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Productivity & Self Improvement

Positive News and Honestly Good Inspiration #1

We’re living in unprecedented times right now. With a worldwide pandemic, and an unpredictable global economy – it’s easy to become absorbed in worries about the future, so we decided to take action and bring you Honestly Good News to inspire you and show you the things that are good about the world right now. […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 26, 2020
Behind The Scenes

Why Crowdfunding During Lockdown Worked For Us

We recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs during lockdown and are proud to say we were overfunded and closed the campaign with £108,000. We spoke to our founder Vikesh about lessons learned about the crowdfunding process, and advice for other companies wanting to follow in his footsteps. 1) Firstly, congratulations on raising £108k. How […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • August 16, 2020
Productivity & Self Improvement

11 Amazing DIY Summer Home Hacks

Summer has finally arrived, and although we love the sunshine, let’s admit it – many of us struggle with the heat and are in urgent need of some quick, cheap, and easy summer home hacks! From innovative ways to cool down, to 100% natural fly repellant, and even a DIY suncream recipe – this post […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • August 8, 2020
Behind The Scenes

We’ve Got A New Kitchen – Behind-the-Scenes Video

There’s big news at Honestly Good – we’ve got a new home! Earlier this month, we moved to our new kitchen space in West London. This is a huge milestone for us, and a reminder of how far we’ve come since the idea of the company began in Vikesh’s kitchen in 2017. The new space […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 21, 2019
Productivity & Self Improvement

Top 10 Recycling Tips

Recycle Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of recycling. The year’s theme is “Recycling. It’s in our own hands”, and there’s never been a more important time for us to take action. Did you know that an estimated 91% of plastic isn’t recycled? (source) Worse still, by 2050, the ocean […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 18, 2019
Health & Nutrition

Nutrition 101: Food Labels Decoded

Decoding a food label can sometimes feel like translating a foreign language. They’re full of unfamiliar words, measurements, shorthand references, and nutritional value statistics. If you’re lost when you turn over a food packet, you’re not alone. We asked our resident nutritionist Caroline Farrell for her top tips on decoding nutrition labels, here’s what she […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • June 7, 2018
Health & Nutrition

14 Best Ever Natural Cold Remedies

Colds can come at any time of the year, but fear not, certain diet and lifestyle habits can help to prevent them, and also boost your immune system to enable you to recover faster. Our resident nutritionist Caroline Farrell has shared her tips for preventing and managing a cold. We hope they help you.   […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • May 16, 2018
SOTM

Smoothie of The Month Two – That Protein

After an amazing first month of #SOTM with The Raw Chocolate Company (recap here), we’re back with another super cool collaboration for May 2018 with ‘That Protein.’ In case you missed what Smoothie of the Month is about, each month, we’ll be partnering with a brand that we think is ‘honestly good’. We’ll create a […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • May 1, 2018
Nature & Mindfulness

Bee kind: Why bees need saving and what you can do to help

Bees are magical little creatures that play a pivotal role in maintaining a healthy environment and a healthy economy. They pollinate two-thirds of all the world’s crops and flowers, which helps give us food to eat and flowers to enjoy. Our landscapes rely on bees to fertilise the crops around us, and it would cost […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • April 30, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Is eating raw food better for me? Your 15 biggest questions about smoothies answered

Whether you’re a seasoned smoothie drinker or a complete novice, the chances are you probably have some unanswered questions. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Did you know we have a resident nutritionist at Honestly Good HQ? Our nutritional superstar Caroline Farrell helps with our recipe development and is a firm believer that the […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • April 17, 2018
SOTM

Smoothie of The Month One – The Raw Chocolate Company

We’re so proud to be collaborating with The Raw Chocolate Company for our first ever smoothie of the month campaign. Each month – we’ll collaborate with a different company that we believe is ‘honestly good’ and develop a unique, limited edition flavour. About The Raw Chocolate Company The Raw Chocolate Company is honestly good for […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • April 2, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

12 Tips on How to Kick-Start Your Morning (When You’re Not a Morning Person)

Mornings can be tough. Especially during winter time when it’s dark and gloomy outside. If you find it hard to get up at this time of year – you’re not alone, and there’s actually a very good reason for it (apart from that warm and snuggly duvet of yours). Our bodies have natural circadian rhythms […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • March 29, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is essential for our physical health, mental health and our survival. It’s just as important as exercising and eating healthy,  so it shouldn’t be neglected. Not sleeping enough has been linked to anxiety, depression, impaired cognitive function and an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Here are our top […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 27, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Top 15 Foods for Boosting Libido

Did you know that there are certain foods that possess the power to boost your libido? Typically referred to as ‘aphrodisiacs’ – they’re named after the ancient Greek goddess of Love – Aphrodite. Many of us have heard of oysters being a popular aphrodisiac, but have you ever wondered what other libido-enhancers you can find […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 14, 2018
Health & Nutrition

10 Healthy Snack Ideas from a Nutritionist

Healthy snacks which combine complex carbohydrates and protein help to maintain steady blood sugar levels throughout the day.  This helps to sustain energy and prevent irritability and cravings for sweet foods and stimulants. Here are 10 of my favourite snack ideas:   1. A smoothie with fruit and/ or vegetables and some nuts and/ or […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 30, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Foods to Support Mental Wellbeing

Positive mental wellbeing gives us the resilience to cope with the stresses of everyday life. It also allows us to feel secure in ourselves and the world around us, freeing us to reach our full potential. However, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives. Some […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 16, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Top 9 Foods to Support Immunity

Our immune system is made up of a complex network of organs, tissues, and cells that work in harmony to protect the body. It acts as a guardian that protects our body from harmful environmental influences. A healthy immune system is essential for our survival and there are plenty of things we can do to […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 14, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Foods for the Heart

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the UK.  Many people are unaware of the powerful role our diet can play in protecting our heart. Here are our top ten heart-healthy foods: 1. Nuts Those who eat nuts on a regular basis have been found to have a lower risk of developing heart […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 17, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Tips for Digestion

Your digestive tract is so much more than a pathway to get food from A to B. The gut is a powerhouse that not only affects your physical wellbeing, but your happiness levels too. Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan famously said: ‘I wouldn’t feel uncomfortable saying that virtually 80% of your mental state, well-being and happiness is controlled by […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 2, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips from a Nutritionist

If you want to lose weight – it’s best to do it healthily. We’ve asked our expert nutritionist Caroline Farrell for her top weight loss tips to get you started. Here’s what she said:   1. Replace black tea or coffee with green tea Green tea has been shown to support weight loss. Limit consumption to […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 11, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Anti-Ageing Foods – How To Nourish Your Skin from Within

These days, anti-ageing toiletries seem more like food than cosmetics, with everything from pomegranate to green tea being infused into them. However, these toiletries are no substitute for eating the foods that will nourish your skin from the inside out. So, before you splash out on expensive anti-ageing cosmetics, consider these simple dietary changes, which […]

  • Written by henry
  • February 24, 2017