Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Win one of five organic Hemsley + Hemsley Riverford recipe boxes

Enter now to win a limited edition organic recipe box from Hemsley + Hemsley and Riverford Organic, and try their specially created range of organic meals for two.

Q&A with the Hemsley sisters

Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, aka Hemsley+Hemsley, are hipster food bloggers-turned authors. Here they talk to HFG about their approach to food and their new partnership with Riverford Farm. We also asked them to tell us what we’ll all be eating in 2015…

Friday, 19 December 2014

The low-FODMAP diet

Many IBS sufferers and their practitioners swear by the elimination – under guidance – of certain carbs, known as FODMAPS (in the January issue of Healthy Food Guide, we’ve included some IBS-friendly recipes for you to try). If you want to know more about what these foods are and how to steer clear of them, read on…

Healthy New Year’s Eve canapés

Party bites don’t have to be a health hazard. See in the new year with this no-fuss recipe for no-stodge, vegetarian canapés that melt in the mouth...

Thursday, 18 December 2014

How to enjoy sprouts beyond Christmas

By now we’ve all heard of kale, and it’s probably the current trend for the curly leaf we have to thank for putting brassicas and their benefits at the centre of the table. But riding on the coattails of kale is, surprisingly, the sprout. Loathed by many and over-boiled by plenty, sprouts are nonetheless increasingly sought after for meals besides the Christmas dinner.

Five ways with leftover turkey

Boxing Day and beyond sees the turkey sandwiches rolled out, which, frankly, doesn’t add up to the most exciting festive spread. So why not try these five tasty ideas instead – those leftovers will soon be polished off…

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

How to make a healthy festive starter

With the countdown to Christmas now in single figures and the prospect of cooking the big lunch soon to become a reality, we couldn’t have been happier to receive a preview of Abel & Cole’s festive recipe boxes. This smoked salmon starter went down a treat – a fresh and zingy prelude to the rich-tasting dishes that are to follow. Try it for yourself, then pick up a copy of the December issue of Healthy Food Guide for more festive inspiration.

Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Why a Christmas pretox beats a detox

Are you a post-Christmas detoxer? Or are you in with the in crowd and giving healthy pretoxing a go? You’ve still got time to start – and you could be feeling the benefits well before you take your first bite of turkey…