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The 10 principles of Intuitive Eating

The 10 principles of Intuitive Eating

Intuitive eating is a way of eating that follows your natural cues and is opposed to diet culture and obsession with calories. In intuitive eating, we rediscover our natural rhythms and the pleasure of food. Food becomes nourishment and self-care. Important health organizations like The…

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Is Emotional Eating sabotaging your weight loss?

Is Emotional Eating sabotaging your weight loss?

Emotional Eating is one of the most common reasons why people cannot lose weight or sustain healthy eating habits. You may have been there yourself. You have been on your best behavior most of the day, eating your veggies, reducing your carbs, or maybe even…

Fennel, rocket and grapefruit salad

Fennel, rocket and grapefruit salad

A variation to a typical Sicilian salad this fenne, rocket and grapefruit salad oi fresh, delicious and great as an accompaniment to fish or as a starter. Perfect for the summer this fresh salad adds variety and nutrients to our diet. Perfect with fish like…

The healthy gourmet Greek salad

The healthy gourmet Greek salad

A nice and fresh tomatoes salad for the summer with the taste of sumac, olives, cucumber and shallots. A tasty variation to the classic Greek salad, that is great as side dish or even on its own for a light lunch. Sumac is a Middle…

Low sugar chocolate pancakes

Low sugar chocolate pancakes

One of the first pieces of advice I give to my clients struggling with emotional eating or sugar addiction is to swap their sweet treats for something that they enjoy, yes, but that is more nourishing and less sugary. These low-sugar chocolate pancakes are doing…

Chocolate banana pancakes (gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free)

Chocolate banana pancakes (gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free)

Just in time for Valentine, these delicious gluten-free chocolate pancakes are perfect for a special breakfast or for those moments when you need a special sweet but healthy treat. Gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and nut-free  Made with buckwheat, banana and raw cacao powder, they also grain-free,…

Vegan sweet potatoes chili

Vegan sweet potatoes chili

After Christmas, we all want some light and healthier food, and if you are a fan of Veguanary this sweet potato chili is really great. It is really delicious to start with, so it can be your ideal substitute for a yummy mid-week dinner where…

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower and Parmesan cheese are a great combination and these cauliflower and Parmesan pancakes will have it all. They are really tasty to start with, they are gluten-free, low in carbs and rich in fibers and nutrients. They are the perfect snack for kids, especially…

Real kombucha: the best non-alcoholic wine and Prosecco

Real kombucha: the best non-alcoholic wine and Prosecco

I am always on the lookout for healthier alternatives to yummy everyday meals. After all, If you manage to swap your favourite foods for an alternative that tastes great but has more health benefits, your general health will be improved as a result, without you…

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Pasta with pesto, peas and asparagus

Pasta with pesto, peas and asparagus

Perfect for kids this vegetable-loaded healthy pasta with pesto, peas and asparagus recipe is delicious and the ideal option for when you feel lazy and have little time but want an easy and comforting meal. The extra vegetables in the recipe not only add fibers…

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How to reconnect with your motivation

How to reconnect with your motivation

HUMAN BEINGS ARE WIRED FOR PLEASURE AND INSTANT GRATIFICATION I will tell you a secret. Human beings are wired for pleasure and instant gratification. Nobody is really looking forward to making sacrifices or giving up on things like chocolate, wine, comfort food or sweating at…

Low-sugar blueberry pancakes

Low-sugar blueberry pancakes

These low-sugar blueberry pancakes are healthy but bursting with flavour! These healthy pancakes were a lovely treat, were ready in 5 minutes and they were moist and bursting with flavor. Basically, the amount of blueberries is what gives flavor and sweetness to the pancakes, making…

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Spaghetti with prawns, cherry tomatoes and black olives

Spaghetti with prawns, cherry tomatoes and black olives

Pasta is a classic of Italian cuisine. But can you really eat pasta and be healthy? Well depends. In a well-balanced healthy eating regime a pasta dish two or three times a week can be ok for a healthy and active person. Like this spaghetti…

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How to make tasty couscous in 5 min

How to make tasty couscous in 5 min

Cous-cous is one of the quicker grains to prepare. It takes 5 min to make and it goes with everything: raw vegetables, meats, fish, roasted vegetables, pulses, sauces and everything in between. This recipe will show you how to make tasty cous-cous in 5 min.…

Fennel, radicchio and cannellini beans salad

Fennel, radicchio and cannellini beans salad

A gorgeous vegan salad this fennel, radicchio salad and cannellini beans salad is brimming with colors and nutrients, perfect for a light meal to support liver health and detoxification. It is rich in vegetable proteins and some complex carbs, so complemented by a slice of…

The most and the least pesticides contaminated fruits & vegetables

The most and the least pesticides contaminated fruits & vegetables

When shopping for healthy fruits and vegetables it is always difficult to know which are best to buy organic and which one are OK to bought conventionally grown. The EWG, the Environmental Working Group is an American organization that annually publish a list of the…

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Harissa chicken stew with carrots and courgettes

Harissa chicken stew with carrots and courgettes

This harissa chicken stew recipe was one of my favorite meals during the pandemic. With lockdown, we all got used to more comforting and heart-warming meals. Nothing wrong with it. It is actually good that more people got more into home cooking, but in the…

Gluten-free quinoa porridge bowl

Gluten-free quinoa porridge bowl

This gluten-free quinoa porridge breakfast bowl with berries, is ready in no time and delicious. I am always on the lookout for low sugar and possibly gluten free breakfast ideas, and if you read my    “4 common  mistakes healthy people do” you might know…

Expert reveals 5 natural ways to boost your libido

Expert reveals 5 natural ways to boost your libido

If you’re experiencing a dip in your sex drive, then follow these tips from Margo Marrone, Co-Founder of The Organic Pharmacy, to help boost your libido naturally. Everyone’s libido is different, and it can even decline as you get older. But, in some cases, external…

Womens wellness: 5 things I wish women in their 40’s knew

Womens wellness: 5 things I wish women in their 40’s knew

Over the past ten years, I worked with many women in their late thirties and early forties, and while I was supporting them in their juggling between the demands of a high-powered job and caring for a young family, I kept on seeing the issues…