Got sardines and don’t know what to do? There’s more to these fish than “sardines on toast”, whether you use canned or fresh. Here are 21 awesome ways to eat sardines! Sardines are one of my favourite foods. Maybe not number one, but I can’t say that for any food! Also known as pilchards or..
Making healthy food choices can feel like a labrynth… Harmful ingredients hide everywhere, including in so-called “health-foods”! Here are the worst ingredients in food, and how you can avoid them. I know the feeling, you know the feeling… Looking at something in the supermarket isle, scratching your head. It’s hard to analyse everything we eat,..
No vinegar? No problem! We all love pickles, and there’s no better method to make your own than traditional lacto-fermentation. Here’s how to pickle vegetables without vinegar! As long as I’ve remembered, I’ve enjoyed all sorts of pickles. Gherkins, onions, eggs, chillies, and now even more. However, up until earlier this year I hadn’t tried..
Christmas carries its own difficulties – gifts! Whilst chocolates and cookies are standard, many people also consider their health. Here are 10 *LAST MINUTE* healthy gift ideas for Christmas. Ah, that special time of the year. Lights going up, trees all around, and the festive spirit only building… Christmas is just around the corner! Everyone..
Want an exciting go-to curry recipe? Make the most of your slow cooker for this Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Curry – it’s sure to raise some eyebrows. Hey, let me guess! You want a recipe that you know you can count on? In this article, I’ll share one of my favourite slow cooker chicken recipes..
Who doesn’t enjoy quick, healthy side dish recipes? Treat yourself to some Healthy Sauteed Mushrooms. This is a personal favourite worth remembering – read on! A versatile side dish or main ingredient, this healthy sauteed mushroom recipe is a perfect addition to fish, eggs, salad vegetables, and especially a full breakfast! Mushrooms can make a..
You want to eat healthy, I understand. But it’s hard to know where to start, what to get, and so on… No more!This PlateJoy Review covers the solution you might have been waiting for. A PlateJoy Review – Is PlateJoy Worth It? An Online Meal Planning App and Website, Perfect for Families and Individuals Overall..
Ever wondered what acorns taste like? No? I expected that, but today we’re going to explore some acorn benefits that might surprise you, and maybe inspire you to give them a try. It’s October and officially the start of our journey into winter… Autumn. Many people don’t like this time of year, despite the colours..
A fairly popular dieting program, diet chef has been tried by many people, who have had a variety of experiences. This makes up over 200,000 people across the UK. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good choice, so with a focus on overall health, we’ll be answering the question: “Is Diet Chef Healthy?”. The..
Want an easy and healthy dish to accompany your favourite meals? This wholegrain recipe makes the most of turmeric’s flavour and benefits. Good day all, I hope you’re well! Here is a recipe everyone who wants to really know how to get maximum benefits when using brown rice: Turmeric Brown Rice… There are many reasons..
Herb Robert is an impressive plant found throughout Great Britain, Europe, and North America. You’ve probably seen it about at some point, as it is a common weed and is even considered invasive in some places. One can easily recognise it in Spring, Summer, and Autumn due to its bright pink flowers and reddened stems,..
Looking for a large slow cooker that actually stands up to its value? It’s hard to know which to choose! This Morphy Richards Slow Cooker Review may cover just what you need. Morphy Richards Slow Cooker Review (Silver 6.5L 48705EE) My #1 Recommendation For Families Overall Rating: 9/10 Price: £34.99 (22% Discount) Best Place to..
Gone keto? Think you’ll be missing out on your favourite Japanese food? I know the feeling. Today I’ll show you the best keto Japanese food that’s still easy to enjoy. I. Love. Japan. A place with such deeply embedded culture and traditions, that unify an archipelago of fascinating people, history, and cuisine, is one not..
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Why Birch Is So Awesome – A Historical Viewpoint Birch tea benefits us in many ways, but first lets go back in time and discover its venerable beginnings. The Birch tree is a plant with great medicinal and historical significance. There are many different species, up to 19 being native in america and 3 growing in the..
You’re determined to eliminate toxins from your water (and body), great! But there are many options available. Here’s what you know to know in this ‘Make Water Pure’ Distiller review. Make Water Pure Distiller Review Overall Rating: 9/10 Price: £113 – £129 Best Place to Purchase: Makewaterpure.co.uk Customer Reviews: Very Positive Guarantee: 2 Year Warranty Material:..
