Tag Archives: healthy eating

How lockdown affects mental health, what can you do/eat to stay positive and support your immune system

2020 has been a remarkable year and as we continue to live in these uncertain times it is natural to feel a certain amount of anxiety. Living with lockdown and social distancing measures has been unsettling for everyone and has undoubtedly affected mental health, especially in vulnerable groups such as new mums and women affected […]

Breakfast club shocker…adding veggies at breakfast!!

Yes! We said vegetables. Next week we’ll be talking about fruit which is pretty safe territory when it comes to breakfast but this week we’re shaking things up a little and looking at how to get more of our 5-a-day (or even 7-a-day!) portions of vegetables in nice and early. In Western cultures we’re very […]

Join the Kalila Breakfast club…the meal no mum should miss!

This Autumn we’re launching our Kalila Breakfast club to bring mum’s the very best start to their day with our weekly breakfast recipe. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and yet so many of us skip it. We’re making it our mission to ensure mums everywhere fill their tums at breakfast time! […]

Welcome back and a look at whats coming this autumn at Kalila …

If you’re like us, the holidays are over and the children are heading back to school, and life is settling back into a routine…we’d like to say a huge welcome back!! Kalila co-founders Kathy and Claire have been busy with their families in Canada and the UK as well as fitting in a few summer […]

Communities are only as strong as the health of their women

We’re just a little bit in love with former first lady Michelle Obama and going through some old quotes today we came across two which really resonated for us as women and mothers. Being healthy isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline… Wouldn’t it be great if we could shift this ancient […]

Dine al fresco with this summery Cod & Samphire supper

Looking for something new to wow your friends and family with at the table this summer. Conjure up Mediterranean al fresco dining with this simple one pot fish bake. Great for mums juggling little ones as can be prepared in less than 5 minutes and needs only 15-20 mins cooking time. All that’s needed is […]

What’s in our snack pack this week….veggies!

Hot on the heels of Jamie Oliver’s campaign against child obesity and #AdEnough of junk food marketing, we’re packing our bags with a selection of colourful veggies to keep hunger at bay this summer. Real, raw and packed with healthy vitamins and minerals we’re embracing our inner omnivore and helping to educate ourselves and our […]

Eating to conceive

I’ve officially reached that age where most of my friends have had kids, are having kids or are desperately trying to have kids. And between them, or should I say us as I include myself in this group, we represent a fairly good cross section of society with many healthy births, some suffering miscarriage, some […]

Keeping it traditional with our Thanksgiving Turkey recipe

Thanksgiving day is nearly upon us but do you know why we celebrate it? Here are a few fun facts: Thanksgiving dates as far back as 1621 when pilgrims invited Native Americans to celebrate a harvest feast. It became an official holiday when President Franklin D. Roosevelt made it so in 1939 and was approved by […]

Our favourite family salads for summer

Whatever you’re doing this summer keep things colourful with these delicious salads which are quick and easy to make and taste great as light lunches or as side dishes with a BBQ. What’s more they’re kid friendly and full of key vitamins and minerals to keep the little ones full of nature’s energy. Packed full […]

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