Vitamin D (also known as “calciferol”) is a fat-soluble vitamin found naturally in certain foods, as a dietary supplement, and produced from ultraviolet (UV) rays when exposed to sunlight. The fat-soluble vitamin means that Vitamin D needs the presence of fat in the gut to be well absorbed.
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Quinoa Kisir Salad
Hello everyone! As we are in July, and finally weather is getter summery in Dublin, Ireland, here is a fresh summer recipe which I love!
Oven Baked Pasta With Minced Beef
Let me tell you; this recipe is suitable for people with limited time to cook. Also, it is very very easy to make and delicious with budget friendly ingredients.
Menopause: An Overview
We are in year 2022, however, based on a British Menopause Society survey, 47% of women still doesn’t not feel comfortable enough to ask for an off day because of the symptoms of menopause. We are at a point that women’s health should be discussed enough and not be a taboo anymore.
Air-Fryer Turkey Meatballs
Recently, I decided to add Turkey meat to my diet for more variety. I thought the easiest way to cook it would be meatballs in the air-fryer.
Olive and Halloumi Bread
Sometimes, I really miss the food in Cyprus. Recently, I felt the need to come up with an easy, alternative recipe for the traditional Cypriot olive and halloumi bread.
Leek and Oats Frittata
Actually, this recipe is not exactly a frittata. I didn’t know what to name it as it is something unique. You can think of this as a crustless quiche but with oats! So, more fulfilling and delicious.
Orange Flavoured Chocolate with Quinoa Pops
Here I am again, with a delicious orange and chocolate combination. If you love this combination, you need to try this home-made chocolate snack.
Buns with Feta Cheese and Dill
Here we are again, with a new savoury recipe idea for breakfast or snacking. I guarantee that you will love these flavourful buns if you are a fan of feta cheese.
Fully Loaded Breakfast Pizza Oats
I prefer savoury things for breakfast, so I wanted to try something new with oats that can keep me full for several hours during the busy days. I also love eating leftover pizza in the mornings occasionally (because why not?) which gave me the idea of creating something which is full of nutrients, provides longer satiety and also tastes like pizza.
White Chocolate Covered Energy Balls
These easy-to-make white chocolate-covered balls are a snack alternative when you’re craving something sweet. And, they only take a few minutes to make!
Orange and Chocolate Cake
Would you fancy a cake where the taste of orange and cocoa meet? If your answer is yes, then this cake is just for you. This delicious cake is very quick and easy to make.
Is Gluten Our Enemy?
You may have heard some healthcare professionals talk about the need to exclude gluten from our diet. But, should we really eliminate gluten from our diet?
Let’s Talk About Our Gut Microbiota
Here, I share more about the complex systems of the intestines and how diet helps the gut microbes function effectively.