My Healthy Food Guide

A truth or two about…

Artificial food colourings (numbered in 100s)

Artificial colours contain no nutritional value and are used purely for visual product enhancement. They remain in widespread use and in many products especially aimed at children. Read more…

Preservatives (numbered in 200s)

Engineered (yes, in a lab!) to prolong shelf life of many foods, preservatives are linked to asthma and can be found in many everyday foods. Read more…

Antioxidants (numbered in 300s)

Well, you might have heard that antioxidants are good for you. While naturally occurring antioxidant properties found in berries, green tea and kidney beans may have a positive effect on maintaining healthy heart function amongst other things, antioxidants found in foods as additives are (again) produced in a lab from, hang on …petroleum?? Read more…

Flavour enhancers (numbered in 600s)

While most people have no adverse reactions to flavour enhancers such as monosodium glutamate (MSG, 621), consuming foods which contain them puts our bodies into a protective mode where the main focus of nutrition shifts from nutrient absorption to toxic waste elimination. Read more…

What’s really lurking in commercially made peanut butter

The label on my peanut butter jar proclaims with pride it has “No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives”. However, the fine print tucked away in the ingredient list at the back, tells a slightly different story. Read more…

Making better choices…

No More Junk: 6 Healthy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks

Rather than come up with a single recipe, I thought I’d give you a run down of the 6 most popular sugar-laden junk drinks and show you a way how you can make tasty and healthy alternatives using only a fraction of the sugar found in commercially-made drinks. Read more…

6 Tips for a Healthy Lunchbox

Considering that children spend most of their weekday time at school, it is important to provide them with foods that are nutritious and healthy: good energy and brain food. Similar rules apply to adults though, so if you’re looking to revamp your lunch box to suit a healthier lifestyle Read more…

Home-made pizza dough and healthy toppings

One rule though, make sure that there is at least 2 vegetable ingredients on the pizza. Wholesome and additive free base, sauce and toppings. Read more…

Healthy fish fingers and ovenbaked chips

Almost 5 ingredient fish fingers – so good, you will never want to go back to store bought fish fingers again. Read more…

3 ingredient (instant) chocolate banana ice cream

With as little as 3 ingredients you can now have dessert for breakfast, afternoon tea or a low fat, low sugar alternative to other dessert time treats. Read more…

Wholemeal raspberry (and fig) muffins

These moist, sticky raspberry muffins are made with the added benefit of fibre from wholemeal flour and taste delicious! Read more…

More Healthy Food Ideas…

Check out my Produce I Love page for great tasting additive- and preservative-free product suggestions!

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