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Get Your Green On! 5 Reasons to Drink Green Smoothies and A Great Tasting Recipe

You’ve heard that green smoothies are healthy and they’re getting more popular by the day but maybe you still need convincing. Here are my top 5 reasons to give them a try and my go-to recipe for somebody starting out: Green smoothies are very nutritious. They’re a cheeky way of upping your fruit and veg […]

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My Favourite Places for Green Juices and Smoothies in Dublin

I love a good green juice and smoothie.  They are a great way of packing even more nutrients into my body and can be a great snack or addition to my breakfast or lunch. Lucky for me there are so many choices to pick up these green drinks around Dublin now.  While the following list […]

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (Gluten free, Dairy free, AIP, SCD, Low Fodmap, Vegan, Paleo)

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe

Photo: Instagram @ahealthyhappyglow Nothing looks and tastes of autumn or the beginning of the holiday season more than pumpkin pie or pumpkin spice latte’s.  The colour, the sweet and earthy flavour attached to pumpkin pie is warming, cosy and filling – everything you crave as the leaves turn golden brown, the weather gets colder and […]

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Acai and Berry Smoothie Bowl and Popsicle (Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo Autoimmune Protocol, Low FODMAP)

Acai berry smoothie bowl

While I love my green smoothies and have one nearly every day, I do like to mix it up so I don’t get bored.  Step forward smoothie bowls which are thicker and can be eaten with a spoon (how’s that for changing things up!).  One of my favourite smoothie bowls to have is an acai […]

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Get Some Nutrient Bang for Your Buck with Glorious Greens

I’m Irish, it’s March, it’s nearly St. Patrick’s Day so I thought I’d talk about greens. As a kid my mum was always telling me to ‘eat your greens’ and I have to say sometimes I saw it as some sort of punishment –cabbage, sprouts or broccoli boiled within an inch of their life weren’t […]

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July Favourites

Here’s what’s been making me healthy, happy and glow in July! HEALTHY Nobo Ice-Cream It’s the middle of summer (for Ireland that means a lot of rain!) but we did manage to get some scorching hot days in July.  On those days it’s nearly rude not to have ice-cream.  I love the healthy, dairy-free, refined […]

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Get Happy! Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

A new study from Australia which will be published in the August issue of American Journal of Public Health claims that eating more fruit and vegetables may actually make you happier. Researchers found that people who switched from eating almost no fruit and vegetables in their daily diets to eating eight portions of fruit and […]

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Recipe: Dairy-Free Coconut Yogurt

coconut yogurt

I’ve always loved yogurt so when I had to go dairy free a few years ago I really missed it (and ice-cream!).  So when I discovered dairy free (and vegan) coconut yogurt I fell in love hard and fast.  I love it with fresh berries or adding it as a topping to green smoothie bowls […]

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Healthy and Happy Gift Guide 2015

HEALTHY GIFT IDEAS (1) One of my ‘best buys’ ever has to be my Vitamix.  Whether it’s whizzing up green smoothies, acai smoothie bowls, soups, dairy free ice-cream (made with frozen bananas) or coconut (or nut) butter it’s really just the tip of the iceberg as to what this machine can do.  Yes, it’s expensive but […]

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5 Tips for Eating Healthy When You Have No Time

Whether you are trying to stay away from processed food, trying to lose weight or like me, are on a specific diet for a condition (I’m currently on a mash-up of AIP, SCD and Low Fodmap for Crohn’s) sometimes making the not-so-convenient choice can be difficult.  People have very little time as it is and […]

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