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Broccoli Manchego Bake

Serves - 4 | Prep time - 15 mins | Cooking time - 30 mins My Broccoli Manchego Bake is...

pear and oat smoothie

Pear & Oat Green Smoothie

  Serves 1 | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Skill: simple  My Pear and Oat Smoothie is your go-to recipe...

roast veg and tahini

Roast Veg with Tahini Dressing

Serves 2 | Prep time - 15 mins | Cooking time - 45 mins Ingredients: 100g sweet potatoes 160g raw...

arame seaweed salad seaweed benefits

Arame Seaweed, Apple & Hazelnut Salad

    Serves 1 | Prep time - 5 minutes | Cooking time - 25 minutes Packed with vitamins and...

creamy courgette pasta

Creamy Courgette & Carrot Pasta

Serves 2 | Cooking time - 10 minutes A big bowl of creamy pasta is one of the most comforting dishes...

5 Minute Granola with Kefir

Five Minute Granola with Homemade Kefir

Serves - 3-4 portions | Prep time - 24 hours | Cook time - 5 minutes Kefir is an amazing...

pumpkin stuffed peppers halloween

Halloween Stuffed Pepper 'Pumpkins'

  Serves 4  | Cooking time 35 minutes | Skill: Simple Halloween is a time for having fun with food! I...

manuka honey chocolate ganache

Chocolate Ganache Tart

    Makes: 8 slices | Prep time - 10 mins | Cooking time - 20 mins  "My super special Chocolate...

sumac salad

Sumac, Orange and Beetroot on Smashed Butterbeans

Serves 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Skill: Simple   Ingredients: Marinade: ½ tsp...

Quinoa Asparagus Gratin

Serves 2 | Prep time - 20 mins | Cooking time - 5 mins Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa 250g...

celeriac hot pot

Celeriac Hot Pot

 Serves 2-3 | Prep Time - 10 mins | Cooking Time - 30 mins Ingredients: ½ a red onion, sliced 1...

Does Turmeric Really Boost Health & Prevent Cancer?

Does Turmeric Really Boost Health & Prevent Cancer?

Via Michael Mosley, BBC News 'Now I'm usually very cynical about such claims, but in the case of turmeric I thought...

roast artichoke salad

Roast Artichoke Salad

 Serves 2-3 | Prep Time - 10 mins | Cooking Time - 25 mins     Ingredients:  2 baby artichokes...

Tahini Cookies

Makes: 15-16 cookies | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 150g gluten-free flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate...

Creamy Broad Bean Salad

    Ingredients: 1 avocado 1 cup broad beans 30g dill 1 spring onion, thinly sliced on an angle 1...

rhubarb crumble

Rhubarb & Superseed Crumble

Serves 2 | Prep Time – 25 minutes, Bake Time - 35 minutes | Skill – Medium   Method: For the rhubarb:...

Smoked Aubergine and Tahini

    Ingredients: For the Aubergine: 1 aubergine For the Dressing: 1.5 tbsp tahini 1.5 tbsp water ½ clove of...

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Skill: Simple Ingredients: 380g sweet potato, peeled and cut into evenly sized...

What You Need to Know About the Contraceptive Pill

What You Need to Know About the Contraceptive Pill

Let’s be honest, the pill makes life easier. The inconvenient truth? It might be robbing you of key nutrients.  ...

Acai Chia Pot

Serves: 2-3 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Soaking time: 2-3 hours | Skill: Easy   Ingredients: 50g chia seeds...

Best Slow Release Carbs

Best Slow Release Carbs

Not so long ago, fat was the nutritional bad guy, but in recent years carbs have been the whipping boy...

Almond Milk Poached Pears

Serves 2 | Cooking Time – 10 minutes | Skill – Simple This is such a deliciously light breakfast for Summer mornings...

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday

You’ve been counting down the days until your summer break – and maybe cutting down on indulgences before your vacation. But the...

Raw Nutella Brownies

    Serves 2 | Prep Time – 10 minutes | Skill – Simple   Ingredients: 175g medjool dates 30g hazelnuts,...

How Beans Keep You Lean

How Beans Keep You Lean

Your Mum’s minestrone, chilli, and creamy bean mash can all be considered weight-loss foods! Bean on a Diet? Beans are...

Almond Energy Bars

Pre time: 10 minutes | Freezing time: 30 minutes | Skill: Simple These quite literally taste like white chocolate! This...

Is Your Smoothie Making You Fat?

Is Your Smoothie Making You Fat?

When exactly did smoothies become works of architecture? Swipe through Instagram and you will see chocolate towers oozing over milkshake...

roast carrot feta salad

Roasted Carrot and Feta Salad

  Serves 2 | cooking time: 30 minutes | Rating: Simple  "This is one hell of a sexy warm salad!...

How to Avoid Gut Toxins

How to Avoid Gut Toxins

The vast mass of bacteria that lines our intestines is known as our microbiome, and it does much more than...

Staying Balanced & Inspired in Our Information-Lead Culture

Staying Balanced & Inspired in Our Information-Lead Culture

    Print, online and social media are incredibly valuable troves of useful information, inspiration and motivation in the health and...

Is Intermittent Fasting Really Healthy?

Is Intermittent Fasting Really Healthy?

Jennifer Aniston, Miranda Kerr and Beyonce swear by the 5:2 diet. So what is it, and can it really be healthy?...

cauliflower steaks

Middle Eastern Cauliflower Steaks

Serving: 2 | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Skill: Moderate Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 clove garlic sliced 2 tbps sunflower...

Roasted Asian Miso Aubergine

 Serves 3-4 side dishes | Prep time: 40 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes |Skill: Simple   Ingredients: 220g...

How to Find Balance

How to Find Balance

Some weeks you might work overtime, missing spin class and barely acknowledging your partner, other times social demands leave your...

spiced chickpea salad

Spiced Chick Pea & Spiralized Veg Salad

Serves 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes |Skill: Simple In my quest to continue to...

Quick & Healthy Breakfasts for When You're in a Hurry!

Quick & Healthy Breakfasts for When You're in a Hurry!

Are you bored of chia pudding, need to shake up your smoothie but still want to feel nourished first thing in...

radish sorbet

Radish Sorbet

Serves 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 30 minutes I was in Rome at the most amazing...

Are Allergies Making you Overweight?

Are Allergies Making you Overweight?

While most of us long for Spring – the feel of sun on our skin, picnics in the park - for...

Marinated Raw Kohlrabi & Apple Salad

  Serves 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 30 minutes   This is such a beautifully delicate...

How to Eat After Exercise

How to Eat After Exercise

You’ve lunged, squatted and sweated out toxins and now you are STARVING. So what’s the best food to re-fuel? The answer...

Sweet Potato Porridge

    "This nutritious twist on our breakfast favourite is one of the most popular recipes from my new book,...

Eat More to Lose Weight

Eat More to Lose Weight

Of the millions of people who follow popular diets every year, less than 1 per cent will achieve permanent weight loss...

creamy tahini dip

Creamy Cauliflower and Tahini Dip

I wanted to create a different type of hummus and this is the result! I love how creamy cauliflower gets,...

Holistic Home Remedies

Holistic Home Remedies

Run out of deodorant? Feel a cold sore coming on? Rather than rush to Boots  try these home remedies.  ...

Cauliflower Protein Brownies

                                      Serves 9...

What's Really in Your Packaged Food?

What's Really in Your Packaged Food?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding out the ‘healthy option’ you’ve been eating, is not so wholesome. The Dolmio sauce scandal...

edamame dip

Edamame Dip

     Serves 2 | Prep Time – 5 minutes | Skill - Simple   Ingredients: 180g shelled edamame beans...

How to Boost Your Children's Immune Systems

How to Boost Your Children's Immune Systems

You can’t control the bugs and viruses your child is exposed to, but you can boost their defenses with food. Probiotics,...

american kuzu pancakes

American Pancakes with Strawberry Kuzu Compote

"Kuzu is a seaweed that acts like corn flour, so is used as a thickener. It's particularly wonderful because you can’t taste...

Can These Foods Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Can These Foods Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Twenty-six million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer’s, and by 2050, those numbers are set to quadruple, according to a...

Tempeh Stir Fry

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple              ...

'How I Avoid Food Waste' - Natasha Corrett

'How I Avoid Food Waste' - Natasha Corrett

In the UK, almost 50% of food waste comes from our homes [1]. Clearly something should be done about this...

Plant Based Protein for Exercise

Plant Based Protein for Exercise

Chicken salads and whey protein shakes have gained a reputation as the go-to foods to maintain muscle mass. However, eating...

Protein Granola Cookies

                                         Ingredients:...

Herbicides: The Low-Down

Herbicides: The Low-Down

Is it Time to Buy Organic? You might not have heard of the herbicide ‘glyphosate,’ but there’s a chance you...

Are you Hungry or Dehydrated?

Are you Hungry or Dehydrated?

Supermodel Elle McPherson swears by alkaline living to stay slim and youthful; she also recommends drinking three litres of water every...

Cambodian Papaya Salad

Cambodian Papaya Salad

  Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Skill: Easy   Ingredients: Salad: 125g raw papaya 135g mango 20g coriander  ...

How to Beat Anxiety

How to Beat Anxiety

Do you ever suffer from panic attacks, insomnia or feelings of ‘overwhelm’? You are not alone. From the early 1990s,...

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

  Megan Fox claims it ‘cleans out your system,’ Miranda Kerr drizzles the alkaline vinegar on salads [1], and Heidi Klum...

Millet Salad Stuffed Sweet Potato

Millet Salad Stuffed Sweet Potato

  Serves 2-3 | prep time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 30-55 minutes  | Skill: Simple      Ingredients: 1...

Eat Yourself Happy - Foods for Depression

Eat Yourself Happy - Foods for Depression

​ There is a second brain in your stomach, and what you eat affects how you feel. There are approximately...

Choc Chip Cookies

Serves: 4-6 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Skill: Easy   Ingredients: 75g vegan butter or coconut oil (room temperature)...

