Nice Cream

As the weather hots up what is a girl to do when maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle? Make NICE cream that’s what! This recipe comes from Helen at BodyHappy (check out her instagram!) Main Ingredients (serves four) 4 bananas, skinned, sliced and frozen Blender (a nutribullet/ninja/vitamix or hand blender will do) Variations: Blueberry heaven 2…

Lemony Prawns Courgetti No Carb Quick and Healthy Recipe

Sometimes I need food quicker than quick, and I want lots of it and it has to be no carb in the evenings. Tall order? Not with this delicious lemony prawns courgetti! Ingredients (serves two) 200g fresh prawns 250g courgetti 100g spinach Sprig of dill, chopped Sprig of flat leaf parsley, chopped Chives, chopped Chilli…

My Burlesque Journey

In 2012 I made a rash decision in the middle of the night. I signed up for a Burlesque course. That year Miss Gigi Jolie was born and five years on I have emerged from her as a body confidence revolutionary! More than its definition Burlesuqe is more than its definition: ‘an absurd or comically exaggerated…

Celebrate the selfie!

I was walking back to the office in London the other day and I noticed a girl take a selfie as she walked past me.  After taking the photo her smile brimmed from ear to ear at the result, and I thought how brilliant it was that this simple act could bring so much confidence and…

Why I am suddenly inspired to get fit…

In no other time in my life have I ever, I repeat ever, had any desire, inclination or real determination to get fit or to regularly exercise. I have dabbled.  I hired a personal trainer once.  I only kept paying him because he was easy on the eye! I once tried to get into shape…

The Body Confidence Revolution – A Letter

A letter to my body Dear body, Thank you.  Thank you for holding me, comforting me when my mind was in turmoil.  Thank you for keeping going through the pain, ailments thrown at you, germs, aches, and through the awful diets I put you through.  Yes, you complained and eventually I listened. You are phenomenal. …

The Body Confidence Revolution

I’d like to start a revolution. I think, luckily, I’m not the first nor will I be the last who wishes to start this particular revolution.  Which means I’m not starting it, I’m joining it.  Let’s start again then. I’d like to join a revolution.  That’s better. But I want more momentum to this particular…

No Carb Spanish Chicken Salad

I’m calling this Spanish Chicken because of the paprika, which gives the chicken a lovely Spanish flavour, but there are also raisins and pine nuts in this, which are possibly a little more North African than Spanish, but then the title becomes very long winded! Another very filling dish that is easy to make after…