Evening snacks

Going to bed with a rumbling tummy? Not a good idea! Even if you have eaten your evening meal, you can still snack with a clear conscience, sleep well and get the following day off to a good start. We tell you how!

DIY energy bar: a blueberry and chia snack

Your stomach is rumbling but before you treat yourself to something tasty, you really want to fit in a quick exercise session. Sound familiar? Energy bars are the perfect solution, as they provide the body with a rapid boost of energy and banish hunger pangs without making you feel sluggish.

Blueberries better blood pressure

Is there anything the blueberry isn’t good for? This tiny powerhouse was first brought to nutrition fame by the “Blueberry Man,” James Joseph, Ph.D., whose research credits blueberries with the potential to reverse age-related decline in brain function.

Oven-baked apple and banana crisps

Looking for something healthy to nibble on while you watch TV? Then we have just the right thing for you: a recipe for homemade, oven-baked apple and banana crisps. It’s easy to make crisps from slices of fresh fruit, like apples and bananas. Simply add some honey and cinnamon to make a tasty and healthy snack. We love to nibble on crisps!

Oatmeal biscuits: quick, good-mood cookies

Warning: Can be addictive! Our oatmeal biscuits with bananas and peanut butter not only taste divine but are also sure to put you in a good mood in no time at all. Our little feel-good cookies can be made in three quick steps and with just four ingredients. A perfect snack for the days when you could use a small portion of “good cheer”.

Drying fruit yourself: our tips show you how

Dried fruit makes a fruity and handy snack for in between meals. Below we show you how you can dry your own fruit. Dried fruit has one major advantage, especially when you are on the go: it’s not only easy to carry, it’s also easy to eat – you don’t need to bring a knife to peel or chop up the fruit into small pieces.

Breaktime snacks for children: lunch box ideas

Back to school! For parents, this means back to organising breaktime snacks for their kids. This isn’t always an easy thing to do. After all, the food in their lunchbox should be varied and healthy so that the little ones have enough energy and can concentrate on their lessons.

Banana Buff Stuff

Bananas beat out the competition: Most North Americans and Europeans consume what is known as the dessert banana, which is eaten fresh and is very sweet. By contrast, the majority of the world population consumes the plantain.

How does clean eating work?

Clean eating is not a new phenomenon but it is still a fashionable one. It isn’t a diet but rather a nutritional concept that is intended to ensure better physical well-being. Clean eating relies on the preparation of fresh, natural foods.