There is a lot we can do to protect our liver through lifestyle and diet, especially as two of the main risk factors for chronic liver disease are alcohol misuse and obesity. I've recently been quoted in Health & Wellbeing in an article that encourages you to give your liver a bit of TLC! My … Continue reading Look after your Liver
If you're starting to get into the Christmas spirit then why not give these little festive ginger biscuits a go! Baking (and eating!) these is the perfect way to spend a cosy weekend afternoon. Ingredients (makes 24 biscuits): 350g plain flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons ground ginger 100g butter, chopped into cubes … Continue reading Ginger Snaps!
It feels like Autumn is pretty much here, the nights are getting darker and it's definitely getting chillier, almost time for jumpers! Over the past few months I have enjoyed seeing the change in vegetables that have been delivered in my weekly veg box. Recently we have been getting lots of courgettes, cabbage and potatoes … Continue reading Black and Red Enchiladas
This is a recipe that I first made when on holiday this year in Sicily. Inspired by all of the fresh veg and Italian cuisine I made this simple, yet full of flavour, fettuccine dish. Recipe (serves 2): 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 red chili, chopped 4-5 anchovies, chopped Handful of parsley Butter Fresh pasta … Continue reading Five minute fettuccine
This article is more clinically focused - it's my summary of the evidence surrounding the recognition and treatment of refeeding syndrome, and how we as healthcare professionals go about treating this condition. It has been published as the Hot Topic in BAPEN's August edition of their online magazine In Touch. As clinicians it's always good … Continue reading Refeeding Syndrome – An Overview