Recipe – Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Posted by on December 10, 2021 at 4:22 pm

This is a really simple recipe, just in time for the holidays, but can be enjoyed at any time!

Recipe – Baked Oatmeal

Posted by on October 5, 2021 at 5:50 pm

I love oatmeal, but sometimes I like to mix it up. This baked oatmeal recipe is a simple, wholesome dish, full of a great variety of vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, and fibre. You can make endless variations, and best of all it has a cake-like texture!

Love BBQs? Read This First

Posted by on August 2, 2021 at 5:58 pm

I’m sure lots of people will be having barbecues or picnics over the summer. Did you know that cooking meats at high and dry temperatures (grilling, roasting, baking) that causes charring/burning, increase the formation of carcinogens? Luckily there are some simple (and delicious) things you can do to reduce, or counteract this effect.

‘5-A-Day Mince’ Recipe

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

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. These benefits include healthy glowing skin and a stress reduction effect on the mind!

Healthy Pancakes

Posted by 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 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 […]

Salmon Burgers Recipe

Posted by 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 […]

Health Food Of The Week – Tomato

Posted by 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 […]