Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has a magnificent flavour. It adds a sweet aroma and tropical taste to any dish it touches. Here at the Lunch Box London we often use coconut oil in baking and a variety of savoury dishes. We use “virgin” coconut oil, meaning that it has been extracted from the flesh of fresh coconuts…

The Tale of Kale

Foodie article written for the Lunch Box London: Lunch Delivered Daily Kale has become one of the most sought after super foods to hit the market in the last couple of years. Lucky for us, kale is grown right here in the UK. At the Lunchbox London, we have a kale garden outside our front…

Wild Food Market Smoothies!

Today was my first official day partnering with the  Brook Green Wild Food Market as their in-house nutritionist and it was a total blast! (Sorry I don’t have more pictures, I got way too into it and forgot!) When your job is making smoothies all day with keen healthy eaters (of all ages) thing are…

Added Sugars

The Bittersweet Truth of Added Sugar Sugar is a hot topic in the media these days. Over the last few years we have expanded the number of sweeteners on our shelves to a new extreme. Now there are so many to choose from it can be difficult to know what one to use.

Work With Me

I have experience working as a freelance Nutritionist and am available to create nutrition-focused articles, newsletters, presentations, and develop healthy recipes. If you are looking to partner with a Nutritionist, I would love to hear from you! Feel free to connect with me at laura.n.ledas@gmail.com 

Brook Green Wild Food Market

“Sometimes things could be right under your nose, the only problem is your eyes are above it” Since my move to London two months ago, I have been spending nearly every weekend exploring markets around town. I’ve visited the Borough Market (more times than I probably should admit to), South Kensington Farmer’s Market, Portobello Market,…

Coconut Pineapple Chickpea Side

I prepared a veggie loaded side dish this evening and was trying to think of a tasty protein to go with it. I had half a pineapple left in the fridge after frying some slices to put on top of homemade black bean burgers (you need to try this if you haven’t already!). This simple step amplifies the flavours…

Why You Should Eat Nuts Daily

Nuts are tiny nutrition powerhouses that are tasty and convenient but often snubbed because of their high fat content. Don’t let that stop you from reaching for a mid-morning handful of natures perfect snack food. They have so much goodness to offer including fibre, vegetable protein, antioxidants and a tone of vitamins and minerals! Health…

Kitchen Cupboard Green Smoothie

Good morning! It’s a Green Smoothie kinda day! Adding various types of produce to your blender is all the rage these days, but sometimes you don’t always have an abundance of fruits and vegetables on hand. What is a morning smoothie drinker to do? Here are some tips to ensure your blender never goes unused…