One simple remedy for dry skin: Drink lots of water..

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One simple remedy for dry skin: Drink lots of water — it helps your skin heal and bounce back more quickly. What to try if that doesn’t do the trick:

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Overnight Oats


Overnight Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Oats

Cheesecake flavored oats bursting with lemon and blueberries, all come together in a protein packed, make ahead breakfast!

5 min Prep Time

12 hr Cook Time

12 hr, 5 Total Time

Yields 2




    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
    • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of choice)
    • 1/2 cup fat free vanilla greek yogurt
    • 1 cup frozen blueberries
    • Stevia, Maple Syrup, Honey or Sugar, if desired
    • 1/4 cup light cream cheese
    • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
    • 2 tablespoons sugar free maple syrup


  1. Combine oats, protein powder and chia seeds. Stir in yogurt. Divide between two mason jars. Feel free to add in sweetener here, if using.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, lemon extract and maple syrup. Stir until fully combined and smooth.
  3. Top oat mixture with cream cheese mixture then blueberries.
  4. Seal mason jars with lid, then set in fridge to let sit overnight.
  5. In the morning, devour!


Odlums wholemeal rye bread recipe

Try our wholemeal rye bread topped with avocado and tomatoes for a healthy lunch option or tasty weekend brunch

What you need:

  • 500g/1lb 2oz Odlums Wholemeal Rye Flour
  • 500ml/ 17fl oz Warm Water
  • 1 tbsp Black Treacle
  • 1 x 7g sachet Instant Dried Yeast
  • ½ tsp Salt


How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Grease and base line a 900g/2lb loaf tin with baking parchment.
  2. In a jug, add treacle to the warm water and stir.
  3. Place rye flour in a bowl, make a well in the centre, add the yeast and pour on half of the liquid, gently add the flour from the edges of the well and rest for 15 mins.
  4. Add the remaining liquid and salt, mix well with a spoon to combine the ingredients. The mix will be quite thick, add more water if necessary to achieve a soft sticky dough.
  5. Transfer to the prepared tin, smooth the top with the back of a spoon dipped in water. Leave it, covered with a damp tea towel or cling film for approximately 1 hour, or until the dough has risen to the top of the tin.
  6. Bake for about 35-45 minutes until golden brown and the bread sounds hollow, when tapped underneath.
  7. Turn out onto a wire tray to cool. Enjoy!

Rye Bread

Odlums Fruity Health Bars


Fruity Health Bars

CategoryBack to School

Cook Time20 mins

What you need:

  • 75g/3 oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 75g/3 oz Odlums Porridge Oats
  • 250ml jar of Apple Sauce
  • 125g/4 oz Dried Apricot, chopped
  • 125g/4 oz Shamrock Sultanas
  • 50g/2 oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 50g/2 oz Sunflower Seeds
  • 25g/1 oz Sesame Seeds
  • 25g/1 oz Pumpkin Seeds
  • 50g/2 oz Shamrock Desiccated Coconut
  • 2 Eggs, beaten

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Line a swiss roll tin 28cm x 18cm (11″ x 7″) with greaseproof paper, allowing the paper to hang over the edges of the tin.
  2. Put the apple sauce into a large bowl, add the apricots, sultanas, sugar and seeds. Mix well.
  3. Add the oats, flour, coconut and eggs to the fruit mixture and stir until well combined.
  4. Transfer to the prepared tin and spread evenly, press down well.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes until golden and firm to the touch.
  6. Leave to cool in tin, then lift out onto board and cut into bars.

Fruity Health Bars

Mediterranean Style Potato & Greens Salad


100g baby/new season potatoes (or 2cm cubed Roosters)

½ fennel bulb, finely sliced

1 small courgette

50g cook lentils

30g pomegranate seeds

10 green beans, topped and tailed

10g sunflower seeds

For the dressing:

2tbsp olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

½ tsp dill

1tsp chopped parsley


Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, drain and once cool enough to handle cut in half. Place into a mixing bowl.  Cook the green beans in the potato water until tender and place into the bowl.

Take a vegetable peeler to make ribbons of courgette and place into the bowl.

Add the finely sliced fennel, cooked lentils and pomegranate seeds.

Make the dressing by simply mixing all the ingredients together and pour over the salad. Mix well and serve with a scattering of sunflower seeds.

Prep in:20 mins
Cook in:10 mins
Per Serving %RI
Energy (Kcal) 226 11%
Energy (KJ) 940 11%
Fat 14g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Total Sugars 5g 5%
Salt 0.3g 5%