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Cool Cabbage

This humble cruciferous vegetable has featured on Irish dinner tables for many many years. It may not be considered the sexiest or tastiest of vegetables, but if it's glowing skin that you're after (let's face ...
Honey Tahini Cookies

My Day on a Plate: Writer Louise Kennedy

Writer Louise Kennedy will facilitate a free writing workshop Sense of Place at Tread Softly... festival, 24th July, Sligo Central Library, 10:00 am – 5:00pm. Booking essential. www.tread...
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Brain-Boosting Blueberry and Coconut Smoothie Bowl

This is one of my favourite go-to recipes when a sugar craving hits. The natural fruit sugars help to conquer craving while filling you up with nutrients for body and brain. But it contains all of the fibr...
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Pumpkin Seeds for Healthier Hair

Trying to grow your hair? As one of the best foods for helping to build strong and shiny hair, pumpkin seeds also happen to be tasty, versatile and inexpensively available in almost all supermarkets. ...
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Four of the Best Fat-Loss Foods

Trying to budge a couple of pounds for your summer hols or an upcoming wedding/party/event or simply trying to maintain a happy and healthy weight? It's no secret that good nutrition is even more crucial tha...
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My Day on a Plate: Top Sommelier Julie Dupouy

Julie Dupouy is the world’s top female sommelier. She works in the Greenhouse Restaurant in Dublin as well as running an independent consultancy, DowntoWine. Originally from France, Dupouy has lived in Ireland ...
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Fit Food: Hemp Seeds

Raw hemp seeds are a powerhouse of complete plant-based protein, B vitamins and vitamin D, calcium, iron and dietary fibre. They're widely considered one of the most perfect foods for both athletes and more sed...
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My Day on a Plate: Fashion Designer Sean Byrne

Fashion designer Sean Byrne sells his ready-to-wear collection in stores in London and LA and provides a bespoke service for clients in his Dublin studio.   Where do you shop? Anywhere that’...
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Toasted Pecan and Blueberry Bread

The beauty of this bread recipe is in its simplicity, as it uses a mixture of porridge oats ground into a flour with gluten-free self-raising flour and almond milk mixed with apple cider vinegar, as the dr...
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Brain Food

What do walnuts, chia seeds, hemp seeds and flaxseed all have in common? They're rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids and have a super omega-3 to omega-6 ratio, making them excellent brain-boosting foods! ...