Diet

‘5-A-Day Mince’ Recipe

Posted by davidgowing on February 21, 2013 at 7:59 pm

Do you find it hard to get your recommended 5-A-Day? Are you mostly getting them from fruit? We all know we should be eating more vegetables (go on, admit it). So I’m going to show you one of the easiest ways to get your five plus servings of vegetables in one simple, yet tasty meal!

Lean Body Antioxidant Salad Recipe

Posted by davidgowing on May 23, 2012 at 2:45 pm

Now that summer is finally here and the weather is getting warmer, I thought I’d share my current favourite salad recipe with you. I eat salad everyday as well as cooked vegetables as they are full of nutrients needed to keep you healthy, full of energy and looking and feeling great!

A Healthy Green Beverage For St. Patrick’s Day

Posted by davidgowing on March 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm

What is this “green beverage” ye’ ask? Why ’tis only green tea of course. Now, I know I’d have a hard time convincing readers (Irish ones anyway) to drink green tea instead of beer on St. Patrick’s Day, but I thought it would be a fun way to share some of green tea’s health benefits. [...]

Healthy Pancakes

Posted by davidgowing on February 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm

Happy pancake Tuesday! Today is traditionally the day we (in Ireland anyway) attempt to eat our body weight in pancakes, before the beginning of Lent. While I may not agree with the overeating, I do have a healthier option for people who still want to enjoy pancakes today.

Happy Holidays

Posted by davidgowing on December 24, 2011 at 9:32 pm

I’m guessing if you are reading this, you are like me – passionate about health and fitness. This time of year can be stressful at the best of times, but if you’re concerned about gaining weight or undoing your level of leanness, the thoughts of lots of tasty foods loaded with calories and sitting around [...]

Coconut Oil – Metabolism Booster

Posted by davidgowing on October 19, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Coconut oil has been steadily gaining popularity over the last number of years, and with good reason. It contains many health benefits from boosting the immune system, increasing mineral absorption, anti-aging and most interesting stimulating the metabolism aiding weight loss! Sounds good doesn’t it. As it becomes more popular with athletes and celebrities alike you [...]

Salmon Burgers Recipe

Posted by davidgowing on September 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm

I love salmon, it’s an excellent source of protein, it’s full of omega-3 essential fatty acids and it contains a powerful antioxidant called astaxanthin which mops up free radicals. Even if you’re not a fan of salmon, that’s not a problem because you can’t even taste it. Plus these burgers are so moist and juicy [...]

Miranda Kerr’s Healthy Supermodel Workout & Diet

Posted by davidgowing on September 6, 2011 at 9:28 am

For those who may not be familiar with Miranda Kerr, she is an Australian Supermodel and one of the Victoria’s Secret “Angels”¬†along with fellow top supermodels Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes and Erin Heatherton. Why am I talking about her? Because Miranda is in great shape! And while she is a model and very slim, [...]

Health Food Of The Week – Tomato

Posted by davidgowing on August 4, 2011 at 11:26 am

Tomatoes are one of those foods we’re all familiar with and know are good for us, but definitely don’t get the major respect they deserve. They contain Vitamin C, potassium, B vitamins, lutein (healthy eyes), biotin (healthy hair), they’re a source of fibre, low in calories and most importantly they are a rich source of [...]

Healthy Granola Bites

Posted by davidgowing on July 30, 2011 at 6:40 pm

This recipe was inspired by a comment Ray left on my¬†Healthy Cereal Recipe post. So I set out to see if I could make a bar version of that recipe and after a bit of tweaking I think I got it just right. But be warned they definitely taste like “more”!