How to Reverse the Signs of Aging

How to Reverse the Signs of Aging

Botox and expensive creams might come to mind when you think of ‘anti-ageing’ but there is another way to turn...

The Healthiest Sugar Alternatives

The Healthiest Sugar Alternatives

There is a reason sugar has been branded ‘the new nicotine’; animal studies show it is more addictive than cocaine....

Cacao VS Cocoa - Which is Better?

Cacao VS Cocoa - Which is Better?

What is the healthiest chocolate to indulge in this Easter? If you are going to indulge make it raw chocolate....

Raw Chocolate Coconut Orange Creams

Raw Chocolate Coconut Orange Creams

Serves: 18-20 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Freezing time: 15 minutes | Skill: Tricky          ...

Do you Have Candida?

Do you Have Candida?

We’ve all been there; dashing to Boots in the lunch break thanks to an embarrassing (and always untimely) yeast infection;...

Heal Your Gut for Clear Skin

Heal Your Gut for Clear Skin

There is currently an epidemic of adult acne in the UK. A 2015 survey of 92 private dermatology clinics revealed...

Asparagus Dippy Egg

Asparagus Dippy Egg

   Serving: 1 | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy      I love this sophisticated take on a childhood favourite...

Why Stress Makes You Fat

Why Stress Makes You Fat

If you’re cutting back on carbs, going to spin class, saying no to sugary treats and still battling with belly...

10 Healthy Comfort Foods

10 Healthy Comfort Foods

    Is there really such a thing as healthy comfort food? Natasha Corrett explains how you can enjoy your favourite...

Vegan Cauliflower Cheese

Vegan Cauliflower Cheese

  Serves: 2-3 | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Skill: Moderate This reminds me of going to my sister's as...

Bloated? You Might Have IBS

Bloated? You Might Have IBS

  Do you feel crampy after meals? Do you need to run to the loo after eating certain foods? Is...

Can Turmeric Help Fight Cancer?

Can Turmeric Help Fight Cancer?

Known as ‘India gold’ turmeric has long been prized for its health giving properties. In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric was...

15 Minute Flatbread Pizza

Serves: 2 pizzas | Prep time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 15 minutes Pizza base:180g gluten free flour150g goats or...

Are sweet Potatoes Better than White Potatoes?

Are sweet Potatoes Better than White Potatoes?

Firstly, potatoes – the beige variety – are not the devil. When baked and paired with some protein, or boiled...

How to Balance Your Macros

How to Balance Your Macros

  Forget low-fat diets and cutting out carbs. The best way to maintain energy levels, nourish your hormones, and stay...

Sweet Potato Teff Muffins

Sweet Potato Teff Muffins

Serves 12 | Prep time 10 minutes | Cooking time 25 minutes | Skill: Easy "Teff is an amazing gluten...

Curb Cravings with Yoga

Curb Cravings with Yoga

Yoga Curbs Cravings Deep breathing and flowing movement can help fight cravings, says Tara Stiles, founder of Strala Yoga [1]...

Do You Have a Food Allergy?

Do You Have a Food Allergy?

Do you have a food allergy?   Fatigue, headaches, bloated stomach? It must be a food allergy, right? Read on…...

Roasted Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Serves: 2-3 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time 30 minutes | Skill: Easy Ingredients:  For the Salad:1 carrot,...

How to Combat Acid Reflux

How to Combat Acid Reflux

Despite the name, acid reflux is often caused by not having enough stomach acid. Read on… First let’s to a...

How to Heal PCOS Naturally

How to Heal PCOS Naturally

It’s estimated that one in every five women in the UK [1] suffers from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). So, what foods...

Apple Pie

Serves 3-4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Skill: Tricky "Coconut palm sugar is a...

What to Eat When Breastfeeding

What to Eat When Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding provides a unique bonding opportunity for mother and baby. It also offers the chance to supply your newborn with...

Cancer Fighting Ginger

Cancer Fighting Ginger

You might know ginger for its anti-nausea qualities and ability to warm up the body on a cold day. But...

Green Pancakes stuffed with Mushrooms & Kale

Serves 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Moderate  Having a filling, green breakfast...

How Bio Identical Hormones Changed My Life

How Bio Identical Hormones Changed My Life

‘Two years ago my emotions were all over the place and I was holding onto the most insane amount of...

Bio Identical Hormones. Do you need them too?

Bio Identical Hormones. Do you need them too?

Getting the right balance of hormones affects not only your monthly period and chances of conceiving – it can also...

Turmeric Masala Curry

Serves 4 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Simple There is nothing more delicious...

YOU USE 660 GALLONS OF WATER BY EATING ONE BURGER

News that processed meats were a major cause of cancer sparked a media frenzy last year. In October the World...

5 Ways to Reduce Cellulite

You can put a flattering filter on your beach-side insti, but the only way to improve cellulite in real life...

Egg Fried 'Cauli Rice'

Serves 2 | prep time: 5 minutes | cooking time: 6 minutes | Skill: Simple  My take on traditional egg...

Teetotal Dinner Party Guide

There is no need to lock yourself away this January if you’re off the booze. Watching endless box sets with...

5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Frustrated with stubborn fat? Dr. Libby Weaver, nutritional biochemist and author of Accidentally Overweight (Hay House, £10.99) looks at 5 common...

Winter Plum Layered Oat Breakfast Pot

  Serves 2 | Prep time: 3 hours | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy I have created a...

Meat-Free Lunch on a high street near you

Ten years ago, vegetarian lunch options were pretty limited. Maybe a cheese and pickle sandwich? Certainly no quinoa salad or...

85% of Tampons Contain Cancer Causing Toxins

Beauty might be skin deep, but toxins applied topically can affect your whole body health. When you rub products on...

Persimmon & Orange Fruit Salad

Serves 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 3 minutes | Skill: Easy Ingredients: 1 persimmon fruit¼ tsp...

Livestock is globally responsible for 18% greenhouse gas emissions by Kerry McCarthy

Livestock is globally responsible for 18% greenhouse gas emissions by Kerry McCarthy

We asked Kerry McCarthy, the new shadow minister for the Enviroment to give us her comments and statistics of what is happening within...

Raw Millionaire Shortbreads

  Serves: 4-6 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Freezing time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Addictive Raw Caramel Maca Chocolate...

Kale-Tini?! The 5 Best Cocktail Recipes

Kale-Tini?! The 5 Best Cocktail Recipes

Most of us will indulge in a drink or two this Christmas, so why not make them healthy? Check out...

Vegetarian Gravy

    Serves 3-4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 60 minutes | skill: Easy  This is a...

Gluten Free Bread Sauce

Serves: 6 | Prep time: 5 minutes | cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Moderate There is nothing like deliciously...

Eating Good Fat Makes You Brainy

Eating Good Fat Makes You Brainy

The English have an expression for a highly academic or studious person – an ‘egghead.’ While the origins of this...

The 5 Best Organic Turkeys

The 5 Best Organic Turkeys

If you eat meat, choose an organic turkey this Christmas. Battery birds are pumped with antibiotics and fed 24 hours...

Roasted Brussels Sprout and pea salad

  Serves 6 (as a side) | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Skill: Easy Ingredients: ...

How to Stay Healthy When Flying

You’re anxious, cramped, eating non-food and breathing recycled air. Here’s how to feel better when you touch down. Follow Gwyneth...

How to cure a Hangover

You’ve been working hard to stay alkaline and now comes the acid-test: December. With endless after work drinks and can’t-say-no...

Kale and Roast Tomato Nut Roast

Serves: 6-8 | Prep time: 20 minutes | cooking time: 50 minutes | Skill: Easy          ...

Hormonal survival guide

Christmas is not kind to your waistline, but nor is it helpful for your hormones. Eating too much sugar, drinking...

Acne Comes From the Gut

Whether you are ‘regular’ might affect your complexion – yes really. While stress, sugar and hormones are often blamed for...

Cumin Roast Butternut And Carrot with Cavolo Nero

 Serves: 6 as a side | Prep time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Easy The wonderful...

We need your support...

We need your support...

We are on a mission next year to make it easily accessible for people to sample just how tasty plant...

Should we all detox?

A few years before launching Honestly Healthy, Natasha met Jennifer Thompson, world-renowned detox expert at a Thailand retreat. ‘She made...

Our top healthy lunch picks at Eat and Pret

In an ideal world you would make your own healthy lunch everyday[1] but sometimes life gets in the way. So...

Caramelised coconut cinnamon pears on porridge

Serves 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time 15 minutes | Skill: Moderate   This winter warming breakfast...

Lemon peel gives you clear skin

Time to roughage it. To get the most out of these 5 fruit and veggies you need to ditch the...

Foods to lower your stress levels

The stress hormone cortisol stimulates appetite[1] and leads to weight gain, is linked with depression[2] anxiety, stops you sleeping, lowers...

Gluten Free Roasted Tomato + Feta Tart

Serves 4-6 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes | Skill: Moderate    There is nothing more satisfying...

Travels to My Elephant in India | Blog

Travels to My Elephant in India | Blog

Back in March Mr B and I were invited to join my friends team on the Travels to my Elephant race...

What is Moringa? The New Green Superfood

If you follow an alkaline diet, you’re probably pretty clued-up about green powders. Packed with the likes of spirulina, wheatgrass...

10 Foods For a Flat Stomach

It’s hard to feel good when your stomach is distended. So give gluten, dairy and sugar a miss – common...

Mac & Cheese

Serves: 2-3 | cooking time: 30 minutes | Rating: Moderate "This is simple healthier take on the traditional mac and...

5 Ways to Avoid Acidity In Your Diet

Surprising Alkaline SaboteursYou might be drinking your greens and limiting acid-forming foods like meat and milk – but stress, shallow...

B12 The Better Hair, Better Mood Vitamin

If you follow a healthy vegan or vegetarian diet, you are likely consuming far more antioxidants and skin loving nutrients...

Toffee Apples

Serves 4 | Prep time: 3 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Setting time 4-5 hours | Skill: Moderate These...

