What’s so super about Superfoods?

“Superfood” is a marketing term used to describe foods which are laden with nutrients and are packed full of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins and minerals. They offer certain benefits, such as prolonging life and promoting health and pack a punch as far as well-being is concerned. Here we have outlined particular superfoods and what causes them to be considered a superfood. Green tea Okay, so technically green tea isn’t a food, however, it has such a fantastic amount of benefits, it had to be included in this list. In the Far East, green tea has been used for centuries as a … Continue reading What’s so super about Superfoods?

Mango and Banana Smoothie (with a hint of pineapple!)

  I made this rather delicious smoothie today. Unfortunately, I was unable to find straight- up mango so was forced to add some pineapple. I don’t think it had a huge effect on the flavour though. Here is the recipe (courtesy of allrecipes.co.uk): Serves: 2 1 banana 80g mango pieces 100g natural yoghurt 125ml orange and mango juice Combine the banana, mango, yoghurt and juice in a blender; blend until nearly smooth. I actually substituted some of the yoghurt for milk and it seemed fine. Continue reading Mango and Banana Smoothie (with a hint of pineapple!)