Category: Nutrition

Where To Shop Vegan This Easter

Is there anything more frustrating than wanting to tuck into a humongous chocolate Easter egg – only to find out that it’s not dairy-free? Well we’re putting in all of the hard work for you to find you the most delicious Vegan Easter Eggs! Green & Black’s Organic Med Dark Egg – £6.59 This thick shelled dark Easter Egg is…

Vegan Breakfast Smoothie

This deliciously creamy smoothie is just what you need to kick start your day! Ingredients 2 Pitted Dates 1 tsp. Chia Seeds 1 tbsp. Hazelnuts 1 tbsp. Rolled Oats 200ml Dairy Free Milk 30g Natural Vanilla Solo Recipe It’s simple! Add all ingredients into the blender until the mixture is smooth and pour into a glass, topping with extra nuts…

All You Need To Know About Antioxidants

What are antioxidants? To put it simply, antioxidants prevent our cells from free radicals. Free radicals can be breathed in through damaging chemicals in the environment (such as smoking), antioxidants slow down the oxidation process, preventing damage to our cells. Well what damage are we talking about exactly?  Skin cells – speeding up the aging process Organs – decreasing the…

Coconuts – Whats their use?

Coconuts are a member of a palm family and have many traditional uses such as food (the obvious) and health cosmetics. It’s only very recently that we’ve seen a rise in the use for coconuts especially within the health and beauty industry. So how can coconuts benefit our health? High In Electrolytes Electrolytes are vital for the normal functioning of…

Lauren’s Solo Story

I first tried Solo as a meal replacement two months ago. As a busy Mum and also a working professional, I’d often forget to have lunch as I’d be in meetings, travelling, or running around after my family. I enjoy yoga and running when I get time and I was aware that not eating properly would really impact on my…

Solo Vanilla Pancakes

At 11g of protein and 12g of carbs per pancake, these are the perfect morning pick me up to fuel your busy day ahead! Has breakfast ever been so simple? Ingredients 5g Golden Syrup 1 Large Egg (100g) 50g Solo Natural Vanilla 100ml Semi Skimmed Milk Recipe Pre heat the pan with a little coconut oil for 2-3 minutes. Mix…

No Dairy = Clearer Skin?

Over the past few years I have heard about the benefits of cutting out dairy from your diet (via word of mouth) – but more importantly the benefits that is has on the skin and complexion. I decided to put my curiosity aside and research into this to see just what effect dairy has on the skin. Here’s what I…

Benefits Of Solo

There is little research around the benefits of a liquid diet, and whether you choose to take Solo for all of your meals or just one, you will reap the benefits! Take a read here.. Saving Money The average UK household spends £227 a month on food, excluding restaurants and alcoholic drinks. Let’s divide this by 3 meals a day,…