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June is the first, real month of summer, even though for the last few weeks unusually, we’ve had lovely weather. June is the time when our gardens begin to come fully into bloom. Normally, it’s a popular month for weddings, and a time to enjoy getting out in the sunshine…

Mental Health Awareness Week

We are now in our seventh week of lockdown. For many people this has been a very stressful time.   This is the first time since the war we have had any sort of embargo on our movements and the way we live.   The biggest part of this for…

Our thoughts on international no diet day

Our diet also impacts on our health. Whilst we are having to stay at home, it is much easier to sit around for longer, or watch the TV, watch films, and become more sedentary than when we are going to work, and getting out and about as normal.   However,…

Did you know May is National Walking month?

Many people walk as part of their exercise regularly. However, now it is something that is recommended we all do once a day, during lockdown to keep us healthy and fit, both mentally and physically.   An American report in 2018 concluded that walking is associated with improved mental and…

Enjoy A Creative Nature Easter At Home

We will soon be celebrating Easter, which although an important time in the Christian calendar, is also a time to be fully welcoming Spring and the joys of nature; daffodils, narcissi, tulips, and of course those cute lambs. This year it is going to be a very different Easter to…

Beware the season of Tree Pollen Allergies

 “Allergy is the most common chronic disease in Europe. Up to 20% of patients with allergies struggle daily with the fear of a possible asthma attack, anaphylactic shock, or even death from an allergic reaction.” EAACI 2016   As spring approaches tree pollens start to circulate in the air and…

Mothering Sunday

It’s Mothering Sunday or Mothers’ Day this weekend in case you’d forgotten! (March 22)   In the UK, Mothering Sunday or Mothers’ Day is on the 4th Sunday of Lent. Exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday, and therefore like Easter, it is a moveable feast. However, it usually falls in…

Endometriosis & Me

How endometriosis has affected our CEO Julianne:    I have always had problems with my stomach, having had severe pancreatitis when I was just nine. Then when my first period started, I had really painful stomach cramps. These cramps got progressively worse during my teens. I thought I was just…

Family

Spending time with the family is precious, so having activities planned ensures you get the most from your weekends. You probably already have to ferry the children to the several activities they attend at weekends, such as sports, dance or drama groups, however do try to plan for physical activities…

Creating Healthy Routines for A Healthy Life

Preparing your own meals is an important part of creating a healthy eating routine. The speed which our lifestyles seem to dictate, means that often meals are eaten ‘on the hoof’ and we end up eating at irregular times and snacking on foods that are neither particularly healthy nor nutritious.…

What’s with this new trend of ‘Mindfulness’?

The word is appearing all over the place on social media and in the news. Schools are even incorporating it into their curriculum for students. The latter seem to link it to coping with stress of exams, making career choices and dealing with difficult social issues which often arise in…

Eating Right To Support Your Mental Health

A healthy diet can make a significant difference to how quickly you recover from depression or anxiety.   In fact, eating healthily seems to be just as important for maintaining your mental health as it is for preventing physical health problems.   Research suggests exercise may be as effective as antidepressants at reducing the symptoms of depression…

Spending time with family and friends

Spending time with family and friends is more important than we might think. Research has shown the quality and quantity of individuals' social relationships has been linked not only to mental health but also to both morbidity and mortality.   The research concluded the influence of social relationships on the…

Exercise and Mental Health

January is often considered to be the month with the highest levels of depression following Christmas and the New Year. Is this a myth or is it true? It certainly can feel like a ‘flat’ month after the festive period. Psychiatry and Population Professor at University of Manchester, Nav Kapur,…

New Year’s Resolutions

As the year is ending and I am reflecting on my successes this year for me personally, and for my business, I’m now planning ahead for 2020. My family helped to give me a good understanding of the importance of goal setting through an annual tradition; each New Year we…

We spoke to 4 Allergy Sufferers about Christmas!

As many of us know, Christmas time is all about celebrations, gatherings, and indulging in delicious food, but people such as Julianne, the founder of Creative Nature, really struggle at this time of year due to life threatening allergies. We have been in contact with 2 allergy sufferers to hear…

Be An Allergy Friendly Host At Christmas

As mentioned in our previous blog, Christmas is a time for luxurious food, but what about healthy indulgence?  How can we cater for everyone, including those with serious allergies and IBS?   It seems that the worlds population is becoming more allergic to food, and the rise in allergies in…

Advent Christmas shopping

Advent is, for many people of faith, a time to prepare for the commemoration of the birth of Jesus.   For the less religious of the population, it’s a time for shopping and preparing for the festivities. A time for buying gifts, food and drink in preparation for Christmas Day…

Have you even tried being a vegan?

Did you know that being a vegan isn’t what it used to be? It’s not all about having a bland range of foods you can eat which all taste like cardboard or in fact, are utterly tasteless – we’re far more creative than that now.   Have you even looked…

We strive to be ‘green’ at Creative Nature  

This week was meant to be Green GB Week. A government initiative to encourage businesses and industry to embrace greener practices. It’s something we support. We are happy to put up a little green flag to say ‘here, here, here’. However it’s now been delayed until early 2020 because it’s…

Autumn, Halloween and Gnawbles!

