The BioChef Synergy Slow Juicer

I finally bought a juicer. I’d been resisting for a long time, thinking I wouldn’t be disciplined with it and that it would end up in the cupboard after a few enthusiastic first uses. I’m pleased to say it’s been…

How to make almond milk – A video from Downshiftology

I like using unsweetened almond milk in my overnight oats, which is my breakfast normally Monday to Friday. I buy Alpro in SuperValu but I love the idea of making my own almond milk. Today’s video from Downshiftology on YouTube…

Healthy Habits Store in Wicklow & Online

Today’s post is about the Healthy Habits store in Quarantine Hill in Co. Wicklow and online at healthyhabs.com. I came across a mention of Healthy Habits recently in Positive Life magazine and decided to check it out online. They have…

Little Green Goddess Soup from The Little Green Spoon

Today’s post is a delicious soup recipe from Indy Power, aka The Little Green Spoon. Indy so kindly lets us re-share her recipes here on Happy Magazine – a little while ago we shared this lovely Greek Salad from her website…

Naked Bacon and Ham from Finnebrogue’s

Ladies and Gentlemen, did you see the launch of a new product called Naked Bacon last week?! I shared it on the Happy Magazine Facebook page when I spotted it first but I’ve been thinking, this is so important for…

The place to be this weekend – Vitality Expo

This weekend at the RDS in Dublin there will be a brand new natural health and wellbeing event called the Vitality Expo. It looks like it’s going to be a great event so it could make a brilliant plan for…

Eat Well During Cancer – Free Guide from the World Cancer Research Fund

We’ve got four copies of a great guide from the World Cancer Research Fund to give away. It’s a booklet for people living with cancer and those having cancer treatment who want to know more about how to cope with…

Last of the Summer recipes! Meal prep for Summer + PDF guide

I love this video from Downshiftology on YouTube. It popped up in my feed the other day and gave me a good few healthy food ideas for these last few weeks of Summer…

Sunday Cooking: Curry in a Hurry! From The Happy Pear

Happy Sunday everyone! I am currently ‘off duty’ this weekend and enjoying some time away from the laptop. I am out and about with my husband and our little boy, doing a little bit of sightseeing on this fair island…

Greek Salad from The Little Green Spoon

Those of you that keep an eye on the Happy Magazine Instagram account will have seen that I treated myself to a copy of the cookbook from The Little Green Spoon, aka Indy Power, recently. And boy, oh boy, have…

Spicing up veggie dishes with Mama Nagi’s

As part of my personal “anti-cancer plan”, I am trying to eat less meat overall each week than I used to, to help with my overall goal of being healthier and eating more vegetables. As part of this, I try…

Freshii – Healthier food on the go

If you are out and about on the road and stuck for a bit of food, Freshii is a new healthy fast food chain opening in various locations in Ireland. They’ve just opened their fifth store, this time in the…

Recipes for Happiness Video Review + Competition

Today we’re bringing you a video review of The Happy Pear’s latest book, Recipes for Happiness. This is The Happy Pear’s third book, and we think, their most accomplished so far. In this ten-minute video I give you a short tour…

Great websites: Kris Carr

I came across Kris Carr a little while ago and thought I’d share her fabulous website with you all. Kris has been living with cancer for over ten years now and has built an incredible business around her new plant-based,…

Somebody Feed Phil – Docu Series with a new Ireland episode

Somebody Feed Phil is a documentary series on Netflix from the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil Rosenthal. In the series, Phil takes viewers on a goodwill eating tour of the world. Along for the ride are Phil’s friends, family and his trademark…

Tuna Avocado Macaroni Salad

Isn’t the weather just glorious? I find it so much easier to get up in the morning when you see the sunshine streaming in from the early hours. We’re not accustomed to this heat though, are we? I know all…

Kayla’s Kitchen – Free Delivery Coupon

A couple of week’s ago we wrote here on Happy Magazine all about Kayla’s Kitchen and their healthy meals which you can order straight to your home. There was a great reaction to the post and since then Paula at…

Courgette, Avocado and Strawberry Salad

Our Food contributor, Eva Burg from The Healthy Tart is with us today with a fresh and vibrant summer salad, perfect for this warmer weather. This courgette, avocado and strawberry salad and the purchase of a spiralizer have quickly changed…

Vegan Dublin Food Tours

Oooh… I’m always on the lookout now for vegan food while I’m out and about in Dublin. While I still eat real butter, I have given up cow’s milk, yogurt and cheese as part of my personal anti-cancer plan. This…

Competition time! Win a copy of The Happy Pear’s new book

Win a copy of The Happy Pear’s new book, Recipes for Happiness! Enter here. Winner announced on Happy Magazine on 20 July.

Happy Magazine Stories on Instagram this week

This week I will be posting a little bit of video content over on Instagram using the Stories function. Daily posts will still be happening here on the Happy Magazine website, but I just wanted to let you all know…

Chickpea, Quinoa and Turmeric Curry from Deliciously Ella

I made this vibrant Chickpea, Quinoa and Turmeric Curry from Deliciously Ella’s second book on Tuesday evening. It was easy to make, filling and so tasty! I was actually surprised just how full of flavour it was for a veggie meal. Plus…

Starting the day right

Helen’s Breakfast Seed Toppings are a quick and easy way to boost your breakfast. They can be added to cereal, porridge, yogurt or smoothies and are a great source of omega 3 and fibre. Made without wheat, the milled varieties…

Healthy meals to reheat and eat – Kayla’s Kitchen

We came across Kayla’s Kitchen in this month’s issue of IMAGE magazine and we’re so glad we did. We think their business idea is just fantastic and in particular so helpful for anyone going through cancer or a serious injury…

Coconut aminos – A healthy alternative to soy sauce

Soy sauce – a condiment called for in so many recipes! If you love stir-fries, teriyaki dishes or anything with a big Asian flavour, no doubt it’s using soy sauce for that distinctive taste. If you have had a hormone-positive…

Sugar and cancer – my journey

The mainstream recommendations for helping to prevent a recurrence of cancer (or indeed, a diagnosis of cancer in the first instance) includes limiting sugar in your diet. In fact, cancer or not, the negative impact of sugar on our bodies…

How to store food for optimal freshness

With the warmer weather here now I’m noticing my fresh fruit and veg ripening and going past it’s best quicker than ever – especially anything organic. While that’s a good thing, it’s also a bad thing – for my purse…

Easy summer recipes from Liezl Jayne

Today’s post is another one of Liezl Jayne Strydom’s videos on YouTube. We love this video where she shares her favourite easy summer recipes – some of them are so easy they’re not really recipes at all – but it…

Get your juice on! Budget juicers and blenders in Lidl this fortnight

Making fresh green juices at home is a great way to get revitalising goodness into you first thing in the morning. However, home juicers can be expensive, messy to clean and difficult to use. If you have been considering purchasing…

Flahavan’s Overnight Oats

I’ve found a handy little breakfast number for these warmer summer months – Flahavan’s Overnight Oats with Apple & Raspberry. It’s a combination of oats, apple, raspberries, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds in a convenient mix. There’s no added sugar…