The pros and cons of dairy

The pros and cons of dairy

Discussing dairy can be controversial as there are so many conflicting views.  Some feel that it should definitely be included in the diet, others think that it is fine to have it in moderation and lastly those who consider that we should not consume it at all. Dairy...
Kale, pomegranate and pear salad

Kale, pomegranate and pear salad

Kale, pomegranate and pear salad 2 large handfuls of kale, cut into small pieces and thick stem removed 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 pear, diced 1 cup cooked puy or green lentils (or you can also use other beans) 1 cup French beans, lightly steamed 1/2 avocado, diced...
Winter vegetable stew

Winter vegetable stew

Eating healthy during the winter months Many of my clients share that in the past they have struggled to maintain a healthy diet because they got bored with the same meals and don’t want to be restricted to salads, especially in the colder months. Instead at this time...
Cancer Coaching

Cancer Coaching

Many of you know through my newsletters that I am a health coach but you may not know that I also work as a cancer coach and am a member of the National Association of Professional Cancer Coaches. As a cancer coach I guide my clients on what foods to include, which...
Have a Healthy Happy Diwali

Have a Healthy Happy Diwali

It’s the festive time of year when many of us are busy preparing for Diwali and have many dinner parties planned. This makes it very easy to let go of your healthy eating habits, as you are eating out frequently .  However, in a few weeks you may find that...
Are you well hydrated?

Are you well hydrated?

Did you know that the average human body is between 50-65 % water? The average percentage of water in infants is much higher at about 75% and decreases as they grow. There are many differing opinions on water.  Everyone is different and has different needs. Water is...
Is caffeine bad for you?

Is caffeine bad for you?

Do you need your cup of tea or coffee to get your day started?  Do you rely on it to perk you up during the day when you are feeling low? Do you find that if you skipped even one cup it gives you a headache? Caffeine is found naturally in foods like cacao, coffee,...
Healthy Ramadan

Healthy Ramadan

Eating Healthily over Ramadan This year Ramadan falls in the summer months and for those living in the Northern hemisphere it will be a long fast day. In order to have sustainable energy during the month of Ramadan it’s time to reflect over your current diet and...
Vegan Granola Recipe

Vegan Granola Recipe

Home Made Vegan Granola Dry Ingredients 5 cups rolled oats2.5 cups chopped nuts (your choice of cashews, walnuts, almonds, etc)2 cups pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds 1 cup shredded coconut ¾ tsp cinnamon powder ½ tsp sea salt ¾ cup cut dried fruit (cherries, dates,...

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