Facing Your Foody Fears

Diagnosable eating disorder or not, feelings of panic, guilt, shame, and anxiety are all too commonly becoming “normalised” struggles many can resonate with.
In this lates blogpost I wanted to share just how I transitioned from a place of obsession, rigid rules and fear, to enjoying my weekly bakes and cakes and finding a harmonic “healthy lifestyle” that features both Cake and Kale, and of course my favourite; Flapjacks!

Secrets to Loving Your Body

Do you see your worth? Do you recognise your potential and realise the hundreds of gifts; all unique, perfect and placed within you, for you?

Spiced Citrus Mince Pies

Nothing says “Christmas is on the way” like the smell of home made Mince Pies, served with brandy butter and a glass of Port (so Surrey…#NotEvenSorry)

This traditional British sweet (once savoury) pie can be traced back to the 13th Century when European crusaders bought back an abundance of rich dried fruits, mince meats and spices. Today it is a well recognised and utterly delicious seasonal must.

This recipe provides the perfect sweet & citrusy (and rather boozy) addition to your Christmas party! 

All You Need To Know About Exercise in Eating Disorder Recovery

Exercise and regular movement does an abundance of good for your mental and physical health. It can help decrease anxiety and depression, build confidence and aid the development of positive body image. But when addressing the role exercise has in the recovery from an eating disorders it’s a tricky one. Exercise is unlikely to benefit…

Top Tips for Balancing Exercise in Recovery from an Eating Disorder

The amazing effects of exercise on increasing mental wellbeing, especially for those with anxiety, depression and PTSD, has been widely documented. But what about when exercise itself can be a contributor to poor mental health, such as in eating disorders?

The role of exercise in recovery from disordered eating is tricky, how do you fight away the ritualistic behaviours? The compulsion? The obsessions? It can become a socially acceptable way to feed into the eating disorders demands.

In this post I offer up my Top 5 Tips to challenging and balancing exercise in recovery.

Peanut Butter & Apple Turnover

Turned my fave snack, peanut butter and apple slices, into a scrummy dessert for you to bake away your Sunday afternoons with.