Real Foods Blog

A Christmas Pudding alternative for the whole family!

Christmas is the time of year when families, and dietary requirements, come together. It can be difficult to accommodate everyone’s needs, especially when it comes to the most important part of the meal (for me, anyway), pudding! These are four of my favourite vegan and gluten-free dessert and sweet snack options, which all make a wonderful Christmas pudding alternative. They can all be made ahead, which saves work on the big day, and they’re all crowd pleasers.

Published: December 8, 2020
Author: Sophie Robinson
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Pumpkin Spice Oats

Autumn is here, and pumpkin spice is back! Grab your comfiest jumper, and try these quick and easy overnight pumpkin spice oats; the perfect accompaniment to crisp morning walks on crunchy leaves.

Published: October 30, 2020
Author: Sophie Robinson
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A gut feeling. How can you improve your gut health?

Why should we care about our gut health?

As Hippocrates’ said, “all disease begins in the gut”. Despite this, ten years ago most people would never have thought that the gut had so much influence over our day to day wellbeing. Given the explosion in research surrounding this fascinating system, it’s no wonder that interest in getting a healthy gut has grown. A complex subject, you may find yourself wondering how can you improve your gut health.

Published: October 22, 2020
Author: Sophie Robinson
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The best foods to boost your immunity and wellbeing

Eat your way to good health! The team at Real Foods share their recommendations for the best foods to boost your immunity and well-being for the time ahead.

Published: June 22, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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What are the Best Alternative Milks?

The world of milk is changing.  As more consumers opt for a healthy, cruelty and dairy-free alternative, there’s been a plethora of alternative milks hitting the UK market. How do you find the best dairy-free alternative milks for you?

Published: May 19, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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Veganuary Challenge! Vegan substitutes for the New Year

The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer, shows you just how easy it is to ace the Veganuary challenge with our vegan substitutes.

Published: December 31, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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How to make an eco-friendly first aid kit

Can you really make an eco-friendly first aid kit? Of course. The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer, is here to help you.

Published: October 31, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Winter wellness: Natural remedies to combat colds and flu

Real Foods is on hand to help you stock your larder with tried and tested ingredients so that you can create your own natural remedies to combat colds and flu at home.

Published: October 29, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Gut Bacteria and Gut Dysbiosis

The bacteria in our gut can have a profound affect on our general health and sense of well being. Have a read on our brief post about gut bacteria and gut dysbiosis.

Published: September 5, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Get hooked on the new Loma Linda vegan, plant-based Tuno

Discover the latest convenience in sustainable foods! Tuno, the first plant-based tuna alternative by Loma Linda, has been creating waves with the Real Foods team this month.

Published: August 19, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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