About Aisling Larkin

M.Sc, B.Ed, MB-EAT

Aisling is one of only a handful of people in Europe trained in the MB-EAT programme (Mindfulness – Based Eating Awareness Training – the most evaluated and researched mindful eating approach) by J. Kristeller, PhD (Indiana State University, USA) and Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT.

"You cant stop the waves but you can learn to surf"

John Kabat Zinn

Aisling is co-founder at Foodoppi, food writer, media broadcaster and can be seen each week on Virgin Media One’s Six O Clock Show.

In 2018, she traveled to the Texas Children’s Hospital in the US to train in the SOS (Sensory-Oral-Sequential) approach to paediatric feeding therapy.

As part of her work at Foodoppi, Aisling commuted over and back to Finland during 2018 to participate in an educational business programme within the University of Helsinki. This allowed her to really explore the areas of creativity and growth mindset within her industries. As part of Aisling’s role at Foodoppi she designs and develop online food education teacher training for the Department of Education’s summer courses programmes.

“When I’m hungry, I eat what I love. When I’m bored, I do something I love. When I’m lonely, I connect with someone I love. When I feel sad, I remember that I am loved.”

Michelle May

Graduating with a Bachelors of Education degree from Trinity College Dublin and a first class honours Masters of Science in Food Product Development and Culinary Innovation Aisling is a member of the Teaching Council of Ireland and Eurotoques and has worked with many international brands on various food campaigns for television, digital and print media.

Having founded and ran her cookery school at the Cliff at Lyons (formerly the Village at Lyons) , spoken and demonstrated at a most of Irelands top festivals and undergone training in molecular gastronomy in the UK Aisling has a passion for flavour and believes in a multi-sensory approach to food.

Aisling also continues to develop her own mindfulness practice and teaching skills though workshops, retreats and teaching others.

Change Can Start Today

My online programs are designed to fit into busy lifestyles and include small group classes or 1:1 private consultation. 


Aisling Larkin