Healthy Recipes

2017 Nutrition Trends - Cauliflower

Sharon Armstrong | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Armstrong

So it seems to be all over social media at the moment. Cauliflower recipes. But not your usual, pop it in water and boil the life out of it recipes, but actually as a healthy replacement. The main two being a replacement for rice and pizza dough. But why?

Island Granola

Charlene Flash | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charlene Flash

This is the sort of breakfast that gives me the get up and go. My Island Granola brings a little sunshine and warmth to your morning breakfast; the combination of spices, dried fruits and nuts makes for a delectable and exquisite breakfast.

How Home-Grown Vegetables Can Improve Your Mood

Kathy Slack | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

It's magic in the veg patch at the moment. Actual magic. Every time you visit something new is sprouting. It's a time for firsts: first batch of green beans, first bowl of strawberries, first purple-podded peas, first courgette (though after last year's un-scalable courgette mountain I meet that one with a certain amount of trepidation).

Vegan Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée

Rachel Smith | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Smith

These creamy, rich and decadent raw vegan salted caramel crème brûlées taste even better than the real thing - fact. And as an extra bonus, they contain no refined sugar, eggs or dairy, so you can enjoy these little pots of heaven guilt-free!

RAW Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

To make the base Step 1- Line a cake tin with grease proof paper. I prefer to use a push up cake tin. Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, de-stoned/pitted dates, cacao powder, melted dark chocolate, coconut oil and salt.

For A Healthy Pregnancy Diet Zap Up Your Zinc!

Alexandra McCabe | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Parents
Alexandra McCabe

Fortified cereals and red meat are good sources of zinc - and you can get it from shellfish, poultry, beans, nuts, whole grains, and dairy products. One of the best sources of zinc is oysters, but sadly oysters are definitely a food to avoid during pregnancy as they contain potential toxins!

17 Sugar Free Treats For A Healthy Halloween

Katrin Nürnberger | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katrin Nürnberger

Halloween is upon us again, the yearly sugar fest that is matched only by Easter and Christmas. It's a treat or treat bonanza, with a big payday for retailers and families stocking up on cheap candy weeks ahead as if their lives depend on it. Newsflash: Stores do not run out of sweets. And we all know what happens to a stash of goodies at home

Creamy Tofu Pesto Sauce

Layne Lieberman | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Tofu can be prepared in so many inventive ways to create different flavors and textures, from sweet to savory and from smooth to crispy, it's one of the most versatile and healthful foods!

Vegan Mushroom Walnut Pâté

Layne Lieberman | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

This vegan pâté recipe substitutes walnuts and mushrooms for the meat protein and olive oil for the animal fat. The result is rich and delicious without the artery-clogging saturated fat calories!

Carrot, Cauliflower and Turmeric Soup

Lisa Roukin | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Turmeric is a very powerful spice, a popular spice in India, used for thousands of years. It contains curcumin, which is the substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and is a very strong antioxidant.

Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Chocolate Orange Avocado Mousse

Natalie Roberts | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

I have a sweet tooth so I'm always trying to find new ways to indulge without grabbing a chocolate bar, and this recipe is my latest creation. I'm so proud of this one! It's a gorgeously rich chocolate orange avocado mousse. Perfect as a treat! Oh, and it's really quick and easy to make!

Cooking as Meditation and Veggie Thai(ish) Stir-Fry

Kellie Anderson | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

If you enjoy cooking it probably does take you out of yourself, and immerses you in a constructive and productive activity. You mix up a batter, pour it in a pan, whack it into he oven and, et voila, a cake. Of course that's good for your brain - if not your waistline. But I think it is more than that.

Matcha-Almond Skillet Blondies and Give Your Detox the Boot

Kellie Anderson | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

Naturally gluten-free and as near-as-damn-it to a healthy but actually nice tasting, and not entirely made of coconuts, avocados and dates, blondie as one could possibly make. Indeed, they have passed the all-important kid and pensioner test. You are welcome.

10 Food Heroes for 10 Healthy Meals

Hedi Hearts | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hedi Hearts

Many people feel that it is tough to eat clean and healthy while on a tight budget. They feel deprived of nutritious meals that actively contributes to their well-being, as good food has a reputation for being much more expensive than unhealthy food.

Can a Family Cut Out Refined Sugar for a Year?

Hattie Garlick | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents
Hattie Garlick

Just delicious, accessible food that all generations can get stuck into preparing and eating together. That happens to be sugar free. Oh, and ideally involves only a single mixing bowl or oven dish so very little washing up (you've got to dream, haven't you?)

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

Layne Lieberman | Posted 02.09.2016 | 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 04.05.2016 | 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.