smoothie, dates & banana's

 

Is Your Smoothie Really That Healthy?

Having a smoothie instead of a meal is an easy fast option, especially when you’re in a rush, but is the smoothie you’re making actually that good for you? This article from our fav holistic nutritionalist Natalie Brady points out three ways you could accidentally be making your smoothie less healthy. “Smoothies are an amazing way to get a variety of …

 

Anita's oat slice

 

Anita’s Oaty Banana Slice

A few weeks back I posted a recipe for no bake cranberry slice that was not the healthiest if you are cutting down on sugar and saturated fat, I only eat a little at a time so I’m not overly concerned, however if you’d like something more substantial that tastes good (although not as nearly as sweet) and is healthy …

 

no bake cranberry slice

 

No Bake Cranberry Slice

I’m a big fan of reducing waste throughout our house and that includes the fridge and pantry. The saying “waste not, want not” certainly applies here – my aim is to use everything I can and to throw as little as possible away. This often means creating something new out of something old or coming up with a recipe that …

 

bliss balls

 

Amazing Amazeballs

After last weeks delicious but sugar happy jam recipe I felt like a sweet snack that didn’t contain a heap of added sugar, I came across this recipe for Amazeballs that Wendyl created to highlight using Fairtrade and Tradeaid ingredients whilst keeping added sugar out of the picture. This recipe uses just the sweetness from the dates and a tiny bit of 70% …

 

Woman Adding Artificial Sweetener To Coffee

 

Weight a Minute before Replacing Sugar

Weight a Minute before Replacing Sugar Before substituting sugar for an artificial sweetener there’s quite a bit you should know, sweeteners are a never ending source of controversial claims both for and against them. These claims are often accompanied by warnings of possible cancer risks and neurological disease just for good measure. The number of different sweeteners themselves is starting …