A Smoothie For All Seasons!

By |August 8th, 2016|

Fancy a change from your morning coffee? Craving something deliciously sweet, but without the extra minutes on the treadmill? A smoothie is an excellent way to enjoy some colour and flavour while working towards your 5 fruit and veg a day. But you don’t need to shell out for something bottled or in a take-away

It’s World Cake Day – For Everyone!

By |November 24th, 2015|

I think I speak for most of the Covance Volunteer Recruitment team when I say that every day is World Cake Day for us. But can you celebrate this momentous occasion when you’re on a restricted diet? These 3 cake recipes show that with  few tweaks, everyone can enjoy a sweet treat without compromising on

Cynical Trials – Turmeric Milk Continued

By |November 9th, 2015|

Hi, I’m Ruth! I’m not a Scientist, just a regular girl sharing her adventures in modern day remedies! My dabblings in quackery do not constitute a Clinical Trial, and (legal bit!) the opinions in this blog are my own and do not represent Covance.
It has been one day since I first tried to shift my

Six Healthy Recipes That Are Cheap To Make

By |August 17th, 2015|

When you're living on a budget it can be tempting to opt for cheap processed meals which are low in nutrition but kind on the wallet. However, eating healthily need not be the preserve of the wealthy and, whether you are a dedicated meat eater or prefer nature's plant-based alternatives, there are some creative and tantalizing meals to enjoy that are both affordable and nutritious.

Healthy Italian Recipes That Taste As Good As They Look

By |July 13th, 2015|

Grilled Balsamic Chicken on a Bed of Caprese Salad


1 medium sized boneless chicken breast per person (the quantities of other items in this recipe make enough for 3-4 chicken breasts, so multiply or subtract amounts according to the number of people you’re planning to feed).

Six Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

By |June 4th, 2015|

Now that summer is here, it's really tempting to serve up a salad once or twice a day. Of course, this could become a little boring if you're not careful, but one way of avoiding that is by using a variety of dressings and there are plenty to choose from. Why not try these six for a start?

Six Great Diabetic-Safe Recipes

By |May 11th, 2015|

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes and have researched how to manage your condition effectively, you will probably know that certain changes to your lifestyle will be required. For most people, the most difficult thing is adapting their diet.