If you want to give something different something special for this Christmas, try these.
These two lovely trail mix recipes help you to prepare a delicious healthy snack just in minutes.
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.
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?
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…)
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.
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.
Holidays usually mean a huge threat to our waistline. Leaving our familiar territory, it is nearly impossible to keep up our usual everyday eating habits. And there are so many temptations… It is hard.
Here are the 10 most important secret holiday eating tips to avoid holiday binge eating and it’s consequences: guilt and weight gain.
We, busy mums need energy quickly and energy bars or muesli bars are so handy. These no-bake easy energy bars are ready in 10 minutes and keep well in the fridge for 5 days. And the best part: you can customise its favour according your taste.
Do you know the feeling of enthusiasm when you decide, yes I am going to eat only healthy food in the rest of my life… and is familiar the recognition that you are following the old bad eating habits again just two weeks after your vow?
Why some people can eat healthily and why others fail? What is the secret of sustaining a healthy diet?
If you would like to eat a bit more protein, or have a gluten-free breakfast – or you just run out of bread… these little oat buns are here to help you.
I don’t let you down: a really quick recipe again, 5 minutes mixing and 12 minutes baking and the smell of these delicious fresh buns attract the whole family to the morning table. 🙂
I guarantee you will save these recipes into the family cookbook 🙂
Recently media is filled with the advice that we should give up eating carbohydrates – especially bread. Bread is usually blamed of causing digestive problems and bloating – and making us fat. Is it right?
Is it right? Is bread really bad for us? How can be bread included into a healthy diet?
Below listed 7 alternatives for bread
A quick dinner idea: this satisfying wet garlic rarebit mushroom will blow you away. Quick but it is bursting with fresh seasonal flavours and so satisfying… you cannot find a dish – like this – in a restaurant, you have to make it for yourself 🙂
I also appreciate the fact that asparagus recipes usually quick recipes, as asparagus do not need a long cooking time. So it is a perfect match to my three expectations: quick, light and family friendly. 🙂
I can tell you that introducing solids into my children diet has been a big relief. And this also brought up new questions:
Can toddlers and small children really eat the same as we eat?
Do we offer the right kind of food for them?
How can we provide them and for us, for the adult members of the family a balanced diet at the same time?
There are so many diet programs and meal planning tools available on-line nowadays. They are a great help to start a special diet or lose weight. However, looking at these I noticed one common problem: nearly all of them focus on individuals.
This seems to be okay, most people are dieting alone.
Hold on a minute. Is it right?
What about family meals?
Do you want to know the reason why on earth I take on the mission to help busy mums to find a way to healthy eating?
Because I believe the power of mums.
You can call me an extremist, but I truly believe that our life quality is based on good nutrition and the key to good nutrition is in the hand of mums.
I am sure we all are familiar with the message that the key to a healthy lifestyle is a balanced diet and physical activity, we all know what would be our healthy choices.
But there is something stronger than this message.