Healthy highlights from Amsterdam

Green smoothie at Bagels & Beans

When you think of Amsterdam you may think of canals, drugs and legalised prostitution, but this vibrant and exciting city is much more than this. Amsterdam is also a place for food lovers, health conscious individuals and vegetarians. This month I visited Amsterdam for the first time and I was impressed by everything it had […]

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Wild blackberry foraging tips from the expert

Ripe blackberries

As a part of Organic September I decided to promote foraging, an activity which gets you moving and rewards you with highly nutritious, organic food. There are several wild foods which you could forage for but in this post I decided to focus on wild blackberries. Since I am not an expert on this subject […]

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Merchant Gourmet ready-to-eat grains

Merchant Gourment ready to eat grains

We can all be busy sometimes and preparing a healthy lunch for work sometimes just doesn’t happen. When I don’t prepare a healthy lunch at home to take with me I find it difficult to find healthy foods around my work. When I saw Merchant Gourmet ready-to-eat grains and lentils on offer in Sainsbury’s I […]

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Holiday time!

Body care products

I will be on holiday soon, relaxing in beautiful Slovenia and I just wanted to make my readers aware that I will be away for a few weeks with limited access to the Internet. I also wanted to take this opportunity to write about how I’ve been preparing for this holiday, which includes making decisions […]

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Top 10 healthy foods to take camping

All natural peanut butter

Recently I came across a LoveFood blog post called ‘Top 10 foods to take camping‘ and I immediately saw that there wasn’t that many healthy foods on the list. This is a reason why I decided to write this blog post. Camping doesn’t need to be full of unhealthy meals and if you are not sure […]

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My vegetarian week experience

Jacket potato with asparagus salad and poached egg

If you somehow missed it, it was National Vegetarian Week from 19th – 25th May and once I saw this challenge mentioned in the Healthy Food Guide magazine I wanted to take part. I thought it would be interesting to do something different, challenge myself and push myself even further when it comes to healthy […]

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National Vegetarian Week

National vegetarian week

It’s  a National Vegetarian Week next week, starting on Monday, 19th May and finishing on Sunday, 25th May. This is my first year I am participating and I am quite excited about it actually! There are several reasons why you should give up meat and one of them is for your health and wellbeing and this […]

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April is bowel cancer awareness month

April is a bowel cancer awareness month and we should all try to raise awareness of bowel cancer by learning about the symptoms and spreading the word through our friends and family. Watch and share this video from Bowel Cancer UK: On Macmillian website you can also access free information booklet about bowel cancer to help […]

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Whole Foods Market – A must go health store

Make up and natural/organic face care section

London is great for shopping, any kind of shopping but living in the West Midlands, it doesn’t happen that often that I would go to London for pleasure. Luckily, this weekend I had an opportunity to go to London as it was my friend’s birthday and this time I wanted to shop for natural and […]

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