My healthy version of the ” full English” breakfast

My healthy version of the " full English" breakfast.

Complex carbs take longer to digest than simple carbs helping you to feel fuller longer with less blood sugar spikes keeping your energy levels constant. Especially when you got up to work at 5.30am and feel like you've had a whole day by midday! 
2 organic eggs (protein) fried in Waitrose bought organic butter, ( good fats) organic multigrain and wholewheat bread ( complex carbs) from the local bakery.
Streaky Duchy of Cornwall free range bacon ( protein)
Wilted spinach ( great spurce of iron)
Avocado (oddly it's a fruit and is also full of good fats )
Some fat in your diet is good for you and also helps you feel fuller longer. .
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Complex carbs take longer to digest than simple carbs helping you to feel fuller longer with less blood sugar spikes keeping your energy levels constant. Especially when you got up to work at 5.30am and feel like you’ve had a whole day by midday!
2 organic eggs (protein) fried in Waitrose bought organic butter, ( good fats) organic multigrain and wholewheat bread ( complex carbs) from the local bakery.
Streaky Duchy of Cornwall free range bacon ( protein)
Wilted spinach ( great spurce of iron)
Avocado (oddly it’s a fruit and is also full of good fats )
Some fat in your diet is good for you and also helps you feel fuller longer. .
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On BBC Radio London Drivetime at 4.40pm with Jim Davis

On BBC Radio London Drivetime at 4.40pm with Jim Davis. Chatting to Jim on how to do hot Summer dressing in the office workplace. Especially if you are client facing. 
How to stay cool but still look appropriate for your company brand and ethos.  No flip flops, bra straps, etc.
However if you work within the media or for a young IT or techi company then anything goes. @bbcradiolondon
Chatting to Jim on how to do hot Summer dressing in the office workplace. Especially if you are client facing.
How to stay cool but still look appropriate for your company brand and ethos. No flip flops, bra straps, etc.
However if you work within the media or for a young IT or techi company then anything goes. @bbcradiolondon

Click below to listen:

Realise your dreams

Realise your dreams.

Have you seen the movie "The Book Club"? Funny and so pertinent to so many women over 50.
Often we lose who we were, whilst caring for our familes, being too busy, or feeling guilty. 
It's never too late to start over and realise your dreams..
You only have one life! .
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Have you seen the movie “The Book Club”? Funny and so pertinent to so many women over 50.
Often we lose who we were, whilst caring for our familes, being too busy, or feeling guilty.
It’s never too late to start over and realise your dreams..
You only have one life! .
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Healthy lifestyle tips

Healthy lifestyle tips.

Here are 5 tips for a good digestive system and improved gut health which is the key to your general optimum health and well being.

I subsitute oatcakes for bread when I'm craving a healthy carb fix,  especially eaten with unpasteurized cheese (a healthy gut likes unpasteurised cheese and fermented foods as friendly bacteria and probiotics keep your microbiome happy and healthy). .
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Here are 5 tips for a good digestive system and improved gut health which is the key to your general optimum health and well being.

I subsitute oatcakes for bread when I’m craving a healthy carb fix, especially eaten with unpasteurized cheese (a healthy gut likes unpasteurised cheese and fermented foods as friendly bacteria and probiotics keep your microbiome happy and healthy). .
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Endermology

Endermology.

When legs feel and look heavy,  Endermology can help their appearance whilst you are on your weightloss regime and body transformation journey. 
Yes those are my legs...and this treatment helps me a lot.

It's a roller which is used over your body (whilst you wear a special body stocking). The action of the machine helps lymphatic drainage ( in fact cancer treatment patients have this treatment too to help their lymph drainage) 
It helps reduce cellulite, skin elasticity, skin tone and skin quality. 
A couple of sessions a week over a few months and then an occasional maintenance one definitely makes a difference.
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When legs feel and look heavy, Endermology can help their appearance whilst you are on your weightloss regime and body transformation journey.
Yes those are my legs…and this treatment helps me a lot.

It’s a roller which is used over your body (whilst you wear a special body stocking). The action of the machine helps lymphatic drainage ( in fact cancer treatment patients have this treatment too to help their lymph drainage)
It helps reduce cellulite, skin elasticity, skin tone and skin quality.
A couple of sessions a week over a few months and then an occasional maintenance one definitely makes a difference.
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Friday’s veggie brunch

Friday's veggie brunch.

Midday today, 16 hours after yesterday evening's last meal at 8pm.  The 16hour fasting time gives the gut and body time to have a break from digesting food and if continued 2 days consecutively can help weight loss, gut health and overall wellbeing.
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Midday today, 16 hours after yesterday evening’s last meal at 8pm. The 16hour fasting time gives the gut and body time to have a break from digesting food and if continued 2 days consecutively can help weight loss, gut health and overall wellbeing.
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This month’s haircut with @andyatagency Thank you as always

This month's haircut with @andyatagency Thank you as always.

Andy delivers the best haircuts that flatter your faceshape and work best for whatever hair type you have.
My hair is so fine but he makes it appear thick and with graduation to make the cut more interesting and edgy.
He always does a fabulous job and also does a great selfie...
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and sequin tshirt from @zara

Andy delivers the best haircuts that flatter your faceshape and work best for whatever hair type you have.
My hair is so fine but he makes it appear thick and with graduation to make the cut more interesting and edgy.
He always does a fabulous job and also does a great selfie…
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and sequin tshirt from @zara

Saturday night dinner entertaining

Saturday night dinner entertaining. 
My supper party last night was a gaspacho starter with added chopped cucumber and croutons to add texture to the cold soup.
Then this home-cooked paella.
The rice was cooked in shellfish stock (lobster, mussels, chicken, garlic and onions in the vegetable water stock), and chicken thighs roasted first with crispy skin, chorizo, prawns, mussels, squid, and some sliced peppers to decorate.
I served it with a green salad.
Cheeses and strawberries and cream for pud.
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My supper party last night was a gaspacho starter with added chopped cucumber and croutons to add texture to the cold soup.
Then this home-cooked paella.
The rice was cooked in shellfish stock (lobster, mussels, chicken, garlic and onions in the vegetable water stock), and chicken thighs roasted first with crispy skin, chorizo, prawns, mussels, squid, and some sliced peppers to decorate.
I served it with a green salad.
Cheeses and strawberries and cream for pud.
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My home-cooked meat-free veggie Bank Holiday weekend cooked breakfast

My home-cooked meat-free veggie Bank Holiday weekend cooked breakfast.

Eggs from the local farm shop chickens, seeded wholemeal bread from the Island Bakery with rather a generous spread of organic butter, wilted spinach, beef tomato slices, avocado and mushrooms.

I always eat breakfast or brunch straight after working out, or doing any fitness or exercise.  Healthy mix of carbs and protein and good fats. .
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Eggs from the local farm shop chickens, seeded wholemeal bread from the Island Bakery with rather a generous spread of organic butter, wilted spinach, beef tomato slices, avocado and mushrooms.

I always eat breakfast or brunch straight after working out, or doing any fitness or exercise. Healthy mix of carbs and protein and good fats. .
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