BeeZee Blog

Recipes, articles and top tips to help you live healthy and happy!

Family make healthier choices by using their new motto: “What would BeeZee Bodies say?”

10 year old Zacha has become more conscious of his food and exercise decisions, and his big sister Jazz volunteered with us to complete her DofE award!

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5 Ways To be more Earth Conscious for your health... and the planet's!

There are lots of small changes we can make that will make a meaningful difference for our planet.... and ourselves too.

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Father & Son take daily walks together for their health and fitness

Leo and his Dad revamp their daily routine to be more active, and create quality time together as a result of BeeZee Families.

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Mum & daughter make healthy changes together!

6 year old Lacey and her mum Jenna left their unhealthy habits in lockdown, and their new healthy choices have them feeling amazing!

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Three Recipes to cook for the Chinese New Year celebrations

To celebrate Chinese New Year, why not try out some of these delicious (and healthy) recipes. We hope you enjoy!  

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Everything you need to know about National Obesity Week 2021

Since the pandemic, it's more important than ever to be joining the discussions this National Obesity Awareness Week

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Turning New Year Resolutions into Lifelong Habits 

Ready to make 2022 the healthiest year yet? Whether it's eating healthier, exercising more or developing a better sleep routine…. Let’s work together to make them lifelong!  

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Fun festive activities to keep your family fit!

Get ready for fun-filled Christmas of wacky games to keep you and your family active and in the holiday spirit!

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Healthy Hack your Christmas • Yule Log

Try our light, spongey Yule Log recipe for a healthier take on the tradition!

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Healthy Hack your Christmas • Stuffing (two ways!)

All the trimmings, without all the fat and calories?? Yes please!  Make your own stuffing this year (it's quick and easy!)

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Healthy Hack your Christmas • Wholemeal Bread Sauce

Cut unnecessary calories out of your Christmas lunch with our tasty, traditional bread sauce recipe.

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Healthy Hack your Christmas • Figgy Pudding

Can healthier versions of your favourite festive foods taste just as good? The proof is in the pudding!  Try our delicious spiced orange Christmas pud recipe for a lighter take on the traditional dessert. 

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Speedy Skinny Samosas

This samosa recipe is SIMPLE, SPEEDY and SKINNY - we've made it easy for you to make your own, healthier version of this favourite Indian treat. 

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3 disgusting dishes to try this Halloween!

At BeeZee Families, we aim to make healthy eating fun ALL year round, but when it comes to Halloween we get creepily creative!

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Wormy Spaghetti

Try this disgustingly delicious wormy spaghetti, inspired by Roald Dahl's 'The Twits'. It's tons of fun to make, and healthy too!

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One top tip for weight loss success? Remember why you started!

Making changes can get tough, but what's one of our top tips for sticking at it? Recognise, and remember, why you decided to start in the first place.

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents... Scavenger Hunt!

This week, Amina has put together a fun scavenger hunt!  To play, print out the list of items below and give yourselves and hour to find all of the ten items around your house or garden!

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Crustless Quiche Lorraine

This Quiche Lorraine recipe is a summer winner! To make it healthier, we've cut the crust, swapped to low fat cheese and used leaner turkey bacon... but it tastes just as yummy!

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents... ice lolly making!

This week, Lily & Jodie are whipping up a batch of super cool, healthy ice lollies!

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents.... Nature Bingo!

This week, Anya is encouraging us to get out and explore the great outdoors with a game of Nature Bingo!

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A nutritionist reacts: Will the junk food ad ban have an impact on children's eating habits?

Our family nutritionist, Dan Foran, gives his opinion on the junk food advertising ban. Will a reduction in exposure to HFSS food marketing really help to solve childhood obesity?

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents... The active alphabet workout!

Get moving in the first week of the summer holidays with Hannah's alphabet workout!

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Turkey Burgers

It's BBQ season and we've created this delicious recipe for healthy turkey burgers. Turkey is a great alternative to beef burgers, as it's generally lower in saturated fat and so a great choice for heart health and energy balance!

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A Parent's Guide to... Mindful eating

The benefits of mindful eating are to aid digestion, regulate appetite, and develop a healthier relationship with food. So, how can we encourage mindful eating in our children?

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Nigerian Jollof Rice

We love to see what our families eat at home to stay healthy. BeeZee Families participants, Peter and his mum, shared a traditional Nigerian family recipe with their group, and we loved it so much we thought we'd share it with you, too!

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Family Exercise Ideas

Sports, games and activities with the kids are a great way to build healthy habits as a family and spend some quality time together, too! We've got a few ideas on how to incorporate more activity into family life.

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Thai Noodle Salad

"Yum Woon Sen" is a light noodle, pork and peanut salad, bursting with authentic Thai flavour.

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Stepping stones to sugar-free hydration!

When making healthy swaps, it's not just food we should be thinking about - soft drinks can contain more sugar in one can than our allowance for the entire day!

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Thomas embraces awareness for his health after joining our online course for 5-8 year olds.

8 year old Tom and his mum have embraced change, turning small healthy choices into consistent healthy habits to last a lifetime.

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A Parent's Guide to.... conflict

Sometimes, things can get a little heated at home, especially when we are trying to make changes. This guide is here to help explain our approach to dealing with conflict.

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Dan joined Gutless and lost 20lbs, rediscovered a joy of exercising and reports feeling happier in himself.

56 year old Dan from Brighton reaches his goal for a healthier lifestyle, with a little support from the Gutless guys.

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BeeZee Busts Myths on... Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners get a lot of flack, but is this all just a myth?

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Mediterranean Vegetable Arrabbiata

This fiery pasta sauce packs a punch with all five of your five-a-day! Can't handle the heat? Just skimp on the chillies!

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A Parent's Guide to... eating out

For those of us trying to follow a healthy, well-balanced diet, eating out at restaurants may make things a little difficult. Here are a few tips and tricks to make eating out both enjoyable AND healthy!

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Kleicha

Kleicha is a date pastry, spiced with cardamom & walnuts, usually served during religious holidays in Iraq. It is sure to bring the biggest smile to your face, especially on Eid morning after a month of fasting! 

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BeeZee's easy guide to growing your own

You don’t need a field and lots of special equipment to grow your own fruits and veggies.   Here are a few ideas that can be easily grown in pots and enjoyed by the whole family 

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