Do you have leaky gut?

If you suffer from headaches, allergies and fatigue, or you’ve put on weight and you don’t know why – it...

Pumpkin the secret aphrodisiac

Pumpkin the secret aphrodisiac

A grinning, Halloween pumpkin might be great for entertaining the kids, but if you want to lure a man –...

Pumpkin Brownies

Serving: 9 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Skill: Simple Everyone loves a brownie so...

What is Homeopathy?

A good friend of Honestly Healthy recently sent us this message: ‘Went to see a homeopath yesterday and I looked...

Porridge, the new Superfood?

Once upon a time, oats were ordinary. They were – to steal a phrase from Goldilocks - either too hot,...

Tamari Marinated Tofu Skewers

Serves 2-3 | Prep Time: 30 minutes  | Cooking Time: 25mins   Just because summer is over doesn't mean we need...

The Best Forms of Fibre

What comes to mind when you think of fibre? Cereal, bread, maybe a Pritikin Muffin? Made with bran, dates and...

Interview with Alisa Vitti

Interview with Alisa Vitti

Alisa Vitti, is an integrative nutritionist, best-selling author of WomanCode, and the founder of FLOLiving.com, a virtual health center that supports...

Biona organic Date Syrup

Blueberry Yoghurt Bark

Makes 8 slices | Prep time: 4 hours | Skill: Simple "A simple & delicious, low sugar treat.  A refreshing...

5 Alkaline condiments

You could make the most delicious vegan burger, but if you cover it in ketchup, then you’re negating some of the...

Lime & Coconut Chickpea Curry with Coconut Flatbreads

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Moderate   "There is nothing more...

Foods to improve your sleep

Lack of sleep drives stress, increases appetite hormones, and is causing many of us to turn to quick-fix drugs; around...

Lime & Coconut Chickpea Curry with Coconut Flatbreads

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Moderate   "There is nothing more...

Sneaky Places Gluten Hides

With the explosion of ‘Free From’ foods you’d think gluten would be easy to avoid. But despite supermarkets brimming with...

Supercharge your Smoothie

How many of you feel better – and think better – when you have an alkalizing smoothie first thing in...

Acai Protein Smoothie

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple You can buy frozen acai online or use the powdered...

Enzymes, the new vitamins?

  Every chemical function in the body relies on enzymes. These super nutrients are abundant in raw alkaline food, but...

5 Snacks to Stay Slim

The idea of snacking to stay slim might sound counter intuitive, but we’re not talking cheese and crackers here. Instead...

Ramen Bowl

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "The ramen bowl originally comes from japan,...

Introducing “DudeFood” Author Dan Churchill

  Healthy chef Dan Churchill, released his first book, Dude Food at age 19 and has been dubbed the ‘aussie’ Jamie...

What is in Soya milk?

  Those who give up dairy often switch to soya milk, believing it’s a healthier alternative. But it’s difficult to...

Roasted Tomato & Sage Pasta

Serving: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Skill: Simple  "Gluten free pasta that tastes...

Omega-3 for Vegans

The human brain evolved in the sea 500 million years ago, according to marine biologists. It’s little wonder then that...

The Healthiest Nut Butters

  I hate to spread bad news but peanut butter doesn’t make the cut. It’s acid-forming, susceptible to a carcinogenic...

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Serves: 12 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple We can't resist big, soft, chewy cookies. These...

Healthy Fats for your Body and Brain

If you’re overdone the bread and wine this summer, the quickest way to shape up - and sharpen your mind...

Five Reasons to Cut Down on Meat

Eating a predominantly plant-based diet is not only fashionable – see Beyonce, J-Lo, Joaquin Phoenix - it’s also good for...

Banana & Pecan Bread

  Serving: 1 loaf | Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes | Skill: Easy "The most delicious sweet treat...

What you should know about gluten

    Do you wake up wanting rye bread, crave pasta or hanker after a slice of wood-fired pizza… only...

5 Perfect Lunch ideas

  Ninety five percent of workers in Britain buy their lunch, according to a new survey from Protecting.co.uk. It might...

Raw Beetroot Cheese Cake with Gizzi Erskine & Natasha Corrett

This is one of the most beautiful and delicious desserts. You would not believe that the addition of beetroot to...

Butternut squash Curry

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I absolutely adore a curry...

Roasted Radish Salad

A fresh fragrant dish that taste like summer in your mouth! 

How much protein should I really eat?

  With the rise in popularity of low-carb diets, more of us are becoming aware of the importance of protein....

Gizzi Erskine & Natasha Corrett Cauliflower Steaks

A meaty vegetarian dish served up with a curried hummus, cashew nut brittle and a delicious dressing to finish it off. A...

5 Foods to Give you Slow Releasing Energy

If you want a quick-fix for flagging energy levels then forget sugar, white flour and even sushi. These acid-forming foods...

Banana Pancakes

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I created this for my column in Women's...

Cauliflower Coconut Tart

Cauliflower and Coconut tart

Serves: 8 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate I made this dish for a dinner...

Blacked Pepper and Chickpea Salad Video

This very quick and simple salad is quick to pull together in no time at all. You can mix up...

5 Things to bring to a Picnic

Summer is well and truly here so it's time to sit back, relax and unwind.   And there is nothing...

5 Ways to have your cake and eat it too

It’s undeniable. We are a baking nation – or rather a country obsessed with baking. The phenomenal success of the...

Blacked Pepper and Chick Pea Salad

Serves: 2-3  | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "My very quick and simple...

Sesame Burgers

These are great for a weekend indulgence or to enjoy with friends and family and so quick to make. Recipe for buns...

5 Ways to treat yourself to Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! When the sun is shining and the weather is glorious,...

7 Ways to enjoy seasonal fruit

One of the best things about summer is that we are spoilt for choice. Gorgeous, fresh, locally sourced, flavours and...

Coconut Flour Pizza

Serves: 1-2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate "Instead of making one big pizza trying splitting it...

Coconut Mojito

A healthier version on the tradition Mojito. Deliciously flavoured with lime, coconut, rum and mint. It's the perfect summer drink....

Cucumber & Dill Martini

In the mood for a refreshing, but not too sweet, cocktail? A healthier alternative when you're having your 30% Serves 1 Peeled...

Coconut Mojito

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple A healthier version on the traditional...

Cucumber & Dill Martini 

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple In the mood for a refreshing,...

Miami Healthy City Guide

Los Angeles may be The United States’ indisputable champion of the healthy eating and wellness scene but other American cities...

Alkaline Eating for Men

ALKALINE EATING FOR MEN Many women follow an alkaline lifestyle because they see noticeable improvement in their general health and...

Grapefruit Jelly

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 2 hours | Cooking Skills: Simple "I love jelly and I really miss it....

Gluten Free Buns

Serves: 6 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate   "Teff is a great gluten free...

Kids Lunchbox | Pesto Pasta

Such a practical dish. You can prepare it all in advance and then dish it out for the kids lunch...

Magda Jagri talks Healthy Hair

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It seems everyone is “kale-ing” it at the moment. It’s the trendy food must have. Two years after the New...

Millet Rainbow Salad

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Nothing says summertime like a mouthwatering and tasty hamburger. Sinking your teeth into a succulent patty is pure bliss. A...

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy + Hydrated on the Go

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5 Perfect snacks to bring to a Festival

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Win With Holland & Barrett

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5 Festivals with Awesome Food

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5 ways to improve your skin and hair

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Summer in Gstaad anyone?

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Flourless chocolate cake with Lucuma Cashew Frosting

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Sweet Potato Brownies

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21 Day Reboot

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Make Baobab Famous!

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7 Ways to exercise without a gym membership

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Avocado and Pomegranate Bircher

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Natasha Corrett's Top Tips with BRITA

Natasha Corrett gives her top tips on how to be healthy with BRITA https://www.facebook.com/BRITA.UK

Are you ready to take the challenge?

Running – Are you ready to take on the challenge? Marathon season is now full swing. There are 5K and...

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Warmed Thyme and Lemon Pack Choy

                      Serves 1 or 2 as side dish | Pre...

Nori Sandwich

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Strawberry Chocolate Muffins

Serves: 6 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple These can only be described as...

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Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple   "This is one of my...

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This is is one of the easiest and most impressive cakes to make. It makes the perfect birthday cake but...

Want to Launch a Successful Food Blog?

A good camera and great lighting are crucial, baking with bananas is a winner and posting simple, quick recipes is...

'No Coffee' Coffee Smoothie

  Serves: 1 | Prep time: 2 minutes | Cooking time: 2 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This is is possibly one...

Asparagus Goats Cheese Salad

Asparagus Goats Cheese Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple I created this delicious dish for Bioglan,...

Asian seaweed noodle broth

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6 Ways To Get Restful Sleep

Sleep. It’s the most natural and effortless thing in the world. It’s something we all need, cherish and crave more...

Jason's Nachos

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IMPROVED | Alkalising Green Soup

This is one of the quickest soups to make and is wonderfully comforting and filling. I developed this recipe for...

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How To Cook Your Grains

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Homemade Nutella

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I have teamed up with BRITA Water to bring you this delicious protein packed vegan strawberry milkshake recipe. Its quick...

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10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE LOW FODMAP DIET

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Creamy Cashew Porridge

Serves 2 | Cooking Time: 5 mins | Skill: Simple "My creamy cashew porridge is a perfect start to your...

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I have teamed up with BRITA Water to bring you this delicious protein packed vegan srawberry milkshake recipe. Its quick...

Cooking tip video: How to prepare your smoothie the night before

This simple l trick is going to revolutionise your morning routine. This is a trick on how to prepare your...

THE MILK DEBATE – WHICH MILK IS THE HEALTHIEST?

Got milk? Remember those adverts featuring a myriad of celebrities with a milk moustache? Designed to ooze cool, David Beckham...

Cardamon & Apricot Hot Cross Buns

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WHAT IS GLUTEN FREE? WE EXPLAIN!

