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Apple & Fennel Salad


3 steps to a delicious and nutritious side dish which goes great with fish, chicken or pork. Chop, whisk and mix!! It could not be simpler. Fennel is a low calorie antioxidant and is a good source of Vitamin C, fibre, potassium & folate, and is believed to be beneficial in lowering blood pressure. It … Continue reading

New year New start….. set clear goals.


Could have, should have, would have are some of the phrases many people find themselves saying at the end of a day, month or in so many cases, each year! No one means to put their life on hold or stay in a bad situation that is less than desirable but it can just creep … Continue reading

13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick And Fat


Here is something to digest before you embark on a new years diet. And interesting to note that on many occasions our clients report greater weight loss by eating healthy over no weight loss by counting calories. 1. Eggs Are Bad For Your Health Flickr/skampy Eggs are so incredibly nutritious that they’re often called “nature’s … Continue reading

Salmon with mustardy celeriac mash


Salmon goes great with spinach and a kick of mustard. Add some celeriac which is in season right now and you’ve got a great nutritious meal. Packed full of protein and low in calories, this recipe is a great addition to your repertoire. Suitable for our challenge diets too. INGREDIENTS 2 salmon fillets, about 100g/4oz … Continue reading

Seabass with fennel & Orange


If you are looking for something refreshing that can easily be whipped up in half an hour then look no further. The vitamin C found in both fennel and orange is a boost for the immune system and will help to keep those colds at bay during these cold days. With powerful antioxidant and anti … Continue reading

Day 16 in NOvember


We are over the half way point in our NOvember challenge and so far lots of people are losing inches! Keep up with the challenge here https://www.facebook.com/BALANCEFORLIFE30DayChallenge

Portion Sizes


What is “a portion”? We are all different shapes sizes and so a portion will be different for every person. Here is a rough guide. I find this is the best way to judge your food and far less time consuming and more reliable than counting calories. You can do this anywhere and by eliminating … Continue reading

30 Day Challenge – Say NO in November


Too many of you have admitted to eating a lot of cake recently. You have also admitted to feeling fat…. well join the challenge to melt that fat and see if you can drop a dress size or more in November. Can you ditch the sugar from your diet for 30 days? Can you reduce … Continue reading

Top Tips


Top Tips Top Tip: If you are working late a lot and have no energy or time to cook a good meal when you get home either plan ahead and make up portions of your fave foods to freeze this weekend. Home made ready meals! or… write down 3 meals you know you can prepare … Continue reading

Cinnamon steak with Moroccan tomato salad


Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS • 1 Tbsp Cinnamon, ground • 1 Tbsp Oil • 1 tsp Curry Powder • 1/2 tsp Ginger, ground • 4 Steaks (Avg 150-200g per person) • 1 Lemon, juice • 1 tsp Salt and Pepper, to taste METHOD 1. Soak wooden skewers in water for an hour prior to grilling or … Continue reading