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GUILT-FREE CHINESE CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

These simple Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a perfect alternative to a Chinese takeaway.  Not only are they GUILT-FREE & totally waistline friendly, they’re so quick and easy to prepare, so there’s no waiting around for that takeaway to arrive!  Whilst I definitely don’t advocate cutting out …

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HEALTHY WHOLESOME ENERGY BARS

These homemade Healthy Wholesome Energy Bars are chewy, filling and delicious.  They’re packed with protein, fibre and heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats, and are suitable for vegans too!
They can be wrapped individually in cling-film/ Ziploc bags and stored in the freezer, ready to grab on-the-go for the perfect breakfast (paired …

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MY LATEST DISCOVERY... SILKSKIN PILLOWCASE

 

Despite my lifelong passion for healthy eating and living, sleep has always been the one area that I have neglected.  I’m a real night owl and have never enjoyed going to bed – that is, until I discovered SilkSkin.

You see, I’ve been reading about the comfort and …

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ZUCCHINI, TOMATO & COUSCOUS SALAD, WITH FETA CHEESE, POMEGRANATE, MINT & CHILLI AND LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

This salad is perfect for summer time entertaining!  It’s packed full of colour, flavour and a wealth of amazing nutrition (protein, fibre, vitamins & minerals, healthy fats and a ton of anti-oxidants).

Leftovers also keep well in the fridge and make a delicious packed lunch!

If you want a …

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GUILT-FREE NO-BAKE MINI CHEESECAKES

I’m a HUGE cheesecake lover and I know many of my clients, friends and family are too.  Whilst I’m all for allowing the odd indulgence, I know that a slice of this decadent dessert can wrack in hundreds of calories, not to mention grams of sugar and unhealthy …

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SUPPLEMENTS: HELPFUL OR HARMFUL?

Guest Post by Nia Davies 

Nia Elin Davies is a born and bred Londoner, with Welsh and South Korean background.  She is a medic from Imperial College London, blogger at www.niafaraway.com , as well as digital influencer and female entrepreneur, having founded her own Personal Care and Wellness Brand – …

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Easiest Ever Shakshuka

If you’ve never heard of or tried Shakshuka, you are seriously missing out!  Shakshuka is a traditional Middle Eastern dish (now served across cafes & restaurants in London, and worldwide!), that consists of a thick tomato sauce with poached eggs cooked inside.  Some good bread alongside for dipping is …

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The Food Effect Spinach Hummus

If you’ve followed me or The Food Effect for a while now, you’ll know that I’m a HUGE hummus lover, and advocate it to all my clients as a great snacking choice, as well as in my BOOK!!  My “Best Ever Healthy Homemade Hummus” is still a …

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Flourless Carrot Cake (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Carrot cake must be one of the most popular cakes for slicing into at tea-time, as well as my own personal favourite too, and for good reason – it’s absolutely delicious!  This healthy guilt-free version is easily made without flour or refined sugar, and it definitely does not compromise on …

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Myogenes - taking personalised medicine to a whole new level

In an ideal world, we’d all like to receive an individually-tailored, healthy lifestyle plan.  Well Myogenes is here to do just that – taking personalised medicine to a whole new level.  Using your own unique genetics to personalise your health, Myogenes provides you with a wealth of information about …

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