Enthusiasm for a gluten-free diet in the UK has been spiralling upwards. When we see celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow buying...

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It is national #meatfreeweek and its something close to my heart that i like to support and spread the word....

WHAT ARE THE “DIRTY DOZEN?”

You might be thinking film and Oscar glory here. But no, we’re sadly not talking about a critically acclaimed 1967...

Tahini Goji Berry Smoothie

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TEFF, THE NEW QUINOA?

It’s a national obsession in Ethiopia and it has now made its way to the West. No, we’re not talking...

Quinoa, Teff & Almond Bake

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7 ways to eat quiona

Let’s face it. Quinoa is having a bit of a moment. Not only were film stars offered a quinoa salad...

A Happy Mind for 2015 by Chris James

How do we achieve a happy mind for 2015? We can spend years listening to others tell us what's best...

Asian Quinoa Stir-Fry

Serves: 2-3 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I wrote this recipe for BBC Good Food magazine...

Roast Tomato & Orange Balsamic Dressing

Roast Tomato & Orange Balsamic Dressing

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Everyone needs some good salad dressing to...

How to blanch your greens

This is the first in the series of Tash's Cooking tips. Short How-To videos on simple techniques to make your...

Protein powders – the good, the bad and the ugly

As you lace up your trainers and hit the park for a run or step up your time at the...

How to alkalise the body

Our Hero Laura Bond talks about the best ways to alkalise the body. Read more about her approach and see...

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR DIGESTION

These days, with our busy work schedules, long hours at the office, frenetic modern lifestyle and unhealthy food choices readily...

Cambodian Amouk Curry

Serves: 3 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I learnt how to make this delicious...

Tomato, Butternut & Cauliflower dhal

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Moderate "I love nothing more than a dhal, this delicious twist with butternut...

Natural Beauty Products For Men

The British men’s grooming market is worth £911.1m, but so many products are filled with  toxins; phthalates, endocrine disrupting chemicals...

Warm Beetroot Vin Chaud

Serves: 3 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This is the most wonderful...

How to Stay Healthy at Work by Laura Bond

With experts warning this week that even bagged salads are bad for you, it might seem like an impossible quest...

My heavenly holiday in Cambodia - Travel Diary

When I found out my friend was getting married in Thailand i thought it the perfect excuse to do a...

Feeding Kids Healthy Nutritious Meals

Leonora Bamford, in the kitchen with her daughter On the school drop off this morning a group of young kids...

Raw white chocolate mousse

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 2 hours | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooling time: 6 hours | Cooking Skills: Moderate This is the...

5 Feel-Good Foods to De-stress

  So many of us operate at break-neck speed; constantly multi-tasking, shallow-breathing and getting by on very little sleep. This...

Warm Protein Smoothie

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple I was so cold the other...

The Healthy Way to Get to Work by Laura Bond

Want to know the healthiest way to get to work? It’s simple – all you have to do is look...

Alkaline Protein By Laura Bond

Is it possible to build muscle on an alkaline, vegan diet? Jonathan Lomax, founder of health and fitness hub Lomax in Chelsea,...

Energy Boosting Porridge

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 0 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "My energy boosting recipe is so quick...

'An alkaline diet helped me conceive'

After spending two years struggling to conceive, and trying a range of different conventional and holistic approaches, Henrietta discovered Honestly...

What's really in Starbucks coconut milk?

I love the fact that larger chains are embracing the healthier alternatives as it becomes easier for people to be...

Turmeric & Lemon Pancakes

Serves: 1-2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "These delicious pancakes are full of delicious...

Raw chocolate body paint

Serving: 2 | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy & Sexy! "You don't need my advice for this one..."  Tash...

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Recipe Roundup & Valentine's Menu

Why go out when you can stay in? Here are eight Honestly Healthy Recipes to warm you up this winter,...

Surprising foods for Your Sex Drive by Laura Bond

You might think a fancy restaurant meal is the best way to spark romance – but it can also be...

How to Make Her Happy

Chocolate vs Connection? Flowers vs Feelings? Card vs Communication? It goes without saying that buying flowers, chocolate and a card...

How to Make Him Happy

Want a healthy recipe for making him happy? Focus on what makes YOU happy. Find that inner smile across your...

Raw chocolate orange balls

Serves: 12 balls | Prep time: 10 minutes | Freezing time: 1 hour | Skill: Easy   Ingredients 175g dateszest...

Tantra: Tips for a Healthy, Honest Relationship

What are you doing this Valentine’s Day? Maybe you’ve bought a card, you’ve booked dinner or perhaps you’re jamming your...

10 Perfect Gifts for Valentine's Day

We have rounded up 10 of the most covetable gifts for him and her. Its cold outside, so turn up...

Heal Your Body from Sugar Cravings

There’s no sugar-coating it, whether you are talking about heart disease and cancer or acne and Alzheimer’s – sugar is...

Aphrodisiac Food: Five recommendations by Dale Pinnock

Valentine's day is getting closer and we could not avoid writing about truly aphrodisiac food. As you guys know here...

Beetroot Buckwheat & Aubergine Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate A lot of people don't know...

Raw Chocolate Mousse

If you are hosting a bit of a dinner party for friends or family or if you want to surprise...

Top 10 Anti-Cancer Foods by Laura Bond

A baby born today has a one in two chance of developing cancer in his or her lifetime. While it's...

Chia seeds with Dale Pinnock

There is a lot of hype about chia seeds and as it often happens not all information that you can...

Stay Healthy Life Mantras

When it comes to staying healthy or starting a journey towards better health we all need a push. Sometimes we...

Asian noodle soup

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This recipe is from my...

Three easy ways to alkalise your body by Laura Bond

Helping you to alkalise your body for us is a mission, so we thought it would be useful for you to...

Honestly Healthy Cleanse book launch

What an amazing week we have had at the Honestly Healthy HQ to launch my new book Honestly Healthy Cleanse!...

The vegan runner

  There are a number of sports where vegetarians and vegans excel. Running and being vegetarian or vegan is not...

Portion Size, Portion Size, Healthy Portion Size!

If you are on your way to a healthy January there is so much to take in – which cleanse...

Top Tips for your Cleanse

As we all know, January is a very popular time to cleanse – mostly because we have all just had...

3 days at Como Point Yamu in Phuket

I have been to Phuket a few times normally for a detox but when we were invited to a friends...

Five toxic foods that should be avoided

Sometimes we just don't realise how toxic the foods are that we are eating.  It can be so detrimental to...

Foods to Increase your Metabolism - by Vicki Edgson

How do we define ‘metabolism’? Your metabolism is the amount of energy or calories your body burns to maintain its...

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Inspiring Women: Lorna Jane Interviewed by Natasha

  We thought it was a good idea to interview inspiring women, so I chose Lorna Jane as she really...

7 Easy to find and easy to eat superfoods you can have everyday

The word superfood has become a fashionable one and for some reason seems to evoke hard to source rarities. Superfoods...

The truth about fermented food with Dale Pinnock

There is a lot of buzz regarding fermented food these days. Fermented foods contain beneficial probiotics, digestive enzymes and health...

Immune Boosting Porridge

This porridge is bursting with goodness – the cinnamon and baobab fruit serve to boost your immune system, and the...

Pesto roasted sweet potato and courgettes

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Easy "This is a really is super quick and easy to make....

How to combat depression on the most depressing day of the year

Blue Monday is known to be the most depressing day of the year and we have teamed up with Red...

My New Book Honestly Healthy Cleanse

I can't be more excited to announce the release of my new book Honestly Healthy Cleanse its been a year...

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Can I eat cheese and stay alkaline?

It's tempting it's comforting it tastes good it's cheese! Especially during special occasions we get offered some rarity coming from...

Food for your immune system - Turmeric

Food for your immune system: In this video, our Honestly Healthy Hero Laura Bond  presents some very useful information on how...

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Being grateful the power of positive affirmations

Christmas to me is the most important time to be grateful. About 4 years ago, I read a book called The...

Christmas Leftover Wraps

Serving: 4 | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Skill: Moderate "Between Christmas dinners, lunches and various meals you always have a load of...

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Healing spices to spice up your life

As a nutritionist and foodie, I love, love, love spices. They are exotic gems that bring depth, flavour and aroma...

Parsnip and Sage Stuffing Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Ingredients 2tbsp coconut oil1/2 white onion diced1 clove garlic1...

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Healthy Pets for Healthy Owners

They are always there when we need them and they love us unconditionally. I feel that the next step in...

What are the healthiest nuts?

In this video our Honestly Healthy Hero Laura Bond unveils the truth about nuts. We noticed there is quite a bit of...

Eggnog (vegan)

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 0 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple For all of our american followers, you...

Green Smoothie Competition

Honestly Healthy Wants YOU!   Show us what you got and how you go green. What’s better than a green...

Blackberry & Cranberry Galette

Serves: 6 | Prep time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Cooking Skills: Tricky "My delicious winter warmer for a fantastic dinner party sweet treat....

How do I know if my Coconut Water is actually healthy?

I love coconut water, it’s one of those great mother nature inventions. It’s incredibly popular these days and, as it...

Christmas Pudding

Serving: 6-8 | Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 6 hours | Skill: Tricky What Christmas would this be without a proper Christmas...

Celeriac Soup

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 40 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This Honestly Healthy Celeriac Soup is simple...

Chocolate Florentines

Serving: 10 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Tricky "Florentines are a bit of a danger...

Superfoods For Travellers

So as Christmas is drawing closer, some of you guys may be sourcing a new super warm jacket to keep...

Radish, Cucumber & Red Onion Salad with Mint & Orange Blossom Dressing

Number of servings: 6 Middle Eastern food can be heavy and plentiful so, to balance it out, you need to...

Move Over Brandy Butter!

Oh yes, the mince pies are in the oven, the tree is up and I am remembering all over again...

Avoiding Stress

One of the central areas of the Honestly Healthy alkaline way is stress. So often it is at the root...

