Nutritionist Lucy Hyland

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Dry Roasted Cashews

February 18, 2024
Posted by Lucy

Roasting cashews can intensify their flavours and also give them more of a bite. I’m suggesting roasting cashews at a fairly low heat for a longer time - this helps reduce the likelihood of rancidity (see below) and so is better in terms of healthy eating. Adding nuts and seeds are a great addition to […]


February 18, 2024
Posted by Lucy

Cashews and Healthy Eating Cashews are part of the same family as mangos - who would have thought! Pistachios also belong to the same family and these nuts are known for their phytosterol content. More and more research is coming out about these nutrients and their beneficial effect on heart health. Phytosterols block cholesterol absorption in the […]

Cashew and Vegetable Stir fry

February 15, 2024
Posted by Lucy

I’m going to concentrate on a slightly controversial food, deemed by some to be too ‘fattening’ to be included in a healthy eating plan, but in my view are a great source of many nutrients, essential fatty acids and phytonutrients. We are talking nuts! Cashews are part of the same family as mangos - who would have […]

Kale soup

January 16, 2024
Posted by Lucy

Dear All, Well, we’re back from our holidays and its time to start prioritising our health and fitness levels again. So I thought I’d start the year with a great underused vegetable which is in the height of its season… Kale The Star Ingredient: Healthy Eating with Kale Its often hard to find kale in supermarkets […]

Food for Living Healthy Eating Christmas Newsletter

December 9, 2023
Posted by Lucy

Christmas specials Just a little note to say a big Happy Christmas to you all and thanks for all your support and advice in 2009. Here is to a great 2010!! Here are a few recipes for you to consider over the Christmas holiday. I’ve tried to reduce the amount of sugar and simple carbohydrates and […]

Cooking with onions

November 24, 2023
Posted by Lucy

Hey All, Hope you had a great week cooking. Last week I talked in Cork and Dublin to almost 150 people about the practical implementation of healthy eating and the response was overwhelming! There are just so many people who want to start making positive changes in terms of their health, most of them are […]

Cooking with Salmon

November 17, 2023
Posted by Lucy

Hey All Hope you enjoyed the new snappy newsletter last week and I hope the leeks went down well. I started thinking about the mackerel dish and just how beneficial oily fish are for you, the research is overwhelming, so this week I thought I’d cover another one of our favourite oily fish… Healthy Eating […]

Cooking with Leeks

November 10, 2023
Posted by Lucy

Ok… ok… Last week I got so excited about all the research into broccoli that I think I may have overwhelmed you slightly. I just can’t help it. I see these common vegetables, sitting on farmers market stalls or in the supermarket, and they don’t have packets on them. This means no health claims, no […]

Cooking with Carrots

October 2, 2023
Posted by Lucy

Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step towards healthy eating… This is the first of the Food for Living weekly newsletters. If you’re not part of our mailing list, then simply subscribe on the home page. Each week, the newsletter will contain some handy health tips, some tasty recipes and the motivation you need to keep going. […]