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Melissa Hemsley

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6.8 Unmasking Your True Self with Melissa Hemsley

Saturn Returns with Caggie

Chef and best-selling cookbook author, Melissa Hemsley, joins Caggie in this conversation about finding happiness and balance in your true self. Melissa openly shares how she is working on herself in therapy and the difficulty of actually being open and honest about who you are, as well as exploring the struggle of perfectionism and releasing the need for praise. They also discuss their mutual love of naps, why it’s important to feel fear and do things that scare you, and Melissa’s profound experience during The Bridge retreat. Pre-order the Saturn Returns book and buy tickets to the Saturn Returns Live Shows.Book a reading with our Resident Astrologer Noura and join our Saturn Returns community newsletter.Thank you to Natural Cycles for making today’s episode possible. They very kindly offered our community 20% off an annual subscription + a free thermometer when you use the code CAGGIE at naturalcycles.com.

1hr 1min

28 Nov 2022

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Moments: Why are women made to feel they have an expiry date? With Melissa Hemsley

Saturn Returns with Caggie

Feel good chef, best-selling cookbook author, and sustainability champion, Melissa Hemsley, is on Saturn Returns this week!In this moment, you’ll hear a preview into the conversation where Melissa and Caggie share their fears of running out of time, finding your true rhythm in your thirties, and how women tend to be viewed with an expiry date.The full episode goes live tomorrow and explores perfectionism and craving praise; masking and the importance of being truly yourself; as well as Melissa and Caggie’s shared love of naps. Pre-order the Saturn Returns book and buy tickets to the Saturn Returns Live Shows.Book a reading with our Resident Astrologer Noura and join our Saturn Returns community newsletter.Thank you to Natural Cycles for making today’s episode possible. They very kindly offered our community 20% off an annual subscription + a free thermometer when you use the code CAGGIE at naturalcycles.com.

6mins

27 Nov 2022

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Melissa Hemsley on ADHD, Fertility, IVF, and feel good food

The Happy Pear Podcast

Our friend, Melissa Hemsley the self-taught chef, food columnist, best-selling cookbook author, real food activist and sustainability champion joined us this week for a chat!She is passionate about spreading the power of feel-good food, and has written five cookbooks including Eat Green, Eat Happy and her latest book Feel Good with 100 quick and easy recipes to bring a bit of comfort and joy into our kitchens and beyond. We had a wonderful chat with Melissa, she is a great friend who has hosted us many times in her home in London. Having recently been diagnosed with ADHA and been under a long fertility journey, we dove deep into these topics alongside our love of food chats!Enjoy!Lots of love,Dave & SteveTo learn more about Melissa check out her site on: https://www.melissahemsley.com/Produced by Sean Cahill & Sara Fawsitt Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 14mins

23 Nov 2022

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Pop of Wisdom: Melissa Hemsley on why food makes us feel good

Not Perfect Podcast with Poppy Jamie

On today's Pop of Wisdom episode, I have the very lovely Melissa Hemsley, a chef, food columnist, best selling author, real food activist and sustainability champion who is passionate about spreading the power of a feel good food.Melissa is on a mission to make food as joyful as possible. She advocates for food that is wholesome, has nourishing potential with nothing wasted. She's written five bestselling cookbooks, including Eat Green, Eat Happy, and her latest book, Feel Good With One. Quick and easy recipes to bring a bit of comfort and joy into your kitchens and beyond.Find more information on Melissa Hemsley: Website: https://www.melissahemsley.com/Instagram: @melissa.hemsleyBook: https://www.melissahemsley.com/books---Hosted by Poppy JamieProduced by Georgie RutherfordEdited by George DrakePlease feel free to drop us an email on contact@notperfectpodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

25mins

17 Aug 2022

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Ask Me Anything: In which British National Treasure Melissa Hemsley fires your questions at me

Wild with Sarah Wilson

Breaking things up a bit this episode with an AMA from London where I'm staying with my good friend Melissa Hemsley, cookbook author, sustainable food advocate and humanitarian. Mel kindly reads out a bunch of juicy questions: Do you have botox? How do we stay hopeful in the climate crisis when giving up and just enjoying the few remaining "normal years" is easier? Should 16 year-olds be allowed to vote? What about trying mushrooms for anxiety? How do you make friends as an adult? Much of the chat comes back to pulsing between the either/ors we are confronted with, finding the "sweet spot" and making the struggle artful. You can follow Melissa @melissa.hemsley and melissahemsley.com...she runs cooking courses and tutorials.Some of the other names we mentioned:@susanjanekitchen@thehappypear@clerkenwellboyec1I mentioned the link to the beauty products I use https://www.nourishedlife.com.au/search.html?tag=sarah-wilson Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

41mins

2 Aug 2022

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The Psychological Impact of a Cancer diagnosis, The Problem with Male Friendship & Feel Good Food with Melissa Hemsley

Alive and Kicking with Clare McKenna

Melissa Hemsley is a Cookery Writer, Chef and Sustainability Champion. She has written 5 cookbooks. She joins Clare to talk about her latest Feel Good and why her passion is promoting food that is nourishes our bodies, grows with the seasons where nothing is wasted and it of course tastes good.Yvonne O'Meara is a psychotherapist who works with people through all stages of cancer diagnosis and is a research coordinator at UCD. She talks Clare through the stages of a serious health diagnosis, the psychological impact and how to support it as well as her new project she's co founded looking to streamline cancer services.And an article in The Guardian this week sparked discussion on men in their midlife realising they are lonely and have little or no close friends. Has banter been the death of real connection?