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Polycystic Ovaries (PCOS) & How I Got Rid Of Them

  Thinking I was healthy, four years ago I was told, like many women, that I had Polycystic Ovaries. In...

Mince Pies

Serving: 12 | Prep time: 40 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Tricky "Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies,...

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Howdy Healthy Folk, It was great to see your lovely faces at our Honestly Healthy banquet at the fabulous Beach Blanket...

Pumpkin Smoothie

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Ok so some of you may think...

Gluten free apple pie

Serving: 2 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Skill: Tricky "A healthy vegan gluten free apple pie....

Healthy drinks with stevia - are they really healthy?

It seems like there is always a new edge or niche that food manufacturers use to try and get people...

Raw Chocolate Cheesecake

Serves: 10 | Prep time: 30 minutes | Freezing time: 6 hours | Skill: Moderate  I am beyond excited to...

Fixing My Bad Back

I have always suffered with a bad lower back but in the last 3 years since snapping one of my...

Cleansing Yoga with Libby

In spite of the cloudy Autumn weather, the HH team braved the cold with one of our Honestly Healthy Heroes...

Oil Pulling The 5000 Year Old Mouthwash

So it's time to talk about oil pulling or the 5000 year old mouthwash as I sometimes call it. I...

Bee Pollen - Does It Contain All the Nutrients You Need?

Instagram and twitter feeds are currently abuzz with images of bee pollen smoothies, golden granules decorating chia seed porridge and...

Protein Packed Mexican Scrambled Eggs

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 0 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Classic eggs and avocado combination...

Blackberry Tarts A La The Alkaline Sisters

So if you have not heard of The Alkaline Sisters before then you have got to check them out –...

Superboost Porridge

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 0 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Getting your greens in is hard enough...

Reducing My Food Waste with LG

How many times were you told when you were younger ‘to finish what’s on your plate’? I certainly was, and...

E-Cigarettes And Your Health

'Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world,' said Mark Twain. 'I know because I've done it thousands of...

Rosemary and Apple Crumble

Serving: 4 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Skill: Easy "Try this winner for a Sunday...

Favourite Sportswear For Autumn

There is nothing like our favourite sportswear for Autumn to inspire you to get moving again. In addition, when the...

How To Make Dairy Free Almond Milk

   Should you swap cow’s milk for almond milk?    We teamed up with the beauty and wellness website Get...

Food Styling At Anthropologie

So we had a fantastic food styling night at the Anthropologie store on Regent Street London on Tuesday. I was...

Apple Fritters

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Moderate "The perfect Bonfire Night treat.  This is the autumnal go to recipe...

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It’s been a lousy morning. You spilt coffee down your freshly ironed white shirt, were late for work, missed a...

Vegetarian Gluten Free Lasagne

Serving: 4 | Cooking time: 50 minutes | Skill: Moderate "Lasagne is possibly one of the most practical dishes out there, this...

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A Healthy Halloween - 3 Hair Raising Recipes!

Bloody Beetroot & Nectarine Juice Deep red in colour as a result of the beetroot, this recipe makes the perfect...

3 Surprising Stress Toxins: and what you can do about them

Today we lead increasingly busy lives – we’re multitasking, shallow breathing, slaves to social media and constantly giving into convenience...

A Healthy Guide To LA

There is no denying that when it comes to food, and healthy food, LA is kind of where it all...

10 Things You Never Knew Sugar Was Doing To Your Body

   So our friends at Get The Gloss have got a few extra things to teach us about sugar. Thanks...

Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 50 minutes | Skill: Easy "I love having this soup inside a baked pumpkin - it...

High Street 'Healthy' Juices - Are You Being Conned?

So I am MASSIVELY  in favour of the big high street cafes and lunch spots embracing all things health -...

Pumpkin Gnocchi

Serves: 3-4 | Prep time: 25 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Tricky "This recipe is like comfort in a bowl!...

Improving Your Adrenal Health - By Julie Montagu

The adrenals, which can found at the top of the kidneys, are the glands responsible for secreting hormones around the...

Butternut Squash Soup - The Quickest Recipe Ever

Serving: 1| Cooking time: 25 minutes or 5 minutes if pre-roasted | Skill: Easy This is hands down one of...

The 3 Best Exercises To Draw Out Toxins

Every now and then we need to address our toxicity levels and draw them out in the best possible way....

Eating Meat Is Destroying Our Planet

When I became a vegetarian eight years ago it was not an ethical choice in anyway. I was a big...

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Serves: 6 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 50 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate This is a truly epic carrot...

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Our HH Hero Calgary Avansino is a bit of a wonder woman - a contributing editor at British Vogue, a...

Why Do We Need Vitamin K?

So lets start off with a bit of science - vitamin K is what is known as a “coagulation vitamin”. This...

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Serving: 4| Cooking time: 35 minutes | Skill: Easy It s so easy to whip this up when you get home...

The Incredible Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

  In an ideal world a wheatgrass shot (or two) should be part of everyone’s morning routine. It’s a bold...

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5 Natural Ways To Help Cure A Hangover

Urrrgh, we've all felt it, and the older you get, the worse they seem to feel. But knowing this, we...

English Vegetable Crumble

Serving: 2-3| Cooking time: 45 minutes | Skill: Tricky "If you want to impress your mates bring this dish out, it smells...

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

 Roughly one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime but there are some natural ways...

Can Meat Be Part Of A Healthy Diet?

From a nutritional perspective meat consumption can be a controversial subject. There are those that believe from a health stand...

Peach & Avocado Porridge

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 2 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "You guys have got to try...

High Energy Sticky Seed Flapjacks

      Serving: 10 flap jacks | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Easy "With all the nuts and seeds...

Coconut Bread

    Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 60 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate This recipe comes from our...

Why Do We Crave Sugar?

  Our Honestly Healthy Hero and resident nutritionist Libby Limon talks sugar and sugar addiction…….. This year the media hooked...

A Sugar Detox Yoga Video

This week on the site we are discussing all things sugar! The dreaded refined white stuff is a constant subject...

Almond Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Serving: 1| Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Easy "Packed with protein this perfect dinner or on-the-go lunch which simple and...

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HONESTLY HEALTHY RECIPE APP - NOW AVAILABLE

So I have been working on my new alkaline recipe app for a while now and have been itching to...

Mojito Green Cleanser Juice

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This is such a refreshing juice...

What does ‘Free Range’ really mean?

Thanks to the work of chefs such as Jamie Oliver, we are now much more aware of the atrocities involved...

Travelling With Kids - By Green Kitchen Stories

This article comes as part two of our Green Kitchen Stories takeover. Part one came in the form of the most...

Deluxe Acai Bowl

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "This Acai smoothie recipe is by the...

Beat the Bloat!

Bloating is one of the most common problems that people come to us with. It’s hardly surprising really considering the...

Caramelised Pear & Lentil Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Lentils are what we like to call...

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Honestly Healthy Cleanse

So the time has come to release the front cover for my new book. I can't quite believe that this...

Fuel For Peak Performance - The Protein Balance

Back during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, we touched base with marathon runner Sonia Samuels. Sonia is an international athlete...

Harissa Roast Vegetables

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 40 minutes | Skill: Easy "A vibrant dish that tastes completely delicious. Sometimes I have it...

Is Your Digestive System Crying Out For Help?

In today's day and age, the mention of allergies and intolerances is heard all the more often. With the advancement...

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Healthy Breakfast on a Budget For Just £0.42!

Freshers week is now in full swing. The wildest week of excessive drinking, nocturnal living, spaghetti hoops, white bread, cheesy...

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Homemade Coconut Oil & Mint Body Scrub

Now that Summer is ending, one way to keep our tan and skin looking smooth is to regularly use a...

Watercress Green Smoothie

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Watercress is up there with kale...

5 Things You Need If You Are Going Gluten Free

Allergies are on the rise and the more we discover about nutrition, the more we understand that ingredients like gluten...

The Mayr Clinic - A Review Of Austria's Alkaline Wellness Centre

As a pioneer of the alkaline way, the Mayr Clinic is one of a kind when it comes to cleansing,...

Spinach & Walnut Pesto

Serving: 2-3 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 0 minutes | Skill: Simple    "This recipe is alkaline nutrition...

5 Tips for Happiness by Libby Limon, Yoga Teacher and Nutritionist.

If I ever have periods of not feeling myself, feeling low, unmotivated and a little depressed then I automatically have...

Spaghetti Squash Patties

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 50 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate "This recipe is high in Vitamin C & A,...

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Coconut Oil at A Glance - What Are The Benefits?

Coconut oil has now become a store cupboard staple and with its numerous health benefits, it’s easy to see why....

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The Weekend Breakfast Edit

Breakfast on the weekends are like sacred moments in my life. I have a grin on my face for the...

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Saying It How It Is & Piling On The Pounds This Summer

Forget Christmas, Imogen Edwards-Jones finds out why a summer holiday poses the most risk for falling off the wagon A...

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Serves: 10 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This recipe is from my first...

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What Could Be Healthier Than King Kale??

The pauper crop that has risen to ultimate fame - kale is royalty among vegetables! The epitome of rags to...

Yoga For Beginners - An Online Class

So excited to now be working closely with a fantastic new online yoga company called Movement For Modern Life. They...

Peach, Cashew & Bee Pollen Smoothie

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Bee pollen has this lovely, sweet...

Baked Bananas with Raw Chocolate Sauce

Serving: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Easy "Who doesn't love baked bananas?!...

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What's Foods Are In Season - August & September

Summer is a time of year when we should be boosting our bodies with bucket loads of what the season...

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A Brush with Death – Are Your Make-up Brushes Supporting the Fur Trade?

Applying your make is a sensory experience, something of a ritual; but next time you are about to glide over...

Fitspiration - The Best Instagram Accounts for Fitness Inspiration

There is no doubt that the world is a little Instagram obsessed at the moment - hands up, we are too....

Great Things Never Came From Comfort Zones...By Chris James

Chris James of Chris James Yoga has been through a lot and has seen his life balance on the very...

