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DATE & PECAN PORRIDGE

September 6, 2017
Honest Health Date Oatmeal

I am one of those people who completely loves autumn. It is my favourite season. The colours, the light, crisp air and comfy sweaters or jumpers to cuddle in.

 

One thing that I’ve struggled with is finding breakfasts that match my desire for cozy when I usually grab a bowl of granola or cereal in the morning or a simple slice of toast.

 

I have enjoyed oatmeal my whole life but I find that I get in a rut and it can become very dull and repetitive. Around this time last year, I stumbled upon a delicious recipe that not only is original but it is truly yummy. It can be served warm (which is how I prefer it) or because you can prepare it ahead of time you could equally enjoy it cold like an overnight oats situation.

 

Here is the link to the recipe over on Nutrition Stripped. McKel is a culinary inspiration and I have made quite a few of her recipes and I would highly recommend checking it out!

 

Which blogs do you love for healthy food inspiration and recipes? I’d love some recommendations.

 

Now, please excuse me as I go make myself a warm cup of cinnamon apple tea and cuddle under some blankets

 

Cheers to Autumn!

 

X

Food Health Coaching

CASHEW & GINGER ENERGY BALLS

December 31, 2016


Thinking about making 2017 your best year yet? Stick around to the end of the post for info on how to get started!

I made these beauties the other day on a whim. I was an hour (okay, 2 hours!) into a Youtube foodie viewing spiral and saw that Deliciously Ella had posted a few videos on her new energy balls. She has three to choose from. A hazelnut & raisin, cacao & almond and the cashew & ginger. I watched all of them and decided then and there to get up and make some. Luckily I had all the ingredients and chose to try the cashew and ginger ones first. There are only 4 ingredients for these and from start to finish (including washing up) it took 15 mins! #Winning

They have just the right amount of ginger for me and feel like a treat while not being too decadent all at the same time. I wrapped a few up for one of my clients I was meeting up with later that day and knew she would enjoy them.

The video is above and easy to follow. If you give them a try, gimmie a shout out in the comments below. Which one sounds the best to you?

GingerEnergyBalls

I’m going to Scotland in the new year by train (yes, train!) and love knowing that I will have some healthy snacks to munch on.

I may seem a bit crazy to take time out of my holidays to journey by train but hear me out- the English countryside zooming past, a cup of tea and a journal with 4 hours to reflect on 2016 and to plan and dream about 2017. Also, it was cheaper and easier than getting out to the airport at 5am!

I cannot wait to share photos and thoughts from my time away. I have been dreaming of Scotland since I landed in the UK. I have this pull to the highlands. It seems so magical and dreamy. Can I get an ‘amen’ for that accent too?!I die! No? Just me? Okay…

I have space for 4 more clients starting in January. These spots won’t last long! A typical session with me looks like the following:

-Setting goals that feel exciting, empowering and that will truly benefit you.

-Learn about new foods, meal planning and how to keep it fun and healthy.

-Healing your relationship with food and taking your power back.

-Cultivate confidence in yourself and abilities

-Having a space that is safe and judgment free.

If you want to hear more, you can click over to this page to schedule a free 50-minute consultation to see if Health Coaching is for you.  

Happy New Year!

XO

Amanda

Food

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH FRITTATA

June 24, 2016
Frittata

Today I am sharing possibly the easiest and tastiest meal I’ve made in a while.

I’m not usually a fan of eggs in quantities over two (quiche is my nemesis!), but for some reason when I saw this recipe I had to give it a go. Continue Reading

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GLUTEN ISSUES?

April 25, 2016
Gluten Free Life

Gluten. What a fickle friend she is! These days, everyone and their dog is having issues in varying degrees with it. In my family alone, three people are officially diagnosed with it. Continue Reading

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CAULIFLOWER & LENTIL CURRY

April 22, 2016
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Happy Foodie Friday! It’s the yummiest day of the week for sure! A few weeks ago I was over at my friend Nicola’s house for some girl time, and she made this meal for us to enjoy. I cannot express how simple, quick and delicious this meal is. Not only that, but it’s a great veggie option to put into your meal rotation. It makes about 5 generous servings.

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MY GO-TO SALAD

April 15, 2016
Go-To Salad

I discovered this life-altering salad when I was in my final year of college in Sydney. I was in the land of abundance when it comes to avocados and boy, did I embrace it! I ate an avocado a day! On toast for brekky, in a wrap a lunch and in a hearty salad for dinner. I may have needed a HIMYM intervention about it actually. Continue Reading