It might be low in carbs but is cauliflower rice big on flavour? Read on … you’re in for a surprise. I’ve been keen to try using cauliflower in different ways for a while. The humble cauliflower has had a bit of a personality transformation in recent times, such as cauliflower rice, cauliflower pizza bases, … Continue reading How to make cauliflower rice
How to make a healthy salad that really fills you up
I've never been that much of a salad fan, always feeling that by opting for a salad I would be missing out. But I've had a few great salads recently and have found them really filling and simply delicious. Here's my version of one of those salads .... This salad is really easy to make … Continue reading How to make a healthy salad that really fills you up
#plank challenge – 1 month on
So 4 weeks ago today I decided to start the #plankchallenge. Did I manage to complete it ... and if so what has happened between then and now? So yes I DID it! Admittedly I had a couple of days off whilst on a mini-break to Italy, but other than that I have stuck at … Continue reading #plank challenge – 1 month on
Ever wondered what oil-pulling is?
A friend posted on my I love coconut oil blog about how good coconut oil was for oil-pulling. What's oil pulling I thought? So in CLC -style off I went to investigate and try it out ... First things first, what actually is it and where does it come from? Well, its an Ayurvedic dental technique. What's … Continue reading Ever wondered what oil-pulling is?
Kale the Superfood : and why it’s so good for you
When it comes to healthy eating then kale should be right up there on your list of choice as few vegetables can boast the number of nutrients that it contains. It addition to being a great source of vitamins, A, C and K, kale also contains manganese, copper and phytochemicals. Vitamin A is important for helping to … Continue reading Kale the Superfood : and why it’s so good for you
6 benefits of doing planks everyday
Every week I have been doing planks at my pilates class for quite some time. They are hard but I know that they are good for me. But let's face it once a week is not enough to make a difference so ..... I've decided to set my own #plankchallenge. A plank a day for … Continue reading 6 benefits of doing planks everyday
Never too late to save those habits
How would you handle working in a place that you'd usually go on holiday? Find out from guest blogger Mr PlantGeek ...
How to eat more fruit and vegetables – 9 ways to 10-a-day
So 5 portions of fruit and veg is no-longer good enough. The latest guidelines (Imperial College London) tell us that we need to eat 10! 10 I say. How many of us were actually managing 5 a day, everyday? So how realistic is it to consume 10 portions a day? 10 sounds a little daunting … Continue reading How to eat more fruit and vegetables – 9 ways to 10-a-day
Eating fruit and vegetables can reduce middle-aged women’s stress levels by up to 25%
According to a recent study, fruit and vegetables can cut stress levels. We're constantly reminded of the need to eat 5-a-day, and more recently 10-a-day, but increasingly more and more research is backing up the need to do this and it shouldn't be ignored. This most recent study, carried out in Australia, with 60,000 subjects aged … Continue reading Eating fruit and vegetables can reduce middle-aged women’s stress levels by up to 25%
Indoor plants don’t just look great; find out how they can improve your well-being too
If you thought that houseplants were just for your great aunt’s house, or you buy them with good intentions only to find them withered away from lack of attention, think again. Coming in all shapes and sizes there’s something for every home and room and they can form quite a focal point. But who’d have … Continue reading Indoor plants don’t just look great; find out how they can improve your well-being too