Fat Tax? Can it help solve the obesity crisis?

On Sunday I had the opportunity to sit in the audience of the BBC 1’s Big Questions debate. They were filming in Cardiff and one of the topics to be discussed was the government’s proposal to tax unhealthy foods in an attempt to curb the obesity crisis. I did...

Have you got a ‘wheat belly’?

If I ask people what makes up the majority of their diet many answer with the above mentioned wheat products. In fact it has been found that 20% of all human calories are made up of wheat products and that it’s these products that dominate the diet of most people in...

Christmas Black Bean Brownies! Yum Yum!

Looking for a healthy treat as a substitute for the classic mince pie or Chocolate Log this Christmas? Well these delicious Christmas treats might just be the answer your looking for! Instead of flour, sugar and butter I have used healthy alternatives such as black...

Is sugar killing us?

I am confident that if I straw polled a group of people in the centre of Cardiff that the majority would agree that sugar is not a health food. It does however concern me that the majority of people are unsure of how badly it affects our bodies. Are people aware that...

Healthy Family Favourites

Winter is here and warm comfort food is what many of us are craving. I know that many of you have mentioned that you would like some healthy alternatives to some old family favourites so I decided to write today’s blog about this so you have some good healthy family...

Butternut Squash and Coconut Milk Curry

Perfect for Friday or Saturday evening! 2-4 hot red chillies, seeds discarded
6 spring onions, roughly chopped
2 large garlic cloves, chopped
2 stalks of lemongrass, finely chopped
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon of ground turmeric
1 teaspoon paprika

Thai Red Chicken Curry Recipe

I went out for a Thai meal with some friends on Saturday night. My Thai Red Chicken curry was so delicious that I thought I should try and recreate it and share it with you. Many people think that curries are bad for you but they can be very healthy. Coconut Milk is...

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