Smarter Health Blog

Food, news, fitness and wellbeing tips for a sweeter life.

Streamline Less Sugar Fruit Jams and Marmalades

How well do you know your fruit?

Fruit and vegetables are rather incredible. We love them. They are an important part of a healthy diet and variety is as important as quantity. Packed with essential vitamins, minerals and fibre, they add fresh colour and flavour to our plates and some can make wonderful jam and marmalade preserves! Some even have unusual secrets……

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chinese stir fry healthy streamline jams and marmalades

A Chinese New Year full of colours and flavours

Based on lunar and solar calendars, the date of Chinese New Year varies each year, but always falls between late January and mid-February. Each year is represented by one of twelve animals, with 28 January 2017 heralding the year of the rooster! Chinese New Year traditionally means a time for families to get together over…

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Streamline Jam Jar Craft

Countdown to Christmas

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of the year already but with just a few weeks to go until Christmas, the clock is ticking and it’s time to start planning! SIX WEEKS TO GO (early to mid-November) Set your budget When it comes to Christmas it’s all too easy to spend spend spend! So start…

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Streamline Less Sugar Jam Jar Halloween

BOO-tiful Halloween ideas

Whether you are looking for seasonal gift inspiration or spooky craft decorations, grab a few empty jam jars and let your creative pumpkin juices flow! Here are some ideas to give your home an extra-spooky feel this Halloween.   Re-use your empty jam jars to make spellbinding party goody jars! Paint the lids and jars…

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Breakfast, jam, spreads, toast, bread

Breakfast around the world

Dinner or breakfast? Well you may be surprised to find out that ‘dinner’ in Old English (disner) means to break a fast and was back then used to describe the first meal eaten in the day. Its meaning later shifted but the word breakfast only came into use in the 15th century to describe a…

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Streamline Jam competition

Tasty ways to cut sugar this summer

At Streamline, we don’t think making healthier choices should mean you have to compromise on taste. We’re passionate about putting flavour first, so whilst our jams and marmalades have 30% less sugar than standard jams, we’ve packed in 40% more delicious fruit. Using Streamline jam and marmalade can help you cut down on the amount…

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5 tips for healthier alfresco eating

5 top tips for healthier alfresco and barbecue eating

For most of us, cooking and eating outdoors is what summer is all about. It’s the perfect excuse to showcase foods packed with colour and flavour and re-ignite our love affair with the barbecue. So this summer, make it fun and try new things while making it healthier too.   Make veggies the star of…

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