Food

Sweet potato brownies

March 11, 2015

This simple and delicious recipe turns one of the most praised superfoods into an all-time favourite treat, the healthy way. There is a lot of talk about the never-ending benefits of sweet potato, so why

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Cold weather problems

March 11, 2015

In light of the incredibly strange March weather we’ve been getting, there are two tricks that need to be shared. We all know how harmful the cold, dry weather can be for our hair and

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Cleantella

February 16, 2015

We’ve battled through the January gloom and emerged from our cocoons, bright-eyed and bushy tailed, ready for spring. However, some of us did better job at sticking to those pesky New Year resolutions than others.

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Festive Christmas Cocktails

December 10, 2014

With everyone’s favourite time of year just around the corner, here are a few seasonal drinks if you (like me), can’t wait to get your Christmas on. Pomegranate Martinis: 50 grams of sugar 170 mls

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Cookie-in-a-mug

November 12, 2014

It’s a cold November night and the winds are howling viciously around your shoebox of a bedroom. You’re missing home and you’d kill for some of Domino’s scrumptiously delicious warm cookies. But what’s that you

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All about the Juice

November 12, 2014

Over the past year a new health craze has taken off and consumed the lives of those who swear by it – move over paleo and gluten free, the juice diet has arrived. But why

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DCU Food Society

October 29, 2014

A group of enterprising Health and Society students have launched the DCU Food Society with the aim of finding innovative and interesting ways to incorporate healthy eating into a busy student life.  Their ambitious plan

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The Northside Hangover comes to your rescue

April 11, 2014

Ever found the after affects of a big night out can make the inevitable walk to the shops seem like a trek to the end of the earth? A new business, ‘The Northside Hangover’ aims

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Mississippi mud pie

March 19, 2014

Myself and a bunch of friends traveled to South Carolina on a J1 visa last summer. While there, my keen interest in food and baking had me trying every tasty treat that my broke Irish behind

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Food for thought

February 19, 2014

Sleepy brain syndrome after the extended Christmas break? Sharon McGowan has an arsenal of healthy foods to get those minds buzzing again.

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Seasonal ‘n’ sweet

December 18, 2013

Ruth Marnell brings you some tasty Christmas treats that won’t leave you feeling heavy after Turkey and all the trimmings.

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DIY: Summer Slimming

April 24, 2013

How including supplements into a balanced and healthy diet can help shed excess pounds by detoxing the body.

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Cheap and Healthy Eats

April 24, 2013

Eating healthily can be a struggle for students. It’s much easier to stop off at the chipper on the way home than to cook yourself a balanced meal after a hard day listening to lecturers

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Foods can be deceiving

April 3, 2013

As many of us know, the right and wrongs of food can send your head into a spin. As consumers, we are constantly bombarded with so called ‘expert opinions’ on what and how much to eat

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Superfood of the week: Wild Salmon

April 3, 2013

You’re either into fish or you’re not. The smell of it is enough to put some people off and others just don’t even think of adding it into their diet; poultry and red meat is

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Are you listening to advertisements or your own body?

March 20, 2013

While the government ups the price of cigarettes and introduces new packaging showing graphic images of smokers’ bodies in order to decrease the number of smokers in Ireland, not much is done to tackle a substance

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Superfood of the Week: Oats

March 20, 2013

Does your mother ever tell you “porridge is the best thing you could have for breakfast”? Well it seems that she may be right. The word ‘breakfast’ comes from the idea of ‘breaking the fast’ – porridge is ideal for

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Superfood of the week – Tea

March 6, 2013

After a hard day’s work, what better way to unwind than a hot cup of tea taking all your cares away? Many of us are unaware that one simple cup can carry many benefits for

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Restaurant Review: Carlo’s

March 6, 2013

‘Steak On The Stone’ : The House Speciality. A juicy 8oz fillet of Irish beef served on a Pacific Lava stone heated to 350 degrees celsius. Imagine this, accompanied by three dipping sauces and a

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Superfood of the week – Quinoa (‘Keen-wa’)

February 20, 2013

As 2013 was declared the international year of Quinoa by the United Nations, there’s no better food to showcase. A species of the goosefoot plant, Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen-wa’) is highly nutritious and has become extremely

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Superfood of The Week: Manuka Honey

February 6, 2013

There is nothing worse than dragging a cold around for weeks and being force-fed hot cups of Lemsip by your caring roommates, day-in, day-out. This week’s super-food is honey, but not any regular honey found