7 healthy breakfast ideas for busy families

It’s official! Sugar is not good for us. So let’s explore healthy breakfast ideas with no or less sugar added.  We have just heard it in the news again. Sugary breakfast cereals are affecting children’s health. Not only they are not very filling, they also contribute to severe and steady weight … Continue reading

Warming Spicy Butternut and Sweet Potato Soup

Spicy Butternut and Sweet potato soup:  warming hints of ginger and turmeric Fresh turmeric root is a delicious ingredient to add to soups, stews and curries. It is best combined with a touch of black pepper to improve the absorption of the nutrients. According to latest research, curcumin found in the … Continue reading

Quinoa and Amaranth Porridge

Quinoa and Amaranth Porridge Suitable for GLUTEN FREE diets This Quinoa and Amaranth recipe makes enough for several servings. You can keep the left overs in the fridge for the next day. All you need to do is add your favourite milk and top with fruit of your choice. Serves 4 … Continue reading

Salt Awareness Week

Salt Awareness Week is taking place from Monday 29th February to Sunday 6th March. What happens if we eat too much salt According to CASH, the organisers of the Action on Salt campaign, evidence has shown that a number of health conditions are caused by, or exacerbated by, a high … Continue reading

Mixed Berry Buckwheat Porridge

Mixed Berry Buckwheat Porridge Suitable for low FODMAP and GLUTEN FREE diets This buckwheat and berries porridge is served cold. If you prefer it warm, heat up the mixture once ready and then add the topping of your choice. Serves 1 Ingredients 1 cup (200g) of unroasted buckwheat (soaked overnight and rinsed) 1/2 … Continue reading

Courgette and coconut porridge

Courgette and coconut porridge Suitable for low FODMAP diet This recipe was inspired by Green Evi, from GreenEvi.com blog where she shares lovely plant-based recipes and beautiful pictures of her dishes. What a great idea to include vegetables in porridge. This recipe is really creamy and tastes delicious. The courgette becomes really soft … Continue reading

5 tips for surviving the Christmas season

Christmas is around the corner. The season for parties and indulgent meals has officially started.  Here are 5 top tips to help you make the most of it without destroying your diet habits. 1. Alcohol intake – before, during and after the party December brings many occasions to enjoy a tipple … Continue reading

Courgette Hummus

Courgette and mint dip Suitable for low FODMAP diet This recipe was inspired by Suzanne Perazzini, from Strands of My Life blog which I highly recommend if you have been advised to follow a low FODMAP diet. This dip is a great snack to have with crudités or with oat cakes. … Continue reading

Top 5 challenges when starting a detox

Clean eating challenges you all the way but it is so worth it! I have been testing NutriClean, a Nutri Advanced programme scientifically designed to help support the digestion and the detoxification function of the liver. This 14 day cleanse is an excellent way to reboot your body and get back into … Continue reading