Author: Ann White

When is a snack a healthy snack
  • Ann White
  • 29 Nov 2012

When is a snack a healthy snack?

How would you define a healthy snack? It’s what The Nutribox is all about so we did a comparison between our snacks and vending machine snacks to see how easy it was to work out from the information on the label. Read on for our results, and 3 simple tips to help you evaluate the health value of the snacks you’re eating.

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  • Ann White
  • 04 Nov 2011

Time for Tempeh

Tempeh is a popular source of protein in vegetarian and vegan diets and as an alternative to meat if you’re looking for an alternative ingredient for a midweek meal. It’s also useful for boosting your gut bacteria due to its fermentation. Read on to find out more!

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  • Ann White

Blood Sugar Balance

Our energy levels can fluctuate during the day – but do you sometimes feel this happens in extremes? Full of beans one minute, ready to fall asleep on your keyboard the next? What we eat and how we eat during the day affects our energy levels. Keeping blood sugar balanced can be a way to help balance energy levels. This article explains how different foods can impact our energy levels and suggests three little changes you can make to keep you firing on all cylinders all day.

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  • Ann White

Blood Sugar Balance

Our energy levels can fluctuate during the day – but do you sometimes feel this happens in extremes? Full of beans one minute, ready to fall asleep on your keyboard the next? What we eat and how we eat during the day affects our energy levels. Keeping blood sugar balanced can be a way to help balance energy levels. This article explains how different foods can impact our energy levels and suggests three little changes you can make to keep you firing on all cylinders all day.

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  • Ann White

Winter vegetable side dish

This month’s recipe is for a quick vegetable side dish that would go with anything from a bit of chicken to a baked sweet potato. It’s great for using up leftover veg in the fridge and makes a quick healthy snack for lunch or dinner, great if you’re gluten free or doing paleo diet.

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  • Ann White

On the twelfth day of Christmas…..

We hope that you have an enjoyed these alternative tastes in the lead up to Christmas day. We hope you enjoy a very merry Christmas, and even though the turkey isn’t even in the oven yet, we wanted to share some of our favourite ideas to turn those delicious Christmas dinner leftovers into healthy snacks and tasty treats for boxing day and beyond.

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On the eleventh day of Christmas….we brought out the Brussels

We get the brussel sprouts out at Christmas, but may forget about it once we get past 25th December. While it’s probably not on your list of healthy snack favourites, it can bring great flavour to dinner!

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  • Ann White
  • 20 Feb 1970

The Paleo Diet

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the last few weeks it’s that whether we like it or not, we really don’t know what’s in our (ready meal and other manufactured and processed) food. But would we really be healthier if we ate more like our Stone Age ancestors? The Paleo movement thinks we would – read more about it and make up your own mind!

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