Whether you have a birthday this month – or you throw a Halloween Party or both – there will probably be chocolate involved.   Recently in America, a tweet about the worst ‘candy’ Halloween treat which had to ‘go forever’ went viral with brands coming in for some colourful comments.…

I was back in the Den…

By Julianne Ponan, CEO of Creative Nature   Just over a week ago I was contacted by the BBC and informed that I was going to be back in the Dragons’ Den again – much to my surprise.   This doesn’t mean I’ve physically stepped into that environment, it means…

Five ways to live positively with severe allergies

Acceptance – accepting that you have food allergies is a big step to leading a positive life. It sounds obvious, however if you have grown up like me from a very young age being ‘different’ you can kick against this and take risks as you get older because you cannot…

Five things you need to know about anaphylaxis

Have you ever seen anyone go into anaphylactic shock? Would you know what to do and how to react?   For me, the ignorance of others is my worst nightmare and my central fear around being a severely allergic person. I worry that I could have a reaction and be…

Shows!

We love meeting you all! Shows are such a great way for us to meet and chat with you, whilst you get the opportunity to try out our awesome products before you buy (at incredible show offers!) We’ve recently done two large shows up in Birmingham, letting us venture out…

Our NEW Multi-Packs Have Launched!

What’s better than buying your favourite Creative Nature snack bar? Buying as a multipack and saving money!! We’ve just launched our award-winning, super popular Raw Cacao and Salted Caramel Protein bars in multipack versions! These are exclusive to Asda and can be found in almost 200 Asda stores across the…

Study and Exam Tips

We’re right in the middle of exam season and whilst some of you might be able to sail through test papers without a care in the world (unfortunately this wasn’t any of us!), the majority will panic at the mere thought of sitting still for hours on end. Even if…

Tips on Travelling with Food Allergies

A food allergy occurs when the body's immune system triggers an abnormal response to food. Symptoms of allergic reactions to specific food can range from anything like tingling of the lips, sneezing, nasal congestion or even to something as dangerous as anaphylaxis. Having to deal with allergies is hard enough as…

Your Picnic Must-Haves!

When the weather is amazing and the sun is shining... there is nothing better than a British picnic! Here are some picnic essentials that you've got to have with you on the day! Blankets- Don't risk getting yourself dirty on the grass in case it's misty or if you're wearing…

Summer Must-Try Recipes!

With the summer just around the corner, some of you may be looking for some quick and easy summer recipes to try out this year. We have quite a lot of recipes you can choose from on our recipe page of our website (click here to check it out!), but…

It’s Time For Easter!

As we're sure you're aware... Easter is rapidly approaching. It's time to enjoy the lovely weather outside and go on a fun little Easter Egg hunt so we thought we would share a few fun options of activities you could do for the occasion if you have any little kiddos…

Macro Tracking and IIFYM

Have you come across the term If It Fit Your Macros before? Well, if you are interested in fitness, it’s highly likely you have. However, if you haven’t before, this blogpost will hopefully introduce you to it a bit.   Macros, are the main macronutrients you should consume through your…

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day!

Mother's Day is just around the corner! We thought it would be nice to remind all of you to treat your Mum this weekend for Mother's Day and spend some quality time with her. We know how busy life can get, but make sure to set some time aside for…

It’s Nutrition and Hydration Week!

Nutrition and Hydration Week (11th-17th of March) is an annual event which aims to highlight and promote healthy living and advancements in nutrition and hydration locally and worldwide! At Creative Nature, we care for all customers and their health, by producing products which are safe for all consumers to eat,…

Happy National Apprenticeship Week!

This week, 4th-8th of March is National Apprenticeship Week & we thought we would share some tips our very own Award-winning apprentice, Polly learnt through her 2-year long apprenticeship! Polly has been with the company for 3 years and started out as an apprentice, and is now our Sales Manager,…

Benefits of Eating Clean

Benefits of Eating Clean “Clean eating” has had a bad reputation in recent months.  Here at the Creative Nature HQ we believe this is down to there being too much ambiguity around what “clean eating” means.  Do you have to wash every bit of food you eat? What is classified…

Indulge With Creative Nature This Mint Chocolate Day!

Here at Creative Nature we love all things Chocolate, but there is something special about Mint Chocolate. There are tons of people that love the combination of the cool refreshing taste of mint with an indulgent taste of chocolate! Today, on the 19th of February it is even Chocolate Mint…

Benefits of Superfoods

Goji Berries A 2008 Chinese study compared the results of participants who consumed goji berry juice daily for 14 days to those who didn’t. People who drank goji berry juice reported an increase in: energy athletic performance quality of sleep ability to focus calmness overall well-being The same group also reported…

Allergy Labelling

As a result of the announcement on Friday (25th January 2019) that food labelling is to become much stricter in order to protect food allergy sufferers there seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel.  The government is looking to impose stricter rules around labelling of sandwiches…

Allergies Internationally

Living with a Food Allergy Did you know that the prevalence of food allergies within the Western culture is rising? A reported 1 in 50 UK school children suffer from a peanut allergy! Food allergies are a serious autoimmune disease.  When an allergy sufferer falls into contact (whether by indirect…

Veganuary!

