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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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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...

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...

This salad has such a summery feel to it; fresh and vibrant and only takes 5 minutes  to make. It is perfect to chuck in a tuppaware for lunch at work or pop in your picnic basket too.

Ingredients (serve one)

  • 1/2 carton or tin of green lentils

  • 2 cups fresh spina...

We give cortisol hormone such a bad rep and blame it for all our problems; weight gain, fatigue and cravings, but actually it is essential for our survival.

We call cortisol our “stress hormone” because it helps the body respond to stressful situations, for example if w...

May 18, 2018

 This stew is perfect for cold wintery days when you need a little comfort food; it is high in fibre and protein so will keep you fuller  for longer.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 baking potatoes - white or sweet

  • 2 cartons or tins of green lentils 

  • 1 cup mi...

These little pecan bites are a great option when that mid afternoon chocolate craving  hits; and although with any nuts they needs to be portion controlled as part of a healthy diet, pecans are full of fibre, magnesium, selinium and potassium. My little boy in convince...

As we are approaching the middle of Mental Health Awareness week my thoughts lie with what I hope for my son for the future; because although the gender divide is closing, it is still prevalent in various areas, emotions is one that needs to be addressed.

Us women may h...

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