Snacking to Smile About
Jul23

Snacking to Smile About

The more time passes, the more people are jumping on to the healthy eating and healthy lifestyle bandwagon. This shift was needed since as Maltese people we tend to rank very poorly when it comes to healthy habits such as the right nutrition and exercise. Indeed, we ranked very high on the obesity spectrum when compared to other countries in Europe.Apart from people being more conscious about what they consume, there is an also bigger...

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QNT’s Vegan Protein Chocolate Muffin
Jun27

QNT’s Vegan Protein Chocolate Muffin

A common misconception is that meat is needed to build protein. That lie has been debunked a number of times yet it unfortunately has been pushed into people’s mind. Thankfully so many athletes are coming out and stating how healthier and fitter they feel after switching to a vegan diet. The choice of vegan products is also starting to fill up even the shelves of fitness sections in supermarkets and also in gyms. A case in point...

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VeggyMalta checks out Valsoia Burger Verdure Grangusto
Jun08

VeggyMalta checks out Valsoia Burger Verdure Grangusto

  VeggyMalta checks out Valsoia’s new bean burger. Valsoia Burger verdure Grangusto is rich in protein, soy free, and also contains omega6. It is 100% #vegan and totally plant based.

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Why is Vitamin D so important for our health?
Feb28

Why is Vitamin D so important for our health?

Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide issue that effects even those of us living in Malta. Studies have shown that a genetic factor may also be responsible for some of us being deficient in this important vitamin. See here Vitamin D is essential for: Absorption and utilisation of calcium and phosphorus Maintaining healthy bones and teeth A healthy immune system Normal muscle function Helps to maintain normal blood calcium levels The...

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Better Than Pasta
Feb26

Better Than Pasta

Better Than Noodles, Pasta, Angel Hair and Rice are a range of healthy alternatives to regular noodles, angel hair, pasta, and rice. They are made from organic ingredients including flour from the Japanese konnyaku plant. The Better Than range is also: • fat-free, • low GI, • low in calories, • gluten-free and • suitable for vegans. THE KONNYAKU PLANT This plan has been grown and consumed in Japan for many centuries. Konnyaku flour is...

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MOMA – Making Oats more Awesome!
Feb19

MOMA – Making Oats more Awesome!

For whoever has never taken oats for breakfast (or as a snack), oats are incredibly nutritious. It’s always a good idea to start the day with a bowl of oats (and maybe add some fresh fruit). Some actually consider it as one of the healthiest foods you can take. Oats are rich in dietary fibre (containing more than other grains) and protein. They are also attributed with having a range of healthy cholesterol-lowering properties....

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Boosting Your Immune System
Feb11

Boosting Your Immune System

The immune system is the body’s natural defence against infectious organisms. During their early years, children’s immune system is growing and developing, as they are exposed to numerous different types of infection for the first time. The winter season is particularly hard on the immune system, and every year more people look for natural ways to maintain their health throughout this period. 70% of our immune system is formed by...

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Tesco Meat-free range at Smart Supermarket
Dec12

Tesco Meat-free range at Smart Supermarket

  VeggyMalta looks at the extensive range of meat free products that Smart Supermarket has under the Tesco Meat Free label. They have a full range of vegan and vegetarian products to choose from.

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Goodfella’s Falafel vegan Pizza
Oct23

Goodfella’s Falafel vegan Pizza

Goodfella’s recently put on the market a new pizza, totally plant-based, their Vegan Falafel Pizza. Without any doubt we had to give it a bite and check out the taste. After tasting this pizza, I would nearly say that it is happened to be vegan, because I believe Goodfella’s focused on creating a tasty (Mediterranean style) pizza which happens to be completely plant-based. Anyone who thinks that a plant-based pizza...

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Getting to know Valsoia’s Pizza con verdure Grigliate
Sep27

Getting to know Valsoia’s Pizza con verdure Grigliate

VeggyMalta gets to know more about Valsoia’s Pizza con Verdure grigliate. It is 100% #plantbased, #lactosefree and easy to prepare.

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Trying out Valsoia’s Olio di Soia
Sep18

Trying out Valsoia’s Olio di Soia

VeggyMalta tries out Valsoia’s Olio di Soia (Soyabean oil). This is another product by Valsoia that is 100% vegan. The product label states that Valsoia’s Olio di Soia contains “Linolenic acid that helps to maintain normal levels of Cholesterol”.  These are alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3) and linolenic acid (Omega 6). We are becoming more aware of the benefits and importance of consuming the proper quantities if...

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Getting to know Valsoia’s Tiramisu
Aug16

Getting to know Valsoia’s Tiramisu

  VeggyMalta gets to know Valsoia’s Tiramisu. It is another dairy-free, naturally lactose-free and 100% plant-based product by Valsoia. It is lightly coffee-flavoured and has a sprinkle of cocoa powder on top. Although it is a vegan product, I can assure you that you and your friends will not realise the difference.      

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Trying out Good Earth 100% Whole Wheat Pasta
Jul23

Trying out Good Earth 100% Whole Wheat Pasta

VeggyMalta checks out Good Earth’s new range of whole wheat pasta. Good Earth has four different types of pasta in this range; fusilli, penne, spaghetti and farfalle. Each packet is 500 g. Let’s start with the main aspect of this range, the fact that it is 100% whole wheat. This basically means that all the product is whole wheat pasta and not a percentage of it. Organic product Another key feature about Good Earth’s...

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Anurakti launch new products
Jul18

Anurakti launch new products

We caught up with Anurakti to see what their plans are for this year’s Malta International Food Festival in Mdina happening between the 17th and 21st July. This year Anurakti is twinning up with Coffee Circus for the festival and one can visit their stand at the fair and taste and buy their collection. A number of things have happened since we last spoke. They have launched their new website, which includes an online shop (so...

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Trying out Tetley’s Cold Infusion
Jul17

Trying out Tetley’s Cold Infusion

Tetley just launched their cold herbal and fruit infusions in time for summer. I guess this is a great way to replenish your water levels in summer. Rather than choosing (sweetened) flavoured water, this is sugar free, caffeine free and artificial flavouring free alternative. And also an alternative to fizzy drinks. Tetley’s cold infusions come in four different flavours; Raspberry & Cranberry Mint, Lemon & Cucumber...

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