The Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

The Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

One of the simplest changes we get our clients to make to their nutrition and hydration is to swap their morning tea or coffee for a large glass of warm water and lemon juice. This doesn’t mean to say you can’t have the tea or coffee at all, who doesn’t like that comfort in the morning? But there are so many benefits to your body [...]

Week 3 #HydrateMe

Week 3 #HydrateMe

Week 3 of our #JDVHealthyMe Challenge already! Times flies when you’re having fun! We’ve been really impressed by the commitment so many of you have shown to our #MoveMe and #NourishMe weeks and we hope you’ll continue with this week’s focus on hydration. Staying hydrated seems like such simple thing that we don’t really pay much attention to it, we just drink when we’re thirsty [...]

Simple Warming Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

Simple Warming Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

With the arrival of some decidedly wintery weather, how about a simple, tomato and red pepper soup to cheer and warm you up? Perfect for lunch with a crisp green salad or as filling snack. Ingrdients: 10 small or 5 larger vine ripened tomatoes 2 cloves garlic (I cheated with lazy garlic!) 1 small onion 1 large red pepper 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil [...]

Healthy Banana & Apple Loaf

Healthy Banana & Apple Loaf

If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to a mid-afternoon biscuit or choccy bar, a slice of this delicious, filling loaf will hit the spot nicely! Ingredients: 2 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into cubes 1 cup ground almonds 1 cup oat bran 2 eggs 3 ripe bananas (mashed) 1/4 cup almond milk 6 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp stevia or truvia (natural sugar [...]

Healthy Baked Scotch Eggs

Healthy Baked Scotch Eggs

Great for lunch or dinner served with a rocket salad or veggies, these are a great healthy alternative to this classic British food. Ingredients: 500g Turkey or chicken breast mince 1/2 tsp Sage 1/2 tsp Thyme 4 eggs – boiled for 6mins Wholemeal breadcrumbs or ground almonds for coating Directions: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Start by mixing the herbs into the mince [...]

Week 2 #NourishMe

Week 2 #NourishMe

You made it through Week 1 of the #JDVHealthyMe Challenge – we are so pleased with how everyone is doing, and so grateful to all of your for supporting this amazing challenge giveaway – you’re going to love the prizes! So, moving on to week 2 – #NourishMe As the name suggests, this is all about nourishing your body, giving it the fuel it needs [...]