I always get inspired when working with and discussing meal and snack ideas with our Pain Program clients. My favourite most recent inspiration are these orange and almond cakes, inspired by Angela!
They are moist, refreshing, and satisfying!
This recipe uses almond meal to replace normal white flour and doesn’t need butter. They are lower in carb and saturated fat, higher in protein and fibre, and are easy to make with simple ingredients.
We all love pasta! However, sometimes we can be too scared to eat it because we think it is not healthy enough. Actually, we can make our pasta meal very healthy!
If we serve up a big plate of pasta with sauce and mince only, you’re right, it’s not a healthy meal. Two reasons:
However, if we have pasta with some vegetable or salad it can be very healthy!
Like everyone else, sometimes I feel like something sweet. You do NOT need to feel guilty about it. In a healthy eating pattern there is absolutely room for sweet. Plus, it is very important to honour what you body wants.
Today I want to share with you one of my favourite sweet treats – chocolate bliss balls. It is made from all plant- based whole food, no added sugar, no added fat, or artificial additives, and it is vegan friendly. It’s a perfect sweet snack, but also a great chance to boost your nutrition intake.
- Cocoa is one of the richest sources of polyphenols, which have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. It is better to choose 100% no sugar non-alkalised cocoa powder to maximise health benefits.
Do you find food labels confusing?
Do you want to make healthier choices when you shop?
Do you want to know what the real meaning of 'natural', 'organic', 'light', 'low GI' and 'Gluten Free' is?
Here are some quick tips to make your shopping easier!
We all know healthy eating will help us maintain a healthy weight, have the energy to live life to the full and reduce our risks of chronic diseases. However the number of choices on offer to eat and drink can be overwhelming. One of the most common questions I get asked in my clinic is ‘what are healthy foods and what are unhealthy foods?’