Tag Archives: vicki Tate

The risk of sitting too much

Don’t just sit there

Our day to day lives have changed a lot in the past 50 years. Changes in technology have meant that most of us spend a lot of our day sitting or being sedentary.

The problems beginning to appear include increased incidence of heart disease, diabetes 2, obesity, to name the top contenders.

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Quick and Easy Pumpkin Soup

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Soup

So easy the kids can make this one.


  • 1kg of Jap or Kent pumpkin
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 2-4 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch of cracked pepper – to taste
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons chicken stock powder
  • water to just cover
  • fresh coriander leaves -finely chopped
  • sour cream or yoghurt to serve

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Autumn

At last the nights are cool and occasionally we are reaching for a vest or coat as we venture out at night.

The well-known habit of eating a rainbow of colour can easily be transferred to the Autumn plate

My 5 tips best tips to help you eat healthily and live a vibrant, healthy life this Autumn season.

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