Healthy Recipes

Gut-Unfriendly Additives Lurking in Soy and Other Plant-Based Milks

Layne Lieberman | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Not every ingredient in a natural food product may be good for you. There is evidence that carrageenan, a gum derived from seaweed and allowed in organic and natural foods as a thickener and stabilizer may be causing a host of gastrointestinal problems.

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo: Gluten-Free Vegetarian Burrito Recipe

Layne Lieberman | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

In celebration of Mexico and Mexican cuisine, try this yummy gluten-free vegetarian burrito recipe made with tofu, black beans, salad greens, salsa and corn tortillas. To add even more delicious-ness, add 1-cup of diced avocado to the mixed baby greens.

Raw Carrot Cake

Lisa Roukin | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Keep in the freezer so you can always have a healthy treat on hand when unexpected guests descend on you! Once set in the freezer, I like to cut into slices, so its ready to serve when needed. If you don't like sultanas you could add dried pineapple pieces.

Making Fresh Ricotta-Without That Nasty Carrageenan

Layne Lieberman | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Commercially prepared ricotta cheese is available as whole milk, part-skim and fat-free. Unfortunately, most store-bought brands are laden with gums and stabilizers like carrageenan, which affect the fresh taste and naturally creamy texture. Many of the organic brands have also added carrageenan.

Roasted Root Veggies

Layne Lieberman | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Most root vegetables are available year round, but the peak season is fall through spring, with the exception of beets, which taste best during summer through fall. However, turnips and rutabagas taste best during the winter months.

My Experience of Chicken Pox to Author

Lisa Roukin | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

There are some experiences in life that spur a person to make positive changes. One such experience for me came in the form of Chicken Pox. At the ripe age of 36, I was struck down with a severe case which had me holed up at home for a month and feeling truly miserable.

Avgolemono Recipe - Greek Chicken Soup for the Soul

Layne Lieberman | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

This soup is the most iconic Greek soup, known for its two main ingredients: eggs (avgo) and lemon juice (lemono). If you like a thick soup, dissolve two tablespoons of cornstarch in warm water and add it to the broth before you add the egg mixture.

Three Winter Soup Recipes To Warm Up A Cold Night

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're still stuck in winter-mode and not yet ready to embrace the summery salad, then fear not, there are other ways to get your daily vegetable i...

Healthy Ricotta Quick Bread with Creamy Cheese Spread

Layne Lieberman | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Healthy quick breads are so easy to bake and are crowd-pleasers when you're hosting a last minute social gathering. The batter can also be used for mini or regular muffins and mini loaves, which make wonderful hostess gifts.

Kalettes-New Veggie on the Scene

Layne Lieberman | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Move over kale and those mini cabbages we call Brussels sprouts---there is a new kid on the block called Kalettes.

How to Successfully Bake Courgettes in the Oven Every Time

Sian Breslin | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Courgettes are quite bland and so it can be difficult to get children to eat them as a vegetable. So what I always do is bake courgettes in the oven, stuffed full of tasty and fresh ingredients and suddenly they are turned into the main event.

Are Eggs Healthy or Not?

Sian Breslin | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Not surprising that eggs have been called nature's multivitamin. I think we can safely say, eggs are our friends! Not only that, but eggs are the ultimate fastfood and there really is nothing else as nutritious that can be cooked as quickly.

Eight of the Healthiest Cooking Methods

Sian Breslin | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Did you know the combination of high heat and fat/oil can generate toxic substances which are harmful to our health or that water diminishes Vitamins B and C and fat reduces Vitamin A, D, E and K? These are my top healthy cooking methods. There are eight of them - challenge yourself to try a different one each day this week.

Back of the Net!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

To make the most of your weekend, and say a sorrowful/welcome goodbye to the World Cup for another four years (delete where appropriate), we've a whole host of Matchday Munchies on Food Tube!

Seven Foods That Chefs Cheat With

Sian Breslin | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

How many times have you eaten out and wished that you could rustle up dishes just like the restaurant chef did? While many chefs are supremely talented professionals and can creatively prepare the tastiest, healthiest meals, many of them pump up the flavour of the food to the detriment of you and your families health

It's Pancake Time

Jordan Bourke | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jordan Bourke

It's that time of year again, Shrove Tuesday has arrived and it is time to honour good old Pancake Day, by baking up a culinary storm!

Top Five Ingredients for Green Juice and Kick-Ass Recipes to Get You Started

Stephanie Holland | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Holland

Hot on the heels of why you should start drinking green juice for life-changing mojo, here's a simple way to get started with two super-easy recipes to inspire you to drink your greens.

Carrot Cake Porridge

Shannon Cooper | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Cooper

This tastes just like carrot cake only with bucket-loads more nutritional value than cake. Yeah, it has zucchini in it but don't have a meltdown, you can't even taste it, it just adds goodness. Zucchini is low calorie and a great source of fibre. It is rich in vitamin A, flavonoid and poly-phenolic antioxidants