A few simple steps to help change your eating habits for the better

How difficult has it been sticking to healthy eating habits this past year?

However good you may usually be, have snacks and sweets become the norm rather than the exception during lockdowns?

There’s nothing wrong with the occasional treat of course – with Easter just a few weeks away, a chocolate egg (or two!) won’t undo all your good work – but frequent comfort eating can all too easily become a slippery slope…

Help is at hand though, whether it’s a constant struggle for you or just one more problem you’re facing right now, thanks to June‘s guest on Girls Around Town this weekend!

On the phone to the studio in the second hour of the show, wellness expert Lesley Butlin will sharing some of her top hints and tips to get you back on the right track, from the kind of things you need to avoid doing to some of the things you can do to stop yourself giving in to unhealthy habits.

If you’re eating more than you want to or going to the fridge because you don’t know what else to do, make sure you’re tuned in to 107.8FM or listening online just after 11.20am on Sunday to hear what Lesley has to say about how to manage your emotions more successfully…

And how, by doing so, you can change your eating habits for the better!

Let’s talk turkey

Looking for ideas to use up some of those inevitable Christmas leftovers?

Chances are turkey will be there on the list – and who better to give you a bit of inspiration than next weekend’s guest on Girls Around Town?

Sue Jackson, well-known to listeners these days as Sue The Cook, will be back in the second hour of the show to do just that when she joins June by phone to share another of her favourite recipes.

On the menu this time it’s turkey and ham pie, a tasty way to make the most of some of your Christmas lunch leftovers…

Make sure you’re tuned in to 107.8FM or listening online from 11.20am on Sunday, pen and paper at the ready, for all the details – and if you miss the chance to make a note of the recipe there and then, watch this space after the show when it will be here for you to download.

No doubt Sue will have a few more foodie hints and tips too, along with news of what else she and her family will be tucking into over the festive season.

As for June, turkey probably won’t be on the table but rest assured the Christmas puddings are ready and waiting in the cupboard…

The big question is will they still be there on Friday 25 December or will she have given in to the temptation to scoff them between now and the big day?!

Better with age

Whisky and wine, fine leather and flannel sheets – what do you think they all have in common?

They’re just four of the things that pop up when you try Googling ‘things that get better with age’, the subject of next weekend’s on air chat between June and Mandy Moran…

They’ll be taking a light-hearted look at these and other items on the list when Mandy’s on the phone to the studio from just after 11.20am – and adding a few suggestions of their own too.

Needless to say, women are right up there – well, what you else would you expect from a discussion between two such prime examples? – and they’ll probably include one or two men as well!

On a slightly more serious note, Mandy will be updating listeners on her recent career change from fashion consultant to civil celebrant. Shortly after her first interview on the show in September, she passed her exam with flying colours and wasted no time getting started, carrying out her first funeral ceremonies just days later.

Make sure you’re tuned in to 107.8FM or listening online from 10am to 12 noon next Sunday for all this and more…

And in the meantime, why not share your comments on how you’ve been getting better with age on the Girls Around Town Facebook page or Instagram feed?