Snow day snack

The snow has returned and were now warming up with peanut butter banana snowmen and a a baby chino (frothy milk) after a morning of snow play and sledging. The girls love a baby chino but I always ask for frothy milk as a baby chino in a cafe can

Health benefits of cinnamon…

We love cinnamon and mixed spice! Here is paired with some oats, milk, finely grated carrot and sultanas to make our ‘carrot cake porridge’ and topped with deliciously creamy Greek yoghurt. There’s a growing body of evidence in support of cinnamon in health. It’s important to remember with any of

Love it? Like it? Learning it?

Try to avoid saying that you or they hate or dislike foods when talking to children (and if you’re trying to change your own mindset!). The way we phrase things and the expression on our face can be more powerful than the taste of something when it comes to forming

Endorsed by a celebrity… and more

Happy New Year everyone. I hope you’ve had a great day with family and friends. It’s the time of year when everyone feels they must make a change. If you don’t mind I’ve a few suggestions: 1. Just because it’s endorsed by a celebrity it doesn’t mean it works (or

Have a healthful Christmas #2

Have and Merry and Healthful Christmas. Today’s top tip: have an americano with milk and a dash of cinnamon or mixed spice for that Christmassy cuppa rather than a calorie laden coffee or hot chocolate made with milk and syrup which could be over 600kcal! That’s a long run to

Eggcellent, a triple yolker!

Triple yolker! This is a flash back to 4 years ago when we had this giant egg. We wanted to see if it was a double yolker so shone a light on it to get this pic. When we cracked it open it turned out to have 3 yolks! What

Aren’t raspberries great?!

Providing 1/3 of your daily Vitamin C requirements, 1/4 of your daily fibre requirements and only 43kcal per portion (80g) aren’t raspberries great?! (Figures for adults)Because of their high water content berries are a particularly low energy density food.  The range of raspberry varieties means that they are one of

I won..! Thank you x

“I am honoured and thrilled to have won this award (Paediatric Nutrition Professional of the Year 2017). I am lucky enough to work with a fab passionate and innovative team in Cornwall and feel privileged to volunteer with and learn from such a great Dietitians in the BDA’s Obesity Specialist

Healthier raw or cooked?

After dinner treat: Yellow tomatoes from the greenhouse. So sweet and delicious they’re like a pudding (well nearly 😂)! There’s nothing like eating in season 😍🍅  Typically the closer that you eat fruits and veg from the time / day that they’re picked the higher the concentration of vitamins and

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