Category: Homemade Food

Lessons from Lockdown – Part 2

A recent study showed that 40% of UK adults report that they were eating more than usual during lockdown, compared with before lockdown, which may have led to some experiencing unwanted weight gain.  If this sounds like you, you’re not alone, and here in… Continue Reading “Lessons from Lockdown – Part 2”

Lessons From Lockdown – Part 1

The school holidays are nearly at an end and many children have been off school nearly six months. With the beginning of term looming I decided it would be a good time to reflect on my own experiences as a working, mummy Dietitian and how I have managed to feed the family during lockdown.

Meal planning – what’s in it for me?

As a meal planning and family mealtimes expert, I must have heard every excuse under the sun as to why people don’t do it – no time, it’s restrictive, don’t know how, sounds like something my gran would do. And yet, the benefits far… Continue Reading “Meal planning – what’s in it for me?”

My first ever Fruit & Veg box!

I have always liked the idea of receiving a weekly fruit and vegetable box and the element of surprise of what arrives in a weekly box, then being creative with your seasonal ingredients would be good fun. But for various reasons, despite researching various companies, I’ve never quite got around to actually ordering one! I think that I might change now!

homemade pizza

One of the positives to self isolation is that my family and I are all at home together.  Without the usual weekly commitments there is more time to cook and eat as a family.  It’s a great opportunity to get children involved in food… Continue Reading “homemade pizza”

Healthy Packed Lunches – check it’s balanced!

It’s a clinic day for me today which means I’m away from home for lunch.  On the days when I am away from home I usually take my lunch with me.  That way I look forward to what I have, it’s ready to eat… Continue Reading “Healthy Packed Lunches – check it’s balanced!”