This hearty Butternut Squash and Lentil Dhal is a delicious way to combine warming spices with protein rich lentils, nutritious butternut squash and spinach. I’ve used green lentils here as I prefer a variety that holds its shape and doesn’t go too mushy, but all varieties are fine to use.
Numerous studies conclude that eating a rich and varied diet, that provides good nutrients, protects us from illness and disease and fundamentally, this starts with good vascular health; in other words the health and integrity of your veins and arteries which consequently impacts your heart health. However understanding exactly how eating certain foods can actually […]
It is somehow very easy to slip out of your good eating habits as soon as your out of your normal routine; think holidays, christmas or even just a weekend socialising with the family and friends, let alone a weekend away of 3 meals-a-day plus snacks in between. Why is it then so hard to […]
It’s been an incredible summer here in the UK but we’re in no doubt that we are now heading into Autumn! I, for one, love the change in seasons. No matter how much I’ve enjoyed the current season, I always find that the advent of a new season offers me a shift in focus and […]
Without salt, our food would taste pretty bland but it’s not uncommon to find yourself reprimanded for adding salt at the table. Are we actually eating too much salt and do we need to restrict our intake and perhaps our enjoyment of food? The answer is not that straightforward and indeed, may surprise you. If […]
Whilst I would dearly love to welcome each and every one of you on one of my health retreats, where you can experience my ethos and approach to health in person, this of course is not always feasible or practical. However, I am keen to share with you the 5 Pillars of health that underpin […]
When I see clients for the first time, losing weight frequently tops their list of health goals. But in many cases, it’s even more specific: to lose body fat around certain areas. More often than not, they want to lose most of their weight from around the middle. After all, improving your overall health and […]
Intermittent Fasting: how I use this way of eating to manage my weight during the menopause. “After overindulging in bread and cheese on holiday in France earlier this year I returned home 4lb heavier, which made my size 10 clothes feel uncomfortable. Until then I’d always been able to quickly lose any weight gain within […]