Christmas Stress

Christmas Stress

It’s meant to be ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ but the pressure of the festive season can often mean a stress overload. Trying to get everything ready in time can be incredibly stressful, especially for women – a third of whom feel more stressed in December than any other month, according to research. Here’s what…

Low Sugar Christmas Cake

This recipe is extracted from my e-book: 10 Christmas Treats the whole family will love. This Christmas Cake has a low glycemic load and is low in sugar and alcohol. For these reasons, it won’t keep for more than a week, but it can be frozen. Prep time: 30 mins + 24 hours (to soak…

Healthy Christmas

The festive season is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year and yet, the reality is that most of us probably have mixed feelings about it. Christmas can be stressful and overwhelming enough in ‘normal’ times, but it can seem worse this year where everything has been taken away from us. The…

Nutmeg and Orange Christmas Coffee

Upgrade your regular average coffee and give it a healthy, tangy and comforting Christmas twist by following my recipe below. It is super easy to make and serves 4 people. Ingredients • 4 tbsp ground coffee • 1 small cinnamon stick • 2 pitted dates • pinch of ground nutmeg • 2 cloves • strip of…

Chocolate Fruit and Nut Balls

These Chocolate Fruit and Nut Balls are delicious and ideal as a sweet treat following your Christmas meal if you don’t want a heavy pudding. Or serve with tea/coffee later. They are high in protein, healthy fats and fibre and low in added sugar. Go on, you know you want to try them! Ingredients •…