Its now 2 weeks until my sisters wedding and I thought what better way to make sure I keep in shape and fit into my dress than to monitor what I am eating. I have calorie counted for on and off for several years but until I completed my Nutrition coaching I never really understood how many … Continue reading Should I be Calorie counting?
Its no secret if you followed me over Easter you will know how my passion to live somewhere more rural is a big dream goal of mine. This isn't something new or something that has just come about after seeing lots of cute fluffy lambs. I'm not silly I know something cute and fluffy develops … Continue reading If I lived on a farm
My addiction to sugar! Its no secret over the years I have probably consumed more sugar than the average person... I love the stuff! Once I start I can not stop. There is no self control when I am presented with a load of sweet things.. how ever I have reduced my sugar in take … Continue reading Sugar! Why is it so bad for us?
I've recently started enjoying my smoothies again now that its getting warmer. I enjoy them for breakfast but they make great snacks or post workout meals. Green smoothies are a quick and easy way to get a large amount of fruit and vegetables into your diet. The vegetables not only act as a great source … Continue reading Green smoothies…
How many of you struggle to get the kids to eat their veggies? I know most of us do. My eldest daughter always moans the second she sees bits in her dinner. She skirts around her plate like its been contaminated. I know it can't be because of the taste because I discovered if I … Continue reading 5 a day hidden veggie ragu
One of the things I get asked a lot is about sugar in fruit so I thought I would write a blog explaining fruit and its sugar... Most of the sugar found in fruit is fructose which is processed by the liver the same as the refined sugar found in junk food. Even though fruit … Continue reading Fruit and sugar… Is it the same?
So you have decided you'd like to make a change... you have accepted it and want it and are ready to start but now what. Setting clear goals is vital if you want to achieve it. Many of us have goals to lose weight, lose fat, get a toned body etc but unless we set a … Continue reading Knowing your goals, setting them and sticking with it…
Before Christmas I had been researching the damage sugar is doing to our bodies and how it is actually the cause of our obesity epidemic. I was really enjoying leading a sugar free life and then Christmas happened!!!! I allowed myself some treats and tried to get back to my sugar free lifestyle. It didn't happen. … Continue reading Giving up sugar! 4 weeks on…
I used to be the worst role model when it came to keeping fit... literally you would not catch me doing anything. I fleeted between exercise videos because I felt like I had to. Then I started running and the weight started to come away so I kept at it. I went on to do … Continue reading Keeping Fit… my top tips
If you are following me on Instagram you will know that we have been enjoying a lot of #fakeaway nights recently, so much I have decided to make it a weekly theme night...unless of course we are actually having a real takeaway... Its also a good opportunity to get the girls to try things I would never usually … Continue reading #fakeaway