• Chicken Salad with Honey & Mustard Dressing

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr April 25, 2019

    Want a simple and satisfying dinner idea? Why not try my chicken salad with honey and mustard dressing. It comes together within twenty minutes. Enjoy it on its own or as a sandwich filling. I’ve just come back from a beautiful, restful holiday in Nigeria! I got the chance to reconnect with family I haven’t seen in over five years, and of course, I ate ALL the food. The last…

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  • 11 Ingredients You Should Avoid in Your Skin & Hair Care Products

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr April 3, 2019

    Your skin is your body’s largest organ. It absorbs far more chemicals from the environment and what you put on it compared to what you ingest. We spend a great deal of time focusing on diet, but completely forget that what we put on our skin is as, if not more important. In this blog post, I’ll cover some of the main ingredients that you should avoid when purchasing beauty…

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  • Pasta Salad with Baked Tinga Salmon

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr April 1, 2019

    Rich in fibre, omega-3 fats and protein, this pasta salad with baked salmon provides slow-release energy and boosts your concentration levels. Most of you know by now that the way to start eating healthier is to get rid of processed foods from your pantry and fridge and to start eating foods in their whole, natural form. What is not so clear is how to build healthy meals or recipes. Everyone…

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  • Oatmeal with berries and hazelnuts

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr March 30, 2019

    You are more likely to make healthier choices throughout the day if you start your day that way. I enjoy savoury breakfasts the most, but I always fall back on oatmeal when I want a quick meal that will keep hunger at bay. Oatmeal is best if you choose either oat groats, steel cut oats or jumbo oats. They are minimally processed, and unlike instant oats and oat flour, they…

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  • Chilli Bean Wild Salmon with Veggie Noodle Stir-Fry

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr March 27, 2019

    Get a healthy dose of omega-3 fats, fibre, vitamins and minerals with my chilli bean wild salmon and noodle stir-fry. Despite eating much smaller portions of food these days, I’m staying satisfied for much more extended periods. I also haven’t experienced bloating or any other horrible digestive problems since changing my diet over a week ago. A very welcome change indeed! My audience has been very encouraging and supportive for…

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