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HEALTH AND HAPPINESS: with Alison Canavan

Clothes size: 10 Height: 5ft 10in Breakfast: Overnight oat groats in the slow cooker with blueberries and coconut shavings and mixed seeds with homemade almond milk. LUNCH: Salmon salad with buckwheat or quinoa. DINNER: Chicken stir-fry with lots of veggies and brown rice. SNACKS: Nuts and a smoothie with spinach, berries, cucumber, avocado, spirulina and […]

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4 Simple Summer Weight Loss Hacks

Schools out for the summer and you’re off on hols soon, but you haven’t got time for any extra gym sessions with all of the running around that you’re doing. Fear not, there’s still time to get bikini body ready. Below are 4 simple tips that could help you lose weight in time for your […]

LATEST PICS: Groove Festival launch, Wicklow

Groove Festival 2017 brought to you by Energia, takes place in the incredible location of Killruddery House & Gardens, Co Wicklow, just a short drive from Dublin yet a world away from the city! August 19th and 20th 2017. For music lovers, foodies, healthy lifestyle fans and families, there truly is something for everyone in […]


An unmissable event in the Irish summer social calendar, this year’s annual Taste of Dublin, was the biggest yet. Renowned for showcasing the best of Irish and international food. This year’s theme of ‘Flavours of The World’ captured everyone’s imagination, reflecting the growing international influence on Irish cuisine. The sold out event took place over […]


CROWDS DESCENDED ON THE CAPITAL FOR THE HOTTEST TASTE OF DUBLIN FESTIVAL EVER… As temperature soared in the Capital over the weekend, so too did the numbers flooding through the gates at Taste of Dublin 2017, as the event was sold out to full capacity with 35,000 attendees. People arrived in their droves to experience […]

So Apparently Eating Carbs Can Help You Make Better Life Decisions

We always feckin’ knew it…..CARBS ARE LIFE! New research shows that eating carbohydrates will make you less likely to agree to a bad deal, and helps you make better decisions. According to The Sunday World, eating toast and cereal can actually boost levels of dopamine in the brain, making us feel happier and more rewarded […]

5 Foods That Make Your Teeth Whiter

Try supplementing your diet with the following foods. Not only do they offer you nutritional benefits, but they also help keep your teeth white. Cauliflower  It’s one of those foods that requires a lot of chewing – and that’s a good thing for your teeth. The longer it takes to break down your food, the […]


Chef Adrian returns with his brand new series Chef Adrian Eats Ireland, exclusive to RTÉ Player. In this new online show, the Cavan cook brings together three of his great loves: food, fun and Ireland. Dedicated to finding the tastiest grub in Ireland and showing you how to make it, Adrian searches for the best […]

LATEST PICS: Launch of the M&S Spirit of Summer Food and Drink Collection

Marks & Spencer celebrated the launch of their 2017 Spirit of Summer Food Collection on Tuesday evening, 13th June at The Woollen Mills Rooftop Terrace, Dublin 1. The event was attended by 60 of Ireland’s well known foodies and influencers, who sampled the hero food and drinks from the range. Inspired by the authentic flavours […]

LATEST PICS: Keogh’s Perfect Picnic

On Wednesday 31st May, Keogh’s Farm invited a selection of media, trade partners and friends to join them in the Dublin suburbs for their 3rd annual ‘Perfect Picnic’ event. The campaign marks the start of the summer season and encourages Irish consumers to pack their favourite picnic treats and spend some quality time outdoors with […]

Nourish Your Gut With these simple dietary changes and recipes

A healthy gut is the foundation of a healthy body. Just ask anyone with a bowel condition and they will tell you how dietary changes can impact their overall wellbeing. Dieticians Lorraine Maher and Paula Mee now want to help others soothe the symptoms of a sensitive gut with the low FODMAP diet. Their new […]

7 Healthy Foods That Actually Help You Get A Tan

Sweet Potato’s  Sweet potatoes are one of the most versatile veggies. From fries to pies, sweet potatoes can be used for almost anything in the kitchen. But did you know they can also be used to tan your skin? Sweet potatoes have the highest levels of carotenoids compared to all other vegetables, the nutrient responsible for […]

FOOD: Get Saucy

Ballymaloe Foods are celebrating 27 years in business this year and the company is going from strength to strength.  The company was started in 1990 by Yasmin Hyde, daughter of Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House. Yasmin saw an opportunity to produce and sell Ballymaloe Relish, a family favourite recipe, and there has been no going […]

How To Make Ryan’s Amazing Savoury Oat Loaf

The fabulous Ryan from Endorphin Stew is back with another quick and easy recipe. This week, he’s showing us how to make his amazing savoury oat loaf, which looks SO good. What you’ll need: 210g of Porridge Oats 60g of Grated Cheddar Cheese 2 tbsp Berry Mix 2 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds 40g Pecan Nuts/ Walnuts […]

LATEST PICS: The Gibson Hotel Launches It’s Summer BBQ Experience 2017

Home of RTE’s First Dates, the Gibson Hotel, has one question for you, do you like pig butts? The Gibson invites you to dine al fresco this summer for their 2017 summer BBQ experience. Sit back and relax with a cocktail, while they do all the work on the grill. The setting for your tasty […]

How To Make Ryan’s Delicious And Healthy Quinoa Risotto

This week, the fabulous Ryan from Endorphin Stew shows us how to make his delicious but healthy Quinoa Risotto. It’s so easy and quick, so there’s no excuse for you not to try it! What you’ll need: 4 medium sized sweet potatoes – peeled, chopped and diced Olive oil to fry 2 cloves of garlic […]

These Surprising Foods Actually Make You SO Bloated

Bloating is when your belly feels swollen or enlarged after eating. Although bloating may be a symptom of a serious medical condition, it is usually caused by something in the diet. Here are 7 foods that can cause bloating, along with suggestions on what to eat instead. Beans  Beans are a type of legume. They […]


Irish radio broadcaster COLM HAYES gives us a sneak peek into his refrigerator and tells us about his average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime… FOOD DIARY: At the moment I’m trying to stick to a low carb diet and trying to get fit for the annual Cycle Against Suicide which begins on April 23rd […]

Recipe: Yummy Scones

If you’re looking for something yummy but easy to make this weekend then we have the perfect recipe for you. Cully & Sully have an amazing recipe wall with both savoury and sweet suggestions. We love their recipe for their yummy scones, easy to make but still delicious. Here’s how to make them… Method: Sieve […]