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Natur House Curry
Natur House Curry

Spice up your cooking with our delicious and diet-friendly curry recipe! Ingredients (Serves 4) Chicken breast (300g) OR lean beef steak (300g) 2 red onions 200g mushrooms 1 red pepper 4 cloves of garlic 1 red chili 1 tablespoon of ginger powder 1 tablespoon of sea salt 2 tablespoons of garam masala 8 medium…

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27 June 2018
St. Patrick’s Day Tricolour Salad
St. Patrick’s Day Tricolour Salad

A tasty tricolour salad for festive foodies! Ingredients (Serves 2) 1/2 a head of broccoli 1/2 a head of cauliflower 1/2 a butternut squash 3 large kale leaves 1 bag of mixed green salad 1 chicken breast 1 clove of garlic 4 tbsp of balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp of olive oil 1 tsp of…

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25 June 2018
Humble Scrambled Egg
Humble Scrambled Egg

In honour of Easter, we thought we would focus on the humble scrambled egg. Our recipe for perfect scrambled eggs uses only one egg yolk per person for a lower fat content. An egg-cellent and diet-friendly staple for any time of year! Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 eggs (4 whites and 2 yolks) Splash of skimmed…

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25 June 2018
The Hunger Scale
The Hunger Scale

Are you eating regularly enough? Every 3-4 hours? Hypoglycaemia, also known as low blood sugar, is when blood sugar levels drop to below normal. This is not a disease, but a physiological state brought about by a food imbalance. It is often difficult to diagnose, as symptoms vary greatly amongst individuals. Symptoms include Cravings…

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25 June 2018
Top 6 Tips for Eating Consciously
Top 6 Tips for Eating Consciously

Those of us who are overweight often spend a lot of time thinking about food – except for when we are actually eating. We tend to eat quickly and unconsciously, without chewing thoroughly, and without pausing to taste our food. When we’re not paying attention, we don’t notice the signal from our stomachs which lets…

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25 June 2018
9 Healthy Eating Habits
9 Healthy Eating Habits

Here are some simple and effective tips to help you develop healthy eating habits. If you have a tendency to over-eat, embracing these practical suggestions can make a big difference in the way you approach mealtimes. Eat more mindfully. Always sit down while eating and avoid putting anything into your mouth while standing up…

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25 June 2018
Controlling Stress
Controlling Stress

Most of us experience some kind of negative stress in our lives; be it as a result of our work, our personal relationships, our financial circumstances or other factors beyond our control. Sustained periods of stress can impact our health, leaving us feeling exhausted, irritable or anxious. As our bodies pump adrenaline in response to…

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14 March 2018
Veggie Burgers
Veggie Burgers

The mushrooms used in our veggie burger recipe add a distinctive meaty texture to the patties! Don’t believe us? Just try them… Ingredients: (Serves 3-4) 1 small onion 2 cloves of garlic 3/4 cup of finely chopped mushrooms 1 tin of beans (chickpeas, pinto, black beans, etc.) 1 tsp cumin A shake of chili powder…

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09 March 2018
Veggie Bolognese
Veggie Bolognese

Try this simple, nourishing and low-calorie vegetarian dish for a handy evening meal! Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 medium onion 1 garlic clove 1 carrot 4 mushrooms, diced 250g red split lentils 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 tsp of dried herbs, eg. oregano or basil 500ml of low salt vegetable stock Nutritional…

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07 March 2018
Stormy Spinach Soup
Stormy Spinach Soup

Cook up a storm with this simple spinach soup! A deliciously creamy blend of wholesome vegetables – giving you the boost of vitality you need to get through any blizzard. Ingredients 1 medium head of broccoli 1 small leek 3 courgettes 1 large bag of spinach 5 scallions 2 fresh cloves of garlic Cracked black…

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02 March 2018
Warming Vegetable Soup
Warming Vegetable Soup

Warm the cockles of your heart with this rustic soup from our Natur House nutritionists! Ingredients Cauliflower Broccoli Mushrooms Celery Red pepper Garlic Black pepper Mixed herbs Natur House Dietesse stock cubes Vary the amount of vegetables depending on the amount of soup you wish to make! You can make a big batch to freeze…

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01 March 2018
Healthy Pancakes
Healthy Pancakes

Ingredients 1 banana 2 egg whites 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 tsp of baking powder 1/2 sachet of SLIMBEL pudding 150ml water or skimmed milk 1 handful of blueberries 2 crushed FIBROKI biscuits Method Add banana, egg whites, baking powder and vanilla essence to a blender and blend until smooth. Heat a non-stick pan and…

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13 February 2018
Valentine’s Parfait
Valentine’s Parfait

This simple recipe is delicious and diet-friendly. A perfect Valentine’s breakfast idea, which can double up as a simple pudding to end a romantic evening! Ingredients: · 4 dessert spoons of 0% fat yoghurt (Greek style preferably); · 14 strawberries, chopped up into little pieces; · 6 or 8 FIBROKI cacao biscuits, crushed up; ·…

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06 February 2018
Skinny Chilli
Skinny Chilli

A lighter take on this classic comfort food! Nutritious and delicious – and the portions can be easily increased or decreased depending on numbers. Serves 2 Ingredients: 300g of 3% fat beef mince ½ a white onion Tin of tomatoes ½ salt free ‘DIETESSE’ stock cube Red kidney beans 1 tbsp tomato puree ½ red…

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02 February 2018
Embarking on New Horizons – The Challenges of Change
Embarking on New Horizons – The Challenges of Change

When it comes to taking ownership of our lives – be it to lose weight, change our career paths or pursue our dreams – the journey is never easy, but it will always be worth it in the end. Comfort zones are nice. We all like them. They are comfy after all. Like lovely, safe,…

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04 January 2018
Festive Frittata
Festive Frittata

Our seasonal recipe for a deliciously festive frittata – easy to make and a great way to reuse some of your Christmas left-overs! Ingredients: (serves 2) – 2 whole eggs (yolk and white) – 4 egg whites – Baby potato x 3 (boiled) – Turkey breast x 100g (leftover) – Lean baked ham x 100g…

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20 December 2017
Natur House founder Félix Revuelta visits Dublin
Natur House founder Félix Revuelta visits Dublin

Natur House founder, Félix Revuelta, pays a visit our store in the Swan Shopping Centre. We were delighted to receive a visit from Natur House founder Félix Revuelta today, and welcome him to our brand new store in Rathmines – the newest member of the Natur House family! On a flying visit from Spain,…

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15 December 2017
25 Tips for Surviving the Season
25 Tips for Surviving the Season

Christmas is a special time, but it can also present challenges when it comes to staying motivated and committed to goals. Here are our top tips for making it through the festive season without gaining weight Before the holidays Avoid overly restrictive diets. Being too hard on yourself can create anxiety which is counter-productive in…

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13 December 2017
Meet Your Nutritionist
Meet Your Nutritionist

Mary-Margaret Leonard is our resident nutritionist at Natur House, Rathmines. She holds an MSc in Human Nutrition from the University of Ulster and is registered with the Association of Nutrition (ANutr). She is also a qualified midwife (BSc) registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. We spoke with Mary-Margaret about her journey to…

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08 December 2017

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