Summer Sipping: Five Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes That Don't Taste Like GrASS

Abigoliah Schamaun | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Abigoliah Schamaun

It's the middle of the summer and that time of the year when people start considering blended drinks for breakfast. The best place to look for recipes for such things is the internet. That's probably how you're reading this now, and thank you.

This Guy Bought His Girlfriend A 'Flower' Only To Find Out It Was Something Else Entirely

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There are so many varieties of flower out there, which can make the process of buying them incredibly difficult. One guy who liked the look of a purpl...

Basil - The Many Uses Of...

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Basil is so important for good health, it is my 'go-to' comfort food, especially if I am feeling a little under the weather. Like carrots, basil is a rich source of beta-carotene which is needed for good vision, strong immunity and general good health. Because I can't be without it, I've come up with a few new and alternative ways to use basil and create something really special:

How To Make A Kale Smoothie That Doesn't Taste Of Pond Water

Kathy Slack | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

The challenge is that one can end up focused simply on masking the flavour of the kale with sweet things, which rather defeats the object of a smoothie. (They should still be healthy don't you think, otherwise you might as well just have a milkshake and be done with it.)

Good Girls Drink Kale - Society's Dangerous Acceptance Of The Anorexic Mindset

Katie Simon Phillips | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Simon Phillips

One of the many reasons I struggle to eat is because of the guilt I feel about it. When I am eating I feel like I am committing a crime, my mind is te...

Sweet Potato Kale Salad

Steph Matthews | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

I hardly used to eat any vegetables so the fact that this salad is made up of kale of all things means it had to be pretty tasty! This is now one of my all time favourite kale recipes that I go back to again and again...

Early Spring Flowers and How to Eat Them

Kathy Slack | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

Nothing says Springtime like a posy of flowers. After the seemingly endless grey of winter, early Spring flowers are a welcome splash of colour and life. They look almost good enough to eat. Which is handy. Because with many of them, you can. So hurrah for edible flowers.

Who Needs A Boyfriend When You Have... Kale

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Style

Who would have thought ten years ago we'd be wearing clothes and jewellery dedicated to a bit of plant? Not us. But thanks to our increasingly heal...

How Kale Juice Affects Your Body In 60 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Little over a week ago health nuts and fizzy drink haters were tripping over themselves to share an alarming infographic that details what happens to ...

Why Kale Could Be Harming Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you love kale, then chances are you're not going to like what's coming next. A small study has found that the leafy green vegetable, which has ...

Cavolo Nero Pesto with Sprialized Courgette

Lisa Roukin | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Fresh, homemade pesto is one of the greatest ingredients I like to have stored in my fridge. One would usually think of basil pesto, however I recently experimented with another beautiful green vegetable cavolo nero.

Drinking Caffeine After Quitting Caffeine: What I Learned

Harvey Wilks | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

After a full month of not drinking caffeine I've just been and had my first coffee - a tasty, bitter black Americano. Relishing the first, piping-hot sip in slow motion, I sat down to chat to a colleague about existential copywriter stuff and what stuff means and stuff.

Your Next McDonald's Could Look Like This (But It Probably Won't)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Continuing its trend of trying to evolve with the times, McDonald's has announced plans to start including kale in some of its recipes. The fast fo...

What's So Great About Kale and How to Use It

Cat Elliott | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

So why aren't more people eating it? Raw kale on its own isn't the most appealing and can actually be quite difficult to digest. However, some simple tips to improve its digestibility and how to use it may actually make the transition to including this in your diet much easier.

The Fool-Proof Way to Cook Quinoa

Jules Clancy | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jules Clancy

My favourite thing about quinoa is its texture. It's something a bit like barley with its chewiness, and it also has a light fluffiness akin to well prepared couscous. No matter how 'good for you' a food is, I don't include it in my diet unless it passes the taste test.

Poorna Bell

Why Kale Is Currently King (Of Leafy Vegetables)

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Kale may have gotten slightly too cool for its own boots - you know you've made it in the world when people start naming their babies after you - but ...

Dear Parents, Stop Naming Your Children After Superfoods. It's Weird.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought Apple was a weird name to call your child, think again. Now (seemingly tasteless) parents have taken to naming their children after eve...

Colour Your Food Green For St. Patrick's Day - Without Food Dyes

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Instead of pouring bottles of food colouring into your cakes, cupcakes and treats, you can add some leafy greens and get a few extra nutrients into your desserts as well. These natural vegetable colourings can't be tasted and add a vibrant green hue, perfect for St Paddy's celebrations.

Would You Like You Kale Salad With Or Without Severed Lizard Heads? (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

A New Yorker claims she received extra greens in her kale salad – in the form of a severed lizard’s head. Robin Sandusky ordered the salad fro...

Eat Your Greens - in Cake!

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Kale in a cupcake? Before you start backing out of the room, remember that carrot cake doesn't cause concern and there was a time when your smoothies were any colour but green.

Beat Osteoporosis: Break Your Dairy Addiction

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Osteoporosis isn't caused by inadequate milk consumption. It's caused, in part, by consuming excess animal protein, sodium and caffeine... In other words, calcium intake alone does not protect against osteoporosis, and low calcium intake does not signify a bone-fracture risk.

Why I Don't Always Want To Eat Real Food

Laura Williams | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Williams

'Eat clean' just makes me want to eat unclean. Don't get me wrong: I try and make sure those nutrient boxes are ticked throughout the day; that the bulk of my calorie intake comes from nutritious food. But I don't want to eat mackerel for breakfast. However, if the food purists are to be believed, that's what you have to do.

Food Prices Soar and Incomes Shrink - My Top Healthy Foods on the Cheap

Glen Matten | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

So whilst we wait for political action that may never materialise, let's at least dispel the myth that healthy eating is necessarily expensive.