Healthy Piri Piri Butterfly Chicken Burger!!!

Healthy Piri Piri Butterfly Chicken Burger! Healthy doesn’t have to be boring! I often struggle with adding different meals to my diet and changing it up to make it more exciting whilst helping me to stay focused! Then I came across this recipe and loved it so much, I have to share it with you […]

Healthy Winter Comfort Food

It’s that time of year when all you want to do is eat comfort food, here is a solution where you can have both options, with a warm winter dinner that you have been craving all day in the dark and cold, but also an extremely healthy alternative! Cottage pie is a classic winter dinner […]

Festival Food!

It’s that time of year when every weekend there is either a festival or camping trip planned (what a shame the weather doesn’t seem to be playing ball at the moment! And making sure you have some great food to eat while you’re away is very important – if you don’t organise things ahead of […]

Elderflowers in Bloom

Seeing elderflowers in full bloom is the real sign of summer. British asparagus and strawberries being available in the shops may also be a sign but there is nothing that beats a walk in the countryside and the smell of the elderflowers as you wander along a country lane. And even better than that is […]

Superfood Brunch Recipe

I’m often asked what to do with green powders – spirulina, matcha green tea, wheatgrass powder etc.  They are all very strong in flavour so can overpower a lot of recipes (you may like the flavour, in which case that’s fine, spoon it in!!), so using them sparingly is normally best. They all have slightly […]

Post Exercise Recovery

It’s London Marathon time and there will be a lot of runners running this distance for the first time.   Hopefully they will have prepared well, not only in their training but also with planning their food intake before, after and during the run – this is one of the trickiest things to get right. The […]

So what is inulin?

For those of you who were glued to BBC’s Angela Rippon, telling us ‘How to Stay Young’ it may have highlighted more questions than answers.  For instance, what exactly is inulin? Inulin is a dietary fiber, a naturally occurring oligosaccharide (several simple sugars linked together) belonging to a group of carbohydrates called fructans.  Inulin, unlike […]

It’s Easter – time for chocolate!

For those of you that gave up chocolate for lent, now is the time to celebrate! Obviously there are other things to celebrate at Easter, but chocolate does have a starring role in this festive weekend. But as always, we wanted to find a way to have chocolate that includes our lovely coconut oil, so […]

Has Spring really Sprung?

Can we get excited about this gorgeous sunny weather, or is the cold on the way back and about to shock us again?! When spring does finally hit us, it’s a great time to thing about not only spring cleaning the house, but also spring cleaning your body – helping it to process fresh clean […]

Healthy Hot Drinks

So today we hear that our cafe-bought hot drinks, which are much needed on chilly days like today, are overloaded with sugar. Action on Sugar analysed 131 drinks and found that a third had at least as much sugar as a can of soft drink such as Coca-cola, which contains 9 teaspoons, and in the […]

Clean and Lean for Longer

Eating clean is so much easier if you’ve planned ahead and shopped well. And keeping lean and fit does take a little effort, but it can be incorporated into your daily life. So instead of going to the same supermarket, walking the same route and picking up the same foods, try shopping in smaller, individual […]

A Clean Start to your Day

So in your new bid to eat clean, starting the day with a good breakfast is key. Not only to kick-start your metabolism, but also to ensure your blood sugar levels stay in control and to stop mid-morning cravings. Including protein and healthy fat in every meal and snack plays a hugely important role in […]

It’s never too late for Christmas Cake!

Christmas is almost upon us! So if you didn’t make your Christmas Cake on Stir-up Sunday, and you haven’t managed to find one to suit your healthy diet – it’s not too late! You can make our delicious gluten and dairy free cake now – it’s easy to make, doesn’t have to bake for hours, […]

The Importance of Vitamin D through the Winter Months

Well it may not feel too cold yet, but we certainly haven’t been seeing much sun in the past few days. And even if we did, it wouldn’t be strong enough to give us the amount of vitamin D we require each day to remain healthy (this only occurs between 11am-3pm from April to September […]

Start Your Day with Coconoil

A lot of people struggle to eat a healthy breakfast, either because the only thing on offer is a very sugary cereal, or there is not enough time to make anything.   Or they just don’t fancy eating first thing in the morning! Breakfast is a really important meal – it really does mean ‘breaking the […]

More delicious paleo recipes

  Following on from last weeks’ blog all about Paleo, we have two more delicious recipes from Rebecca Field of Paleo Diet and Fitness – enjoy!   Coco-Choc Bites Servings: 15 individual bites Preparation Time: 20 minutes Chilling Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes Ingredients 75g cashew nuts […]

Dairy-free Baking – with Coconoil of course!

  There are a number of ethical or health reasons why you may avoid dairy products. Some people are intolerant to dairy or lactose (the sugar found in milk and dairy), and some of the symptoms can be quite severe, from bloating, skin problems, joint pain, headaches to digestive issues, and inflammatory problems. If you […]

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