Nutrition

Part II: Cooking with Whole Grains  (how to soak, cook and even sprout these sexy super grains)

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Have you ever tried to cook quinoa and found that you had added too much water, which resulted in a bowl of gooey mush? Or perhaps you gave soaking a go and ended up with a gelatinous mound of buckwheat. One of the most important things to master when adding these super grains into your diet, is how to properly soak and cook them. You can either make or break them, all depending on how you do this….read more

By Renee Sexton – 28-10-15


PART I: WHOLE GRAINS (THE FOUR SUPER GRAINS YOU NEED TO BE EATING RIGHT NOW!!)

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Hey guys, I’m really excited to finally get around to writing about whole grains, since they are a huge part of my plant based diet and something that I’m passionate about.  I thought you should know I am writing this while eating a big bowl of veggie stir fry over brown rice, hoping it will get me into the whole grains spirit and help the words flow.

Now, I’m pretty sure I can guess what you’re thinking? How BORING… an article on Whole Grains.  I’m kinda with you on this, since they really are about as exciting as taxes and talking about the weather….read more

By Renee Sexton – 20-10-15


SPOTLIGHT ON KOMBUCHA + PRODUCT LOVE ‘NUTRITION BY NATURE’

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Does this happen to you?  Things pop into your life repeatedly and it’s not until the fourth or fifth time that you think maybe you need to take notice.

This has been happening to me, strangely enough, with a product called Kombucha, a fermented health drink. It seems every book or post I read is about gut health and the benefits of drinking Kombucha…..read more

By Renee Sexton – 02.06.15


HOW TO UNDERSTAND YOUR FOOD CRAVINGS & THE INTERNAL BATTLE WITH THE CHOCOLATE BAR

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Trying to understand you food cravings can be a very challenging task. There are a lot of reasons why you might suddenly have a hankering for maybe potato chips, or perhaps you’re like me….read more

By Renee Sexton – 20-05-15

 

 


SPOTLIGHT ON NUTRITIONAL YEAST + MY CREAMY KALE SALAD

Spotlight on Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional Yeast also known as “hippie dust” is in my opinion a true “Superfood”. I absolutely love Nutritional Yeast!! It’s such a fantastic way to get B vitamins and Iron into my diet. It also tastes and smells like cheese (in a good way)….read more

By Renee Sexton – 13.05.15


 

SWAP THIS FOR THAT: FRESH BERRIES FOR FROZEN BERRIES

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Fresh vs. frozen berries is a great example of where price is the only difference and why my freezer is full of multiple bags of frozen berries all year round. When you choose frozen over fresh…read more

By Renee Sexton – 28.04.15


How to: Beat the Bloat

 drinks 2This is definitely a hot topic at the moment. I see so many clients, friends and family members who all say the same thing “ I’m bloated all the time, and I look like I’m 6 months pregnant…HELP”……read more

By Renee Sexton – 19.03.15

 


Blending Vs Juicing: Whats the best way to drink you’re greens?

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You’ll hear it time and time again, eat your greens. Well, I do one better, I prefer to drink my greens. For the past three years I have been the green drinking queen, making sure I stock up each week on my..read more

By Renee Sexton – 22.12.15


 

HEALTHY EATING ON THE GO

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As you know, I have a strange schedule, which changes daily. In order to maintain eating healthy when I’m on the go I need to be prepared. The way I do this is..read more

By Renee Sexton – 14.01.15


WHY I WENT FROM MEAT EATING, DAIRY DRINKING, EGG CONSUMING PERSON TO A VEGAN?

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I have been a vegan since the start of 2014. Before that I consumed meat with most of my meals, diary was definitely in my diet, even though I started reducing the amounts, and eggs were to me a nice way to start the weekend….read more

By Renee Sexton – 20.01.15

 


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Hi, I’m Renee, a Nutritionist, Health Coach, vegan, plant based and clean eating foodie, who loves all things health and wellness related. This blog is a place for me to share my love and knowledge on these areas and hopefully inspire and help you to lead your healthiest and happiest life.

If you have any questions, head over to my ‘About Me’ and ‘Philosophy’ page to get a better understanding of who I am and what I’m about. I hope you enjoy exploring my blog, Thanks,

Renee x

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