Banana Quinoa Cake Recipe – Gluten-free and vegan

Have you ever tried baking with quinoa flour? It’s gluten free for a start and all the protein in the quinoa helps to give the bread some of its structure. … Continue Reading →

Calling all Vegans – Complete Protein sources here

If you’re a vegan, did you know that a peanut butter sandwich¬†is a fantastic combination for a source of complete protein? (Provided you use wholemeal bread.) Or how about rice … Continue Reading →

Nutritious snacks from North Wales

If you’re active in sports it’s likely that you’ve heard of the 9bar. Wholesome snackbars made from seeds and nuts, supplying you with the protein energy you need, including the … Continue Reading →

Health bragging rights with Bragg’s

That annoying question vegetarians get asked… “What about the protein?” It’s never really been an issue, especially if you know about Bragg’s. Bragg’s was a driving force in health food … Continue Reading →

Tigernuts, the original superfood?

It seems that the designers of the paleo diet have got it wrong… The major food in our ancient diet wasn’t meat or berries or nuts. According to Oxford University … Continue Reading →

Free from treats – the best things come in small packages

Simple pleasures. Ever noticed how it can be those little snacks that get you through the day? Simple, as long as the ingredients are okay for you. Dairy Free chocolate … Continue Reading →

Chia is becoming increasingly available

I’m very glad that chia seeds are becoming more readily available. They are very high in Omega 3, in perfect balance with Omega 6, and are brim-full with nutrients, including … Continue Reading →

Have you missed out on miso?

If you’re vegetarian have you tried miso soup yet? It’s a healthy and nutritious Japanese soup and very useful if you’re on a plant based diet. Miso is a mix … Continue Reading →

Trek’s protein flapjacks – for when ordinary flapjacks won’t do

Some people rave about flapjacks. Not me. Yes, they’re delicious, but for all the talk about helping you feel fuller for longer, I’ve found they only increase my sense of … Continue Reading →

Flapjacks with punch (not just for kids)

Did you know there are normal flapjacks and then there are sports flapjacks? For example, normal flapjacks come in friendly looking wrappers, like the Jackson Bar –¬† a handmade snack … Continue Reading →

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