When you’re first starting out on your weight loss journey the prospect of new gadgets is always one filled with excitement. The things that you can do with your new gadget, you generally don’t stop talking about it and all its functions, convincing friends that they need one too, encouraging them to head online right … More Gadgets to mix up your meals
We are regularly told which foods are ‘healthy’ and which ones are ‘unhealthy’, however while we are inundated with health food professionals, nutritionists, PT’s and doctors telling us to eat these ‘healthy’ foods, we should still understand what we’re putting into our bodies. Some packaged and branded products are dark horses in the ‘healthy’ category … More ‘Healthy’ foods to be wary of
Lemons aren’t just for smoothies and in your food, they can also be used to ensure your food is kept fresh and can, in its pure form, have its benefits. Why not try these four different ways to use lemons?
Typically, the only time I add lemon to anything is when I’m eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. However, lemon’s feature in some recipes I’ve recently been trying, including in smoothies and salads, but why are they so key to weight loss?
Incorporate these smoothies into your daily routine for a much needed pick-me-up!
Naturopath and founder of Primrose’s Kitchen, Primrose Matheson, has been looking at ways to approach the New Year with more balance. Although a great time of year to shake off those Christmas cobwebs, often we rush into the New Year with unrealistic expectations and goals that can be hard to maintain.
Makes: 20 What you need: 150g fresh cranberries 3 tablespoons Cointreau 1 tsp granted orange zest 500g white chocolate, suitable for cooking 600g double cream 25g unsalted butter What to do: 1. Place the cranberries, Cointreau and orange zest into a small pan, bring to a simmer and cook until softened and syrupy. Leave to … More White chocolate and cranberry truffles
Fry’s Family Foods have announced the launch of their new quality gourmet range of plant-based protein foods. High in protein, iron and omega 3 fatty acids as well as taste, these new foods are set to be a hit with flexitarians across the country – not a flexitarian myself but might be worth looking in … More A flexi-eaters fantasy!
When it comes to drinking we all know that water is an integral part of our daily lives, it keeps us hydrated, makes up two thirds of our bodies and doesn’t have the nasty additives that fizzy drinks can have. I find out from Aqua Pura just their top 10 ways of making drinking water … More Top 10 ways to drink more water
The original mixed seed energy bar, 9BAR, has been given an exciting makeover and has been unveiled with a stylish new design and a focus on sustainable energy, not to mention a revamped recipe. I love 9BAR, and I often throw a couple in my basket when shopping, so I was quite excited when I … More 9BAR gets a revamped recipe
As of today I am seven days into a 30 day challenge devised by Abby Pell for Myprotein, and it’s been an experience.
Sophie, a journalist from Essex, United Kingdom, has followed a low-carb lifestyle for the last 10 months. Her journey has been on and off, setting herself intermittent but realistic goals throughout that time, most recently looking towards her friend’s wedding where she was a bridesmaid. I spoke to Sophie to learn about the low-carb lifestyle and … More WOW Wednesday: @SeeSophieStitch
Hallowe’en is only a few short days away and while you will probably be tucking into the treats you wont want to put on the pounds that comes with it. This week gym bag dreams is inspired by all things hallowe’en, so expect ghoulish greens and the daring colours of deadly darkness, but not a … More Gym bag dreams: Ghoulish green & deadly darkness
Each week I spend about £30-£40 on my shopping – being healthy is not cheap! I usually buy the same kinds of things, and make the same kinds of meals and that is getting a bit boring, so in the coming weeks I will be making some changes to my meal plans and hopefully making … More My typical weekly shopping basket
Autumn may be here, but summer is desperately trying to keep itself in the picture with some sunny days among the rain and gloom, and just because we’re pulling out our jumpers and hoodies, doesn’t mean that you can’t keep what’s underneath on top form. Jane Michell, nutritionist, weight loss expert, author and founder of … More Don’t hide away those bikini bodies just yet