Portion control & pitta bread pizza

This is my lunch & the girls had a roughly half sized portion (ate 1/3 pitta each) with some additional cucumber sticks and I ate a carrot whilst prepping! Sometimes I hear people say you can’t have too much of a good thing. If only this were true… Grapes are

Reaching for chicken food

Now I can reach the chicken food it’s more interesting than collecting egg 😂 The sun may be hiding for a few days but put your coats on and go out if you can! I always pay with a bad nights sleep if we don’t get out at some point!

Pre An Gof celebrations dinner

Mediterranean tagliatelle.   A really yummy dish cooked up by my hubby on his day with the girls this week. I whipped in quickly and then headed out to the An Gof celebrations in St Keverne. I can’t believe it was 20 years ago that we walked to Bkackheath in

Simple snack idea: corn on the cob

Sweet corn or corn on the cob counts as one if your 5-a-day for your fruits & veggies and it is a great source of fibre. Fibre is important for your health for lots of reasons including feeding the good gut bacteria which helps to keep a healthy digestive system. 

Yes I (am going to) have twins…

Sometimes I walk for me.  What I mean by that is as a mum of twins I encourage my girls to nap together. This means that we can function on a day to day basis. One might be more tired than the other and putting them in their beds (previously

Pickle love on the beach

Happy Father’s Day 💙 Here are our little pickles with their daddy enjoy the evening in the beach.  Where else would you want to have tea?!  We popped to the beach to meet some old friend’s who are back from Sydney. Some things in life change a lot but some

Boost your iron absorption by up to 50%…

  Iron deficiency is the leading nutritional deficiency worldwide. In the U.K. 8% of women and 3% of men are thought to have iron deficiency anaemia which is when your iron stores are clinically low and can be the cause of many symptoms including tiredness, dizziness, brittle or grooved nails,

A year on – thank you!

Thank you for all of your encouragement and support for DoubleYummy over the last year. Yes we’ve been in this journey for over a year now! 💖 Sometimes it’s nice to get a thank you 😊  Knowing that your efforts are appreciated are not why you volunteer but it does

Start the day with veggies… 

Yes this porridge contains a portion of veg! Sometimes there can be a lot of confusing messages out there around nutrition including portion sizes. So today I thought I’d add what this bowl of yumminess provides. In addition to the portion of veg already mentioned there’s a portion of fruit,

Do fruit pastilles count as a portion of fruit?

11% of 11-16 year olds think that fruit pastilles count as part of their 5-a-day for fruit and veg..!  Eat fact not fiction is the theme for this weeks Dietitians Week. It’s also the British Nutrition Foundation’s (BNF) Healthy Eating Week and they’ve just released the details of a recent

Get them to help!

Fish cakes – being made by my little helpers. Get your little ones to help with food prep is a great way to help to encourage them to try new foods, but it doesn’t have to be something new that they help with!  My girls love nothing more than to

Treasures… 

When you’re a toddler there are treasures everywhere, every shell fragment or pebble, every piece of seaweed or driftwood.  These are my little treasures finding their treasure 😍😂  Treasure every moment x #treasure #twins #twinsofinstagram #twinmum #familytime #beach #exploring #happy #shells #getactive #lovecornwall #cornishlife #cornwall #helford #blowawaythecobwebs 

AHPs into Action in Cornwall (the day job!)

Feeling inspired by the AHPs into Action conference this morning. A massive well done to everyone involved.  It was so good to hear about the outstanding work that other AHPs (Allied Health Professionals) are doing across Cornwall and the inspiring key note speech for Suzanne Rasterick the CAHPO for the

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