Chilli & lemon popcorn

Published on the 31st Dec, 2012 by Azmina

Simply heat a saucepan with a lid (ideally a glass lid) and drizzle a few drops of oil into the pan.  Throw in 2 tablespoons of popping corn, cover and allow to pop over a medium heat. It takes about three minutes for the popping to stop. Add red chilli powder and a dash of lemon juice. All you need now is that Friday night DVD…


Christmas dinner can be healthy!

Published on the 24th Dec, 2012 by Azmina

You really can enjoy a festive feast and still fit into your little black dress this holiday season…

If you plan ahead, you can have tasty nibbles around the house that won’t go straight to your waistline. And the full traditional Christmas fayre is all there for the taking; just be aware of which bits of the meal you pile onto your plate first, and your portion size….  (more…)

The Little Black Dress Diet – party tips to keep you slim and trim

Published on the 19th Dec, 2012 by Azmina

As consultant nutritionist to ITV Lorraine show’s Little Black Dress Diet with Dannii Minogue, Lisa Faulkner and Jane Wake, I thought I’d share some tricks on how to stay focussed while you’re out partying the night away.

Beefier burgers

Published on the 16th Dec, 2012 by Azmina

Homemade burgers are full of texture and goodness.  They are likely to contain far more beef than any fast food burger you could find, and you know exactly what’s in them!  I had some leftover salad so just mixed it in for extra goodness – you can probably spot the cucumber and carrots! Here’s the original recipe (more…)