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Live on The Hoxton Radio

A few weeks ago, I went along with Faya (of UK’s top fitness blog fitnessontoast.com) to join AJ Odudu on her Hoxton Radio show, to chat live about all things health, fitness and well-being.  It was great to see AJ in action – with her personality as upbeat …

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Miraculous Mash Two Ways

Here are two fantastic low-carb, low-calorie, HIGHLY nutritious recipes I’ve been whipping up in The Food Effect kitchen recently.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m NOT an advocate of cutting out carbs AT ALL, but these low-carb comforting bowls of goodness are too delicious NOT to try, and …

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Salmon and Sweet Potato Sliders

A lighter twist on a classic favourite, these scrumptious salmon “sliders” are a fun mix of fish cake and salmon ‘burger’ – given a healthy “Food Effect friendly” makeover, by simply baking instead of frying, and using pure unadulterated (mashed) sweet potato for extra bulk (and nutrients!), instead of breadcrumbs, …

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ALL HEALTHY RAW CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE BALLS

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day treat?  These All Healthy Raw Chocolate Truffle Balls are just the thing!  Decadent, filling and delicious, you wouldn’t believe that they’re also super-healthy, good for you and all-natural too!

This was one of the first recipes to feature on the blog …

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Raw Chocolate Avocado Coconut Bars

Following on from the popularity of my last post (Guilt-Free Chocolate Protein Pudding), here’s another rich, decadent and delicious snack, that tastes wonderfully indulgent but is completely guilt-free and good for you too!  It is yet another recipe that can help you stick to all your virtuous New Year …

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Guilt-Free Chocolate Protein Pudding

We all need to indulge every night once in a while, and with the month of feasting that’s finally left us, it’s not surprising that we’re left craving something sweet, rich, creamy, decadent and delicious as the new year begins.

Lucky for you, this Guilt-Free Chocolate Protein …

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THE FOOD EFFECT SWEET & SPICY NUTS

There’s something very festive about these Sweet & Spicy Nuts, making them just perfect for the holiday season (and all year round, in fact!).  Whilst admittedly they are somewhat addictive (aren’t all nuts?!), the subtle combination of sweetness and spice makes them satisfyingly filling at the same time.  …

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Carrot, Ginger and Sweet Potato Soup

Low in fat, creamy and deliciously satisfying, this soup is packed full of fibre, beta-carotene and ginger, making it a nutritious, anti-inflammatory, immunity-boosting and waist-line friendly dish.  Think of it as your “green juice for the winter”- a great and tasty way to pack a ton of nutrients, vitamins …

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(The Best Ever) Healthy Homemade Hummus

People are often impressed when I say I make my own hummus, but the truth is, it’s so quick and easy to make and tastes so much better than any store bought version, it would be mad not to!  What’s more, apart from being far superior in taste, …

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Cravings - Why we get them & how to handle them?

This guest blog post comes from Adam Smith over at Vouchers Codes Pro, who has done extensive research into cravings, and how men and women in the UK respond to them.  The topic of cravings and how to handle them, is something I  address with my clients on an almost …

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