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12 Healthy Christmas Food Swaps (no sprouts involved)

Having a healthy Christmas isn’t as difficult as you think. And it doesn’t have to mean missing out on tasty treats either! I’m the first to admit I’m a complete chocoholic and Christmas is no exception (in fact it’s more of an excuse!)   But with the average person gaining 5-7 lb over Christmas and suffering […]

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10 Healthy Snacks For Kids

Offering healthy snacks for kids is extra important because since they have smaller stomachs than adults and can’t eat as much in one sitting, they tend to eat little and often, making snacking an important part of a child’s diet. But as any parent will tell you, getting kids to eat a healthy, balanced and […]

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Half Term Pear & Butterbean Healthy Cookies

Healthy Pear & Butterbean Healthy Cookies Beans? In biscuits? Well yes in fact. There’s no butter in this healthy cookies recipe and the only fat is in a small amount of cashew butter, so moisture is provided from the fruit and beans, to hold it all together. Just to clarify there’s nothing wrong with butter […]

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Protein Quest Bars – a Nutritionist’s Review

Quest Bars – A Nutritionist’s Review I always recommend homemade food where possible, but if you need to keep a stock of things to grab & go, Quest bars might be the next best thing. Sometimes we don’t have time, are out and about, in a hurry, and what does the convenience store have to […]

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Five Cinema Style Healthy Snacks For Movie Nights

Friday night at the Movies… with loads of tasty munchies! What could be more fun than a relaxed afternoon or evening out with friends while you sit back and be entertained. Or maybe you prefer to shut the curtains, put on your onesie, and invite your besties over for a laughter filled evening reminiscent of […]

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Gluten Free Cheese Crackers

This recipe has a family story behind it. When I was  little my Granny (known as Gangy, because little people can’t always get their words out, of course), would make us oaty cheese crackers made of oats, flour, cheese and butter, nothing else. All wholesome goodness, and very easy for small hands and toothless mouths […]

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Hemp Energy Balls

Hemp Energy Balls Makes 32   INGREDIENTS 180g hemp seeds 100g hemp protein (Pulsin’ do a nice one; get 20% off orders over £20 with code PTC20) 100g almonds, soaked in water overnight then drained 100g sesame seeds 60g honey 60g coconut oil, melted   Many of the ingredients can be found on buywholefoodsonline here, […]

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Giant Protein Pow Cookie

INGREDIENTS 60g Protein Pow Whey Cooking Mix 15g nut butter 1 egg white Stevia to taste Splash of almond milk, just enough to make it into a ‘dough’ METHOD Mix all the ingredients together to form a stiff dough. Roll the mix into a ball, then place on a square of baking paper on a […]

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Protein Pow Giant Peas

Well what else was I going to call them? They’re green, made with pea (protein), and round. Tasty snack balls for anytime – this recipe makes 4 Giant Peas. INGREDIENTS 30g Protein Pow Pea cooking mix 20g ground flaxseeds 2 tsp greens powder 15g peanut butter 45ml (3 tbsb) almond milk or water   METHOD Mix […]

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4 Healthy Snack Ideas to Bring to Work

4 Healthy Snack Ideas to Bring to Work   One of the most difficult aspects of sticking to a strict, balanced diet is keeping that balance when snacking at work. Long days at work often need to be broken up, and people snack to keep their energy levels up or often just to break up […]

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