicken with Mango & Avocado Salad

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  Citrus deliciousness finished with creamy goodness. Heaven. Quick and easy kid friendly recipe that’s perfect for the family, yet good enough for weekend dining with friends.  Dining with friends and children can truly be effortless and healthy when you have tasty recipes such as these up your sleeve.  Lemongrass is sensational with chicken.  This is […]

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Wild Rosemary Popcorn – Beating The Snack Attack

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Parents take a breather.  This ten minute miracle recipe is going to save you when snack attack hits.  Instead of the kids rolling and screaming on the floor from presumed dramatic starvation, they will be licking their lips and begging for more of this tasty little recipe.  Cut up pieces of fruit, home-made hummus, peanut butter sandwiches […]

Pear & Chia Powered Oats

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Who loves porridge?  I do but sometimes the addition of something different like chia can make something as common as porridge into something quite ‘cool’.  Chia can be added to almost anything from smoothies, to salads, and certainly to make a chia seed pudding but ever wondered what it is exactly?  And ‘what-if’ it’s just another fad […]