Greek chocolate yogurt

Low Carb Chocolate Yogurt

This is so incredibly simple, I'm not even sure it warrants being called a recipe really, but it's something I experimented with recently when I fancied something sweet yet wholesome as a snack that was l
salmon and tuna low carb fish cakes

Fresh Salmon and Tuna Fish Cakes

These tasty, filling fish cakes skew the usual fare so often made with potatoes and have egg and spelt in the mixture instead. I like to add fresh red chilli into mine and my husband's but you can of course, omit that when rustling these up for the kids. ...
low carb chocolate mousse

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Mousse

Wow, I made a big ones of these babies and ate it all to myself. Admittedly it was PMT week (oh joy) so I was craving chocolate but in all fairness PMT has been better than ever since my transition to eating a more low carb way.
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5 Ways to Love Yourself

As it's Valentine's Day today, I wanted to write a piece on self-love here, the sweet, sweet love that will liberate you.
How to make Nadyia Hussein's Orange Drizzle Cake for the queens 90th

Nadiya Hussain’s ‘Her Majesty’s Cake’

As a keen baker, I've always been a huge fan of the Great British Bake Off and one of my all time favourite contestants has to be the wonderful Nadyia Hussein. A fellow Leeds girl, I loved her warm, down-to-earth personality and of course her incredibl...
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5 Things I’ve Done in the Name of (Maternal) Love

I know it's Valentine's Day but romantic love isn't what I'm focusing on here (although I madly deeply love my husband *go check my Vestaire Collective wishlist Peter (inserts blowing kisses emojis).
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Mulberry Lust List 2017

I'm a real Mulberry Girl. In fact, you could probably say I'm obsessed. So obsessed that my 35th birthday cake was in the shape of my trusty Bayswater.
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15 Things I Miss About My Pre-Kid Days

This post is a bit of fun, people. Obviously I wouldn't change my procreating ways for the world. My boys are my world and life is enriched, funnier and more fun because of those bambinos... But sometimes, sometimes I miss the more selfish, carefree pre-kid days I enjoyed and thought you guys might relate too.
Honest Mum blogger and vlogger

Low Carb: What it Means for Me

I've had a long-standing, fluctuating relationship with a low carb way of eating, starting with the most extreme introduction to it whilst at uni aged 19 when the Dr Atkins phenomenon had taken hold...
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The Beginner’s Guide to SEO For Bloggers by Nic Tuxford of Exposure Ninja

SEO and PR can often overwhelm even the most seasoned of bloggers. Why do some blog rank higher than others in Google, and how can it be done for your own blog? Today we welcome back Nic Tuxford, senior SEO specialist at digital marketing agency Exposure Ninja, to share the secrets to great SEO for bloggers
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Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites

So whilst there is still natural sugar in these dark chocolate coconut bites with the Medjool dates and dark chocolate, they do make for a healthier, less sweet alternative to standard chocolate bars and ar...
Honest Mum speaks at Red Magazine's Career in Tech event

My Top 5 Tips To Making Blogging Your Career

A few weeks ago, I had the absolute pleasure of speaking at Red Magazine's Career in Tech Day at the Sky Campus in my hometown of Leeds. It was one of the most inspiring events I've ever spoken at or in ...
Honest Mum

My Top 6 Tips To Boost Your Self-Esteem

I'm endlessly asked how I've reached a place where I feel consistently confident and the answer is, if I'm honest, (Honest Mum here, right?) I don't ALWAYS feel confident, no one can constantly feel confident in themselves or their abilities and have faith in their potential, but yes, for the most part, I do feel confident in who I am and what I do.
dark chocolate wholgrain crispy cakes

No Bake Healthy Dark Chocolate Rice Crispy Cakes

Here's a recipe for you, just like mama used to make in the 80's, except it's absolutely nothing like that (soz Mum)-for this is the millennials' healthier equivalent to the sweet rice cakes you would inhale as a kid! These are a healthy, still totally delicious alternative which truly hit the spot- without the sugar crash too- and what's more, my kids flipping love them.
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10 Tips On Succeeding in Business & Life

If you want to succeed in business- and in life, you need to have a purpose, you need to work out what you're passionate about, what feeds your soul- and potentially your tummy (we all need dollar) and then you must work on finding the strength, means and time to make that dream a reality.
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Fluffy Gluten-Free American Pancakes

As it's pancake day I'm re-sharing this classic post featuring my fluffy gluten-free Aemrican pancakes. Little pancakey clouds we like to call them in this house! OK I like to call them that!

Being Honest: A Traumatic Birth

My eldest son Oliver is now 5, he will be 6 in January, my beautiful bambi eyed firstborn son, a boy that, if I'm honest, I only got to properly enjoy when he turned 10 months.
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Chicken Lemonato (Greek Chicken with a Lemon Sauce)

This moorish chicken in a lemon sauce, chicken lemonato is a delicious family favourite in our home. For those who don't know (and there's not many of you) Papa G, a.k.a. George Psarias is award-winning rest...
Coach Edie 31 Pebble Leather Shoulder Bag, Black

Win A £50 John Lewis Gift Card

To celebrate John Lewis' opening a store in Leeds (whoop), I have a £50 gift card to give away to one lucky Honest Mum reader. The nation's most beloved department store, John Lewis opened in Leeds' glittering new shopping complex, Victoria Gate, just befor...

Enjoy More Water with Robinsons Fruit Drop

  We all lead busy lives, right? From dawn to dusk, the whole Broadbent family are busy bees, working hard and playing even harder ;)! My sons, Oliver, 7, and Xander, 4, zip between school...