My latest blog posts

Staying healthy when travelling

This year has brought me a lot of change - starting a business, moving locations constantly, and a whole new lifestyle. Whilst it's been pretty overwhelming at times, and a huge challenge, it's been a huge adventure...so I thought I would share with you my top tips on...

Dairy & Acne – All you need to know

Dairy and it's link to Acne is a topic that many people seem to be confused about. Some people are convinced dairy makes their skin worse, while some are just not sure. We all have our individual needs and differences, however, we can't just say 'probably true' and...

Apple Cider Vinegar – All you need to know

I have been asked multiple times recently about apple cider vinegar. Will it help me lose weight? Will it settle my stomach/heartburn? Will it help with blood sugar control? Will it lower my cholesterol? Will it help with inflammation? So I thought I would clarify...

Juice & Detox Diets – All you need to know

When trying to lose weight, it may feel like an easier option to go for the quick fix of a detox diet or juice cleanse for a few days. Whilst they aren't particularly enjoyable, there may be some pros. 1) You get to take time off work and do nothing, because the...

Soya and Cancer – what’s the deal?

What is Soya? Soya beans and products have become a hot topic recently in the rise of more plant based diets, and in particular the link between soya and cancer. Soya beans are are a popular, and cheap legume, native to East Asia. Soya contains a good amount of...

Chia seeds – what’s all the craze?

Chia seeds are tiny little black seeds, packed with fibre (important for our gut health), omega-3 fats (good for our heart), and a small amount of protein. The combination of fat, protein and fibre can mean the seeds are digested slowly, providing a long and slow...

From Olympic athlete to city worker

Nutrition advice for busy people From Olympic athlete to city worker, Nicola Groves, shares some useful nutrition advice for busy people. Through both my advice, and her own experiences, she has adapted successfully. Nicola recently retired from Olympic Sailing after...

Chia Seed & Vanilla Bircher

After receiving a tasty bunch of gifts from Creative Nature, I decided to create put together simple and tasty breakfast and share it with you. Birchers are brilliant for when you are busy, as you can make them the day before (or even two), and pop it in the fridge,...

Spicy Scrambled Tofu Recipe, with Sourdough & Hummus

A brilliant quick way to encorperate more plant based proteins, in your diet in the form of Tofu. I love this tofu recipe for brunch, however it is suitable for breakfast, lunch or even dinner!! INGREDIENTS (serves 1) 200g firm tofu, mashed with a fork A splash of...

Relying on willpower

Think of your willpower as a battery with a one day life. At the end of the day, it’s near enough empty. Of course it stands to reason, you are going to cave into that takeaway, after dinner chocolate or skip that work out.

Making & breaking habits

Ever wondered why you can't kick your habits? For example, wanting something sweet after your meal, or eating when you're bored, emotional or stressed? This article seeks to help you understand your brains reward system and how habits form, followed by some practical...