5 Simple Ice Cream Recipes for Guilt-free, Summery Treat

Nothing is quite as refreshing on a summer afternoon as a fresh and fruity sorbet. VavistaLife Dietitian Sophie Claessens shares 5 simple, sugar-free sorbet recipes – perfect for a delicious, guilt-free treat this half term.

Convenience foods – VavistaLife style

Let’s face it – we are all so busy rushing around that the last thing we want to think about … Continued

Six low carb veg-swaps for summer

Don’t get me wrong – I don’t subscribe to the ultra-low-carb fad. Yes, I don’t eat loads of carbs and … Continued

Healthy summer BBQ: Tips, tricks and recipes

Invited to a summer barbeque, but worried about all of those food temptations? Registered Dietitian Sophie Claessens shares her favourite tips and tricks to help you stay on track with your healthy eating plans this barbeque season – along with some healthy yet delicious recipes for you to try out.

Meat-free recipe!

One serving of this vegetarian friendly cottage pie provides a whopping 5 portions of vegetables; perfect for #NationalVegetarianWeek! It’s a … Continued

Veg-packed meal planners and recipes

Sweet or savoury, carnivore or vegetarian… Sophie Claessens and Tess Mewton our Vavista Dietitians have put together meal plan ideas and delicious recipes to help you boost your fruit and veg intake, effortlessly

Gluten – Free Recipe

Think that you can’t treat yourself to delicious treats because you have Coeliac Disease? Think again!  I’ve noticed that gluten-free variations … Continued

Protein-packed snack ideas for the ultimate energy boost

Need to head out for some exercise, but struggling to get your energy levels up? We’ve all been there! So with this in mind, VavistaLife dietitian, Sophie Claessens shares her favourite healthy, protein-packed snacks that will help to give you a much-needed energy boost!

10 reasons why chocolate is good for you

Chocolate Week is upon us, and with such an array of amazing recipes and photos being shared over the web this week, you’d be hard-pushed to find somebody who isn’t craving a chocolatey treat. But instead of feeling guilty, take a little look at some of chocolate’s (or rather, cocoa’s) hidden health benefits, explains Dr. Sally Norton

Cook your way to a stress-free life: Lamb Tagine

Cook your way to a stress-free life: Slow food rather than fast food – slowing down the pace of life … Continued

Low-Sugar Chocolate, Honey & Cherry Brownies

These melt in the mouth low sugar brownies will disappear as soon as you’ve put them out on the cooling … Continued

How to make healthy chicken curry?

Why not try this lighter version of the Indian takeaway classic from Angela Nilsen. This tomato-based curry is packed with … Continued