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Eight of the best peanut recipes

Peanuts are one of our most popular nuts and with good reason too. They are high in protein meaning they help keep you fuller for longer. They are also a great source of dietary fibre as well as being rich in vitamins and minerals. Not to mention they are the key ingredients in one of our favourite nut butters! They can be used in sweet and savoury recipes, making them really versatile. Check out some of our favourite peanut recipes!

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The History of Peanuts

The peanut is an ancient food that has been cultivated for thousands of years, and is native to tropical regions of South America. The peanut plant was introduced to Europe during the 16th century, and eventually spread throughout the Americas. Today, the bulk of the world’s peanut production comes mainly from China, India, Nigeria, Sudan, Burma, Argentina and Senegal.

At Healthy Supplies, we love peanuts. They impart a wonderful nuttiness to a huge array of dishes, both sweet and savoury. They’re so versatile – we love adding them to sweet recipes like our vegan snickers bars! They’re also the main ingredient in the dipping sauce for our delicious satay tofu. It’s fair to say that peanuts are one of the most popular snacks in the world. SO let’s look deeper into their history and how they have evolved over time….

 

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5 Reasons to Eat Chia Seeds!

Chia seeds are tiny, oval-shaped seeds. They’re easy to use and can be added to both sweet and savoury recipes. We love adding chia seeds to smoothies, oatmeal, salads, and baked goods. You may have seen these little nutritional powerhouses being used to make delicious puddings in Tik Tok videos, but do you know they are one of the healthiest things you can eat? Read on to discover the nutritional benefits of chia seeds!

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Our top ten aromatherapy oils!

Monday 6th June marks the start of Aromatherapy Awareness Week. Aromatherapy Awareness Week is an annual national campaign hosted by the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA) to raise awareness of the benefits of aromatherapy. You can read more about it here. We stock a wide range of brilliant, ntural aromatherapy oils! Here we share out top ten along with their health benefits. Read on to discover more!

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The health benefits of aromatherapy

Monday 6th June marks the start of Aromatherapy Awareness week. Aromatherapy has long been used to improve the health of the body, mind and spirit. Its primary focus is on how essential oils gathered from plant-based sources can help us. Essential oils are very concentrated, and consequently have powerful aromas. These can be extracted from many different aspects of the plant – from flowers, leaves, twigs, branches, seeds, fruit, cones, bark, wood, roots and even resin.

Aromatherapy oils can be used in lots of different ways. They each have different properties that make them excellent for a range of things including beauty, cleaning and more!
 
Let’s explore the different ways that aromatherapy can be beneficial for your health….

 

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Best budget recipes using store cupboard ingredients

The best budget-friendly recipes are those that require few ingredients. All you need to do is invest in a few staple ingredients and then you can create a variety of different meals. We want to share with you our favourite recipes made from store cupboard essentials. These are the kind of recipes that you can whip up with the leftover veg you have in the fridge and some trusty dried goods from the pantry. Many a delicious dinner that we’ve served has come about after a frantic whip-round of our cupboards when friends have dropped by unannounced, or teens have come home after school with friends in tow begging to be fed. Healthy Supplies specialises in getting goods from our store to your door, and we offer over 6000 products which are perfect pantry essentials – products to keep on hand that you can use to make nutritious and delicious dinners.

Please note that we are aware not everyone will have all the herbs and ingredients that we mention below! Don’t fret if you don’t have all the ingredients. You can leave certain ingredients out or sub in what you have in the house!

This article will show you how to make the most out of your cupboard staples, so that you can make healthy, quick and easy meals for the whole family.

So read on and check out our favourite recipes that are purse-friendly and easy to make….

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Our Favourite Afternoon Tea Recipes

Afternoon tea has long been part of British tradition. Us Brits have always enjoyed getting together for a natter with a platter of exquisite cakes and endless cups of tea. A good afternoon tea consists of sandwiches, cakes and scones – not to mention your favourite tea blend. If you’re looking for afternoon tea inspiration, then you’re in the right place! So raise your afternoon tea game by having a peek at some of our favourite recipes!

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Must-Have Travel Essentials

Travel is back on the menu again! Whether you’re looking at staycations in the UK or holidays abroad, packing the right travel essentials can have such a big impact on your trip. No one wants to traipse around trying to find a decent shampoo – your holiday time is too precious! We’ve compiled a list of our 2022 travel essentials, perfect for you and your family…

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Our Top Summer Skin Care Products!

Sun Awareness Week 2022 starts on Monday 2nd May, and runs until Sunday 8th May. Started by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD), the aim of this week is to raise awareness around sun protection and cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, and rates continue to rise. Sun Awareness Week provides advice on prevention as well as early detection. By teaching prevention, BAD aims to raise awareness of the dangers of burning and excessive tanning, and to discourage people from using sun beds. They also teach people how to spot the signs of skin cancer, thereby increasing the number of people diagnosed early.

There are lots of ways to protect our bodies from sun damage. Protective clothing and eyewear is a great way to ensure you don’t suffer ill effects. Limit your sun time, especially between 10am and 4pm. Say no to tanning beds – safe tanning beds simply don’t exist! Instead they expose you to intense UV radiation, which increases your risk of skin cancer and skin damage.

Suncream and aftersun is all really important in protecting your skin against harmful damage. No single sun protection method, including suncream, can offer 100 per cent protection against harmful UV rays. It’s important to ensure you have an established skin care routine to ensure you get maximum protection. High factor suncream is important, and don’t forget to reapply throughout the day. After sun care is key too! It offers a multitude of benefits: it soothes, cools and hydrates your skin. This helps prevent premature ageing of the skin.

Here’s our top picks for sun care products:

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Our favourite Easter Chocolates!

Easter is just around the corner, and that means one thing: CHOCOLATE! No matter what age you are, Easter bank holidays conjure up wonderful memories of eating far too much chocolate (is there such a thing?).

We’ve been adding some fantastic products that are guaranteed to impress your nearest and dearest. From truffles to Easter eggs, hot chocolate powder to gift bars – check out our top 10 products which we’d most like to receive this Easter….

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