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Potato Fritters: turning the humble spud into a star

Potato Fritters: turning the humble spud into a star

Oh, the humble potato! I grew up in Germany, so you are probably not surprised to learn that I have eaten a good amount of spuds in my time. My mum used to make potato fritters for us – stacks of them were polished off […]

Myth buster: weight training makes you look like a man

Myth buster: weight training makes you look like a man

Not true, unless obviously you are a man. Women generally only have a small amount of muscle-increasing hormones (e.g. testosterone) which therefore makes bulky muscles pretty much unlikely.  Also, for those bulky muscles even to begin to happen, you’d have to lift some pretty serious […]

Falafel – healthy fast food to the rescue

Falafel – healthy fast food to the rescue

What a day yesterday was! I was interviewed for local radio station Oystermouth Radio about my CoreHealth courses and obviously also about my work here at Proper Nosh. So much fun! The timing of the interview meant that I was super hungry when I got […]

Five minutes outdoors to connect with nature

Five minutes outdoors to connect with nature

For those of you who have a dog or are keen runners, spending time outdoors is more than likely part of your routine.  Hopefully you get to walk or run in nature and are able to surround yourself with trees, birdsong and breathe in plenty of fresh […]

Gluten-free flatbreads: roti to scoop up your stew

Gluten-free flatbreads: roti to scoop up your stew

I’ll let you into a secret: I love eating with my hands. Camping in Africa and standing around the fire, grilling these gluten-free flatbreads for breakfast is one of my fondest food memories. So simple, so basic, so delicious! But don’t throw away your cutlery just […]

Red Lentil Stew – easy as 1 2 3

Red Lentil Stew – easy as 1 2 3

So, it’s a busy busy time at the moment and food will have to be quick today. I will have one of my favourite things: red lentil stew. Well, this can be a soup or a stew really and you can have it on its own, […]

Food waste and what you can do about it

Food waste and what you can do about it

Few topics make my blood boil as much as the issue of food waste in our Western world.  The amount of food wasted by industry, supermarkets and private households is simply unacceptable.  Just thinking of the resources squandered makes me want to weep.  Have a look at the […]

Tahini Dressing to get a Calcium boost

Tahini Dressing to get a Calcium boost

I often whisk up this tahini dressing as it that makes any bowl of vegetables sing with Middle Eastern flavours.  I love that it takes almost no time to make this and yet is so versatile and yummy.  For me it ticks all the boxes of a great dressing as […]