Is fruit making you fat?!

That’s a bit of a bold statement I know, but it made you click 😉 First and foremost I want to tell you before you read any further that fruit is NOT ‘bad’ for you and it does not solely make you fat. Too much of anything isn’t good for you, blah, blah, blah….but it’s…

All about macros: Carbohydrates

First and foremost, you do not need to avoid carbs in order to lose fat. I am almost certain that at some stage, the majority of you reading this have come across someone, if not yourself who has avoided carbohydrates or ‘carbs’ in the hope of losing weight. Growing up with a Western diet I think…

All about macros: Fat

Before you go thinking that a low-fat diet leads to a lower body fat – it doesn’t! There is a difference between dietary fat and the fat on your body. If you over-eat foods high in fat, sending you over your recommended calorie intake, then yes it may be the cause of weight gain but it…

Homemade Popcorn

Sitting in this weekend? Why not try making your own popcorn instead of buying shop-bought packs that are full of unnecessary ingredients. You can easily consume about over 700 kcals on a medium box of cinema sweet popcorn! Never mind the chocolate and fizzy drink you buy alongside it! Whether you’re sitting in or heading to…

Juice Cleanses/Diets

With the phase of ‘only juice diets’ hopefully on the way out, I think people have finally come to terms with the fact that they are in fact a great way to add vitamins and minerals to your diet – just NOT in place of your diet. So on the note of juices and smoothies,…

Choosing your foods wisely to match your goals

Everyone is different when it comes to body composition/size, as well as their goals as to what they want their body to look like. If that means putting on size for some people (mainly a goal set by men, unfortunately) or losing fat/getting leaner for others (a goal everyone has more than likely set before…

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 1 medium red bell pepper 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tin chickpeas in water, drained juice of 1 lemon 1-2 tsp cumin 2 tbsp tahini (ground sesame seeds) Water, as needed

Healthy Take on Chilli Beef Nachos

So I was at home a week ago & had the yummiest nachos ever in a local restaurant. I didn’t expect them to be the healthiest but I was definitely craving them on my return to Bahrain! So, as I do I decided to try a healthier, lower-calorie version of them & I must say they…

Kill Your Cravings

We all get them. And it’s hard not to give in! But there are a few things you could be doing to prevent yourself from binging when you do get that sweet craving! I know for me personally, if I restrict myself too much from anything sweet then when I do get a craving that…

Protein & Peanut Butter Cups

I’m not sure I know many people who don’t like peanut butter or chocolate, and if I do-shame on you! haha. However, PLEASE bear in mind that, unfortunately, the majority of these ‘clean treats’ you see on Instagram and the likes cannot be eaten in big amounts without feeling bad about it afterwards 🙁 Although they are made…

‘Healthy’ Fats

When do healthy fats become not so ‘healthy’? Well, with the constant hype around products such as Coconut Oil and it’s endless health benefits for example, I think some people get sidetracked from the fact that although this is a “healthy fat”, it is still fat. Fat is easier to raise your daily calorie intake…