Right in time to keep you on track in your New Year cleanse, this vibrant pink smoothie recipe makes healthy living and dieting delicious. It contains kale, a super vegetable which is full of goodness, yet you can barely detect it's presence in this smoothie rich in fruity flavours.
Let's get one thing clear - fruit contains sugar - but so do lots of healthy foods - beans, vegetables, whole grains - all contain sugar. Even blogger's beloved quinoa has a glycaemic load higher than the grapes they go to such lengths to avoid!
Besides the delicious flesh, watermelon rinds are also edible and are used for making pickles. Watermelon seeds, which are high in protein are eaten in China and have a nutty flavor and can be dried and roasted, or ground into flour.
Have we been asking the right questions about protecting our health? Are more doctors and nurses the answer, or extra NHS funding? The election debates barely touched on health issues, particularly inequality and healthy lifestyles.