BeeZee Blog

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

New Year, New You? Get a head start with our weight loss tips

If you're planning for a healthier 2021, we want to give you a head start. So in the run up to Christmas, the nutritionists at BeeZee Bodies are putting together a series of emails to help you stay healthy, prepare for your New Years Resolutions and explain the psychology behind making and sticking to healthy habits - so you can understand your mind before you try to change it. 

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Habit before the habit ideas to reduce alcohol

Many of us like a cheeky bevvy from time to time, but as we know, drinking too much can be damaging to both our physical health and emotional wellbeing. Here are some Habit before the habit tips for reducing your alcohol consumption: 

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RECIPE: Healthier Toad in the Hole

Make a few healthy tweaks to this family favourite, Toad in the Hole - ultimate autumnal comfort food! Serve with your favourite greens and downed in onion gravy.

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RECIPE: Banana Bread

Perhaps there was more to the lockdown banana bread craze than just having time on our hands to stay home and bake... bananas can actually help us feel better if we're struggling with stress, anxiety or depression

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Beating the lockdown blues

With family games in the park and Couch to 5k a little less realistic to stick to at this time of year, the BeeZee Bodies team are sharing ways that they’ll be taking care of their wellbeing during this lockdown with the added challenge of the winter blues. 

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A Parent's Guide to... surviving Winter 2020

The cold and dark wintery months can be tough, particularly with the added challenges that 2020 brings! Here's how to get your family through it healthily...

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RECIPE: Spooky Stuffed Peppers

Frankenstein guts and Jack-o-lantern intestines is the gruesome grub on our Hallow's Eve menu!

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Freaky Fruit! Three Healthy Halloween Snacks

The scariest thing about Halloween for parents? The sugar! It turns the little monsters possessed! But it doesn't need to be all Cadbury goo heads and toffee apples and candy corn. Why not have a culinary crafty afternoon with your kids making these frightful fruity treats?

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RECIPE: Veggie Bean Tacos

Tuesday night is taco night! In fact, any night is a great night for tacos! This quick and easy recipe is ideal for a healthy midweek dinner, and sure to be a hit with the whole family. 

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RECIPE: Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese

Mac 'n' cheese - the ultimate comfort food! But it's not the healthiest - so we've pimped our mac 'n' cheese to cut the calories but boost the nutrients.

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Chloe's BeeZee Live Blog!

Follow along as Chloe tells us about her BeeZee journey in this weekly live blog!

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RECIPE: Broad Bean Falafel

These broad bean falafels are full of green goodness! Packed with protein and fibre, they make a great healthy snack or serve with salad and pita for lunch!

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RECIPE: Banana Biscuits

Sick of banana bread after the lockdown banana bread baking craze? But still craving something sweet yet healthy? Go bananas all over again for these banana biscuits instead! 

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A Parent's Guide to.... Mental Health

In this guide, we provide you with some tips that you can easily incorporate into family life to start the conversation around your children's mental health and wellbeing.

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RECIPE: Chicken Korma

A healthy take on the nation's top voted curry dish!

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RECIPE: Mackerel Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is quick and easy to throw together and requires minimal cooking.  As well as containing 40% of your recommended daily fibre intake, it’s also a good source of omega-3, unsaturated fats and contains 2 of your 5 a day!  

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Lights, Camera, ACTION! BeeZee Live 2 is coming to a screen near you this October!

It’s the moment you’ve ALL been waiting for – you can claim your family’s free place in our next virtual group to create healthy lifestyle habits! Hooray!

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Award-winning Anisha scoops the BeeZee Gold and maintains consistent healthy habits

Anisha and her family attended our online support programme and learnt how to turn their healthy decisions into long-term healthy habits.

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A Parent's Guide to.... maintaining healthy habits at school

With the kids back at school and out of sight, they hold more control over their own decisions and food choices. Here are some angles to discuss with them to help keep them on the healthy track!

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RECIPE: Fish Pie

This traditional British favourite has been made lower in fat and calories and higher in vitamins and fibre by making a few healthy swaps!  

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5 signs your child may be overweight

Are you worried your child has gained weight? Here's five signs to look for that may suggest your child is above a healthy weight for their age.

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RECIPE: Coconut & Strawberry Nice Cream

Healthier and cheaper than shop bought ice creams, using coconut milk for creaminess and real strawberries for flavour, this simple healthy ice cream recipe is pretty cool!

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A Parent's Guide to.... school lunches

Make sure that the healthy habits you've been building at home are kept up when the kids go back to school. Here's how to make sure your child eats a healthy school lunch!

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6 steps to losing lockdown weight gain - safely and for good!

With the world starting to feel a little more normal once again, now is a great time to break those unhealthy habits we may have fallen into and lose the lockdown lbs! Our nutritionists give advice on how to lose weight safely and effectively...

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RECIPE: Lentil & Cauliflower Curry

This healthy curry is packed with B vitamins, iron, fibre and folate and are a great source of protein.

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5 fun family-friendly things to do in the summer holidays

We’ve come up with some safe, fun and low cost or free activities you can try to keep the kids busy over the summer holidays. 

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BeeZee's Beginner's Guide to Cricket

Our Cricket crazy coach Alex explain the basics of Cricket, and gives some skill drills to practice your batting, bowling and catching!

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Teen breaks his bad snacking habits, and looks and feels great as a result!

From secret snacker to healthy hacker, 16 year old Jake joined our online course to break his bad snacking habits and lose a bit of weight. 12 weeks later and 11kg lighter, Jake has learnt to overcome his unhealthy cravings. 

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RECIPE: Tasty Tabbouleh

Bulgur Wheat is a super grain containing 2x the fibre, and 4x the folate (aka vitamin B9) than brown rice. Try it in this tasty tabbouleh!

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RECIPE: Healthy homemade granola

Store bought granola is often packed with fat and sugar, so make your own healthy homemade version with our low-fat granola recipe.

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RECIPE: Broccoli, Feta & Roast Tomato Salad

Who says salads have to be boring? This one is bursting with flavour, thanks to the sweetness of the tomatoes and tangy feta cheese and topped with nuts or seeds for added crunch!

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RECIPE: Spag Lentil & Beef Bol

Who doesn't love a spag bol?! Level up the nutrition in this firm family favourite, by adding lentils and your 5-a-day!

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Drink up! Low-sugar drink options to keep hydrated and healthy

As the weather is starting to warm up, it is important for us to stay hydrated and healthy, but also be conscious of what we’re choosing to drink. 

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RECIPE: Souvlaki Chicken Skewers

Souvlaki is a popular Greek fast food consisting of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer. Serve with a side salad or make our special Souvlaki wrap!

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RECIPE: Greek Pita Bread

Dip, stuff, tear & share.... how do you eat yours? These yummy flatbreads are so easy and fun to make!

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RECIPE: Tzatsiki Dip

This healthy Greek inspired dip is made from low-fat yoghurt and cucumber, and is the perfect accompaniment to your summer dishes!

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