June 2, 2020

If  you just aren't the biggest veggie fan or have a fussy child who isn't keen on eating the boiled stuff every night- give these tips a go! 

Why? Here are just a few benefits to eating more veggies:

  • They make meals and snacks way more filling!

  • Contain nut...

May 12, 2020

I recently made some "blackbean blondies" which went down a treat in our house! This was a real miracle considering the recipe was completely made up and in no way guaranteed to work! 

I looked for a black bean brownie recipe and came across a few but they all said "sug...

May 10, 2020

Beefless burgers

Ingredients

  • 1  tin lentils drained and rinsed

  • 1  onion sliced and lightly fried

  • 1  cup cooked brown rice

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 4 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli (optional)

  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce

  • ...

July 11, 2018

1. Exercise

Exercising when it's dark and cold outside can be tough! But still so important for your physical and mental health. If jogging in the cold doesn't sound appealing, join a gym and train in a music-fueled fun environment, find a walking or running buddy and m...

June 20, 2018

Here are some quick fire facts on “super-foods”

  • “Super-food” is a marketing term used by companies to sell their products.
     

  • Some super-food claims are backed by no evidence at all- some can even be damaging! For example, coconut oil is incredibly high in satu...

June 18, 2018

In short- yes! Most of us are not drinking enough water which leaves us feeling tired, unable to focus, irritable, and sometimes hungry. The average adult needs 8 glasses of fluid each day- this includes all of your cups of tea too.

In the summer and when you exercise y...

June 17, 2018

Get through your afternoon slump with our top snack ideas! 

1. Fruit

Satisfy those sugar cravings and fill your tummy with fibre -filled goodness.

2. 1-2 Tbsp peanut butter

Peanut butter is full of good fats and protein to satisfy your cravings! The slowly- digested goodne...

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