Quinoa – A Gem of a Grain from South America

Quinoa is wonderful and versatile grain that is increasing in its popularity outside of its native South America. Nutritionally, Quinoa is considered a low GI food, and one serving of quinoa (around 185 grams) provides around a fifth of the daily recommended intake for fibre. In addition to this, quinoa offers a myriad of vitamins and…

Paleo Chocolate Tiffin

Hello readers! Hope you have all been enjoying the last few dregs of August. Here is a tasty recipe to see out the bank holiday weekend, and say hello to September with. Paleo Chocolate Tiffin Ingredients Base 1/2 cup of cashew nuts 1 heaped teaspoon of coconut oil 1 cup of dates Middle layer 1/2…

Blood Sugar Balance: Snacks

Making healthy choices for snacks between meals is really important. However, often it is easy to reach for convenient and quick options, that are high in sugar and salt. Making up snacks that can be enjoyed both at home and on the move, is both rewarding and fun, and doesn’t have to take a lot of…

Coconut Oil

Today, by request, I am going to be talking about some of the benefits of coconut oil. This article will explore some information about coconut oil that will get you truly excited to start using it yourself.  Coconut oil is made up of two-thirds MCFA ( medium chain fatty acids). These MCFAs are easily digestible by the…