Ricola’s Sugar Free Sweets

Ricola's Sugar Free Sweets

Regular readers will know that I am concerned about sugar intake – not only of myself but of my family. One of the biggest battles I face is with sweets, which obviously contain sugar. But Swiss Sweet brand Ricola has an amazing sugar free range of herbal sweets. They held a Sugar Swap event in … Read more

Be SugarSmart with Change4Life

sugar amounts for kids in cubes and grams

Sugar is something that concerns me for both myself and my children. I think it is becoming more and more obvious that it is a problem and is increasing the risks of Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity and tooth decay. It is important to understand the difference between natural and added sugars – the latter being … Read more

Coca-Cola pledges to reduce sugar

coca cola pledges

After watching this weeks JunkFoodKids I thought I would talk about sugar and one of my favourite companies Coca-Cola. I was sent this promotional information but have not been paid and just wanted to share it. We tend to have “treats” in moderation and not as a norm. 25% of mums feel overloaded and confused … Read more

Change4Life Sugar Swaps Challenge

Change 4 Life Sugar Swaps

Public Health England launches a Change4Life campaign every January. This year the focus is on ways that parents can encourage their children to eat less sugar. Teaming up with Netmums and Reading University they asked 50 families to help them understand the difficulties and impact of making small simple SugarSwaps in the diet. Myself and … Read more

How to Make a Simple Slow Cooker Pork Sweet and Sour

The slow cooker is great for those who do not have lots of time to cook immediately before they want to eat. This simple slow cooker pork sweet and sour recipe does not take long to put together and then just cooks by itself. This was originally a Student Eats recipe (now called Recipes Daily) … Read more

ZENB – What to Know About The Plant-Powered Food Brand

#ADGifted I was delighted to receive a box full from the ZENB plant-based range! ZENB comes from the word zenbu – the Japanese expression for whole. This is because they embrace as much of the whole plant as possible to provide an easier way to live a plant-fuelled balanced lifestyle. About ZENB ZENB is an … Read more