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…

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…

Where to eat healthy in Kildare: Beetroot, Maynooth

If you’re visiting Maynooth any time soon we’ve got a great recommendation for where to get some healthy and delicious vegan/vegetarian food – a real gem of a café called Beetroot. Located just off the Main Street in Maynooth in…

How to choose Organic vs Non-organic in the Fruit & Veg aisle

Guys, have you all seen or heard about the US’s Environmental Working Group (EWG)’s Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™ Lists? The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, updated every year since 2004, ranks pesticide contamination of 47 popular fruits…

Salad Pizza from The Happy Pear

At last the temperatures around Ireland are starting to warm up… But shh, don’t tell anyone in case the Beast from the East gets wind of it…! Today we’re bringing you a tasty video recipe from the boys at The…

4 creamy dairy-free pasta dishes

When I was going through chemo I craved creamy pasta dishes. And I still do every now and then, but it hasn’t been an option since I gave up dairy. Needless to say I was delighted to find this recipe…

6 steps to boost your health

We love these 6 steps to boosting your health from our contributor, Miriam Kerins. We feel they really are the foundations for a healthy life and are excellent ways to support your body while going through or recovering from cancer.…

Dairy-free chocolate!

Yes, you read right – dairy-free chocolate is here folks, and it tastes GREAT.  Nobó Choc is a creamy, indulgent, milk-style chocolate made from simple plant-based ingredients and without dairy or refined sugar. Coconut and cashew nuts create creaminess and replace…

Falling back in love with tea

About six months ago I gave up cow’s milk, cheese and yoghurt as part of my personal Anti-Cancer Plan. The very first hurdle I encountered was, what would I put in my tea now instead of milk? So I started…

How to make Hummus

Did you see the great Meal Prep video we shared on Sunday from Downshiftology? In it, Lisa mentioned her quick and easy method for making her own hummus – this is the video she was talking about. Mmm… Hummus and…

Healthy meal prep for the whole week

A big part of our Anti-Cancer Plan here at Happy Magazine is healthy eating. We have slowly but surely transitioned to a much healthier way of eating over the last six months. Now whole foods are the name of the…

Cut your recurrence risk with help from the Marie Keating Foundation

Like many people, you may feel that cancer is down to bad luck or genes. However, did you know that 4 in 10 cancers could be prevented if we made simple changes to 5 parts of our everyday life? That…

Now you can buy a Pink Loaf in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation

Bread-makers Irish Pride and the Marie Keating Foundation have joined forces to launch a new and healthy high-fibre loaf in Ireland. The new ‘Hi-Fibre Plus Pink Loaf’, launched today by Ronan and Storm Keating, is a delicious white and wholemeal…

Energy-boosting green smoothie

Eva from The Healthy Tart is here today with a delicious and healthy recipe for an energy-boosting green smoothie. If you’re in need of a burst of vitamins, why not give this a whirl? How to make a green smoothie…

Plant-based eating – watch Lorna’s interview before it’s gone

One of our contributors here on Happy Magazine, Lorna McCormack, recently took part in a global online event called Live Vegan Vibrantly. It was a free online event from the US with video content from world-leading doctors, researchers, scientists, award-winning chefs,…