Nutreelife – plant-based protein snacks – a review

As a part of my ‘eat the rainbow’ new years resolution, I’ve found myself becoming increasingly more conscious of health-food products that claim to be healthy when in fact are full of highly processed ingredients that I can barely pronounce. Chemicals, artificial sweeteners and additives are added to so many ‘health’ foods to bring down their calory count and price…

Easy gluten-free Yakisoba with Yutaka

Asian cuisine is notoriously difficult if you’re trying to live a gluten-free lifestyle, with many recipes containing soya-sauce as a base ingredient. As a result, I quite often have to cook my favourite dishes from scratch and forgo the Friday night takeaway. When Yutaka contacted me and asked if I would like to try their new range of gluten-free, organic noodles…

Fitness – 3 tricks for getting back on track

January already feels well behind us and those New Years resolutions seem a long time ago. If one of yours was to get fit in 2018 then by now the excitement of a new beginning is wearing off and the long slog continues. I completely fell off the fitness bandwagon when I graduated university, suddenly I had no on-site gym…

Veg packed pasta – Eating the rainbow – Gluten free & Vegan

  Counting calories has never worked for me so instead this January I decided to count colours. No not skittles, plants. The colour of plants holds a delicious secret, phytonutrients. These phytonutrients have a host of health benefits and are often what is responsible for giving plants their pigment. Therefore, to ensure you’re getting a variety of as many of…

One small change to completely change your morning

On January 1st I woke up and for the first time in forever, I didn’t reach for my phone. I’ve made three slightly alternative new years resolutions this year that you can read about here, but the one that has made the biggest impact on my lifestyle already is to stop morning scrolling. I had got into the very detrimental habit…

Dr Dunner – Boost your immunity the way nature intended

Diet has a big impact on our health. I’m the first to admit that my diet can at times slip and my fresh vegetables be replaced with processed foods and those that are quick to shove in the oven after a long day at work. I found that taking supplements every morning ensures that I get the vitamins and minerals…

Staying healthy whilst working a 9-5

Since starting a full-time job staying healthy has kind of taken a seat on the back burner. I completely took for granted the little gym in my student accommodation and didn’t realise how good I had it with 10 hours of lectures a week and a decent student budget. Now things have changed and I’ve noticed some of my healthy…