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Spring salad with watercress dressing

Broad beans and watercress are in season in July. They go together wonderfully in this spring fresh summery salad. They are best bought at a farmers market and used quickly for maximum nutrition. Why is it good for you? Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, manganese, and folic acid, in addition to vitamins A, … Continue reading

Vegan Eggnog Smoothie

Eggnog is truly festive. Coming in at 145 calories once again it’s a great light snack alternative. The active principles in nutmeg have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as anti-fungal, anti-depressant, aphrodisiac, digestive, and carminative functions (that means it can help to relieve wind!). Dates are also a good source of many vitamins and minerals … Continue reading

Apple & Fennel Salad

3 steps to a delicious and nutritious side dish which goes great with fish, chicken or pork. Chop, whisk and mix!! It could not be simpler. Fennel is a low calorie antioxidant and is a good source of Vitamin C, fibre, potassium & folate, and is believed to be beneficial in lowering blood pressure. It … Continue reading

Learn how to dance in the rain

Learn how to dance in the rain


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Salmon with celeriac gratin & green beans

Lean healthy Salmon dish using celeriac instead of potatoes. Filling nutritious and tasty and using in season celeriac, a sprinkling of festive nutmeg and a great kick of wholegrain mustard. At 262 calories this dish is light as a feather but giving the feeling of a hearty dish. Try an use law salt no sugar … Continue reading

Kettlebell High Intensity Workout

Try this high intensity kettlebell routine to get the legs burning and the heart pumping. Complete each exercise on each side of the body before moving on. Pick a heavy kettlebell that will challenge you. Let us know how you get on 🙂 http://www.balanceforlife.co.uk http://www.facebook.com/balanceforlifeLtd

Winter Woolies – Keep warm while you exercise

If you are going to be exercising outdoors this Winter, that can mean dealing with a lot of snow, ice, hail, rain, and sleet. Winter training has many challenges, but with the right kit, you’ll stay warm, dry, and comfortable – as long as you manage to get out of bed and make it to … Continue reading

10 Minute Workout

Try this effective 10 minute workout to keep you in shape at home when you are pushed for time. 3 days a week is ideal to keep those muscles from wasting and to burn some extra calories. All you need is a sturdy chair and a step.  Perform all exercises in the list with little … Continue reading

Day 16 in NOvember

We are over the half way point in our NOvember challenge and so far lots of people are losing inches! Keep up with the challenge here https://www.facebook.com/BALANCEFORLIFE30DayChallenge

You can start exercising TODAY

Some of you may exercise regularly and others may not. We want to address those of you today who are not in the habit of exercising. Think of something you can start to do this week that will fit in with your usual day to day activities. Maybe you can walk 10 minutes each day before breakfast. … Continue reading