Ah, Christmas. "The most wonderful time of the year", I was assured today while listening to Andy Williams sing his famous festive song, as my daughters danced around me. This led me to thinking.. Is Christmas really the most wonderful time of the year, with the full force of diet culture at large? Diet culture… Continue reading Eat, drink and be mindful this Christmas
Thinking about Christmas food can be tricky enough without having to factor in dietary needs or allergies. Fortunately, there are loads of options available so family members don't need to miss out. For someone that is egg free and dairy free these little pavlovas should hit the sweet spot after lunch or dinner. Anyone can… Continue reading Egg Free Dairy Free Mini Berry Pavlovas
If you have just stumbled across the non-diet approach you might be wondering what this strange concept is? If dieting is off the table, what is left? If you have had a long relationship with diets, what you are about to read may be any of the following: Very new to you May go against… Continue reading The Non-Diet Approach
Hunger. We all experience it, several times a day. Or at least we should experience it several times a day. Modern life means that for some, true hunger is never really experienced. Instead, some are bombarded with mixed messages all day, meaning that their intrinsic hunger cues are subdued. More eating occasions throughout the day… Continue reading What are you hungry for?
Do you feel bamboozled by the ever expanding cereal aisle? Not sure what you should be looking for in a cereal? You're not alone. Supermarkets and food companies hope that you are confused so that you will succumb to strategic product placement, weekly specials, and clever marketing claims on front of packet. I am going… Continue reading What breakfast cereal should I be eating?
Following a low FODMAP eating plan can often limit food options. This should not impact your enjoyment over the festive period. With endless parties, gatherings and ultimately Christmas day, it would be nice to have a list of "safe" foods that you know are not going to send you to the bathroom or leave you doubled… Continue reading How to enjoy a Low FODMAP Christmas