New Year’s Day called for something spicy and delicious and my first thought was a spicy chilli loaded with pulses and any herbs left in the fridge. Turns out, all that was left in my fridge was some herbs and some chicken thighs... so I decided to revamp my chicken curry recipe instead, with some … Continue reading Quick and Cosy Chicken Curry with Sweet Potato
When you absolutely feel like it! Now don't get me wrong, I wouldn't advise eating a big creamy pudding every night after dinner if you're looking to be healthier, and feel great but I do think it's REALLY important to enjoy a little of what you love when you really fancy it. There's no need … Continue reading When is dessert good for you?
Seriously, if I could eliminate one metaphor from existence it would be the stupid ‘getting back on the wagon’. The thing is, this whole idea of being on a healthy little wagon has to stop. It's not a hop-on-hop-off kind of experience - improving your health. This common concept of being ignorant around the cake in … Continue reading Sod the wagon – how to stop yo-yo dieting for good
I had a really interesting conversation with one of my clients last week, who was telling me about his reasons for wanting me to cook for him. He wanted to focus on eating well, and eating enough, so that he could keep getting stronger. After spending years fighting his genetics and trying to maintain a … Continue reading Stop Fighting Yourself – how to set goals you can actually achieve