Raw Buckwheat Porridge

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 60 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This gluten free and vegan porridge is...

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Let's Go Round The Mulberry Bush!

This week we were lucky enough to have one of the best gifts ever delivered to the office! It was...

Healthy Meets Delicious Restaurants in London

First and foremost I am a foodie.  Being brought up in the restaurant world, as my father owned and ran...

Caggie Dunlop on Food, Health & Happiness

Caggie Dunlop, one of the founding members of the hit series Made In Chelsea has recently completed one of our...

Raw Chocolate Mousse

  This velvety smooth dessert is packed with vitamin E from the avocados which help to promote glowing skin -...

Staying Present In Our Tech Obsessed World - by Julie Montagu

          The ever-evolving digital world is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid. Although having a constant stream...

Creamy Avocado Dip

Serves: 2-3 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "This is the most deliciously zingy...

Gluten Free Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I created these for the other night...

All Hail Cayenne

So you must have heard of that infamous health kick drink – cayenne pepper, lemon and water?  Perhaps you just...

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The Skin Cancer Vs Vitamin D Debate

Cases of skin cancer are on the rise in a big way and it is now the most common form...

Gluten Free Peach & Redcurrant Gallette

Serving: 6| Cooking time: 40 minutes | Skill: Tricky "This is such a beautiful dessert - my mates always love it. You...

A Bikini Body is For Life Not Just for Summer…

I see many women in my clinic that have a bad relationship with their bodies. When listening to their stories...

Coconut Oil & Summer Berry Porridge

Serves: 1-2 | Prep time: 0 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This is such a deliciously fresh...

Healthy Summer Spa Breaks - The Dream Holiday

This summer, indulge in a holiday which offers more than a week of lying on the beach; treat yourself to...

Ditch The Gym - Here Are The Best Exercise Apps

The weather is amazing at the moment and gym memberships are expensive. Check out some of these great fitness apps...

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Burmese Curry with Chia 'Poppadoms'

Serving: 2| Cooking time: Curry 20 minutes | poppadoms 40 minutes | Skill: Moderate This chia 'poppadom' is the most delicious...

WANTED: Sugar, The Silent Killer!

If it were humanised, the headlines would read...   'BREAKING NEWS! Millions Killed By Silent, Refined Murderer!'    Silent, hidden,...

Fun things i did in July

Everyone loves a good festival but when its on your door step and you don't have to camp its even...

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Hemp Me Healthy

Hemp seeds have got themselves a bit of a name for being a really 'vegetarian' and 'hippie' thing to eat...

Zesty Pea And Parsley Fritters

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Easy "A very quick recipe to make and best served alongside a...

My Food Diary

   I have had such a full on but fun week this week. I spent three days in the kitchen...

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That Festival Look With Makeup Artist Wendy Rowe

Wendy Rowe is a makeup artist to the stars and knows a thing or two about the best products for...

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Healthy Mini Pizzas

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate Healthy Mini Pizzas, I make this recipe all...

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Looking & Feeling Good This Summer - By Calgary Avansino

Our Honestly Healthy Hero Calgary Avansino, editor at British Vogue, tells us what's hot this summer and 3 top things that...

Lose Weight this Summer with Acupuncture - By Kate Winstanley

Beat the Bloat, Cut the Cravings and Ditch the Stress!   As summer approaches and it gets to bikini time...

Apricot & Chia Protein Balls

Serves: 12 balls | Prep time: 10 minutes | Re-fridgeration time: 60 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "These make the most delicious...

Wonders On My Bookshelf

As summer reaches its peak, I always go back to books that I have loved and sometimes have a re-read...

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Summer Hair Protection - The Natural Way

Learning the best methods to keep your hair safe during those wonderful sunny days. After the seemingly never ending cold...

Fierce Grace Yoga

Recently, I've been going to Fierce Grace quite a bit. I really love it because it is hot yoga with...

Gluten Free Pasta With Walnut & Spinach Pesto

Serving: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Skill: Simple  "The pesto in this pasta is...

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Wild & Raw: Why Wild Food Matters - By The Wild Food Cafe

Isn't it surprising that with the advent of raw plant-food and healthy, wholesome eating we are still rather shy about...

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Healing Herbs

Citrus zest and herbs are ingredients that we just could not be without in the Honestly Healthy kitchen - they...

Wholefoods Richmond demo & Lululemon Yoga

I was so excited to be asked to do a demo at Wholefoods Richmond with recipes from my new book...

Cheesy Quesadillas

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Cooking Skills: Tricky "I love this recipe!. I challenge anyone to...

Honestly Healthy HQ Food Diary

We have a routine at the Honestly Healthy HQ - on Monday mornings, one of us heads down to Portobello...

Raw Cacao Creamy Chocolate Milkshake

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Everyone loves a chocolate milkshake. This...

A Cooking Lesson with Melanie C

A little lesson with Spice Girl Melanie C on just how to make that perfect, healthy mushroom risotto. Mel asked...

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Mindless Eating - By Chris James

‘When walking, walk. When eating, eat.’ ~ Zen proverb The average Westerner eats too much.  It’s a sad state of...

Warm Superfood Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate   "This salad is absolutely bursting with...

5 Things To Do If You Are Not At Glastonbury/The World Cup

Listening to the radio over the last couple of days has made me a little bit depressed. Glastonbury is now...

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The Nutritional Balance

We are always talking about balance when it comes to our lives - work and play, exercise & chill, alone...

Strawberry Gazpacho

Serving: 2 | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy "Just like green smoothies, gazpacho makes a fantastically nutritious main course...

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Prevention: Beyond Cigarettes and Sunscreen - By Laura Bond

A baby born today has a 40 per cent chance of developing cancer in his or her lifetime, according to...

Rose & Pistachio Raw Chocolate

Serves: 2-4 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Freezing time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate "I love making raw chocolate.  I made a large...

Why tennis is great for your health...

With Wimbledon looming, we thought that we would write something about the benefits of tennis for your body. Summer is...

New products + Places I'm loving in June

There are so many new products that come out all the time in the health food world, so I thought...

The Ultimate Hangover Cure Smoothie

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "My fast way to fix a...

Green smoothies + Bobbi Brown makeup

I found out that THE Bobbi Brown is a fan of my books which is quite overwhelming to be honest...

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Functional Foods the New ‘Superfoods' - By Libby Limon

The word ‘superfoods’ has been liberally used for years to promote ‘health’ food products but often people aren’t entirely sure...

Seaweed - For Weight Loss, Immunity & Ultimate Health

We have started to use seaweed more and more in the Honestly Healthy kitchen. Not only is it hugely impressive...

Turmeric Omelette

Serving: 1| Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy "Omelettes are so quick to make...

Key Kit For Your Kitchen

As I have gotten older, there have been distinct moments that have hit me and made me realise that I...

Blueberry & Courgette Muffins

These make a great breakfast on the go, or the perfect afternoon treat with a cup of herbal tea. Number...

Green Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Sometimes if I feel I need a little more than a big green smoothie for breakfast, then I will whip...

Are You Getting Cellulite Because Your Body Is Too Acidic?

The sad fact is that most of us ladies are going to be faced with a little cellulite at some...

Vitality Beetroot & Nectarine Juice

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple The beetroot in this juice is...

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The 'A,B,C' Of Mindful Eating

We have got a very strict team at HH about taking time out to eat. No phones, computers, televisions or...

Raw Double Chocolate Caramel Magnums

We all love a Magnum ice cream, so I just had to create a healthier version! Oh my goodness, these...

Five Reasons To Take Chlorella - By Organic Burst

The Superfood Cell Renewer Chlorella - You know it’s green (it contains the highest amount of pure chlorophyll per gram...

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Alkaline Cooking Methods

At Honestly Health we love raw foods and like to cook in a way that keeps ingredients as close to...

Summer Green Gazpacho

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy   The basil in this gazpacho is packed with flavinoids which...

Sacred Space - By Laurella Fox-Pitt

One of the things I love about yoga is that you can practice it anywhere. As a friend once said...

Eat Mushrooms Everyday - By Laura Bond

In Ancient China, doctors were employed to keep patients healthy; if they got sick, the payment stopped, according to a book written around...

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Good or Bad: Everything You Need to Know About Agave

As I am sure you're aware, there is currently huge controversy over whether or not Agave is a suitable substitute...

Wild Mushroom & Millet Risotto

Serves: 2-3 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I made this recipe for a...

My organic holiday in Morocco

I wanted to take my fiancé away for his birthday weekend and he had never been to Morocco so thought...

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“I’m Vegetarian What Supplements Should I Take….?” - By Libby Limon

As a nutritional therapist I am equally passionate about health and food. I believe food cannot only support and heal...

The Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermented foods contain beneficial probiotics, digestive enzymes and health boosting nutrients. But what is a fermented food, and how can...

Eggs Florentine

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate "My take on a 'hollandaise' tastes...

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Why Choose Organic Superfood Supplements - by Organic Burst

At Organic Burst, we like to think that the organic principals of our superfood supplements filter through into everything we...

Radiance Green Smoothie

In this video I show you how to make the perfect radiance enhancing green smoothie to help you flow through...

At home with Jason Gardiner

Jason G a wonderful friend of mine and an avid fan of Honestly Healthy told me one day that he...

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Dairy & Its Alternatives with Coyo's Bethany Eaton

The founder of Coyo in the UK is an amazing lady called Bethany Eaton. Not only is she working hard...

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Happy Food Revolution Day!

Happy Food Revolution Day all! My goodness Jamie Oliver is amazing to have made a day that shouts about such...

Beetroot And Berry Cheesecake

Serves: 8 | Prep time: 25 minutes | Chilling time: 2 -3 hours | Cooking Skills: Simple "This is one of the most...

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Slippery Elm For Digestion & Healing

Slippery Elm is a species of elm tree native to North East America, where it is found most commonly in...

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Louise Galvin Natural Hair Care

The lifestyle choices we make can directly impact our hair. Poor food and drink choices, not enough exercise and inadequate...

