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Easy veg to grow indoors: Part one

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Helen Field

Do you live in a flat or don't have enough room in your garden to grow your own veg? Then get growing some indoors. With the advantage of shelter and warmth it's the perfect place to grow an amazing range of vegetables. Did you know even organic crops are allowed to use up to 15 pesticides? There's no need to douse them in insect repellent indoors, meaning you'll have the purest food possible without any intervention at all.

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Simple summer skewers

Posted on May 31, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Summer is hurtling towards us and longer, warmer days, mean lots more time for getting outside and enjoying some delicious barbeque! While tossing some burgers or hot dogs on the grill is a great way to enjoy the barbeque season, it's hard to forget that both are rather high in fat and calories. If you want to steer a little bit closer to the healthier side but still enjoy the wonders of outdoor cooking, then perhaps a skewer is right up your alley. Mixing colourful veg, fruits, and meat, these skewers are delicious and better for you than a burger slathered in cheese! Continue Reading

How to lower your cholesterol (and still eat tasty food)

Posted on April 5, 2017 by Helen Field

Too much cholesterol in your blood can increase your risk of heart disease as well as other cardiovascular diseases. So how can you reduce your risk of developing coronary heart disease? Read this blog to get some quick, easy tips on altering what you eat. Your healthier life starts here!

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Five overnight oats recipes to get excited about

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
If you're on the go and looking for a nutritious and filling breakfast, then you can't really go wrong with a jar of overnight oats. They're simple to prepare in advance, and can be customised with a multitude of ingredients to create a number of tasty variations. Previously we shared five great recipes for you to try, and now we've got five more - this time with a pudding theme! Continue Reading

Try this breakfast trend: Sweet Potato Toast

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
If you haven't been keeping track, there's a new breakfast trend - Sweet Potato Toast - and to be honest, we can't get enough of it! This delicious take on a traditional breakfast staple cuts out bread while filling your tummy with all the goodness that comes from sweet potatoes. Read on to find out more! Continue Reading