6 Steps Towards Mindful Eating

With so much focus on WHAT we are eating at the moment, there is very little attention on HOW we are eating. Mindful, or intuitive eating, is eating with intention and attention.  If you are overeating or being overly restrictive with your food, then it’s likely that you have lost track of your hunger and also satiation. This broken link …

Eating Better But Feeling Worse?

We know that eating more vegetables and good quality fats and less processed foods is good for us, but I often see people who are trying to make diet changes give up because they experience some unwanted side effects that they hadn’t expected. As with any changes, there is an adjustment period. You would expect to have sore muscles after …

Fidgeting and Hyperactivity

What Fidgeting and Hyperactivity Could Mean for Your Child Everyone has seen Fidget Spinners in the news recently – or your child probably has one, (I have three of them in my house!). Why are these so popular? Some of this is just a fad like Pokemon cards or bottle flipping, and some of it is because of real problems with …

Building the Foundation of Healthy Eating by Cooking with your Kids

Are you tired of having constant battles with your kids over getting them to eat healthy food? We’ve all been there…having a stand-off with your child at the dinner table because they won’t eat their broccoli, or they’ve decided that the only colour they will eat is orange (and preferably in the shape of a dinosaur), and don’t even get …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Cooking with Kids

Having taught many kids to cook at schools and also from experience with my own children – I have learned a few tips and tricks you’ll want to know about! To avoid stress and to make the experience of preparing food together a positive memorable experience, you need to have a plan. The worst thing you could possibly do is …