Jay Franks

Home-Made Chocolate Recipe

The stereotype of craving chocolate is fairly well deserved, and even makes sense nutritionally – as cocoa is quite a good source of magnesium. Magnesium is one of many essential nutrients, and it can also help relax the muscles – making it even more desirable during...

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

If you are a vegan or are considering going vegan as part of your New Years resolution, then you will absolutely LOVE this recipe which is perfect for you if you have a meat intolerance or are looking to change your diet. Before you do change tack on your diet, we...

Vegan Friendly IBS Diet – Is it Possible?

An IBS diet can feel restrictive enough without adding a whole other category of foods to the ‘do not eat’ list. But for committed vegans who have only recently found themselves stuck with this chronic condition; it may not seem like there’s any choice to it....

Macronutrients: Everything You Need To Know

Nutrients are an essential compound which organisms need to survive and thrive. Macronutrients are the nutrients that provide energy for your body to perform. There are 6 nutrients key to a healthy diet, of which three are macronutrients: Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids...

Raspberry and Chocolate Crunch Pots

Looking for an allergen-free dessert, that the whole family can enjoy? We’ve got you covered. These raspberry and chocolate crunch pots are free from dairy, egg, gluten and nuts.  This vegan-friendly dessert is packed with fibre too, with 6g per serving and less than...

Bodysensing: Experience Your Body

Meditation has grown in popularity in the last ten years. Previously, it was almost viewed as something done by hippies and people who live and die by their horoscopes. Still, there is now growing scientific support for the health benefits of mindfulness and...

Vegan Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Blueberry Smoothie Recipe We all add healthy smoothies to our diets because they’re nutrient-dense, jam-packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, have a decent amount of fibre and are a great way to keep yourself hydrated. You can prepare a smoothie in...