Now that summer is here, sometimes there isn’t much better than relaxing with a nice, fresh drink. How blissful! And no, I don’t mean alcohol (sorry)! Today we are going to be looking at a healthy avocado smoothie recipe. That’s right, a smoothie works brilliantly as a milkshake alternative, and the best part is that..
From advanced, whole-house water purifying systems to handy fill-and-go water bottles, these are the top water filters for true quality to benefit your health (and your preferences)! Water filters. An important matter in this age, and yet still a point of confusion! No doubt you’ve probably found yourself here because you’re looking for the best..
You’ve likely heard of water filters, and maybe even considered one. But, what do they actually do? What do they not do? Here’s what you need to know, and how do you choose the right one. Why to Use a Water Filter – The Health Risks of Tap Water and Bottled Water Water filters are..
So, you want to make tomato sauce the traditional way. Fresh. But where do you start? This recipe will have you making homemade tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes in no time! If you’re tired of pre-made (often unhealthy) sauces, and are looking for a more whole food approach to cooking, you’re in the right place…
“Can you eat an orange peel?”, “Should you eat orange peel?”, “Why on Earth would I eat orange peel!?” And even, “How to eat orange peel?” These are all questions that many of us – surprisingly or not – have wondered at some point or another! Yes, some people do eat the peel! And no, it’s..
After recently writing an article on Black Cumin Seed Oil Health Benefits, writing about how cumin benefits health only makes sense! Black seed oil actually doesn’t come from cumin Cuminimum cyminum, you see. It is from the plant Nigella sativa. However, the cumin that we are all likely familiar with does exhibit therapeutic effects, and..
Healthy cooking and authentic dishes – what’s much better?Traditional foods from England aren’t all about deep-fried fish, refined carbs, and desserts! Here are some delicious guilt-free classics. “Good morrow ladies and gentlemen!” calls a peculiar British voice. “Today we shall discuss some of the finest traditional foods from England. And by fine, one of course..
You’ve heard of the craze about black seed oil. But sometimes things get “overhyped”. Is this an example? Here are the top black cumin seed oil health benefits, side effects, and what you need to know. An oil that has been used for thousands of years has also found itself increasingly popular even today. However,..
Good day everybody! I hope you’re all well and ready to get into another post! Today we are going to be answering a quick question about one of the world’s most nutritious vegetables: Broccoli. The healthiest way to eat broccoli is sometimes debated or misunderstood. Therefore, we’re going to clear up some of this confusion…
Today we are going to be asking and answering: “How is coconut oil healthy?”. Coconut oil is the oil squeezed from coconut flesh, and is often boasted as a health food. In this article, we have divided the benefits of coconut oil into two types. The first is the benefits of eating coconut oil and..
So, maybe you’ve heard about the increasing ‘hype’ of eating insects and bugs! This is called ‘entomophagy’ if you want to be technical. But you think to yourself after seeing people eat them online, or seeing advertisers like Eat Grub (Now featured in Sainsbury’s)… And you ask yourself, “Why would anybody ever want to eat..
Brown rice is an excellent whole grain, but it still contains antinutrients that can impact your health. This easy method lets you ferment brown rice to get rid of them. For thousands of years, our ancestors have harnessed the power of fermentation. Its uses range from preserving food to preparing food, preventing illness, and aiding..
Ever thought about a meal delivery plan? Well, if you have you’ll know that there is a lot to choose from! From those sending out organic ingredients and letting you prepare your own meals, to those that send you healthy cooked meals, everyone has their own preferences. Today we are going to be looking at..
Hello everybody and welcome back to this, the Healthy Ronin blog! I hope you’re all having a fantastic day and are ready to get straight into today’s post – I know I am! We’re going to be talking about some of the healthiest Thai dishes, as we uncover this increasingly popular asian cuisine. For those..
Looking for easy healthy shakes, soups, and smoothies? You’ve no doubt heard of the NutriBullet…This Nutribullet Review answers “Is the Nutribullet Worth it?”. Is the NutriBullet Worth It in 2020? Over recent years, the NutriBullet has become a go-to appliance for those seeking a healthier diet and lifestyle. An electric blender most often used for making..
