Health & Nutrition

Food & Cooking Skills Needed

Tue, 14 Feb 2017

New research* carried out by safefood has measured the state of the nation’s food and cooking skills and has found men and young adults had lower levels of confidence and used less food and cooking skills like planning, cooking in batches or using up leftovers. Among those surveyed for the research, keeping basic food cupboard […]

Free Porridge Day

Thu, 26 Jan 2017

In the biggest event ever in RTÉ Operation Transformation history, over 200,000 free packs of Flahavan’s porridge will be distributed nationwide this Saturday!  #OperationOats Over 200,000 free packs, which equates to 3 million healthy servings of porridge, are to be made available nationwide by Irish oat producer, Flahavan’s, in partnership with RTÉ and Operation Transformation’s Free Porridge […]

Eat The Rainbow

Thu, 05 Jan 2017

Growing up, we’re all told to eat our greens, but don’t be colour-blind when it comes to choosing fruit and veg. The colour of vegetables indicates a whole wealth of nutrients and vitamins, here’s our cheats guide: Red Red veggies are coloured by natural plant pigments called lycopene, an antioxident found in tomatoes. Red vegetables […]

Sprinkle Awesome With Linwoods

Wed, 09 Nov 2016

Linwoods have teamed up with Hazel Wallace aka The Food Medic to launch their ‘Sprinkle Awesome’ campaign. The ‘Sprinkle Awesome’ message revolves around lots of Linwoods products, as demonstrated by the brand’s new partner and fitness influencer, Hazel Wallace – an Irish, London-based doctor and popular health blogger. Inspired by her medical background and interest […]

Healthier Bakes

Tue, 08 Nov 2016

If the idea of healthy bakes is unfamiliar territory in your kitchen, then read on, because nutritionist and food stylist Niamh Browne is on hand to show you that making simple changes to your baking pantry can result in healthy and delicious bakes! Vary your flour Plain white cake flour tends to be highly processed […]

Catherine Fulvio Launches MenuCal

Tue, 25 Oct 2016

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) reiterated its call to all 22,000 food service businesses in Ireland to avail of its free online tool, MenuCal to assist in identifying 14 categories of allergens and calculating calories within their dishes. Research from the FSAI found that 95% of consumers would like calorie labelling on menus […]

Back To School Lunches

Tue, 23 Aug 2016

All over the country kids are preparing to go back to school. When it comes to lunches we want to help parents make them as fun, enticing and healthy as possible. Many schools have adopted a healthy eating policy, which means no cakes, sweets, crisps or sugary drinks. This is good news for the country’s tiny brains, […]

Natural Cures for the Common Cold

Wed, 13 Jul 2016

Naturopathic Cures for the Common Cold by Aisling O’Kelly We all know that antibiotics don’t do much for the common cold and while sometimes spending a few days on the couch is the best way to recover- life commitments don’t always allow us that luxury! Naturopathy is when we use a combination of different healing […]

Keelings pick First Irish Raspberries of the Summer

Mon, 30 May 2016

Keelings Fruit are celebrating the arrival of the first Irish raspberries of 2016 and with the anticipated wait for those simmering summer evenings almost over, now is the time to enjoy some of the finest Irish berries. Originating from the rose family, raspberries have been around since the 16th century, favoured in Europe and further […]

Strawberry Milk

Mon, 30 May 2016

You’ll have no trouble getting your 5-a-day with this Keelings strawberry milk. In-fact, the recipe’s ease in preparation and oh so tempting taste, means you’ll be hitting a dairy five-a-day also! Ingredients: 200g of Keelings strawberries 500ml Milk 1 teaspoon of honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract Method: 1. Pour all ingredients into a blender […]

Raspberry-ripple coconut ice-cream

Fri, 27 May 2016

Raspberry-ripple coconut ice-cream. Cool-down with a big bowl of Keelings raspberry-ripple coconut ice-cream – There’s no better way to chill-out after a long day at work. Ingredients: 150g Keelings Raspberries 1 tablespoon of sugar 170g of cashew nuts – pre-soaked in warm water for 1 hour 400ml light coconut milk 3 tablespoons of melted coconut […]

Keelings Three Pepper Salad

Mon, 23 May 2016

How colourful!? This Keelings three-pepper salad will surely brighten up your day, while filling-up your belly. Perfect lunch-time nutrition. Ingredients: 3 Keelings bell peppers (red, yellow and green) 1 Garlic clove, crushed ½ red onion, peeled and thinly sliced lengthways Small handful of black and green olives, pitted 100g Feta cheese, crumbled 3 tablespoons of […]