A Healthy Christmas Menu with a Twist
The festive period isn’t normally associated with healthy eating, but it doesn’t have to be this way! Many of the foods we often associate with Christmas and New Year (turkey, smoked salmon, brussel sprouts, cranberries…) are actually very healthy if used in the right way…. you just have …Read More
CURRIED POPCORN DELUXE
If you’re searching for a delicious yet healthy, quick and easy snack to fulfil your evening cravings – then look no further… Curried Popcorn Deluxe is one of my favourite savoury snacks to make right now, especially on those cosy autumnal nights in front of Netflix!
It’s vegan, gluten-free, …Read More
GOOD FOR YOU COOKIE DOUGH - 3 WAYS
(vegan, egg free, dairy free, nut free, low fat)
Remember standing there waiting for your Mom to finish baking those cookies so you could lick the left over batter? Well, now you can make this Good for You Cookie Dough and have a bowl full of batter… not just the …Read More
11 FOOD EFFECT FRIENDLY WRAPS
I absolutely love a deliciously loaded wrap for a meal. I find it so much more satisfying than a salad (which I’m here to tell you, is NOT what you need to be eating if you’re looking to lose weight or stay slim & healthy!)
Wraps are a perfect way …Read More
THE FOOD EFFECT GRANOLA
I absolutely adore virtually any variety of granola there is! But I don’t love the fact that many are packed with excess unhealthy oils and added sugar (often refined!)
My homemade granola is chock-full of healthy whole-food ingredients that are rich in protein, fibre, antioxidants and a ton of good-for-you …Read More
WHY I RECOMMEND AN EVENING SNACK (every day!) EVEN WHEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT
I posted these Milk Chocolate covered Almonds on my Instagram page and stories earlier this week… I bought them for myself & having been loving them as part of my evening snack every night!
I’ve shared before that no matter what, I have a delicious substantial evening snack every …Read More
SALT & VINEGAR CASHEWS
These totally delectable (& healthy!) Salt & Vinegar Cashews were born out of a rather less healthy “addiction” I developed during my pregnancy with Sienna.
Whilst I normally have much more of sweet tooth (albeit for healthy sweet treats), during my pregnancy all I wanted was all things SALTY and …Read More
MOON MILK & ASHWAGANDHA
I’m so thrilled to have Izzy Kirkby AKA @izzy.living here on The Food Effect Blog to share all about the health benefits of Ashwagandha and her delicious recipe for Moon Milk.
Izzy is a holistic herbalist and nutritional therapist, who specialises in Women’s Health and Plant …Read More
CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT CLUSTERSPhoto: Luke Hodgkins @lukeh_photo
Quick and easy to make, these no-bake clusters are a twist on my famous Chocolate Peanut Clusters, perfect if you’re missing the festive indulgences of December but still want to stay on track in the New Year!
These require …Read More
Grilled Salmon & Baby Potatoes on a Bed of Greens & Barley
This recipe is a total nutritional powerhouse, and also a showstopper of a dish that will please any guests (or leave you and your family very happy to have leftovers!) It’s the perfect combination of protein, fibre and healthy fats, for a waistline friendly meal that will keep you full …Read More