The kale miracle.

How many of you struggle to get your family members to eat more vegetables? Are there certain vegetables which are taboo in your household? Luckily for me, Alex (+ Simba & Emilia) are not fussy eaters. They love fresh produce (Simba included!) so it’s very rare that a nutritious meal gets snubbed. For me, there’s…

Be gentle on yourself.

For those of you following me on Facebook, you may have been expecting this post to be about a kale and halloumi gozleme. Trust me, I haven’t forgotten about this mouth watering recipe, however I feel compelled to write about this topic first. Gozleme will be coming shortly, don’t you worry. Since becoming a mum,…

Slow days + self care.

I feel as though my writing has changed recently. Although this has always been a creative outlet for me, I find more solace in this dedicated alone time. It’s an opportunity for me to share what’s going on inside this brain of mine.

Pancakes for two.

I woke up this morning with a real hankering for pancakes. I quickly brushed this off. ‘Don’t be ridiculous Tess. Alex is on nightshift. All of this effort with a 6 month old babe for one.’ Then as I was feeding Emilia and trawling through ‘wholemeal spelt pancakes for one’ archives, it dawned on me….

Winter warmers.

I’ve been a little quiet over here at The Emerging Dietitian HQ. I’ve been soaking up cuddles with my sweet babe, who by the way is almost 6 months old. When did that happen? I’m also a guest contributor over at FarmGate Online. Do yourself a favour, click on the link and see what they…

My first Mother’s Day.

If we are going to get technical. This really was my second┬áMother’s Day. This time last year, I knew Baby H was baking away but my lips were indeed sealed. This year, with our darling Emilia, I knew I wanted to do an elaborate celebration. Not for myself. But to celebrate the incredible mother’s in…

Persimmons & priorities.

Since becoming a mum, I’ve noticed a real shift in my priorities. I guess you could say that was to be expected. Emilia is and always will be my number one priority. However it goes deeper than this. Becoming a mum has given me clarity about what is important in life. It’s encouraged me to…