3 tips for killer salads

I’m obsessed with a good salad and I’m always looking for new ideas or ingredients. When eating out is usually the salad that disappoints me. There really is nothing wrong than mouth watering description followed by 3 sad spinach leaves with a couple of cubes of roasted butternut squash, and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

 

A salad is easy enough to make and I can imagine you won’t be necessarily…

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Lentil and tomato soup

It’s this time of the year. The days are getting shorter, there is chill in the air and for me it’s a sure sign to pull my soup pot out and start cooking.

This lentil and tomato soup I everything I could ask for on a cold evening. It’s thick, warming, slightly spicy… Ok, have to run to eat some more;)

 

Lentil tomato soup

In the comments below please share your favourite recipe or…

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Make your cooking last longer with this simple tip

Do you ever feel like you spent hours at the stove, only to serve dinner (which half of the family doesn’t even want to eat anyway) and then do it all over again the next day?

 

I hear you, cooking every day gets exhausting and who has time for it anyway?? Yet, eating healthy, home made meals is high on your list of priorities.

 

I have a solution for you: “cook…

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Back to balance post Halloween

I know, I know, Halloween candy just attacked you. And then another 10. It’s all good, seriously☺ And in case you feel slightly sluggish and maybe a little tired after the sugar loaded weekend, here is your next day on the plate to bring your body back to balance. If you can, eat all of these recipes in one day, but even if you include just one, you will…

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Snacks hacks – 3 tips for smart snacking

“What can I snack on” is one of those questions I get asked a lot.

Snacking is not all bad, if you put some thought into it and actually plan it.

You also need to be mindful about the fine line between waiting too long between meals and snacking all day to curb your hunger. Waiting too long can cause you to overeat during your mealtimes because you’re ravenous – and…

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Haggis from my kitchen

Haggis is Scottish national dish, that combines meat with oatmeal, onions, salt and spices. It is traditionally cooked in a sheep’s stomach (a historic way of preserving meat), but most haggis nowadays is sold and cooked in a synthetic sausage casing.

In Poland we have a similar dish called kaszanka – blood sausage made of a mixture of pig’s blood, pig offal, and buckwheat kasza stuffed in a pig intestine.

I’m glad you’re…

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Quick and healhy snack ideas

I am travelling to Scotland next week, the country famed for deep frying Mars bars, so I am not leaving anything to chance and going prepared. I made my gluten free bread and black beans burgers yesterday and now planning my snacks.

 

So here is what I will be packing, especially for the long train journey:

  • ½ grapefruit with 2 tablespoons of shredded coconut and 1 tablespoon of tahini
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Stay cool and drink up

Heatwave in London – three words that I don’t say often enough, and despite the temperature I’m actually enjoying the weather. It’s such a welcome change after weeks of cold and rain.

So I sit here drinking my green juice to stay cool and hydrated and that’s what I will be sharing with you today – quick and easy recipes for you to have, not only when you feel yourself…

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Fear the fear not

One of my clients has reached out to me recently. She was considering signing up for coaching programme, and possibly embarking on a career change. She knows my story, and knows I’ve made some choices that were not the easiest, some required substantial financial investment, and some were experiments (and let me tell you – not all of them went well). She shared she was afraid to take the…

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