Category: Snacks


How To Create A Healthy Kids Lunch Box

A balanced lunch is so important for little ones, helping to keep growing bodies in check and energised, and little minds focused. Easier said than done we know, but here are 3 can-do everyday kids' lunch tips from our Nutritionist Melissa Fine.1️. Eat the rainbowAim for 4-5 different colours from fruit and veg. Think carrot sticks, cucumber crudites, cherry tomatoes, pitted olives, blueberries, grapes...whatever they like!2️. Don't forget the protein: Protein helps to keep blood sugar and energy levels steady.Try:Leftover

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Recipes Snacks
Healthy Cheese Platter

A healthy platter & a delicious beetroot hummus perfect for a Christmas party and to share with friends and family. Platters are a great option at Christmas time because there will always be something for everyone no matter their dietary requirements! Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas 2 cooked beetroots 2 tbs tahini ½ lemon, juiced 2 cloves of garlic Generous pinch sea salt 2-3 tbsp water, to thin Method: Combine eggplant chickpeas, beetroot, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and water in a food processor or blender

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Snacks Dessert
Our 6 Favourite Healthy Chocolates

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine We love our choccie at GMB, and the good news is there are more and more quality and clean chocolate brands landing on the market. Here are our current go-tos. Bennetto Natural Foods Co. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Not only does this taste heavenly (velvety smooth and with the perfect bitter:sweet:tart ratio), but it’s DAIRY FREE... perfect if you’re lactose intolerant or vegan. An ingredient list is always listed in descending order so it’s great that

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Nutrition Snacks
Are Purple Carrots Healthier For You?

Prior to the 17th century almost all carrots had a dark purple colour. Although purple carrots provide many of the same health benefits as orange carrots, they also offer some additional nutritional benefits due to their high concentration of anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are flavonoid pigments that give many blue, purple, and black vegetables and berries their intense colour and strong health-boosting properties. Purple carrots contain up to 28 times more anthocyanins than orange carrots. Blueberry & Purple Carrot Rice Cakes from Only Organics is a great

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How To Choose A Healthy Peanut Butter At The Supermarket

When arriving in the peanut butter aisle at the supermarket, you are faced with a wall of various brands and choices. Smooth or crunchy, and different types of nuts, seeds and all sorts of other things; it isn’t just peanut butter available any longer! With so much choice, it can feel overwhelming trying to know which one is the best, or even which ones are slightly better. How to know? It is all in the ingredients list. Check out my four tips to help

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Snacks Nutrition
The Perfect Healthy Snacks For When You Are On The Run

Do you make unhealthy snack choices when: a) You have nothing healthy on hand, or b) You’ve packed a couple of healthy snacks for the day ahead? Chances are your answer is a), and so let’s stop this from happening with these easy wholefood snacks that travel well - and that won’t have you opting for hot chips or a commercial baked good of some sort. Fruit Crisps## Move over potato crisps and meet Emily Crisp - crunchy popped real fruit crisps

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