5 fruits and vegetables whose water content will surprise you

Our bodies need sufficient fluids even more during the hot weather. Plenty of water, unsweetened teas and non-alcoholic spritzers are therefore a good idea. Fruit and vegetables can also help to maintain a good fluid balance. To get you through the dry spell, read on to see our choice of vitamin-rich foods with a high water content.

Sunshine smoothie

Let the sunshine in! If you could drink sunshine, it would look exactly like our colourful sunshine smoothie. Try our hot summer mix: mango, ginger, grapes, carrots and raspberries instantly make us happier; they’re also bursting with vitamins.

Blueberry and chocolate sandwich

Our blueberry and chocolate sandwich packs a punch. Pear, orange, blueberries and cottage cheese make for an unusual and delicious combination in this fruity snack. Add some good quality dark chocolate for that extra sweetness. Perfect when you need something tasty in a hurry.

5 summer snacks to share with your besties

Carefree fun with the gang is the order of the day, particularly in summer. It goes without saying that your refreshments also need to pack a punch. These 5 summer snacks are perfect for large groups. They leave unhealthy fast food firmly in the shadows and definitely need to be on the menu the next time you meet your besties!

Five reasons why you should eat melon this summer

It’s always there! During the summer, a day doesn’t go by without some refreshing melon in the open-air swimming pool, on the beach or in a picnic. But what makes this juicy fruit such a hit on a hot summer’s day? We reveal all!

Banana & Matcha Nice Cream

So matcha better! An ice-cold pleasure in summer that is actually healthy: the proof is in this sweet combination of bananas, orange, grapes, ginger and almond milk. The secret to our cool banana matcha nice cream is definitely the matcha powder. You have to try it!

Pineapple Buddha Bowl

Looking at this fantastically fruity pineapple Buddha bowl puts us in a good mood! The combination of quinoa, chickpeas, pineapple, oranges, fig and much more in a bowl reminds us of a brightly coloured rainbow. This is sure to be a filling and satisfying dish – leaving us feeling just like a Buddha in fact.

Relaxation for children – time out during the day

Switching off and enjoying life – we are not the only ones who need time out during the day, our little ones also benefit from some downtime. After all, continuous stress without periods of rest and relaxation can definitely have a detrimental effect on our health. And between school, homework and leisure activities, life really can be quite stressful for children.

Fruits and vegetables for life’s changes

Getting older can’t be avoided. Women in particular experience unpleasant hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats which are common during menopausal life changes. A recent study suggests that certain diet patterns could result in either more severe, or even fewer negative symptoms.