Lunchbox challenge!!

lunch boxes are coming on!!! Notes on this week Variety is key.. mixed with the right dose of nutrition and taking into account my children’s own tastes seems to do the trick! I’m enjoying the conversations about the food when the kids come home, …. and I think it’s encouraging them to eat more at…

8 tips for healthy lunch boxes!!

Coming to the last term of school for the kids, Its a struggle to say the least to fill the lunch boxes with food that they will eat is non-processed supply them with energy to get through the day I’ve put together 8 tips for school lunches but first ….lets think about why we need…

Price wars in family nutrition! !

I was chatting with a friend of mine today … she had just spent ten euro in the supermarket. She got…. A bag of salad leaves 2 punnets of berries A bag of parsnips Expensive? Berries are pricey enough in Ireland … and buying whats locally in season can help the price tag a bit…

chickpea and mango salad

Healthy eating challenge (transform in 30 days) requires a total bust from eating processed food, wheat, dairy…. and a focus on the best freshest wholefood available,¬† whilst supporting the nutrition needs with wholefood fruit and veg capsules, and veg protein specially designed for use in smoothie type shakes. Generally, my eating during these challenges is…

Running deserts !!!

My colleague Dave O Brien is an absolute inspiration to me and many! …..the latest achievement¬†Dave O Brien Ultramarathon runner and now bare foot runner who in 2010 became the oldest man in the world to complete RacingThePlanet’s gruelling 4 Deserts Challenge at 56yrs old in 2010 has been part of a movie documentary on…

Cut the food bill and increase value!

Cut down that food shop bill!!    Wow!! I thought we weren’t doing too bad on the rubbish ( sugary/salty goods) coming into the house but..  radically enough …. we have turned a major corner in the last 6 months, and an even bigger leap during my eating challenge of the last 30 days!   This…

Noodles

When the family all eat it its a winner for me!! I love stir frys…and personally I love a bit of spice through them, my kids however, prefer this toned down version. The priority is taste and nutrition!!….and a mums time in the kitchen appreciated! Ingredients Pork strips Mixed fresh veg Wholemeal dry noodles Coconut…

the triumps and temptations week1.

Week 1. Done and dusted!! Here are some of the highlights of the week. My raw sweet an sour sauce that I came up with myself!! (Recipe to follow) I was in a happy place the evening I dished up this one. Ginger with lightly stir fried veg with my own ( might i add…

challenges on day 2???!!!…so soon?

Well actually the challenges started the day before I started. why?…. ….. because I didnt feel prepared … you see i had visions of having all my grocery shopping done and meals planned for the first few week before I took such a leap into non-processed food and so much plant based eating!!! It is…