Entries by Nutri Affairs

Understanding Food Intolerances

Understanding Food Intolerances Several factors can be the cause of a food intolerance: chemical sensitivities (tartrazine E102), caffeine, sunset yellow- E110) or enzyme deficiencies (lactase enzyme deficiency for instance). Research has also found that food intolerances are linked to IgG antibodies produced by our immune system in response to certain foods. The IgG antibodies recognise […]

Sun dried tomato Hummus

We always have some hummus in our fridge, that we can have as a snack, as an entrée while cooking dinner or as an addition to our packed lunches. Hummus gives you a healthy source of vegetarian protein and is filling enough to keep your hunger at bay before your next meal. It is a great side […]

Healthy and Indulgent Dark Chocolate Brownies

  These brownies are a beautiful treat to reward yourself after an intense workout, a difficult day or for one of those days where you need some chocolate indulgence. Brownies are often associated with naughtiness but a healthy version of dark chocolate brownies made from scratch is both undoubtedly delicious and decadent. They have no refined […]

The wonderful powers of Magnesium

In an ideal world, our daily food consumption should provide us with the necessary organic minerals but a lot of us are deprived of this option not only because of our dietary habits. The intensive use of pesticides and nitrogen based fertilisers therefore means that plants grow fast and artificially, causing a depletion of the […]

Spirulina Energy Balls

This is a recipe I have adapted and share regularly with clients. It Is low in glycaemic index with the source of sugars from fruits and agave nectar.It can be an ideal snack for you to carry, and has a content of protein and fibre in addition to the superfood ,spirulina.You can use them as a pre-workout […]

Apple and cinnamon muffins

Wholegrain Dairy Free Apple and Cinnamon Muffins These are delicious and perfect for a tea time snack for the family on the weekend, or as an alternative to unhealthy snacks at work or school. They have no refined sugars, no dairy(especially if you try to avoid it like I do) and the wholegrain flour allows you […]

Homemade Nutty and Coconut Granola

My first attempt at making granola was not bad at all ! I ‘ve been asked to share my recipe so here it is. So looking forward to trying it with different ingredients.Swap the granola you get from supermarkets, often laden with added sugars and unhealthy fats which are pro-inflammatory and unfortunately contribute to several […]

Show your liver some TLC

  The liver is your largest organ and gland in the body. It lies beneath your ribs and everything you breathe and swallow meets the liver Its functions include -acts as a filter which cleans up all our toxins -stores our vitamins and iron -detoxifies the blood and produce bile All these functions allow your […]

Banana oat and coconut loaf

Dig into a slice of this moist, slightly nutty, hearty loaf for breakfast on the go or an afternoon snack to prevent dips in energy levels. It is also perfect post workout and it packed with fibre Here is my very easy Gluten free and Dairy free recipe. Adapt it as you like and let me know […]