Jerk Chicken Salad

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It’s definitely starting to feel autumnal, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop eating salad. Maybe you don’t even eat salad, you find it boring? Well for sure, the common combo of iceberg, cucumber, tomato is definitely boring. Try this jerk chicken salad. Not only is it very tasty but it’s hearty enough to

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Oct 20, 2017 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Three great ideas for calorie control

Calorie control options

Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you a chocoholic? You might like this food tip. Here are three handy ingredients to help keep your calorie intake down whilst enjoying some indulgence. Use a calorie free sweetener to sweeten your food. Use it in tea and coffee, with your oats, on berries etc. We use

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Oct 14, 2017 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Blackberry bliss

Health food, berries

We went blackberry picking whilst walking the dogs this evening. We got quite a haul ! 600g to be precise. All berries are packed with goodness: vitamins – C in particular; minerals, phytonutrients and fibre. They’re often labelled as superfoods. They are also a great food for including in your diet if you’re trying to lose

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Aug 06, 2017 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Good food choices

Tray of veggies

When you are losing weight, it is critical do eat fewer calories than the number of calories you use to fuel yourself. Of course that means you are more likely to become hungry, particularly if you make poor food choices. Good food choices will keep you filled up for longer and will make it less

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Jul 10, 2017 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Beneficial butternut

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Here’s a food idea for you. I say to my clients that if they are unsure what they can eat, then a good idea is to shoot for something that is calorie sparse but nutrient dense. Vegetables are great. You can load up on most vegetables without fear of overeating. Butternut squash is a great

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Jul 05, 2017 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Barbecue best practice

Healthy barbecue

It’s certainly been warm here in the UK over the past few days. Perhaps you are dusting off the cobwebs on the barbecue? If you’re firing up the barbie as we speak, here are some ideas to keep you on track with your health and fitness plan. Shun the burgers, sausages, drumsticks and ribs. Instead,

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May 27, 2017 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments