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This recipe was developed by my friend and gluten-free work colleague, Eleanor Hickson, from Killiskey Bakery in the Garden of Wicklow. High in vitamin C, vitamin E, dietary fibre and protein. Ingredients (SERVES: 8) 200g dark brown sugar 4 eggs, separated Zest of 2 oranges Juice of 1 orange 200g ground almonds For the syrup […]


#EatEasy with Yvonne Connolly:Welcome to my new RSVP column

Welcome to my new RSVP column – it really is such an honour to be writing this! Over the years, I’ve prepared and enjoyed many recipes I’ve read here and now I’m hoping you’ll do the same with mine. Each month, I’m going to share with you my kitchen secrets, my favourite tips and, of […]


Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe…Yum Yum!

Looking for a tasty treat on cheat day? What about a scrumptious ooey-gooey slice of brownie cake? One of our girls swears on this recipe: Ingredients: -175g Cream Plain Flour –225g Butter or Marg -125g Chocolate -325g Caster Sugar –2 Teaspoons Vanilla Essence  – 4 Eggs (beaten) –Pinch of salt -1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder   […]


Tesco Is Selling Prosecco For €5 This Weekend

We needed this news, we REALLY really needed this news! They say that there’s a silver lining to every bad situation you find yourself in, and today has certainly been a weird one, what with Britain leaving us hanging after the EU Referendum and what with this sickening weather we’ve had all day. But fear […]


#TastyThursday: Clare’s Sticky Summertime Chicken

I just love Chicken, it is so versatile and whenever you have some in the freezer you can always throw together some sort of dinner. This is Clare’s Sticky Summertime Chicken, it is flavoured with lemon, thyme, honey and cracked black pepper served with my scrumptious and tasty slightly cheesy, potato cakes on the side. I challenge […]


Roz Purcell’s Chicken and Turkey Low-Carb Lasagne

Lasagne was one of my favourite childhood meals, but this one is a lot more waistline friendly. It’s also one of the most popular recipes on my blog. Ingredients (SERVES: 8) 2 courgettes Sea salt and freshly ground Black pepper Coconut or rapeseed oil, for frying 1 large onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 20g fresh […]


Roz Purcell’s “Rachel’s Rasin and Walnut Bread”

My sister Rachel also loves food and we’re the perfect pair in the kitchen – I love to bake and, well, she loves to clean. It’s a win-win! Ingredients (MAKES 1 LOAF) 100g raw walnut halves, plus extra to decorate 5 eggs 3 tbsp melted coconut oil 1 tbsp honey 250g ground almonds 1 tsp ground cinnamon […]


#TastyThursday: Clare’s 10 minute Prawn’s

With this absolutely glorious sunshine we have all been enjoying over the last few weeks, spending more than a few minutes in doors getting a dinner on the table would be a crime so today I am sharing with you a real family favourite recipe that take’s 10 minutes from start to finish to get […]


Homemade Strawberry Pineapple Ice-pops – Perfect for Summer!

Homemade ice-pops or frozen pops are a great way to use up extra fruits you have in the kitchen. It is also a nice way to use the fruits  that are no longer in their greatest, prime condition. Who cares if your strawberries are a little bruised, or your pineapple was butchered as it was being […]


Detox Drink: Anti-Inflammatory Morning Elixir

When looking at healthy eating, we often spend too much time focusing on what we need to cut out of our diet rather than what we should eat more of. Lyda, from The has created a great detox drink that will help rid the body of all the nasty toxins we may have taken in over […]


No Bake Dessert-In-A-Jar from Siúcra

Stop whatever you are doing, and go start making this delicious and easy No Bake Strawberry Biscuit Dessert (In a cute little jar!) Strawberries are perfectly in season at the moment, so make the most of them with this no bake dessert-in-a-jar from Siúcra. A crunchy biscuit base is layered with decadent chocolate mousse, velvety […]


Eating Out and Worried? Top Tips to stay healthy on Holidays

Twenty-five year old Doireann Wylde from Ennis in Co. Clare was diagnosed with IBS at the age of 17 and suffered chronic back pain in my early twenties which escalated from three car accidents. Over the last two and a half years, the up and coming vlogger transformed her quality of life through diet, exercise […]


Top Trigger Foods that Cause IBS

People with irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, can have difficulty controlling their symptoms ranging from abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and bloating. Unfortunately, the cause is still unknown and a variety of factors are involved. Theres are many known trigger foods for IBS, so avoid them to see how your symptoms change. If you stay away from a certain […]


Check out Cork’s best bars for al fresco drinking In The Fine Weather

‘Tis the season for al fresco drinking and eating on the Costa del Cork. If you’re looking for any of our Cork Team over the bank holiday weekend, you’ll find us in these outdoor drinkeries on Leeside…   Check out Corks best bars for al fresco drinks with our list of perfect spots for sitting […]


Tasty Thursday: Clare’s Vietnamese Spring Rolls

It was a long way from Vietnamese I was raised, however in search for cleaner, fresher, less processed foods I discovered Vietnamese cuisine which is considered one of the healthiest of foods in the world. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is greatly admired for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of dairy and oil, complementary textures, and reliance on […]


Neven Maguire’s Satay Prawn Sticks with Griddled Limes

These are so easy to prepare, yet so colourful and visually appetising. I like to serve them as I’ve been given them in Thailand, with a small ramekin of rice that has been lightly oiled so that the rice can be turned out onto the plate. They would be absolutely delicious done on the barbecue […]


#TastyThursday: Clare’s Thai Chicken Salad

If you love salads then you will adore Clare’s Thai Chicken Salad but I have even found that salad haters seem to love this salad. I think it is because the flavors and textures are not your typical salad type. Clare’s Thai Chicken Salad is spicy, tasty, zingy and practically free from fat. It is a winning […]

6 On-The-Go Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

When it comes to breakfast, the options are endless. Kick start your morning the healthy way and keep your food cravings at bay all day long. After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! 1. Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chia Seed Toast Update the classic peanut butter and toast snack with a sliced […]

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

If you’re already eating plenty of the following foods that lower cholesterol naturally, keep up the good work! But if your idea of eating well is to opt for the “buttered popcorn” instead of the “extra-buttered popcorn,” consider adding these healthy eats to your diet today and your cholesterol levels will lower itself. Oats If […]