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The Slimming Foodie cookbook

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that my debut cookbook will be out on 29th April 2021! You can pre-order the book from Amazon, Waterstones,  Bookshop and at WH Smith! In the book you’ll find over 100 recipes, all coming in at under 600 calories per portion, but also delicious and hassle-free.  I am so excited to share this, I …

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One-pot cooking

The joys of one-pot cooking! I’m a huge advocate of the one-pot meal, because it can make life easier in so many ways, but you can still produce a great-tasting meal this way! What are the benefits of one-pot cooking? Less washing up: Sometimes the amount of washing up from just one meal can feel really overwhelming, and when you are …

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What’s in season – January

Stepping into January many of us focus on healthy meals and soups, and using seasonal vegetables can make this both easier and more cost-effective! Soups such as leek and potato are tasty and filling, and you’d be surprised at the variety of meals you can make with humble brussels sprouts! Earthy root vegetables are also in their prime at this …

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Vegetarian meals

Vegetarian meal ideas As our thoughts often turn to healthy eating in January, and many of us are trying to include more vegetables in our diets, I thought it would be useful to share some of my favourite vegetarian meals. What are the benefits of eating more vegetables? Fruit and vegetables are a great source of vitamins and minerals essential …

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Top 10 tips for a healthy start to 2021

After the indulgence of Christmas, January is often a time that we turn our thoughts to being healthy- whether it be food, exercise or mental health. It’s great if you can approach this in a positive way, rather than seeing it as a punishment or a chore. When it comes to food, in particular, I think it’s so important to …

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Best beef recipes

Beef is a wonderful, versatile ingredient and is the base of  many delicious meals. I’ve pulled together my top 4 beef recipes- perfect for this time of year! Why should I buy British beef? In Britain, we have some of the highest welfare standards in the world to regulate the way that our beef is produced, which means that by …

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Best healthy curry recipes

I absolutely love curry, It’s always such a joy to try new flavours and combinations of ingredients, and it’s on my bucket-list to visit India to try some really authentic curries, and increase my knowledge around cooking them.  Most of the curry recipes that I come up with for The Slimming Foodie fall into the ‘quick and easy’ camp, as …

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Slow-cooker guide

why i love my slow-cooker If you’re familiar with my recipes, you’ll know that I love my slow-cooker! My Grandma sent one to me at my university accommodation via mail order in 2001, and it’s still going strong 19 years later! What’s so great about a slow-cooker? The joy of a slow-cooker is that it’s very ‘hands off’ cooking, often …

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The best autumn soups

The best Autumn soup recipes For me, Autumn in the time when I most want to eat soup. It’s cosy, warming and nourishing. Soups are a brilliant way of increasing your intake of vegetables, and also ideal for getting around fussy eaters by blending everything together. A hand-blender is an essential bit of kit for soup-making, and they really aren’t …