5-a-Day? More Like 10-a-Day! – The Truth About the Myth

You may have heard the phrase “Eat the rainbow” in adverts for Skittles before and, while we do not recommend getting eating your colours of the rainbow from a sugary bag of sweets, we do believe eating the rainbow is important when it comes to choosing your fruit and veg. Despite popular belief that you…

5 for £5 – Tesco

We’ve been shopping for some inexpensive healthy buys. In this series we choose a shop and buy our 5 favourite healthy items for under £5 and then share them as we know how expensive some healthy food can be.   Edition 3 – Tesco   Italian Breadsticks – 75p These breadsticks are amazing and they…

Italian Stew

This protein-packed stew tastes bomb. With quinoa, chickpeas, and veggies, this fills you right up and warms you through. Perfect for those colder autumn months! It’s so quick to make and hardly uses any ingredients. We love it and hope you do too.   Ingredients: (Serves 3-4) 1 White Onion 1 Yellow Pepper 1/2 Courgette…

Coconut Almond Shortbread

Being Scottish we obviously love shortbread. However it isn’t particularly healthy. As we were brainstorming ideas about how to make the biscuit as healthy as possible, we came up with our take on the traditional recipe. While the texture is the same as shortbread, the flavour is more nutty.   P.S. the dough tastes bomb…

Rice Bowl

We tried to make sushi. We failed. After this failed sushi attempt, we had so much rice left over. That’s when this recipe came to us. We used our kale crisps, added the rice, and fried an egg over the top of it.   Ingredients: (Serves 2) 1 Tsp Sesame Oil 200g Cooked Rice Salt…

How To: Daily Relaxation

If someone asked you “What could I do to relax more?” you might immediately suggest they should have a bath or an early night in. These answers spring to everyone’s mind as they are publicly known as common ways to relax. However there are many other little things you can do daily to keep you…

Peanut & Raisin Banana Bread

This banana bread is healthy AND delicious. It is packed with healthy fats from the nuts and fibre from the raisins and banana. This combined with the complex carbs from the oats keeps you fuller for longer. This loaf is really sweet considering there is not much honey in it. Go bake!   Ingredients: (Makes…

Kale Crisps

These delicious kale crisps are perfect for when your craving something crunchy and salty whilst still being much lower in fat, salt and calories than potato crisps. These crisps are also packed with Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Folic Acid!   Ingredients: 1 Bunch Kale 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt   Method: Preheat your oven…

1 Minute Hot Banana Chocolate Pudding

This pudding came to existence when cravings were in full swing. When looking hopelessly around the kitchen, these four ingredients were basically the only things there. This pudding will take all of 1 minute to make and tastes completely amazing.   Ingredients: (Serves 1) 1/4 Cup Rolled Oats 1 Mashed Banana 2 Tsp Raw Cacao…

5 for £5 – Superdrug

We’ve been shopping for some inexpensive healthy buys. In this series we choose a shop and buy our 5 favourite healthy items for under £5 and then share them as we know how expensive some healthy food can be. Edition 1 – Aldi Paleo Bars – 49p per bar/£1.99 5 pack These bars are simply […]

Back to School – Quick Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is so important as you are literally "breaking the fast". As you probably haven't eaten for 8-10 hours, it should be a priority to eat as soon as you are up. If you don't have a lot of time to make breakfast in the morning why not try our Overnight Oats recipes. If you…

Back to School – Packed Lunch Ideas

School lunches. They might bring a smile or a frown to your face. Some people may go out to shops for lunch. Others might stay and eat in the school canteen. The way to win the lunch game, you ask? Packed lunches. Try these three healthy lunch ideas which you can make the night before….