March 29, 2018

40 days - it’s a long time! Especially when you cut out something that you’re used to having without restriction. I generally try giving up something every year for Lent. There’s normally something that you eat more of than you should, so it’s a great chance to get out of the habit of eating it for...

December 15, 2017

Let me start by saying that sugar is sugar. It gets processed exactly the same in the body whether you have honey on your toast or you have a bag of Haribo. But, it’s the refined sugar we want to try and avoid, as is has absolutely no nutritional value. Having a banana however, gives you a multitude...

November 9, 2015


Having your child's birthday and your partner's birthday within 3 days of each other is a recipe for disaster when it comes to eating healthily. I currently feel like I've eaten my bodyweight in cake and sweet treats this weekend. And how do I feel? Sludgy and lacking in energy! 


My daughter turned...

August 27, 2015

I lasted a full 22 days without refined sugars. Pretty good going I think! 


What did I learn? Well, I realised that there are loads of things out there that I eat that really have too much sugar in and that I really don't need them. There are plenty of alternatives out there. I learnt a lot about my...

August 12, 2015

So the treat-free challenge is going ok. I'm on day 10 now and apparently this is when the 'habit' is meant to be kicked by. I'm happy with how it's gone so far, but I do miss being able to nibble on a biscuit when I fancy it. I still also have the mind set of having something sweet after my lunch (...

May 22, 2015

We're all human, and having 'weaknesses' when it comes to food and drink is normal, so when you have the odd blip in your normally healthy schedule don't let it bother you too much - it's totally natural. Instead, think about about why you did it, what spurred you to break your good routine and look...

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