10 Ways to Improve Your Diet!

Follow these tips to get you on the right track! 1. Eat your Veggies: You cannot eat enough vegetables… have them breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tomatoes, green leaves such as spinach, rocket, broccoli, peppers are all super. 2. Enjoy moderate amounts of dairy: Greek yoghurt and parmesan cheese are favourites in the Mediterranean. People with […]

5 Ways to Mind your Cholesterol This Christmas!

December is no doubt the toughest time of the year to stay on track of your healthy eating. With plenty of Christmas parties, friendly get togethers, right up to ringing in the New Year – it is definitely the most delicious time of the year! Christmas Day is the main event, often leading to people […]

Oat Porridge Recipe with Cinnamon and Blueberries

Ingredients: 1 Cup Flavans organic porridge oats 2 1/2 cups milk (almond,oat, coconut) 1 Tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp Vanilla Greek Yoghurt (optional) 1/2 cup blueberries 2 Tbsps mixed milled seeds Instructions: 1. Combine 1 cup of oats with 2 1/2 cups of milk (choose almond, oat or coconut) 2. Stir in […]

10 Exercises for Heart Health

Any exercise that gets you moving, increases your strength and gets your heart pumping and blood flowing is important for your heart health. We should all be aiming to do 30 minutes at least 5 times a week. While this may seem daunting at first, we find that breaking it down into smaller task can […]

Bean Curry Recipe

The cold weather is slowly but surely starting to creep in….Why not warm up with this heart-healthy Bean Curry! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil or 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 large white onion, chopped 1/2 cup dry lentils 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 […]

5 Steps to Help Lower Cholesterol Naturally!

With today’s busy lifestyle, more and more people are looking to make positive changes to their lives and diet in order to improve their overall health. Luckily, this is a task that has been made simple as there have never been as many resources available. Information about food is available through every media – books, magazines, […]

Boosting energy through the winter months

There are times when all of us feel the need for an extra boost of energy, maybe more so during the winter months. The shorter days can make it more difficult to exercise, and people are more likely to choose stodgy type foods, these combined can contribute to dips in energy levels and lower moods. […]

Spelt and Oat Porridge with Raspberries and Blueberries

Ingredients: 20g of Organic Oat Flakes (approx. 2 dessertspoons) 20g of Organic Spelt Flakes (approx. 2 dessertspoons) 1-2 cups of Almond/Rice/Coconut Milk 1 handful of Blueberries (6-8 berries) 1 handful of Raspberries (6-8 berries) Instructions: Optional: Cover the Oat & Spelt Flakes in water and soak overnight Add the flakes and milk of your choice […]

Chocolate & Pecan Oat Muffins

Ingredients: 250g Greek yoghurt (Fage Total 0%) 120g porridge oats (gluten free optional) 100g yacon, maple or agave syrup (alternative to sugar) 70g ground flaxseed or ground linseed 3 tsp baking powder 50g pecan nuts, roughly chopped 30g dark chocolate chopped or chocolate chips  Instructions:  Preheat the oven to 180°C. Prepare muffin tin with cases […]

Chickpea & Bean Salad

Ingredients: 150g tin chickpeas 150g red kidney beans 150g butter beans Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil Handful of fresh basil Pepper   Instructions: Drain the chickpeas and beans and mix well in a large bowl Add in the lemon juice and garlic Add […]