Category: Festive

7 Scenic Winter Trails To Help You Stay Active

From Instagram-worthy Edinburgh to Jane Austen’s stomping ground, here are seven brilliant wintry UK walks chosen by lifestyle journalist Carole Beck Research has shown that exercise in winter can make you feel more energetic, strengthen the immune system and boost the body’s store of vitamin D (which tends to decrease during winter months). Here are…

Five Festive Breaks With A Healthy Twist

Travel writer Emily Payne shares some healthy getaways to help you survive and thrive over the holiday season and beyond… It may be the ‘most wonderful time of the year’, but thanks to an excess of present buying, social events, food, drink and family get-togethers, the festive season can feel stressful, tiring and unhealthy. To…

Weight Watchers Mince Pies

Put a little time aside this Christmas and make your own weight loss friendly mince pies – they look amazing and taste divine. SmartPoints values Per serve: 5 Per recipe: 63 30 minutes preparation 20 minutes cooking Serves 12 Ingredients: 225g plain white flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 100g low fat spread 3…