Tag: health coaching in London

8 Vitamin C rich foods to add to your diet

8 Vitamin C rich foods to add to your diet

Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins for the body. It is a major anti-oxidant and its involved in more than a hundred cellular reactions. It helps iron absorption, and collagen formation ( yes it is anti-aging that is why it is often…

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Why you should hire a health coach

Why you should hire a health coach

The way we eat, sleep, exercise, or deal with stress, deeply affects our physical and mental wellbeing, while thoughts, emotions, and beliefs deeply affect our behaviours and lifestyle habits. You cannot really address one without the other and expecting long terms, sustained lifestyle change. This…

Banana and buckwheat pancakes

Banana and buckwheat pancakes

To celebrate pancake day, I would like to propose a no added sugar, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nut-free, banana and buckwheat pancakes recipe. You can try these banana pancakes with different toppings, the most classical of them being a few drops of organic maple syrup, but…

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Pumpkin, sage & Serrano ham soup

Pumpkin, sage & Serrano ham soup

A tasty pumpkin, sage and Serrano ham soup just in time for Halloween. Pumpkins are not just for decoration, but they are rich in nutrients and phytochemicals, beneficial compounds found in plants that are beneficial for our overall health. Use them freely in soups, risottos,…

How to find the time for a wellness regime

How to find the time for a wellness regime

Lack of time is named as one of the reasons for feeling overwhelmed, unable to keep up with a healthy living regime and being stressed. As most of us are going back to the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is important to find…

6 rules for glowing skin

6 rules for glowing skin

Summer is now here, and we have been blessed with a beautiful weather here in London this year. With summer dresses and less make-up, the attention is on the skin. So here are 6 lifestyle tips for glowing skin. Because beautiful skin is a healthy…

How to make basic hummus

How to make basic hummus

Many of you have asked for a basic hummus recipe which is a really healthy choice when it is homemade. It is rich in vegetable proteins, good fats, polyphenols, vitamin C, vitamin E, fibers and traces of many other minerals and vitamins. It is super…

5 common mistakes that can hamper your weight loss

5 common mistakes that can hamper your weight loss

I am re-posting here from my Pilates website, this very popular article on weight loss and the most common mistakes people do. Have a good read through and if you have questions, you can use the hashtag  #askClaudia or contact me directly on any of…

Chickpeas & feta salad + mint & zataar

Chickpeas & feta salad + mint & zataar

A truly Mediterranean salad ready in only 10 min, perfect for this warm British Summer. Ready in 10 min Ingredients  (serves 2 people) 1/2 chickpeas can ( drained) 1/2 cucumber 3 jewel tomatoes 70 gr feta cheese a pinch of Zataar a pinch of fresh mint…

Quinoa chicken salad with tamari & Greek Basil

Quinoa chicken salad with tamari & Greek Basil

A fresh and light gluten-free quinoa salad, with the aroma of Greek basil, Tamari chicken and cherry tomatoes. A great and tasty recipe for the warmer weather.

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10 ideas to super-charge your salad

10 ideas to super-charge your salad

Springtime is now here, and with the warm weather comes the need to detox from the heavier and mostly cooked winter meals and favor more raw and fresh ingredients. Raw vegetables maintain intact heat sensitive vitains like Vitamin C, and have a enzymes that can…

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Raw chocolate & goji berries hearts

Raw chocolate & goji berries hearts

There is nothing more sexy than chocolate, and when Valentine comes I love the idea of making some chocolates myself. These raw chocolate & goji berries heart are brimming with health benefits and perfect for sweet Valentine surprise. Both raw chocolate and goji berries are…

Almond milk: my pick of the best

Almond milk: my pick of the best

Everybody seems to be a bit diary intolerant these days, including me. Whether this depends on the farming conditions ( from antibiotic load, cattle stress hormones, grains feeding) or not, it is difficult to say, but if you feel that cow’s milk is a bit…

Chickpeas, avocado & spinach turmeric cous-cous

Chickpeas, avocado & spinach turmeric cous-cous

A gorgeous and nutrients rich vegan cous-cous recipe, ready in only 10 min. Great for lunch, dinner or lunch box. Ingredients 1 avocado a handful of spinach leaves 1/2 Romano pepper 1/2 chickpeas can (drained) a pinch of dried oregano 2-3 spring onions a dash…

Persimmon, walnuts & banana breakfast bowl

Persimmon, walnuts & banana breakfast bowl

More of a dessert, than a breakfast bowl, due to the deliciously natural sweetness of the persimmon. The contrast with the walnuts and the creaminess of the natural yogurt is great, while the banana add some body. To me it is perfect like that, with…

Rice and quinoa spaghetti with raw spinach pesto

Rice and quinoa spaghetti with raw spinach pesto

This pasta, is absolutely delicious and gluten-free. The pesto is incredibly quick to make and full of goodness ready in 10 min! The pasta I have used is Bio-Fair and it has been a wonderful surprise, for its taste, and consistency. I have never really liked gluten-free pasta,…

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Beetroot, salmon, chard and heirloom tomato salad

Beetroot, salmon, chard and heirloom tomato salad

Just in time for your New Year detox, here is a NO cook this salmon, chard, beetroot & heirloom tomatoes salad is healthy, delicious and super-quick to make. Rich in healthy fats, proteins and anti-inflammatory properties this rainbow salad ready for those days when you…

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The best day to start a detox or a diet

The best day to start a detox or a diet

Most of us tend to start a new diet or detox on a Monday, and most of us usually struggle to carry through and abandon their plans of a healthier diet mid-week. Could it be that the timing is just wrong? The answer is yes. …

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Have you reached your plateau? Try this….

Have you reached your plateau? Try this….

This is one of the most common complaint I received from my clients and friends alike: I have managed to lose weight but cannot shift the last stubborn few pounds. What shall I do? The scenario might sounds familiar. You have managed to get you…

Support your immune system in the winter months

Support your immune system in the winter months

It’s that time of the year again, when the first colds and flu of the season start to appear. Our lifestyle and nutrition can have an influence on our immune system and the way we responds to minor illnesses. Have you ever noticed how we…