Butternut & Aduki Bean Yoghurt Salad

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 30 minutes | Skill: Easy "This is such a quick and easy salad to whip up...

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Hay Fever - The Natural Cures

Hay fever season is upon us, and If you're a sufferer,  your nose is running, eyes are itchy and the...

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Psyllium Husks - The Heroes Of Digestive Health

What is Psyllium Husk? Psyllium  husks are the outer husks of the seeds of the Plantageo Ovata plant native to...

Blueberry Friands

If you have not had friands before, then you have to give these a try! Because they are made with...

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Green Clean Your House - 5 Cleaning Products To Make Yourself

As our lives become busier and with not enough hours in the day, it is easier to look at the...

Butternut Squash Hummus

Serving: 2| Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Skill: Easy "The perfect afternoon snack or pre-dinner...

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Benefits of a Plant Based Diet...

A plant based diet is defined by what it includes - yes, lots of plant food; vegetables, green leaves, plants,...

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Mindless Eating - The Worlds Biggest Problem.

With much busier lifestyles, thoughtless eating is becoming a common scenario. Eating without paying attention to what you are putting...

Almond Butter Milkshake

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 2minutes | Cooking time: 2 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple This is an utterly delicious healthy alternative...

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Sprout Up

Sprouts are just about the best foods that you can eat - full of minerals, vitamins and complete proteins. By...

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The Many Alternatives To Refined Sugar

So we all know that sugar is rapidly becoming a dangerous drug, but when you are really craving something sweet...STOP!...

Foraged Nettle Soup

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple You just need to look at...

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How To Get A Good Nights Sleep

Everyone wants to know the answer to getting a great nights sleep and waking up feeling refreshed and ready for...

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Spring Clean & Spring Cleanse

As the saying goes, clutter in your physical surroundings will clutter your mind and spirit.  So what better time of year...

Choc Chip Brownies & Chocolate Sauce

This mouth watering gooey chocolate brownie is so simple and easy to make and utterly delicious. We love to use...

I have been shooting my 3rd cook book!

It's such an amazing and crazy feeling that my second book has just come out and that its at number...

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Know your Chillies!

From the tongue tinglers to the flavour enhancers, there is a chilli out there for everyone, and the versatility that...

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Just What's In That 'Healthy' Dairy Free Alternative? By Rude Health

The number of health foods and stores popping up left right and centre these days is remarkable. Healthy food finally...

Curried Sweet Potato With Fresh Herbs

Serving: 2 | Cooking time: 23 minutes | Skill: Easy "Sweet potatoes are packed full of Vitamin C & Beta Carotene.  Similar...

Raw Cacao - The Healthy Chocolate

You may have heard whisperings of late that chocolate is actually not all that bad for you. In fact, if...

What's In Season - May

May to me signifies the real start of Spring. As we come to the end of April, you can really...

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Top Tips For Easter

1. EAT CHOCOLATE - Not all chocolate is unhealthy you know. Raw cacao is actually a superfood as unlike normal...

Grilled Juicy Grapefruit

Grapefruits are one of the most alkaline of fruits along with lemons and limes. We get ours from our local...

Good Fats Vs Bad Fats - By Calgary Avansino

Not all fat is created equal and more importantly not all fat makes you fat. There are bad fats, better...

Raw Chocolate Easter Eggs

Serves 6 | Prep time: 30 minutes | Freezing time: 2 hours | Skill: Tricky Get the kids involved in...

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The Nutribullet Blender

We did not think that much could compare to our beloved Vitamix but it has to be said that the...

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Food For A Marathon Runner

This weekend, over 40,000 runners will take on the London Marathon. Months of preparation will have gone into the big...

Rhubarb & Blueberry Crumble

Number of servings: 4 Nothing says comfort or Sunday lunch better than a crumble. Rhubarb grows brilliantly in the UK...

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Top 3 Exercises For The Workplace - By Louise Hazel

It’s April already and if your New Year’s resolutions have worn thin already, here is a reminer that now is...

Asian Oyster Mushroom & Daikon Salad

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate "A fresh and zesty salad that is...

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Our Favourite Pinterest Pinners

So we may have developed a slightly unhealthy obsession with Pinterest lately. Scary amounts of time can go by while...

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TOP 5 Easter Wellness Getaways From Wellbeing Escapes

Spring is in the air and summer is most definitely on its way. For many of us these are busy...

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Almond Berry Cake

Serves 10 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Skill: Easy This is another recipe from...

Get your 7 a day & Make them GREEN!!

The news that studies have shown that we should be upping our intake of fruit and vegetables to 7 a...

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Spring Sportswear Fashion By Hip & Healthy

Over the last few years there’s been a gradual shift in the mindset of women the world over, who now...

Raw Green Curry With Courgette Noodles

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "This recipe comes from my 2nd...

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HONESTLY HEALTHY FOR LIFE COOKBOOK

My second cookbook is now available on Amazon and Waterstones and is on the shelves in most UK book stores. It...

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Mother's Day Checklist

It's Mother's Day tomorrow, so here are a few suggestions from us on truly spoiling your Mum HH way. Having...

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Cooking Measurements Converter

How many times have you looked at a recipe and you don't have a cup measure, your scales are so...

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Honestly Healthy For Life Book Launch

So it was a pretty big day yesterday as we celebrated the launch of our new cookbook 'Honestly Healthy For...

Honestly Healthy For Life - A Sneak Preview At Our New Cookbook

It has been the most amazing journey making this book. Nothing beats getting your creative hat on in the kitchen,...

Front cover of Vegetarian Living Mag!!

My book came out last week and the piece of press i was most excited about what being on the...

Puy Lentil And Pomegranate Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "If you are looking for a quick...

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5 Different Ways To Get In Shape

The Green Gym  Improve your mental health, self-esteem and confidence as well as relieving stress, improving strength and feeling fitter...

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The Alkaline Way To Lower Cholesterol

Your body is always ridding itself of acid build up through urination, perspiration, respiration and defecation. However, when the build...

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5 Things To Do This Weekend

Weekends are so special. It's only when you don't have them that you realise how important they are for recuperating,...

Nutty Cacao & Banana Porridge

Number of servings: 2 Maca powder is very high in potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. We need iron for the...

Beetroot, Chia & Coconut Crusted Tart

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 40 minutes | Cooking Skills: Tricky This recipe comes as part of a...

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Top Tips To Get You Back On Track With Your Health

Sometimes we all fall off the wagon and if we are in the wrong state of mind, it can be...

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Alkaline Foods To Be Eating This Spring

So supposedly the first day of Spring starts on 20th March. Spring is certainly in the air though and with that...

Greens Galore - Alkaline Green Smoothie

 Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Skills: Simple "Wheatgrass is a potent source of...

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Motivation Monday Menu

Has it been one of those weekends?? Or have you had a few days/weeks/months where that healthy lifestyle has rather...

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Superfood Session - Cardamom

Cardamom along with cinnamon and star anise has got to be up there with our top 3 favourite spices. Chilli...

Julien Macdonald On Food, Health & Dancing

This is the second of our Harpers Bazaar foodie features. Tash interviewed Julien Macdonald of Strictly Come Dancing on his...

Salt Awareness Week - Alkaline Alternatives To Table Salt

It is Salt Awareness Week this week so we thought that we would put something together for you to show...

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GMO'S - Genetically Modified Organisms

GMOs are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals...

Brussels Sprout & Kale Superfood Salad

Serving: 4 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Skill: Simple Brussels sprouts are not just for Christmas. Finally they...

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A Question Of Inflammation

As a follow up to our post this week on the importance of looking after our digestive system, the other...

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5 Things To Try This Month

 REN Hot Cloth Cleanser This is a new product from REN and its AMAZING. It is really gentle on the...

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Top 5 Marathon Preparation Tips - By Louise Hazel

It’s only six weeks until the London Marathon, and I’m that sure many of you will have your preparations well...

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Is Excess Protein Dangerous?

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey claims that those under the age of 65 are four times more likely to...

My Favourite Music To Cook To

I have tunes and playlists for every mood and occasion in the kitchen. Cooking is such a release and many...

Mushroom & Goats Cheese Pancakes With Kale & Cashew Pesto

Serves: 3-4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple   "I love a pancake!  They are...

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Mel C Tells Us Her Health Secrets On How To Look & Feel Fantastic

So very excitingly, I am now doing a series of interviews for Harpers Bazaar with a few friends of Honestly...

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Best Natural Hair Products - By Magda Jagri

We think about the foods that we put into our bodies, but what about the lotions and shampoos that we...

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What Superfoods Should I be Adding?

There are so many different superfoods, immune boosters, energy lifters and skin brightners out there on the shelf, all twinkling...

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Starting A Kitchen Garden - By Jo Wood

Now is the time to start you kitchen garden…put on your wellies,  pull out your shovel, source your seeds, find...

Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

Serving: 2|  Cooking time: 55 minutes | Skill: Easy "Artichokes are incredibly alkaline and promote the production of good bacteria in...

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Managing Your 'Inner Critic' - By Charlie Cannon

If I were to name the most important thing I have learned to support my happiness and personal wellbeing, I...

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Top 5 Foods To Nourish And Slim - By Laura Bond

Overweight people now outnumber undernourished people in the world. There are about 1.5 billion overweight adults (500 million of them...

Yoga For Alkaline Longevity - By Laurella Fox-Pitt

Our great friend Laurella Fox-Pitt is such an inspiration when it comes to encouraging people to start integrating yoga into...

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How Sustainable Are Your Foods?

Last year the news in Britain and Europe that horse meat has been found in incorrectly labelled food products, stood...

Top Tips for Post Pregnancy

Nutrition following the birth of a child is possibly the most important nutrition of your life. Not only will your...

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Valentines Raw Chocolate

Ingredients 12 tbsp raw cacao powder 130g agave 220g cacao butter ½ tsp vanilla Instructions Melt the raw cacao butter...

Hot Yoga - What Are The Benefits?