48mins

17 Jul 2022

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Healthy eating on a budget, with Melissa Hemsley

The Liz Earle Wellbeing Show

On this episode of The Liz Earle Wellbeing Show, Liz is joined by chef and author Melissa Hemsley to chat all about eating healthily while on a budget.Liz and Melissa discuss the joy and comfort in food, and share top tips on how to make the most out of ingredients and save time in the kitchen - for even the most nervous cooks.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

48mins

24 Jun 2022

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Melissa Hemsley: Feel Good

Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith

This week, Gilly is with the woman who made Cooking the Books happen in the first place! When Melissa Hemsley said yes to her invitation to be on a brand new indie podcast two years ago and before they'd even met, the rest of the A-listers flooded in. And that’s because she’s not just the best-selling green queen of Eat Happy and Eat Green, but one of the most generous, genuine and well-respected members of the food community. Her latest book Feel Good is what makes her so compelling as a read, both in her books and on her social media. Mental health, grief, joy and purpose, Melissa-shaped, coming your way.To get 10% off the Essentials online course that I’m doing over over the next 6 months, go to leithsonline.com/courses/essential-cooking Click ‘enrol’ on course page and apply the code: GILLY10 at checkout:  And if you fancy a Free Hollandaise mini-course – Sign up for a Workshop account or login at: app.workshop.ws/profile and click ‘Redeem Coupon’ on the sidebar and enter code GILLYSGIFT  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

33mins

19 May 2022

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Melissa Hemsley Makes a Fridge-Raid Frittata Sandwich

The Filling with Anna Barnett

Anna Barnett today joins Melissa Hemsley in her east London kitchen, resplendent with built-in wok and teppanyaki grill, to discuss the pleasures of dining alone (and not just to chat up the waiters), how the vibrancy of Filipino cuisine is having a moment, reusing leftovers, and the importance of a well-stocked freezer should you find yourself in A&E after a tumble down the stairs. The only thing standing in the way of Anna’s hand-crafted sandwich this week is an uninvited spider Melissa finds in our host’s hair.TOP QUOTES“Cooking for yourself from scratch is a wonderful way to nourish yourself; physically, mentally, emotionally.” Melissa“(My mum) didn’t teach me how to cook so much as taught me not to throw away.” Melissa“What’s the first meal I’m going to have when I get out of A&E?” Melissa“If you cook, you don’t have to clean. And while I’m cooking, I’m also always eating.” Anna“If I could sum you up as a food, Anna, you’d be a cold press olive oil.” MelissaRESOURCESwww.melissahemsley.comwww.bora.comwww.riverford.co.ukwww.silolondon.comwww.felixproject.orgwww.heckfieldplace.comwww.risefierce.comwww.boroughmarket.org.ukwww.hodmedods.co.ukABOUT THE GUESTMelissa Hemsley is a self-taught chef, food columnist, author, real food activist and sustainability champion who is passionate about spreading the power of feel-good food. Melissa grew up in Kingston, London with her sister Jasmine and their parents; an energetic Filipino mum and an army dad. She has written 4 best-selling cookbooks the latest of which is ‘Eat Green’ released in 2019.ABOUT THE HOSTAnna Barnett (www.annabarnettcooks.com) is a chef and food writer. She moved to London to work in TV and enjoyed a career at both MTV and Channel 4 before moving into fashion. Life has always been experienced through the lens of good food, however, and she released her debut cookery book ‘Eat the Week’ in 2015, after which she spent several years writing ‘The Reluctant Vegetarian’ blog for the Independent newspaper whilst also contributing to Vogue magazine. She went on to write the food pages for Grazia magazine; she now has a weekly column writing for The Evening Standard online. In 2019 Anna wrote and styled ‘How to be Gluten Free and Not Lose Friends’, her second cookery book. Anna regularly hosts pop-up restaurants, collaborates with brands, caters private events as well as hosting cookery classes at her home in east London.

58mins

31 Jan 2021

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A No Bull Podcast - #004 an interview with Melissa Hemsley, Author of Eat Green

A No Bull Podcast - Powered by Cooper Parry

Welcome to HUB CP's Live Lounge Podcast which inspires entrepreneurs and celebrates rebels.Enter Melissa Hemsley. She’s a self-taught chef, best-selling cookbook author, Vogue columnist, real food activist and sustainability champion. Melissa shares how to get more out of your food, more out of your day, and more out of our planet. Because being super busy and feeling all the delicious benefits of eating well can be the perfect match. You’ve just got to know-how.

56mins

1 Oct 2020

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