Fibre February – eat more!

This month, @AfNutr will be talking all things fibre. We are not the only ones focusing on fibre this month. The Flour Advisory Bureau are running #fibrefebruary to encourage people to eat more fibre and provide information on fibre containing foods. Fibre has a reputation, it stops constipation and can give you wind. Lots of…

What about really, really, really fussy eaters?

This infographic is a summary of advice for handling fussy eating. But what if you have tried all these things, and more, but you still feel that your child is eating very little and making no progress to eating new things. What if you feel that they are getting worse? What should you do? When…

Mac & Cheese – with more fibre

We should all be eating more fibre. The aim should be around 30g per day but in reality the average person is eating approximately 18g per day. So how to get more fibre into your meals, easily, that taste good? Take a family favourite. Like macaroni cheese. This is a comfort food for many, gaining…

How to carve out a career in nutrition?

I wish I could answer that question on my own! Luckily, the @AfNutr Twitter chat team are starting off the new decade with a Twitter chat dedicated to all things career related. We are getting some special guests who know a thing or two about nutrition recruitment along to help out. Career development is an…

Batch cooking – Mexican style!

There is nothing quite like a bowl of chilli be it con carne or sin carne. A bowl of comfort right there. And who doesn’t like a shepherd’s style pie with plenty of mashed potato with a crispy crust. So why not have both in the week. Make a big pot of chilli – double…

Start the New Year with a bit of Menu Planning

Happy New Year everyone! I am guessing that there are many people out there with a new year’s resolution that is based around food? Or are you doing the whole veganuary thing this year? Or maybe it is dry January for some? For me it is all about meal planning. I am a bit of…

It's Christmas time already!

Have a lovely Christmas. Enjoy the food and don’t feel guilty about having another mince pie or spoonful of trifle. It doesn’t matter if not everything has been made from scratch and nothing looks like it was prepared for Masterchef or some foodie photoshoot for a magazine! There is so much pressure to have a…

Oeufs Cocotte

I have always quite liked the idea of Oeufs Cocotte.  I have seen pictures of the dish in recipe books but never quite got around to trying it.  I like the idea of a creamy pot with some runny egg yolk to dip things into. Two things happened that made me give this a try….

Campfires and fruitcake! Two of my favourite things.

This weekend, I was in my happy place. I was outdoors with a bunch of amazing scouts and leaders building catapults, leading camp songs around a campfire getting kids to shout really, really loudly, listening to the owls at night and watching the clouds whizzing past the full moon. We were lucky with the weather,…