I’ve written several blogposts about porridge (see list on this page) including recommendations for some good brands of oats. I’ve been using Flahavan’s Irish Organic Jumbo Oats recently but have become fed-up with fishing out the half dozen inedible husks that seem to appear in every panful. I’ve gone onto Jumbo Oats produced by Shepcote…… Continue reading Another blogpost about porridge
I’ve been trying to include Healthy Eating in my lifestyle for years but since getting my cancer diagnosis I’ve been trying even harder! I’ve spent hours researching what foods are most nutritious and I’ve written blogposts about some of them: My 5 favourite superfoods But I seem to have overlooked writing anything about BROCCOLI which…… Continue reading Several Reasons To Include Broccoli In Your Diet
I’ve been adding ground flaxseeds to my porridge for several weeks. I’ve also been trying hemp seed hearts which add a lovely nutty flavour. The hemp seed packaging offers persuasive health reasons for eating the contents. However, after reading 6 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds I’m definitely keeping hemp seeds in my diet. I bought my…… Continue reading Have you tried hemp seed on your porridge?
Put a red apple in your lunch instead of a green one. Is there a nutritional difference between red and green apples? Science Student Brandon Lobo researched journals on fruits and the human body as part of his Biology course. In 10 Health Benefits of Green Apples he makes a strong case for the benefits of…… Continue reading Red vs. green and how to celebrate National Eat a Red Apple Day.
I can’t eat citrus fruits as they seem to exacerbate my muscositis and I’m eating more papaya, mango, canteloupe and kiwi fruit instead. Although avocado are not big for Vitamin C (10mg per 100g) I’m eating them regularly too. 1. Minerals Avocados contain a number of useful minerals such as iron, copper and potassium. 2.…… Continue reading 5 reasons to eat avocado
There was a time when this blog could have been called The Daily Porridge Blog. Who’s been eating my porridge? More porridge! Blueberries: a great porridge topper and good for you too! Cinnamon💟Nutmeg💛Turmeric??? But I haven’t had a porridge post for quite a while. So here are 10 reasons to add ground flaxseeds to your…… Continue reading 10 reasons to add ground flaxseeds to your daily porridge.
I like to sprinkle cinnamon on my porridge and occasionally a little nutmeg. But TURMERIC?? Yes, that’s what I said. A reader of my blueberries blogpost advised that she liked to stir a teaspoon of turmeric into her porridge. And she said the flavour of turmeric really enhances the blueberries. I sometimes add a little…… Continue reading Cinnamon💟Nutmeg💛Turmeric???
Porridge is a great way to start the day especially with a healthy topper. Sometimes I include a drizzle of honey and occasionally a sprinkle of cinnamon. Today I added a few blueberries to my porridge and they were delicious. I know that a handful of blueberries make a great contribution to your 5-a-day. The NHS website…… Continue reading Blueberries: a great porridge topper and good for you too!
I’ve found that cinnamon is a delicious topper for my daily breakfast porridge. And not only does cinnamon taste good but it does you good as well. According to our well-thumbed copy of Food is Better Medicine than Drugs, cinnamon is very good for reducing blood sugar levels and can also help to reduce ‘bad’…… Continue reading Cinnamon: a delicious porridge topper
My biggest lifestyle change is I’ve started eating porridge every day.