Thursday, 27 March 2014

Galaxy Light Style Instant Hot Chocolate Review

There is an explosion of new hot chocolate drinks on the supermarket shelves. They’re coming from all the main players including Cadbury, Options and Galaxy. The problem is, they’re all so high in sugar which of course means calories.

Even Options, well known for their wide and delicious range of 40 calorie hot drinks, has decided to join the high cal, high sugar brigade with their luxurious range. It seems that the whole ‘cutting down on sugar’ idea just isn't catching on to some manufacturers!

Monday, 24 March 2014

Hermesetas Stevia Sweet Sweetener Review

Hermesetas Stevia Sweet sweetener sachetsWhile browsing around my local health food store recently, I saw Hermesetas had a ‘new improved formula’ selection of their sweetener called SteviaSweet. I’ve purchased Hermesetas SteviaSweet Tablets before, but this time I opted to try out the sachets.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Graze Snack Box Review – Sticky Toffee Pudding

How pleased was I to open this week’s surprise Graze box contents. There were two new snacks, including one of the new Graze desserts.

Inside the box were my four snacks: –

Twist of Black Pepper Popcorn reviewed here, My Thai reviewed here and the newbies called Sticky Toffee Pudding and Omega Booster Seeds.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Pret a Manger Soup Review & Calorie Comparison

Pret a Manger soup potPopping out for a bite to eat recently, I stopped into a branch of Pret a Manger. Since it was icy cold outside, my fingers needed some warming up and what could be better than a pot of soup?

I hadn’t tried any of the Pret soup range before and once I saw the varieties available, I couldn't resist buying one.

Friday, 7 March 2014

Kingsmill Great White High Fibre Bread Review

Kingsmill great white high fibre breadMost of us by now are probably aware of the benefits of eating whole grains. One of the easiest ways to do this is swapping from white bread to wholemeal. However, the taste is very different and many people prefer sticking to their familiar white loaves.

There is a halfway house solution provided by Kingsmill’s 50/50 loaves, Warburtons Half & Half and Hovis’ Best of Both. These look very much like white bread and taste quite similar, but have much more fibre. They do provide a good compromise, but now there’s a new variety on the shelves called Kingsmill Great White. This deliciously soft white bread has as much fibre as wholemeal and tastes just like white bread.

Monday, 3 March 2014

Propercorn Popcorn Sour Cream, Sweet & Salty Review

Proper Corn popcorn packetsA trip to the cinema wouldn't be complete without the obligatory popcorn to snack on. But once you know the average box of cinema popcorn contains over 500 calories, it can lose it's appeal, especially if you're watching your weight.

Of course, if you really can't do without popcorn while engrossed in a great film, you can always bring your own (though you may have to sneak it in, in some cinemas!)


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