Category: Food & Drink

  • Ann White
  • 19 Dec 2012

On the seventh day of Christmas…..we made special Christmas flapjacks

Dried fruit and nuts are Christmas staples that add a festive flavour. Flapjacks are straightforward to make, and present an excellent opportunity for you to get creative in the kitchen and invent a recipe that combines your festive favourites. Find out how to make your own version of this healthy snack

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  • Ann White
  • 18 Dec 2012

On the sixth day of Christmas…..ready for another glass of mulled wine?

The smell of warm mulled wine can be quintessentially festive – evoking images of roaring fires and comfy armchairs. But not only does mulled wine obviously have a significant alcohol content, it can also contain a lot of sugar. Find out how to make your own mulled wine with more flavour and less sugar here. It’s not quite a healthy snack but it is a healthier alternative!

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  • Ann White
  • 17 Dec 2012

On the fifth day of Christmas…..one glass too many of mulled wine?

Christmas and New Year offer a great excuse for a party, and spending time socializing with family and friends. Have you over-indulged though? Here are some tips to help you help your liver…

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  • Ann White
  • 16 Dec 2012

On the fourth day of Christmas….it was time to buy presents!

Food gifts are a firm favourite for Christmas and there is a huge selection available – everything from olive oil to chocolates to dried insects (honestly, yes). So how do you ensure that your food gifts don’t just taste great, they can make a positive contribution to health and wellbeing too?

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  • Ann White
  • 15 Dec 2012

On the third day of Christmas….my true love bought me (raw) chocolate

We love raw chocolate here at The Nutribox.  Long gone are the days of hard crumbly bars that bore no resemblance to the creamy milk chocolate they were trying to emulate.  A whole new generation of raw chocolate manufacturers are proving just how smooth, creamy and delicious it can be without piling in sugar and […]

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  • Ann White
  • 14 Dec 2012

On the second day of Christmas…..bring us some figgy pudding!

On the second day of Christmas…..bring us some figgy pudding!
Christmas cake and pudding can be wonderfully rich, packed with dried fruits and nuts. But the cake mix that goes in there too can contain a lot of butter and sugar find out how to make a more nutritious but still delicious version here…raw and gluten free!

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  • Ann White
  • 13 Dec 2012

On the first day of Christmas…..it’s time to break out the mince pies!

On the first day of Christmas…..it’s time to break out the mince pies!
Mince pies are a definitive taste of Christmas but all the buttery pastry and sweet mincemeat can be bad news for our waistline and our energy levels. We would never suggest you cut out these tasty treats (we want to eat them too!) but there are a few ways you can make them healthier…

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  • Abi
  • 04 Nov 2011

Gluten free snacks

At The Nutribox we believe a healthy diet is a varied diet. Some of you deliberately choose not to eat gluten-containing grains, and some of you may just be trying to not eat the same grains at every meal.  We wanted to do our bit by providing healthy snacks delivered in your Nutribox that are […]

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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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