There are many reasons for turning to a microwave meal. Whether you're suffering from a broken oven, stuck in a student dorm, or just trying to save a bit of time in your week we've got some great tips for how to make healthy and delicious microwave meals.
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Avoiding food waste is a great way to not only do your bit for the planet but also help your budget. For every person in Switzerland around 300 kilos of food are thrown away each year. Reducing your food waste can wipe 8% off your carbon footprint, so it’s worth paying attention to make our lifestyles that little bit more sustainable.
Proteins make up some of the most important building blocks of your body. As the main component of muscles, bones, organs, skin and nails, your daily protein intake should range anywhere between 10% to 35% of your calories.
Meal prep is the practice of preparing your food in advance for several meals. Having a few dishes ready to go in your fridge can make life a lot easier if you have a busy work week. Here are our tips on how you can get started.
Many of us will have heard of teriyaki sauce as a key feature in many Japanese or Pan-Asian restaurants, but you may not know where it comes from or how it’s made. Read on to find out everything you need to know about teriyaki sauce, including our easy recipe.
As we head into shorter, darker days, we all tend to catch colds more easily, meaning it’s more important than ever to focus on healthy eating. Luckily there are many vegetables in season through the Autumn and Winter with nutrients that can boost your immune system ad help to fight off those nasty germs. Read on to find out about some of our favourite Autumn vegetables that could help strengthen your immune defences.
Often the biggest challenge with a new diet is having the willpower to stick to it. This has contributed to “cheat days” becoming a popular part of many diets, but it can be difficult to know whether they’re doing more harm or good. Here’s our take.
If you’re dieting it can be easy to ignore what you drink. However, some drinks have more calories than you might think, while others can help delay your appetite. Read on for our tips on what to drink if you’re trying to shave a few pounds.
Many of us have been told to stay away from “processed foods” to eat healthier. However, it can be difficult to know where to draw the line. Are raisins unhealthy because they’ve been dried? Do we need to stop eating cheese or olive oil? Read on to find out what we really mean when we talk about processed foods and their health concerns.
The World Health Organisation recommends that “free sugars” (added or processed sugar) should make up less than 10% of our daily energy intake. However, only around 45% of the Swiss population are sticking to this guideline. Read on to find out some of our tips for getting your sugar intake down.