And the Winner is…..

And the Winner is…..

Our #JDVHealthyMe Challenge is complete and after much deliberation we have chosen our winner! It was a tough call because we had some great entries and some real dedication from our Joie de Vivre followers, and a few of you really stood out. We are so proud of the amazing work you have put in to make your bodies healthy and strong, the workouts, the [...]

Week 4 #LoveMe

Week 4 #LoveMe

We’ve made it to the final week of the #JDVHealthyMe Challenge! You have all been doing so well and it’s been great seeing your check-ins, sweaty selfies, posts telling us what workouts you’ve been doing and how you’ve been nourishing and hydrating yourselves. This week is about putting it all together. We want you to have your healthiest and most active week yet, and to [...]

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 [...]