Going plant-based? Pump up the iron!

Plant-based diets are fast replacing traditional meals across the UK. While a plant diet has many potential health benefits, getting enough protein and iron as a vegetarian or vegan, is not as hard as it’s imagined, as long as the iron is obtained from a variety of plant sources. Iron is necessary for many cellular […]

Healthy recipes perfect for the New Year

After a week (okay, more like a month) of Christmas indulgence, we take a look at how you can make a change for the better in 2018. The most effective and underrated tip we can offer is to start slow. When January 1st comes around, don’t join an expensive gym and throw away your selection […]

A very veggie and vegan Christmas!

Being a veggie or vegan isn’t so hard nowadays. Chain cafes with great vegan options line the highstreets, tofu can be found in corner shops, and you’re rarely served a salad when eating out. But when it comes to Christmas there is still a focus on meat. Turkey is the centerpiece – an iconic symbol of Christmas. […]

How to eat happy

With the rise of fad diets, ‘clean eating’ and Instagram influencers providing all sorts of #goals, it’s easy to have an odd relationship with food. The most important thing is that you eat what makes you happy. If that means having a bar of choccy after dinner then so be it! Eating happy is more important […]

Autumn is here! Warm your cockles with these seasonal foods.

Autumn – beautiful colours, falling leaves, a brisk chill in the air, and more importantly all the delish food! We took a look at the fruits and veggies that are in season so you can not only eat healthily but eat seasonally too. Pumpkin We might love a pumpkin spice latte now and again, but […]

Are you an unknowing coeliac?

Did you know that there are half a million people suffering from Coeliac’s Disease in our country - without even knowing it? Only 24% of coeliacs are even diagnosed - which could lead to a whole host of other medical problems.

What even is Konjac?

Ever heard of konjac? Chances are, you haven’t. But it’s been around for thousands of years, being eaten as a source of high fibre to supplement diets in place of other carbohydrates such as traditional rice and noodles. It hails from Eastern Asia and is popular in places like Japan, China, and Indonesia. China, Japan, […]

5 of the best kitchen gadgets

Gadgets don’t just have to be novelty items for Christmas. A good gadget can play a functional role as well as a humorous role. Take the category of kitchen gadgets: snazzy slushie makers and weird waffle machines aren’t just silly they also make delicious food! But we wanted to dig deeper and find some kitchen […]

Four sweet alternatives to sugar

The question on a lot of peoples minds these days is: ‘How can I cut down my sugar intake?’ The truth is, it’s almost impossible to eliminate sugar completely and even if you can cut sugar out, you are likely to find it very difficult eating on-the-go or at a restaurant. The good news is, […]

How to jazz up your summer dishes

Summer is prime time for BBQs, picnics, festivals, and parties. That means a glorious amount of fun and food! If you need some inspo for simple summer recipes, check out our recent post. Once you’ve established what you’re eating at the summer event it’s time to jazz up the dish with a few simple tricks. Take a […]

Simple summer recipes

It’s finally summer. The sun might be hiding right now but you need to be prepared for when it does, eventually, pop out because you never know when it’s coming back. It’s the joy of an English summer! When it finally does heat up all you want to do it sit outside and soak up the […]

How to celebrate National Vegetarian Week

National Vegetarian Week 2018 runs from 14-20th May. It’s a week dedicated to all the delicious and exciting veggie food. To help you make the most of it, we’ve combined tips and recipes to help you avoid your vegetarian week going pear-shaped. Get it? Try a new dish There is no matter time to crack out that recipe […]

Superfoods – Myth or Magic?

Take a trip around any supermarket and you’ll see branded “superfoods” everywhere. Foods that claim to nourish your mind, body, and soul. You get sucked into the dream and give them a go. Once cooked you soon realise how…well, not very nice, these superfoods can be. We want to demystify the whole situation and give […]

In-season food to eat this March

It might be snowing outside but spring is just around the corner! Get in the spirit by eating the freshest in-season foods around. To help you out we’ve found our fav fruits and veggies that are perfect to purchase in March. Plus, we’ve given you a recipe to incorporate the produce into. Dinner is sorted. Spring […]

Simple foods for your next party

Organising a party shouldn’t be stressful, it should be part of the fun. That’s why we’ve created a list of quick, simple, and delicious foods that fit perfectly on any party menu. Whether you want to serve dishes to share or simple canapés, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our sweet and savoury recipes below […]

Easy ways to avoid sugar in your diet

Everybody loves sweet stuff but too much can cause weight gain, high blood pressure, and in the worst cases diabetes. That’s not to scare you. It’s totally okay to have a fizzy drink or a choccy bar once in a while but it’s keeping a balance with you eating that is important. Sugar can often be […]

What to eat this February

Eating in season has a number of benefits. It can be cheaper, you’ll be supporting local and more sustainable farmers, and because the produce is fresher it will likely to be healthier too.  To help you make better food shopping decisions this month we thought we would give you a list of some of the […]

How to keep Veganuary going

So, you’ve completed a month-long run of Veganuary, the initiative that encourages you to avoid meat-based products, and you feel pretty good. But how can you carry the challenge on? We take a little look. Get creative You might have used Veganuary to be creative with food, but for the most part, you probably relied on […]

How to eat well on a budget

Eating well shouldn’t be difficult or expensive. Grabbing a healthy lunch should be as easy as grabbing a coffee. But with food inflation increasing from 1.5% in November to 1.8% in December, it can feel like fresh food is too expensive. With a lack of access to decent food, people can often turn to unhealthy options that […]

The best New Year resolutions and how to keep them

Happy New Year! Pack away your Christmas decks and pull out that old yoga matt, it’s time to work on your New Year’s resolutions! Every year people make resolutions they rarely keep. Lose weight, read more, take time for family. They are all great resolutions but there is just one problem with them; they aren’t measurable. […]