With a waffle maker, you can make your favourite dish, with no boring oven waiting times. Alter the batter to suit your own specific tastes, throw in any bits and bobs in your kitchen for a healthy, wholesome brekkie. All recipes make two waffles 😉
Yoghurt is certainly a food item with an established ‘health halo’.
Much like granola and wholegrains, there is something about yoghurt that makes consumers immediately assume it is good. Maybe it’s the natural whiteness (oh so pure) or the low lactose quality (great for IBS and digestive ailments) that has everybody dying to consume more and more yoghurt.
Avoiding cow’s milk has never been easier, thanks to the range of alternative milks on our supermarket shelves. But did you know not all milk alternatives are Low FODMAP? In fact, some can be just as bad for your gut as cow’s milk.
Those of you looking to detox before summer comes around might want to know about this.
Many people seek a juice cleanse to keep themselves trim, without craving high calorie foods. Health gurus, celebrities and nutritionists all share a deep-seated love for green juice first thing in the morning; not only does it get the metabolism working, but it also packs in vital nutrients to get you up and out.
But did you know that all juices aren’t the same?
Do you know your cilantro from your coriander? Your sultanas from your raisins? Take a look at this comprehensive list of American v British food terms so you can crack on with any recipe.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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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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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