Low Sugar, High Protein Breakfasts You Need to Try

Don’t have time for brekkie, or simply want a small breakfast that you know will keep you full? I hear you.

While it is easy to feel uninspired if you have a long commute ahead of you and a rumbling tum to match, don’t despair, there are options. Put away those awful breakfast biscuits and tuck into something that’s convenient, protein-rich and low in sugar! Try out my three favourites.

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Is Almond Milk Healthy? 5 Facts You Didn’t Know

If you suffer with IBS, digestive ailments or are looking to cut your dairy intake, you might be interested in seeing what alternative milks can offer you.

Some of the most popular milk alternatives you can purchase at the minute include soy milk, cashew milk, hemp milk, and of course almond milk.

See here for how alternative milks are made.

The benefits of almond milk are displayed all over the packaging: it’s made with nuts, includes natural ingredients, and plenty of protein. But how good is almond milk, when you compare it with cow’s milk?

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How To Make Alternative Milks (Almond, Cashew & Oat)

Making your own alternative milk is surprisingly simple and, best of all, it is much cheaper that store-bought alternatives.

When you do it yourself, you get to control how creamy your milk is going to be (reduce water for thicker milk), and what kind of flavours are added in; some nice additional options are vanilla extract, sea salt, and cinnamon.

Try these alternative milk recipes and see how much your digestion improves. Each recipes makes the equivalent of 2 per cent milk and around 5 cups per recipe. Keep in the fridge for extra freshness.

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Is Kellogg’s Coco Pops Granola good for you?

Just when you thought Coco Pops couldn’t get any better, Kellogg’s release a super duper healthy wholegrain version of your kids favourite cereal, and all your prayers are immediately answered. Right?

Well, my apprehensions go up ten fold when I notice a typically unhealthy, but very popular, food item is suddenly ‘healthified’ over night. If it was going to be so much better for you than the original, the product would have gone through a significant rebrand, as the demographic would naturally be flipped on its head.
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My Favourite Gluten-Free Treats This Week | February

So I may not follow a strict gluten-free diet (I eat regular wholemeal bread and the like) but I do try and eat less gluten than I used to, mainly because of how it makes me feel.

Lowering my gluten intake is a life choice; I feel it makes me less bloated and doesn’t give me the same gut inflammation as regular foods. That’s why finding a gluten-free alternative wherever possible is so important for people in a similar position to me.
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Are Oatmeal Cookies Healthy?

Oatmeal cookies are quite possibly the most divisive cookie choice ever. It’s the Marmite of the baked goods world.

So often they are considered “bland”, “like chewable Ovaltine” and, overarchingly, “too healthy”. But are oatmeal cookies actually a more nutritious choice than Double Chocolate Chip or Snickerdoodle? Or are Oatmeal Raisins just another tasty treat from the oatmeal franchise who have been several misrepresented?

Related: Are Granola Bars Actually Healthy? 

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Alflorex Biotics Review: How does it help IBS?

I’m naturally sceptical when it comes to probiotic products. Before I was officially diagnosed with IBS, I tried expensive supermarket probiotic drinks like Yakult and Actimel because I imagined they’d fix my tempestuous stomach. Turns out, not so much.

All they did was make me feel more bloated, as well as giving me ‘squeaky teeth’ – the phenomenon of way too much sugar in concentrated form, so I had to stop taking them.alflorex-ibs
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