1. Weekly Tip - Quick and Easy blueberry muffins

    Blueberries are a nutrient dense superfood. Packed full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Try these delicious muffins as an afternoon snack or on the go breakfast.
    1 1/2 cups plain flour
    6 dates soaked in boiling water to soften
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 tablespoon hemp hearts
    1 tablespoon chia seeds
    1/3 cup melted coconut oil
    1 egg at room temperature
    1/2 cup milk of your choice
    1 1/2cups blueberries 
    Pre heat oven to 180degrees and prepare muffin tin by greasing with butter 
    Soak the dates in boiling water for about 10minutes
    In a food processor add
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  2. Weekly tip - Blueberries

    Blueberries are one of my favourite fruits and I’m lucky to be able to include them in my diet daily. Have a read below of why you should try adding to them to your diet as often as possible.
    Blueberries contain calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, zinc and vitamin K - which are all excellent nutrients for strengthening and increasing bone density.
    Blueberries are good for heart health - studies have shown that when eating blueberries (ideally daily) blood pressure can be lowered.
    The high fibre and antioxidants found in blueberries can help lower bad cholesterol. They also contain calcium, potassium and magnesium which can help in reducing blood pressure and can regulate the working of the heart muscle. 
    Studies have shown blueberries to help fight and protect certain cancers.
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  3. Weekly Tip - 4 Benefits of eating raisins

    Raisins are a favourite snack amongst adults and children alike. The are made from drying Thompsons seedless grapes. There are three main ways the raisins are dried, either naturally in the sun, water dipped or using sulphur dioxide. I always opt for organic sun dried raisins. 
    Raisins are a good source of fibre, antioxidants, vitamins, polyphenols and many other nutrients. They are extremely easy to include in your daily diet too! Have a read below to see some of the benefits when eaten regularly.
    • Improved digestion - Raisins contain both soluble and insoluble fibre which keep everything moving in our digestive system. 
    • Help prevent oxidative stress - Raisins have high levels of antioxidants. Antioxidants are needed by our body to stop the damage done by free radicals which can lead to oxidative stress. Oxidative stress can lead to a whole host of illnesses including cancer.
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  4. Smashed avo on toast

    A quick, easy nutritious breakfast that can be spiced up anyway you like.
    Avocados are and excellent source of potassium. Studies have shown that food rich in potassium can lower blood pressure. They are loaded with monounsaturated fats which can help decrease inflammation and lower your risk of heart disease. Another bonus is they are completely cholesterol free! Spread them on your toast instead of butter!
    -1 avocado
    -2 slices of your favourite toast
    -1 lime
    -Salt and pepper to season
    While your toast is cooking, cut the avocado in half and remove from the skin.  Add half to each slice of toast and mash it up. Squeeze a drizzle of lime juice on top and season with salt and pepper.
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  5. Weekly tip - bone broth

    here is something soothing about a hot bowl of bone broth on a cold rainy day. It’s easy to digest and delivers a whole load of nutrients to our gut (which makes up most of our immune system).
    Bone broth is a stock made by simmering beef, chicken, fish or lamb bones with vegetables and herbs over a period of time (ideally over 24hours) Its not expensive to make (you can use the scraps of bones from your next Sunday roast) If you don't have time or desire to make your own bone broth you can buy it online and have it delivered to your door. Just make sure its organic and grass fed. 
    There are many ways you can add it to your diet, you can cook your rice or pasta in it, add to soups or gravies or enjoy it in its most simplest form.
    Give my chicken bone broth recipe a try. You can freeze it in ice trays so you always have a nutrient booster t
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  6. Weekly Tip

    Following on from Tuesdays post. I thought I would share another tasty way to enjoy raspberries on these last few warm autumn days. So healthy they can even be served alongside breakfast!

    Raspberries have a lot of health benefits similar to blueberries. But did you know they actually contain more vitamin C and fiber than blueberries.

    Raspberries are full of antioxidants that have been shown to help keep our hearts healthy.

    Some studies have shown raspberries to help with pain associated with arthritis, this is thanks to the polyphenols that have anti-inflammatories benefits.

    Raspberries help protect our body from cancer. Again thanks to their high level of antioxidants which can help slow down the reproduction of cancer cells.

    An excellent healthy snack as they are low in sugar but high in nutrients.


    • 2 punnets of raspberries
    • 1 tablespoon agave syrup or honey
    • 2 cups of greek
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  7. Spinach - top 3 benefits

    When you think of healthiest vegetables…spinach definitely always comes to mind. And for good reason too! One of the most nutrient dense foods around, packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. 

    Including spinach in your diet regularly has many health benefits and as it’s not the most strongly flavoured vegetable it can easily be added to many dishes (even raw in smoothies) with out altering the flavour!

    Top 3 health benefits of spinach 

    1. Eye health - Spinach is packed with a healthy dose of vitamin A in the form of carotenoids. Studies have shown vitamin A to help keep our eyes healthy and slow down macular degeneration. 
    2. Help protect against cancer - Studies have shown that spinach (along with other green leafy vegetables) can help protect us from different types of cancer. Spinach antioxidant properties reduce the levels of oxidative stress and inflammation in our body. Spinach also contains chlorophyll whi
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  8. Weekly Tip - Ginger lime and coconut drizzle loaf.

    Following on from my last post I thought I would share this delicious way of adding ginger to your diet.

    Ginger contains a wide range of important vitamins and minerals. It also contains gingerol an active chemical component that is related to capsaicin and pipeline, and it’s what gives chilli peppers and black pepper their spiciness. Gingerol is a potent antioxidant with anti inflammatory benefits.


    • 180g softened butter
    • 150g caster sugar 
    • 6 limes
    • 3 eggs beaten 
    • 125g plain flour 
    • 100g desiccated coconut 
    • 1 tsp baking powder 
    • 3 thumbs ginger grated
    • 100g icing sugar 
    • 50g candied ginger
    • 50g coconut chips



    1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
    2. Prepare a loaf tin by lining with baking paper.
    3. Using a food processor be
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  9. Healthy muffins

    These healthy muffins are so simple to make and an excellent on the go snack. Store in your freezer and just pop in the microwave when needed. Full of health boosting nutrients and fibre.


      • 2 bananas
      • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
      • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb of soda
      • 2 tablespoon chia seeds
      • 4 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
      • 20 almonds
      • 2 tablespoons honey
      • 1 egg
      • 1 cup flour
      • 1/2 cup raisins


    • Preheat oven to 180degrees.
    • Line a muffin tin with cases.
    • Add all the ingredients to a food processor and blend.
    • Once well combined stir in 1/2 cup of raisins.
    • Spoon into muffin cases to around 3/4 full.
    • Bake in the oven for 30minutes.

    Enjoy! X


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  10. Cranberry and Orange muffins

    Following on from my last weekly tip ‘the health benefits of cranberries.’ I thought I would share this delicious recipe as another way to get this super nutritious fruit into your diet.


    • 1/2 cup butter (at room temperature)
    • 1/2 cup castor sugar
    • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup plain yoghurt
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
    • 3 tablespoons on orange zest
    • 1 and 3/4 cups plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
    • 1 Tablespoon milk
    • 1 and 1/2 cups frozen cranberries
    • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds


    • Preheat the oven to 180degrees
    • Prepare muffin tray by either spraying or adding muffin cases
    • Add butter and sugars to
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