Hi! I’m Emily.
Welcome to Nutrition Larder!
Thank you for visiting my little corner of the internet.
I grew up with pretty ‘normal’ British grub of meat, dairy and potatoes, and not really minding my mum’s words to eat my veggies! I have always been passionate about cooking but it took a while for the penny to drop that what I was eating – or more like what I wasn’t eating was really impacting my energy levels and affecting my day to day living. Fast forward a few years and I’m amazed to see how having a balanced diet has just about made me into the happy-go-lucky nerd that I am today.
What do I mean when I say ‘balanced‘?
I think it is so so important to realise that there is so much more to food than just nutrients – it’s about sharing a meal with your best friends or celebrating your kid’s birthday with rich chocolate cake smothered in icing. Food is so ingrained in our everyday life, our culture, our history, our family. It’s about savouring food and enjoying every mouthful, admitting that we are wonderful imperfect humans and you know what, that’s pretty great – I chose that life!
I have a BSc in Nutrition (accredited by the Association of Nutrition) and I’ve just started a Master of Dietetics in Australia after working as a chef for over five years, so I love making sure healthy food tastes damn good too! I’m a sucker for evidence-based, best practice nutrition – no mumbo jumbo here I promise.
‘Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.’
Don’t go sweating the small stuff. And most importantly, enjoy eating! If you’ve got that down, then you’re already doing great.
I’m sure you already know what’s right for you and whats not, it’s just nice to get some guidance and a little inspiration sometimes.
I hope you enjoy Nutrition Larder.
2.1 BSc Honours degree in Nutrition from Oxford Brookes University
(3 year accredited degree by the Association of Nutrition)
Level 1 and 2 Matthew Kenney Culinary Academy
Currently studying a Master of Dietetics in Melbourne, Australia