So Team HH recently took on a Hotpod Yoga class to see what all the fuss was about. With some hot...

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Himalayan Pink Salt

Himalayan Salt is an absolute must have for any Honestly Healthy kitchen. Not only is it far better for you...

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Chia For Base Nutrition

Diet related disease is rife in our communities and illnesses like diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity are on the increase. ...

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 50g rice flour50g teff flour50g millet flour50g raw cacao powder100g coconut palm sugar½ tsp xanthan gum1 tsp bicarbonate of...

Top 3 Partner Exercises for Valentine’s Day - By Louise Hazel

It’s February, and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching you may want to impress that special someone with your new toned...

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Healing Spices - By Vicki Edgson

The spices in your kitchen cabinet provide a veritable feast of healing nutrients and compounds, and really should feature in...

9 Months Of Pregnancy - By Marina Fogle

  Finding out you’re pregnant leaves women awash with emotions and confused as they try to understand what will happen...

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Chia Month Competition

At Honestly Healthy we are big fans of all things Chia. That is why we have teamed up with The...

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ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS – ESSENTIAL FOR BETTER SKIN

This month, we are celebrating all things Chia. These little seeds are like magic for our bodies, helping us out...

Stuffed Superfood Sweet Potatoes

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 50 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene and vitamin...

Food = Mood

When you are feeling a little bit low do you ever stop to think that it might have something to...

Buckwheat Pancakes

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Moderate Ingredients For the Pancakes: 70g...

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Are Your Coconuts Costing The Earth?

Coconut products are everywhere at the moment and we can't deny that we at Honestly Healthy don't love them either....

Why stay clear of trans fats?

Think of those chip friers at the back of a takeaway shop full of vegetable oil bubbling away frying either...

A Valentine's Wellbeing Retreat

Nothing says ultimate 'down time' like a health based getaway. There is no denying that we have all been on...

Poached Plums with Star Anise

Number of servings: 2 Ingredients 300g plums 1/4 tsp agave powder 4 whole star anise 1/4 cup water 2 heaped...

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Why Be Organic - By Jo Wood

There are so many reasons to be organic, most importantly, that it’s what nature intended. For millennia, we ate only...

How To Stay Motivated To Exercise - With Calgary Avansino

Our bodies are clever little creatures - when they start to recognize an exercise routine they go on autopilot and...

Whole Roast Cauliflower with Sumac & Cumin

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple   "This dish is a really simple...

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Am I deficient in Magnesium?

Keeping your magnesium levels up is extremely important for your health.  I am afraid these days just eating fresh food...

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Hatcho Miso

Hatcho Miso has become a bit of a store cupboard favourite of late. It is an incredible source of protein...

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Foods Of The Season - January

With modern food processing techniques and rapid global shipping routes, we have access to whatever ingredients we want throughout the...

#byebyesugar

It's time to cut that white granulated stuff from our diets.  You have heard the bad press on what it...

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Detoxing Beauty Products - By Justine Jenkins

At this time of year, the word 'detox ' is on everyone's lips. The need to feel better and cleanse...

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Snack While you Cleanse

Believe it or not, snacking is actually a vital part of a thorough cleanse. Remember, cleansing is all about reducing...

Beetroot & Walnut Dip

Serves: 3 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Walnuts are a fantastic source of essential...

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Body Brushing - Myth or Magic

So many people talk about body brushing but it seems a rather odd thing to do.  However it comes with...

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New Year's Resolution - give up or take up?

So who is still going with their New Year's resolution? What was it this time? ‘This year I am going...

10 Foods for perfect skin

Natasha Corrett & Cosmopolitan talk about eating for healthy skin

Natasha was invited to a google hangout with Clinique and Cosmopolitan to talk about eating for perfect glowing skin. Includes:...

5 Mince Pie Busting Exercises

So if you are not a gym bunny but you want to get working out this January, then we can...

Blueberry Super Smoothie

  Serves: 1 | Prep time: 35 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Blueberries are packed full...

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Ultimate Detox with Calgary Avansino

Vogue Beauty have been sampling the ultimate detoxes out there and our brand new Soup & Smoothie cleanse has come...

Gooey Vegan Chocolate Brownies

Serving: 8 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Skill: Simple  "So gooey and delicious! If you...

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Closer Magazine - Jan Detox with HH

This weeks issue of Closer Magazine features a 3 page Honestly Healthy guide to help you get through your January...

10 tips to help your hormones – By Dr Martin Gayley

The foods that women eat can affect the levels of estrogen in their bodies. 1)   Diet: Always Choose Low Glycaemic Foods. High...

Good Grains - By Calgary Avansino

I am a firm believer that life without carbs is impossible to sustain and not at all necessary! Don’t be...

5 Pilates Stretches to do From Home

Hamstring and It band stretch using a fitness circle Lie on your back with both knees bent. Place one foot...

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Give Back to Nature - Compost It!

I was lucky enough to grow up in some pretty special Scottish countryside. We were surrounded by fields and big...

Layered Breakfast Pot

This is a great prepare ahead breakfast. Being organised is one of the most important steps to make if you...

Green Love

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple Green smoothies are one of the...

Cashew Cream

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "Cashew cream is such a wonderful alternative...

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Natural Beauty & Makeup Products -By Justine Jenkins

Melvita Rose moisturiser - this is a fantastic moisturiser for the Winter months and its full of natural ingredients. I...

Cranberry Sauce

Serving: 10 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Skill: Simple This is not just a sauce for Christmas...

Chocolate Orange Cups

This is a wonderfully rich and nutty recipe. We have made it in small pastry tins as they are the...

Raw Coconut Fudge

These are real little winners that will impress at any dinner party. Not only that but they are also dangerously...

How to Stay fit on holiday

We work so hard to get fit and gorgeous for our holidays then we tend to let it all go...

Top 10 Natural Beauty Products

So lots of you think about where your food comes from (at least we hope you do) and you might...

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Eat With Your body In Mind, The Alkaline Way

'Eat With Your Body In Mind, The Alkaline Way' is more than just a cookbook. It is a guide to...

Fridge Fill Review By Dale Pinnock

The first big thing that struck me about Honestly Healthy Fridge Fill was the delivery service. One of my biggest...

5 Tips for a Spinning Virgin

Ever tried a spin class?  Ever heard friends say it's hideous but amazing at the same time?  Well, this is...

8 Reasons to get your running shoes on in the winter

1. You'll be fitter in the spring Taking the winter off, means coming back rusty in the spring and needing...

The Right Yoga For You

Have you ever thought to yourself  ‘right I am going to take up yoga’ and before you know it, you...

Why Pilates? by Chloe Hodgeson

Why Pilates? How does it help the body? What are the benefits? Run down? Stressed? Tired? Over worked? Not enough...

FAST FACTS On Acidity and Toxins

Why is being in an acidic state so bad for our health?  For this we need to understand what a...

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5 Things Every Cancer Patient Needs to Know – By Laura Bond

Tunnel vision can take over when you’re given a diagnosis of cancer. Fear shuts down the rational mind, leaving most...

Pomegranate Molasses

Serves: 2-4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple "I love this zesty and sweet molasses,...

What is a Mantra? - By Miranda Lewis

Have you been to a yoga class and heard the word mantra, and not had the foggiest? This article will...

What is this HIIT all about? By YOUR GYM

There is so much in the press at the moment about HIIT training but what does it mean? It literally...

5 Minutes of yoga to do at home

Always remember a little is better than nothing.  Doing 5 minutes when you wake up in the morning to get...

10 foods for perfect skin

It's not just teenagers who get bad skin –hormones are not the only things to blame because it is also...

Hydrate Hydrate!

We are in such a lucky position in the Western world that we can just turn on a tap and...

Vitamin E Face Mask with Avocado & Honey - By Justine Jenkins

Our skin in winter has to battle many elements so if you need a good hydration and skin protection boost,...

Calling All Window Gardeners!

  If we ever make it to Australia we would so love to go to The Greenhouse Restaurant in Perth....

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Top Tips For New Mothers

In the last 24 hours, I have had two separate messages celebrating the announcement of a new baby. So exciting...

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The best work out gear

Just in case you need to go for a meal or juice after your session you need to look the ...

Does your food give you PMT? By Dr Martin Galy

Sometimes you would not put your food as a direct impact to your hormone levels but it makes a massive...

#dietsdontwork

After stumbling across the 4 part series on BBC2, 'The Men Who Made Us Thin', I finally felt like I...

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Alkaline products

It can be a maze out there for which products you should buy so we have sifted through them to...

Quinoa Burger

Check out Honestly Healthy chef Natasha Corrett's cooking delicious Quinoa Burgers. Learn how to cook the alkaline way!  

Top Tips to loose weight

  1. Portion size, portion size, portion size. It sounds simple, but your meal should fit in your cupped hands. Think...

Cleansing postures through yoga – by Miranda Lewis

Do you need to purify your body after Christmas overload? Too much food, hours of sitting watching TV and excess...

Honestly Healthy Book Launch

Natasha Corrett and Vicki Edgson's celebrated the launch of their new book, Honestly Healthy at Summerill & Bishop in Holland...

Bloody Stuffed Winter Squash

Serving: 2 | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Skill: Moderate "Quinoa is a seed and is thus very high in protein while...

Chocolate Almond Cake

Serves: 4-6 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple   Simple enough to make when in a...

Green Machine, Green Smoothie

Serves: 1 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple  Green smoothies should be a central...

Ultimate Morning Greenness

Serves: 3 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple   The best way to start your...

Bircher Muesli

Serving: 2| Cooking time: 10 minutes | Skill: Easy Make up a batch of this on a Sunday night so...

Avocado, Mango & Dill Salad

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Cooking Skills: Simple   "This salad packs a deliciously...

Carrot & Halloumi Patties

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Cooking Skills: Moderate "Ridiculously tasty and ideal with a salad....

The Horse Meat Scandal - How did it get to this point?

Whilst doing some research into the Horsemeat burger scandal, I started to ask myself how did it get to this...