Food

vegan shepherd's pieFood Vegan shepherd’s pie Gaz Oakley's tasty, plant-based take on a family favourite Food Chocolate and banana pancakes recipe They're vegan, heart-healthy and flipping tasty, too! Food Maple and blueberry muffins Fancy something sweet? These tasty bakes are the perfect partner to your afternoon brew Food Is going vegan good for you? Experts say deficiencies linked to vegan diets are impacting our brains. So what are the risks of a restrictive diet? Food Apple, kale and maple smoothie This nutritious green smoothie takes just five minutes to make – perfect for when you're stuck in a breakfast rut! Plate with vegetables and other healthy foodsFood Upgrade to a healthier diet Forget dramatic cuts and harsh restrictions – these are the new rules for eating smart Bircher MuesliFood Rude Health Bircher muesli This tasty, nutritious breakfast takes just five minutes of prep the night before… Virgin Hedgerow Fizz MocktailFood Virgin hedgerow festive fizz Looking for an alcohol-free tipple to serve up at your festive do? Try this sophisticated mocktail... Christmas cakeFood How to avoid Christmas weight gain By January, many of us are on a weight-loss mission – but what if it didn’t have to be that way? Lentil dalFood Slow cooker vegan lentil dal This comforting vegan dal recipe is the perfect winter warmer banana, oranges and a cherry on a plateFood How food affects our mood Increasingly, specialists are recognising the link between what we put in our mouths and what goes on in our heads. Meet nutritional psychiatry – the next frontier in mental health Spelt wholemeal Christmas puddingFood Spelt wholemeal Christmas pudding recipe A higher-fibre version of the traditional festive favourite Banana almond smoothie with cinnamon and oat flakes and coconut milk in glass jarsFood The healthy awards 2020: food & drink You voted in your thousands for the health, beauty and wellbeing products that you just can’t live without. Now we can reveal the winners... Wooden spoons with stevia pills, powdered and white sugar on grey tableFood The truth about sweeteners Sugar alternatives often get a bad rap. But they can help you control cravings and calories. Here’s the science… Food Ultimate vegan mac and cheese This tasty dish from Bosh! is perfect for those evenings when you fancy something creamy, cheesy, carby and comforting!