Barbecue Recipes As soon as the sun comes out our thoughts naturally turn to eating – and cooking – outdoors. Summer is synonymous with good old-fashioned back garden barbecuing in the company of friends and family. Barbecuing has come a long way, and it’s now not good enough to throw a few boring bangers on […]
Hellllooooooo Sugar! Sugar Substitutes – Natural or Artificial People often ask me about sugar substitutes. The classic question is “Surely honey is healthy?” So here’s the low down on some of those sugar replacements you might think are healthy (and some that definitely aren’t). Honey Honey has a lot going for it in some regards. […]
Food of the gods Chocolate – the ultimate comfort food, a guilty pleasure… and the good news is that the right kind can actually be good for you! History of Chocolate It comes from the cocoa bean, which literally means ‘food of the gods’. And, historically, it was so prized, cacao seeds were used as […]
Eat the Seasons – March – Broccoli Warm winter salad by Jamie Oliver INGREDIENTS • 100g quinoa • 250g purple sprouting broccoli • 2 oranges • 1 tbsp tahini • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar • 1 tsp runny honey • extra virgin olive oil • 200g mixed-colour kale • 30g blanched hazelnuts METHOD 1. […]
Shamrock Shake Smoothie Recipe For St. Patrick’s Day This healthy smoothie would make a nice breakfast or a healthy snack and you would get a serving each of fruit and veg in as well as having a fun. The recipe is below or alternatively watch this fun lively how-to video (with music!) from Eating Well: […]
If you managed to catch all the tips I’ve posted over the past 25 days on how to eat more fruit and veg then good job! If not (or if you would just like them all in one fantastic guide) then please click here. We are constantly hearing that we need to get a minimum […]
Tip 25 of 25 Make fruity lollies Freeze berries into ice lolly trays for a special healthy treat. This recipe is made with blueberries, coconut milk, and yogurt http://www.thesimplethings.com/blog/2014/08/05/recipe-berry-coconut-ice-lollies Ta daaaa! You made it a whole 25 days of veggie and fruit tips!
Tip 24 of 25 Combine fruit and veg in a juice A green juice is the perfect way to start the day as you mean to go on. This one will get you off the blocks with a good few servings of your 10 a day http://www.rebootwithjoe.com/a-green-juice-for-weight-loss
Tip 23 of 25 Carry handbag snacks Apples, pears and satsumas are perfect travelling companions. Team them with a small handful of nuts to make the perfect blood sugar-balancing snack.
Tip 22 of 25 Bring in the berries Berries of any kind are choc-full of inflammation-fighting antioxidants. Add them to granola, yogurt, muesli or porridge along with a sprinkle of flax for a nutrition boost. Or just eat them as they are.