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Health and Wellbeing

Autumn Recipes: Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne 04/07/2019
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Easy Autum Recipes: Chilli Con Carne

This Autumn, we are determined to provide you with plenty of dinner recipes. Ideal for when the blustery weather and the grey clouds come in, this Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne Recipe is easy, delicious and – should you need Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free alternatives – the ingredients are very interchangeable. Great to make in a large batch, you can freeze this Chilli Con Carne and store it in Storage boxes. You can even defrost it on a later date, making your future self extremely grateful, especially on those... Read More

National Burger Day: Falafel Burger Recipe 02/07/2019
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National Burger Day: Falafel Burger Recipe

  National Burger Day is coming up, but we are also smack bang in the middle of BBQ season, so here’s a delicious Vegetarian Burger Recipe for you to try. Whether you are in dire need of Vegetarian recipes or would just like to try a meatless burger, our Falafel Burger Recipe is healthy, fresh and perfect to make for either lunch or dinner.     How to make Veggie Burgers: Falafel Flavour   Ingredients A 250g tin of chickpeas 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves 2 tsp ground coriander... Read More

Burger and chips 27/06/2019
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National Burger Day: Why you should make your own burgers

Feel Good Friday! It’s Summertime! The time of the year where Ice Cream, refreshing drinks and Barbecues reign supreme. And, is there anything nicer than delicious burgers sizzling on the grill in the sunshine? Well, yes, there is, as a matter of fact. Delicious Homemade Burgers sizzling on the grill in the sunshine.   And, as National Burger Day is on the horizon, we thought we’d have a look at the advantages of avoiding shop-bought or restaurant patties and why everyone should eat burgers made at home…     They’re... Read More

17/06/2019
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How to ease muscle pain

Whether you get fit in the gym or elsewhere, a proper post-workout muscle treatment is crucial. Insufficient dealing of neck pain, muscle spasms and sore legs can have a detrimental effect on your body. Whatever your workout routine is, we’re going to show you how to ease muscle pain and DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) in the easiest way possible.     Before your workout Warming up Stretching and warming up properly before training may sound obvious, but the truth is that, when it comes to relieving muscle pain, prevention... Read More

14/06/2019
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Feel Good Friday: The health benefits of eating whipped cream

Is whipped cream healthy? This may sound a bit strange, but we’ve dug in and found that, yes. Whipped Cream can have some health benefits… just in time for whipped cream and strawberries (AKA Wimbledon) season.   Whipped cream provides Calcium, making for healthy teeth and bones.   Whipped cream is lower in Lactose and is therefore ideal for those with only a small degree of lactose sensitivity.   Whipped cream provides a healthy source of fat – but, good fat – as it supports a healthy metabolism. Ideal for... Read More

5 reasons to go vegetarian 13/06/2019
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5 Reasons to become a Vegetarian

  If you find yourself feeling constantly sluggish and worried about heart disease, it may be a sign that you should switch to a vegetarian lifestyle and diet, so here are some great reasons to go vegetarian… This Summer is also the best time to start, as we have some incredible Vegetarian recipes to try when you’re hosting a Garden Party. If you’re considering switching to a meat-free diet, we have a massive range of easy Vegetarian meals for you to make, including Vegetarian curries, Vegetarian BBQs and Vegetarian Pie... Read More

06/06/2019
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International Picnic Day 2019: A list of reasons why you need a Picnic Bag

  INTERNATIONAL PICNIC DAY – 18TH JUNE 2019   Whether you hear the word and think ‘Family Picnic’, ‘Romantic Picnic’ or just a ‘Picnic with friends’, a Picnic Bag is so easy to transport to your chosen dining spot on those sunny Summer days, whoever you’re with. But, do people still picnic? And, if they do, is a Picnic Backpack worth it? Here, we look at the benefits of both picnicking and the Picnic Bag…   Fresh air and exercise Getting out and enjoying the good weather must be the... Read More

Easy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe by Ebba Christine 22/05/2019
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Cinnamon Rolls Recipe by Ebba Christine

Ebba Christine, one of our talented guest bloggers, has passed on the most incredible Cinnamon Rolls recipe that is super-duper easy to make in our air fryer and is a delicious treat to have while trying to lose weight – it contains only 2 syns on Slimming World. 🌀 Cinnamon rolls 🌀 2 TBSP cinnamon 2 TBSP granulated sweetener Butter frylight 1 TBSP water 1 sheet of lighter puff pastry (60syns if SW)   Method Roll out the pastry. Mix the cinnamon & sweetener together then added in the water... Read More

A list of sun safety tips 14/05/2019
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Sun safety tips for the summer

The weather’s getting glorious, isn’t it? Whether you want to be burnt to a crisp or think any rise in temperature makes it automatically ‘too hot’, you need to make sure you’re sun aware. For this year’s Sun Awareness Week (and beyond), we have some good sun safety tips…   Wear sun cream everyday No matter how you think the sun affects you, you need to make sure you put sun cream on about 15 minutes before you step into the sun.   Make sure you keep your suntan lotion... Read More