Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Vegan Diets

A vegan often prefers to follow a vegan lifestyle for financial, health, and ethical reasons or considerations. However, unlike vegetarians who want to maintain more flexibility in their diets, for many people going vegan, it also means giving up all animal pr...

Roast Garlic and Rosemary Bread

Whenever I make this Eat Yourself Fit Roast Garlic and Rosemary Bread, friends and family are usually amazed to find out that the special key ingredient for creating texture and flavour is.... sweet potato! Using it means that you can really reduce the...

Three Plant-Based Foods That May Improve the Health of Your Eyes

It can be challenging to motivate yourself to pick the foods you eat with a purpose that is based on more than just personal taste. However, those who are mindful of how the foods they consume affect their physical wellbeing know that there is too much at stak...

Does Gut Health = Good Health?

The past decade has witnessed an evolving body of scientific research investigating potential links between human gut health and mood, immunity and overall physical health. Indeed, the gut-brain axis has been the focus of extensive recent research, and various...

Back To School Brownie Bars

September is officially here...  the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! It's actually hard to believe that summer is over, the kids are back to school and the days and nights are going to get darker, cooler and longer from now on.  ...

My Day on a Plate: Alva O’Loughlin Kennedy

Alva O’Loughlin Kennedy is the Creative Director of PERFORM, the performing arts festival returning to the RDS Dublin on February 29th 2020. Where do you shop?  It’s usually a mix between my local Tesco and Aldi for general family shop. There ar...

My Day on a Plate: Actor Aoibhéann McCann

Aoibhéann McCann is a theatre, film and television actor with roles in hit shows such as Vikings and Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope. @aoibheannmccann Where do you shop?  Local. Stoneybatter Fruit & Veg & Lilliput Stores offer plastic-free opt...

Spiced Almond Loaf

Sweet potato is the magic ingredient in this soft and satisfying, lightly-spiced loaf. As an incredibly versatile and nutritious source of filling fibre and complex carbs, and packed with beta-carotene to support health skin, it also makes a superb alternative...

My Day on a Plate: Karen Harte

Karen Harte is an illustrator and designer from Dublin. You can check out some of her work on www.instagram.com/karen.harte Where do you shop? Aldi, Supervalu and M&S. Can you list the contents of your weekly shop?  Chicken Steaks ...

My Day on a Plate: Emma Dabiri

Emma Dabiri was born in Dublin to an Irish mother and a Nigerian father.  A regular face on the BBC she has presented Back in Time Brixton, The Sweet Makers and Britain's Lost Masterpieces as well as making regular appearances in the Irish media. Emma was...