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4 simple mindfulness techniques that will help if you’re stressed

Here at Sadie’s, we’re not just about eating food that makes you feel great, we’re about doing things that make you feel just as good. Mindfulness has been proven as an aid to those struggling with depression and linked to relieving stress while boosting focus. But, if you’re not keen on the art of mindful […]

6 Irish Christmas markets worth visiting

There’s nothing like getting into the festive spirit at this time of year. A Christmas market is just perfect; cosy hats and scarves, mulled wine and hopefully, some ideas for the gift wish list! Here’s six happening around the country worth a visit this season.  Enjoy X    The Galway Christmas Markets (November 15th – […]

Skin, hair and nails need a boost? These 6 natural oils will help

It’s not just what we put into our bodies that count – it’s what we use outside them too! As the bitter winter weather makes itself known, our hair, skin and nails are all going to feel it, so natural oils will help see them restored. We’ve chosen six we feel do the job, every […]

Hearty Italian Minestrone Soup

You’ll love this tasty, hearty Italian minestrone soup, brimming with vegetables, beans and pasta. Ideal as the cooler evenings draw in and you need to warm your bones! This easy-to-follow recipe is the perfect, quick weeknight dinner, and you can make it ahead to use as lunch for the next week. Enjoy x What you […]

Chilli Con Carne – With A Special Twist

Chilli Con Carne is a great option for families as you can bulk it out with extra beans, veg or even lentils. This particular variation is packed with flavour thanks to a secret ingrediant – dark chocolate! Yes really! It makes it extra rich and dark in colour. It freezes really well, so double up […]

Seriously Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Who doesn’t love spaghetti bolognese? This family classic is great for batch cooking for super busy weeks now that everyone is back to school. Make extra portions to serve over hot baked potatoes and freeze some for the following week too. This also works well in the slow cooker (just be sure to brown your […]

Handy (and Delicious) One-Pot Chicken

This dish is perfect for when you need to clear out your fridge. Throw any vegetables you have, along with some potatoes and chicken drumsticks and your favourite seasoning, and voila! A no-fuss, healthy and hearty meal.  Enjoy x What you need:  3 carrots, peeled and sliced 1 large onion, diced into chunks,  300g of […]

The Blue Zones: 5 ways to help you live a healthier lifestyle

We’ve had a fantastic start to our #SadiesKitchenTakeover series and this week, we’re going back to some of our early posts. The lovely Dr Ciara Kelly of The Irish Balance recently shared her thoughts on figuring out ways to live healthier, more sustainable lives – but in ways that differ from some of the quick […]

Creamy Beetroot Risotto 

Whether you hate it or rate it, beetroot has always been a staple food. Known to help support the liver, lower blood pressure and rich in many valuable nutrients and fibre – beetroot is a firm favourite of ours, so why not try out this simple quick and easy dinner for the week that’s in […]

Dr Ciara Kelly’s, Super Summer Salad

Who says you can’t win friends with salad? This vibrant, fibre packed bowl of goodness from The Irish Balance is so filling and has such wonderful crunch and texture. Ideal for  work lunches or as a yummy side for a BBQ with friends.  Fresh, delicious, AND good for you! Enjoy x What you need: 1 […]