So you’ve heard of bone broth, and this traditional food has made a comeback. Why? Here is how and why to drink bone broth, the amazing health benefits, and easy recipe tips. It’s a fine day here in the UK and no better time to write about my favourite hot beverages! If you’re ready, we’re..
Slow Cookers! Why, oh why do people use them? (Yes, I asked myself, too!)This post explores why to use a Slow Cooker, why they’re so popular, and how to get started! Slow cookers are rising in popularity amongst the “chefs of the household” and the health nut communities around the world, so knowing about them..
“What Is The Best Food For Brain Health?” isn’t exactly the most asked question. However, as knowledge about health and nutrition increases – and so does its awareness – such a question is increasingly popular. We all know that is important to take care of physical health through exercise and diet. But a lot of..
Ginger root tea is what I like to think of as an all-rounder. It’s just one of those things that works all year round – iced in the summer and hot in the winter. I wrote all about the health benefits of ginger in my last post. Check it out if you want to know..
Ginger is a herbal root/rhizome. It is known for its distinct taste and – around the modern world – for its health benefits. Today we’ll talk about How Ginger Benefits Health, and the evidence behind it. This powerful plant originated in Southeast Asia and has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Promising research has..
Today we’re going to be exploring a bit about Healthy Food From Japan! I’ve written similar posts about Italian and Indian cuisine so far, and this will be the third. Here I would like to discuss another increasingly popular cuisine gaining attention from health enthusiast. Japanese food is becoming increasingly globalised, as is its fascinating..
There are healthy foods and unhealthy foods in this world. The benefits of eating healthily are endless, and promoting long life is well-established amongst them. Today we will be taking a look at the Healthiest Foods For Longevity, and I will be explaining about different genes and foods, and why each item has its..
Important DISCLAIMER: Some mushrooms are poisonous. Ingestion of a poisonous mushroom is extremely dangerous and can be potentially fatal. Fortunately, this is mostly something to worry about only when foraging your own mushrooms or trying new types from potentially untrusted sources. Always be careful if this is the case and never eat a mushroom if you..
Today, I would like to address just how olive oil benefits health. Olive oil, a liquid of gold, has been extracted from the humble olive for over 8,000 years! It is the liquid fat released from the olive fruit by pressing, and is renown for its impressive uses and health benefits. Today it is an..
Italy. Just the word conjures up images of romantic winding roads, the scent of basil and oregano, and of course, one of the world’s greatest Empires ever to have existed: Rome. Whether it’s meatballs and parmesan, da Vinci, (or even Mario!), we all have that special portrayal of one of the most influential cultures of..
Want something besides plain oats? They’re great, but it’s good to start the day with variety! Here are 5 of the Best Oatmeal Recipes for Breakfast. There’s nothing better than a hearty and wholesome breakfast. Full stop. These recipes are some of my favourites. In this article, we’ll explore options for everyone! From high-protein and..
Oats contain antinutrients, and you wan’t rid of ’em! This recipe lets me maximise nutrient content, probiotics, and flavour… Read on and discover how! Helloat there! Wow I couldn’t have started this in any better way, huh? Moving on… Today, we ‘re going to discover how to ferment oats. Oats have made big news in..
We have consumed nuts for thousands of years, right back to the earliest days of mankind. Not only do they provide an abundance of nutrients, but their high amounts of protein and healthy fats make them great dietary staples and go-to energy sources. However, nuts are hardy fruits designed by nature to protect seeds, after..
Enjoying a healthy Indian can be difficult sometimes. It never should be! Whether it’s a takeout or you’d enjoy cooking healthy food from India, here’s what to try, to avoid, and why! Ahh, India. The colourful land of spice, a place of religion, spiritualism, tradition and culture. Often quoted to be a land of “Unity..
Every tried organ meats? They’re found in cuisines across the globe! To discover what makes them so healthy, let’s take a look at how organ meat benefits are actually quite important! Let’s talk about something often overlooked – Organ Meat Benefits… In our modern lives, we seldom stop to appreciate the history of one of..
Hello everyone, and welcome! To this, the Healthy Ronin website. I’m so glad you’re here with me today. Allow me to introduce myself… My name is James, and I am the Founder of Healthy Ronin. I have a passion for nature and health, and realise just how much they overlap! I try to always maintain..