Thinking of weight loss? Starting a new lifestyle?
Have a look at this list to avoid the most common mistakes and pitfalls.
We all need more energy – constant stress, being overloaded and overwhelmed
Do you know how can your diet help to get your energy back? Do you know what are the energy-draining foods in your diet?
What is the fuss about whole grains?
Why cannot we just jump over whole grain foods and gain fibre from other sources?
If you want to know a short, unmystified answer in plain English, keep reading.
Nothing is better on a chilly day than a bowl of hearty stew. Probably the only thing what is even better - having a little bit of free time because the stew cooks itself to perfection in the slow cooker...
This Caterpillar cake is a healthy, sugar-free option for a toddler’s Birthday and really easy to make. The base is cooked millet sweetened naturally with creamed raisins and fruit juice. (Gluten-free recipe)
Let’s be honest: price is important. It does influence our food choices. If healthy food is more expensive then it could be a significant barrier to us eating more healthily. Is it possible to follow a healthy diet on a budget?
Healthy sweets and cakes for kids is always a bit difficult, as they know immediately that they are tricked. Well, it is not impossible to hide vegetables (like beetroot, carrot) in a cake, but when they recognise it probably they feel cheated. My trick is letting them making the dessert themselves – and this chocolate and prune discs recipe is perfect for this. (more…)
As you know I recommend using a freezer as it is an economic and time-saver tool in the family diet.
But obvious the question: does it provide healthy options too? Do we give up nutrition for convenience? (more…)
There are three really good reasons for eating pumpkins:
1, they are so healthy
2, they cook quickly
3, they are versatile.
Here are two recipes – you can pair them to make a lovely family meal – in a flash.
I resisted a slow cooker for a long time: I just did not want another big appliance sitting unused on my kitchen worktop. Finally, I gave a chance to it and my slow cooker has proved that I was wrong. To be honest, I just fell in love with it. A good slow cooker helps you to provide healthy and delicious meals to your family with a minimum effort. Basically, it gives you free time, lots of free time,- and no guilty conscious: home-made family meals are sorted.
If you want to cut down processed food, ditch jarred pasta sauce. Just read the ingredients list and you will understand.
Well, I know time is gold for you, so here is a really healthy and easy pasta sauce – ready in 15 minutes. Make a big batch and you can make at least 3 meals using this sauce.
I always look for healthy recipes but sometimes I come across recipes which look attractive – just they are not so healthy.
It is easy to make a recipe healthier, you just need to know what to swap to a healthier ingredient. This is not just for advanced cooks.
Cook once – and enjoy three delicious butternut squash recipes this autumn.
Make the time-consuming part ahead and three speedy weekday supper is sorted.
And they are healthy and family friendly too.
This recipe proves that you do not need to fill a cake with sugar to enjoy a luxury dessert. And this is a luxury dessert: using real rose petals rose butter and just a tiny bit of sugar you can create a show-stopping cake for any occasion.
~It is like the taste and beauty of summer on a plate.
Summer or winter – it does not matter – after a busy day, a lovely and quick soup is blessing on the family table.
If your kids eat it…
These recipes are not just ready in 15 minutes, but they are tested and approved by toddlers and childrens. (more…)