Flapjacks are so easy to make with relatively few ingredients. They are a great healthy, energy boosting snack, ideal for a quick pick-me-up, sugar craving or even breakfast when you are in a hurry! Though they do contain sugar, if you make them yourself, you control how much goes in and any other ingredients added.… Continue reading Healthy in a Hurry- The Humble Flapjack
My work as a fitness professional and sports coach, has meant that I have always had a keen interest in nutrition. However, when it comes to kids (especially my own!), all the knowledge in the world won’t help unless they understand how different foods effect their well-being, give them energy, help them grow etc. I have always… Continue reading How to Encourage Kids to make HEALTHY Food Choices
Last Monday, J had a small knee operation (an arthroscopy) and has been sat with his leg up for a week now. Being really active parents, this has put a strain on our normal family life and really put into context the importance of keeping fit, healthy and active while being a parent! Though this… Continue reading Mummies! Have you got the Energy to Keep up with your Kids?
Our term-time schedule is hectic and boy, do I feel ‘dumped in it’ after the school hols or even just a bank holiday long weekend! If it’s not an after-school club, there are swimming lessons, tutors, judo and dancing to name but a few! So, snacks at pick-up are essential to give them that energy… Continue reading Healthy in a Hurry!- Snacks
I generally refer to mornings in our house as a military operation! Time is precious and to get everyone clothed, cleaned, fed and out of the house on time, it requires a Sargent Major- me! Cereal is therefore the obvious breakfast choice for speed and ease but, it doesn’t help that lately, I’ve become a… Continue reading Healthy in a Hurry- Breakfast
I plan to write a series of ‘Healthy in a Hurry’ posts, sharing quick, easy, nutritionally balanced meals and ideas that we have found, adapted, tried and tested. I’ve really only got into cooking since having the kids as J loves cooking, and he did it all, until they came along. Now, he’s away on… Continue reading Healthy in a Hurry- Main Meals