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Rebel Recipes for Veganuary

For 2020, our team’s New Year’s Resolution is to read more! To this point, we have decided to select one coffee table book each month for our patients to enjoy in the waiting room.   In the spirit of getting into the New Year…

Pesto Pea Pasta

This healthy dinner couldn’t be easier! The best part is there is only one pan, so there’s not much washing up! You will need;   Giant Rigatoni Pasta 1 cup of peas Fresh Green Basil Pesto Itallian Hard Cheese Watercress Lamb’s…

Michelle Goes Vegan - Part 2

After 3 months of living on a plant based diet I repeated my blood tests through Thriva, a private company who analyse your blood and help you keep track of your health.  The results are in, drum roll please......... I am pleased to announce…

Getting Back on the Bandwagon

It’s the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, a notorious time for over indulging. Drinks with friends, great big roast dinners with all the extras, and of course chocolate Easter eggs!   I have a major sweet tooth, and will jump on to…

Fresh Pea Salad

Peas are a particular favourite of mine; sweet and fresh I can find a way to work them into most recipes. But here, peas are the star of the show! A patient said to me the other day in clinic, that she liked peas, but they were too difficult…

The Trick to Staying Hydrated

Everyone knows it’s important to stay hydrated, but when you’re busy it can sometimes be difficult to stay on top of your water intake. Here are some subtle signs that you might not be as hydrated as you think you are, and ways to get yourself…

Beat the Bulge at Christmas

The key to not piling on the pounds at Christmas is simply Moderation! If you've worked hard all year to lose weight don't let Christmas undo all your efforts. You can enjoy yourself and maintain your weight at this time of year by following…

Winter Spiced Red Cabbage

Making a vegetable the focus of a Christmas meal is a great way to make it healthier. This is an easy dish to make ahead of time, and slow cook without needing to pay it much attention. Equally delicious the next day with cold turkey meat! You…

Spanish Chicken Tray Bake

This is one of my Dad’s creations – all in one tray, the chorizo creates the dish’s sauce as it melts and releases spicy oil into the pan. This one needs very little attention in the oven, so although the cooking time is longer, it’s…

Matt Tries Paleo - Part 2

So, it’s been 6 weeks since I started the paleo diet. I got the inspiration from writing a blog about how it works and another blog about how I got on within the first few weeks. Before we get into the final weeks and results, lets recap…

Comforting Autumn Pasta

This is a bit of a throw it together meal; cooked and enjoyed on a Friday night with my best friend. Loaded with veggies, and good fats from the cheese and oil – it’s healthier than you might think.   Per person you will need; 100g…