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Parma-ham-wrapped salmon on lentils

Parma-ham-wrapped salmon on lentils

I’m afraid I haven’t had a chance to photograph this one yet, but it is a very delicious, nutritious and sustaining meal, great eaten alone or with friends and family. Ingredients to serve 2: Salmon fillets x 2 Packet of Parma or serrano ham 200g […]

Kids won’t eat veg? Don’t stress, just outfox them!

Kids won’t eat veg? Don’t stress, just outfox them!

I’m a mum who wants my children to benefit from a healthy diet to enable them to be healthy and strong. So it’s always a stinger when my eldest refuses point blank to eat anything that resemble a vegetable. He just doesn’t ‘do’ them. ‘Yuk’ […]

Cocoa-heaven hot drink

Cocoa-heaven hot drink

Evening! I can’t resist posting this on a cold, blustery night when warming the cockles is the order of the day. If you don’t want to load up on calories or send your blood sugar into overdrive, but need a soothing, warming, delicious drink, pop […]

Time for ‘me’

Time for ‘me’

At this time of year there are so many bugs around, and I know that over half term I probably came into contact with about three different ones, not to mention the one that hubby was nursing whilst I was away. Safe to say, I […]

How to be smart throughout the Festive season

How to be smart throughout the Festive season

Argh! Christmas is just 6 weeks away today, so on this firework night, let’s light the touchpaper and get thinking about how we can positively manage the festive season to stay feeling trim, full of energy, and looking and feeling great. 1) ¬†Drink water. Obvious, […]

3 quick, easy, sustaining breakfasts

3 quick, easy, sustaining breakfasts

Morning folks, so this morning, I thought I’d share my top 3 quick, sustaining breakfasts with you. 1. Scrambled egg & avocado wrap. Prep/cook time: 5 minutes. When you need a quick, delicious breakfast, this recipe will certainly fit the bill and help you start […]

Salmon with ginger & thyme butternut squash, green beans & broccoli

Salmon with ginger & thyme butternut squash, green beans & broccoli

As my husband will testify, I have become more and more interested in the food we eat, and how it can affect our health. A few months ago, I began to experiment with ‘eating clean’ – that is, to eliminate pretty much all processed foods […]

Good things come…

Good things come…

A few weeks back I excitedly announced the launch of the Wednesday evening Swing Me Fit class. I’m sorry to announce that it has been delayed due to circumstances beyond my control. So hang tight, I know you’re looking forward to there being more classes […]

Top 5 Healthy Eating Mistakes

Top 5 Healthy Eating Mistakes

You know the benefits of a healthy diet, but are you making mistakes that are hindering you? 1:¬† Low fat or no fat means low calorie / good for you NO! The process of removing the fat also removes most of the flavour, so to […]

Why watercress helps you to maximise your workout

Why watercress helps you to maximise your workout

We all know that watercress is a superfood, but how can it help us in our quest for fitness? According to a recent study*, eating just 85g (a small bag) two hours before you workout can help raise levels of important antioxidant vitamins in your […]