Is Peanut Butter Healthy?

Is Peanut Butter healthy?

As a one-ingredient spread, ie. just peanuts, it’s absolutely healthy and indeed, this is its healthiest form. At the other end of the spectrum, where it’s loaded with more oil, sugar, salt and artificial flavourings and preservatives, it’s most certainly in its least healthy form and this does, of course, change the nutrient profile.

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Plant based Meal Planning tips from May Simpkin

How to make plant based work for you

A new study has established that “Veganism” is the most globally searched for diet on Google, followed by “Vegetarianism” (and then “Gluten-free diet”).
With all the hype surrounding a vegan way of eating, you may well be thinking that a vegan lifestyle is the most effective way to stay healthy and indeed may even be the best way to lose weight.

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Super Green Kale and Courgette Soup

Kale and Courgette Super Green Soup

A combination of kale and courgette takes this nutritious combo to another level of flavour and vibrancy when making a soup! This creamy kale and courgette soup is delicious, flavoursome, nutrient dense and very easy to prepare. With it’s super green colour, you know you’re getting plenty of antioxidants; the perfect winter warmer to ward off the sniffles.

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What to expect when you give up alcohol

As we come to the end of January, this may also coincide with the end of “Dry January” for you? Traditionally January has evolved over recent years as a one-month booze-free challenge, that helps to reset, not only the excesses of the festive period before but also, in some cases the relationship with alcohol in general.

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