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Pho is a Vietnamese dish that is includes noodles, meat or tofu and herbs in a broth or clear soup. This is my super simple version that only takes 10 minutes to prepare but is filled with nutrients. 

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 chicken breast or 100g f...

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Client: “why are you always so happy?” my beautiful client asked today.

A long term client & friend asked a similar thing yesterday.

I’m not going to pretend that every aspect of my life is always unicorns & rainbows, I am NOT happy all the time, but I...

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In both my professional and personal life I am surrounded by the most beautiful women; not just in the way they look but in who they are; yet so frequently they struggle to appreciate their own beauty.


I am not saying this is just a female problem eith...

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"And once she stopped rushing through life, she was amazed at how much more life she has time for.”

In our modern world everything is a rush, in our chaos we forget the beauty of the world.

We try to cram as much into every minute of the day as possib...

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You know all those times we tried to guess the amount of calories in the spoonfuls of cake mixture we ate whilst making those cup cakes we never planned on eating ... .


What a colossal waste of our lives. .

Seriously.

Calorie counting and macro cou...

Kefir is a fermented milk drink that I recommend to many of my clients to try as a natural source of probiotics (good bacteria).

It has increased in popularity over the past few years, with more supermarkets selling it alongside fresh milk or yogurts.

Kefir contains...

March 12, 2019

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WHO estimates that 6-25% of the population are deficient in the micronutrient IRON.

As a healthy female I am in a higher risk group for this deficiency - along with 50% of the population. (FYI the average amount of blood a female loses during those few...

November 11, 2018


I am a huge advocate of a diet rich in plants.

Plants include wholegrains, vegetables, fruits, pulses, legumes, seeds and nuts.

I also understand the desire to decrease dairy for ethical reasons.

However there has been an increase in children weaned on plant based milk a...

November 11, 2018

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Research shows that we tend to eat more food when we eat with others compared to when we eat alone. It is thought to be the most important and pervasive influence on eating that has yet been identified.

This is the case for all meals, breakfast, lunch an...

September 27, 2018

I have started my CPD work in Advanced CBT and we have to do a hell of a lot of inner work. We have to know ourselves inside and out and round the corners in order to be able to support others fully.

One area of work was defining our morals.

Defining exactly what matters...

September 18, 2018

Something I hear from my clients again and again is that cooking for just themselves is too much effort. They either pop a couple of bits of bread in the toaster, grab a couple of biscuits with a cup of tea or have nothing.

If a client has depression or is in recovering...

September 16, 2018

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HUNGRY

ANGRY

LONELY

TIRED

HALT is a tool we use in recovery process’ a lot, whether it is recovery from an addiction, recovery from self-harm or depression or from a  disordered eating patterns such as binge eating disorder.

HALT means to stop. When we are f...

September 9, 2018

We did it … the big 10.

Today we are celebrating him hitting double figures and a decade of motherhood. It’s been a wild ride that’s for sure but I am so grateful for every single second.

I became a mother two months after I became an adult, so I have sort of been learni...

August 14, 2018

Pre-warning; this bread takes a week to make so is not one to make if you fancy some fresh bread to have with tea in the morning. 

There are quicker ways to make a sourdough style bread which use yeast to make the bread rise, but this is a traditional recipe which means...

August 2, 2018

The weather. 
What other people think.
What other people do.
The past.
Getting old.
Cats.
What other people feel.
Pleasing everyone.
Our height.
Traffic.
What other people say.
Pain.
The cost of food.
What other people think of us.
Ageing.
Heartbreak.

These are things...

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