Monday, 25 February 2019

My 5 tips for weight loss without dieting

It's nearly March! New Year's weight loss resolutions have probably fallen by the wayside and you may be thinking about the next diet ready for summer.

But if you dread the idea of yet another weight loss diet, there may be other ways of losing weight that doesn't mean depriving yourself of your favourite foods.

Rather than tell yourself you need to go on a diet, why not try something different, and not go on a diet?

Instead of embarking on some radically restrictive diet, you may find that making a few changes here and there, you will naturally lose weight without too much difficulty.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Rhythm 108 Vegan Gluten Free Snacks Review

Vegan must be the most popular word right now. Everywhere you turn, food producers, marketers, chefs, you name them, are all developing vegan recipes. Other popular terms are ‘gluten free’ and ‘dairy free’.

So if you’re looking for snacks that fit the above criteria, here is a new selection of chocolate bars and biscuits by Swiss bakers Rhythm 108. While not particularly low in calories, they are all gluten free, dairy free and suitable for vegans. They also boast having 47% less sugar than comparable bars and cap each bar at 8g of sugar without compromising taste or quality.

Their range includes Sweet N Salty, Hazelnut Praline, and Super Coconut.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Lizi’s High Protein Drinks Review

Lizis high protein low sugar breakfast milk drinksProtein drinks for breakfast is a trend that seems to be growing. They’re mainly aimed at those who don’t have time to eat breakfast before they leave home and want something portable that they can consume on the way to work or even at work. Because of their high protein content, they're also supposed to keep you feeling more full than a regular milk drink.

I can’t say I’ve had much interest in breakfast drinks, but I did notice a new range on the shelves recently by granola maker, Lizi. I’ve long been a fan of Lizi’s granolas – see review on Lizi’s Granolas here, and the No Added Sugar version here, so I was pleased to receive a bottle of each of Lizi’s new breakfast drinks for review.

There are three flavours: Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry.

Monday, 4 February 2019

Oatly Skinny Milk Review

Oatly Oat Drink Skinny Plant based alternative milkUntil recently, Oat milk is one of two popular alternative milks I hadn't tried. The other is rice milk. The reason is that Oat milk tends to have more calories than other alternative plant based milks. As I drink a lot of tea, coffee and other lattes during the day, it all adds up.

But after noticing a new Oatly Skinny alternative milk with fewer calories than the regular version, I thought it about time I tried it.

This milk is called Oatly Drink Skinny and it has 37 calories per 100ml.

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