Health and Wellness

A Healthy Pancake Recipe for Pancake Day!

healthy banana pancake

Pancakes are a wonderful comfort food, but might not be the healthiest choice once slathered in sugar or drizzled in syrup. And for people with a wheat intolerance, pancakes can be strictly off the menu However, it doesn’t mean you need to miss out on Pancake Day fun – thanks to this healthy pancake recipe!…

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How to Succeed during Sugar Free February

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Cancer research are running their Sugar Free February campaign. It’s a fantastic opportunity to look at how much sugar you consume (the current recommendation for an adult is no more than 7 cubes of sugar per day) and to reduce it. Cancer Research recommend cutting out added sugar in food and drinks, but you can…

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Time To Talk Day 2020

time to talk 2020

  “Would you rather?” … this question used to make me roll my eyes as my daughter would follow it with some scenario, typical of a young tween such as ‘Would you rather constantly itch or sneeze?’ or ‘Would you rather be locked inside a church or a dinosaur museum for a night?’ This year,…

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Sugar Awareness Week 2020

sugar awareness week 2020

Sugar Awareness Week 2020 is 20 – 26th January, and run by the charity, Action on Sugar. The aim of Action on Sugar is to raise awareness about the impact of excess sugar consumption on our wellbeing. This year, Sugar Awareness Week is asking the question “What’s in your drink?” You might already be aware…

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5 ways to eat healthily when camping

camping in the forest of dean

We live in such an amazing part of the world, here in the Forest of Dean. There are over 520 km2 to be enjoyed of breath taking scenery – forests (obviously!), ancient towns and villages and walks by the river. We are, after all, ‘the land betwixt the Severn and Wye!’ Many people visit the…

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