Nut & Date Bars


Many apologies for the lack of recipe posts…you’ve probably thought I’d abandoned the blog!  Fear not, I am still here but have just been exceptionally busy finishing off my course with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, I am now officially graduated and setting up my Health Coaching business.  To learn more about what I am doing head over to my website – and if you have any questions please feel free to message me or leave a comment.

Now, back to the recipe…

Everywhere you look these days there are lots of variations of protein bars and nut bars.  Some are great to grab when out and about but some are just filled with nasties, I decided to make my own version and I can honestly say there’ll be no more store bought bars in my house!

I played around with this recipe and my Dad volunteered to be the taste tester – which actually surprised me as he’s a bit wary about some of my concoctions!  Anyway this recipe has his seal of approval, so I thought if he loves it then it is definitely a recipe to share with you all! Continue reading


Spicy Nuts (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Spicy nuts

When I had to cut out gluten and dairy from my diet, finding healthy snacks when out and about was not the easiest task.  Either everything that’s available is full of sugar or has a ridiculously long ingredient list or tasted like cardboard!  I’ve now taken to carrying Ziploc bags with nuts or veg sticks or pieces of fruit with me when I’m out and about; which is not only healthier than some snacks on offer but it saves standing in a shop and having to read the ingredient list on every packet and then getting frustrated at not being able to enjoy anything that’s on offer.

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