If you didn't know... January isn't just a time to set new year's resolutions such as eating healthier and exercising more, but a lot of people are taking on the Veganuary challenge! What is it you ask? Well, Veganuary is a campaign which encourages people to follow the vegan diet…

How to Achieve Your 2019 New Years Resolutions

Happy New Year! The New Year has come around and it is time for everyone to start their resolutions! Every year people around the world make a list of various things they want to achieve or change in the upcoming year in hopes of changing their lifestyle for the better.…

Christmas Bake Off Video!

We know you have been waiting for it, so as a little Christmas present from us to you- here is our Christmas Bake Off Video! :) Hope you enjoy and Happy Holidays!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoF-_gEwDhc

Christmas Bake Off Event!

We had so much fun at our Christmas Bake Off Event on the 30th of November! If you didn't know- we held our second event, at the Big London Bake in Tooting and had 20 incredible bloggers get together to make our Top 14 Allergen-Free Baking mixes. Their challenge was…

BP Launch!

We have some very exciting news! You can now find 3 of our delicious, vegan and allergy-friendly snack bars in over 200 BP sites across the UK! We’re happy to make our products accessible to more people everyday and hope you enjoy the selection of our 3 award-winning products: Raw…

The Perfect Christmas Bundle!

It’s Christmas time and that means it's time to plan those amazing Christmas presents! Instead of mistletoe and wine, we’re giving you a whopping 20% saving on our most Chistmassey items! If you’re entertaining and want to keep it vegan, allergy-friendly or just want a healthier treat that still tastes…

It’s time for another BAKE-OFF!

With so much fun at our summer bake-off, we thought it is time for another bake-off! On the 30th of November we are getting 20 incredible bloggers to come and challenge their imaginations in our Christmas themed Bake-Off! They will have 90 minutes to make a creation of their own…

Reasons to avoid refined sugars

Did you know an average American child consumes 32 tsp of sugar everyday and an adult, 22 tsp? And do you know what the recommended daily intake of sugar is? It's just 6 to 9 tsp! Sugar has become a part of our daily lives to such an extent that…

How to survive Halloween with food allergies

It’s almost October 31st and everyone around you is excited about Halloween – whether it’s dressing up, going to a party, or trick or treating in your community. Have you ever considered how integral food or snacks are to an event like Halloween? If you suffer from allergies or intolerances…

The Great Vegan Bake-Off!

As some you may know, this week on the Great British Bake-Off, the bakers are doing a Vegan challenge! We thought it's the perfect time to share the video from our Creative Nature Summer Vegan Bake-Off! If you want to see clips from the day and how 20 amazing bloggers…

Come See Us At LUNCH 2018!

This week the team is going to be at LUNCH 2018 in the ExCeL on the 20th and 21st of September. If you have never been, Lunch is the UK’s multi-award-winning trade show for the food-to-go industry. It will have over 350 exhibitors showcasing food, drink, packaging and equipment products.…

Back To School Snacks!

It's September, which means it's back to school season for many kids out there! If you have some youngsters going off to school every day now or are a college or university student yourself and want some quick back to school snack ideas to take for a long day of…

You Can Now Invest in Creative Nature!

Hey everyone! We have some super exciting news! :) You may have seen this across all our social media pages, but if you haven't- you can now be a shareholder in our company from as little as £10, or as big as £10,000! We urge all of you to visit…

We’re Hosting a Bake-Off!

We are super excited to share some fun news with you guys! This Friday, on the 17th of August we are running our first ever event- the Creative Nature Vegan Bake-Off! We will have 20 bloggers taking part in the challenge, where they will be making one of our baking…

Beat the Heat with Summer Smoothies!

With the heatwave currently going through the UK, you may be dreaming of ice-cream, slushies and ice-cold smoothies! We want to help you make smart and healthy choices, so thought we would share some of our favourite quick and easy smoothie recipes in this blog post! Smoothies are always a…

Say Hello to Our New Baking Mixes!

As you may know, we have two completely new products out on the site! :) We are super excited to chat about them and introduce them to you! If you know the brand, you know we love our baking mixes that we have had out for a while! The Chia…

It’s National School Sport Week

Did you know that this week is National School Sport Week across the UK? The first National School Sport Week was in 2008, and since then the initiative has grown with more than 5,000 schools and 1.8 million pupils taking part! The role of NSSW is to raise awareness about sports and being…

Come see us at TASTE!

As you may know, this year we are doing MANY exciting shows and fairs! We love taking part in events where we meet customers, as we love to chat with all of you about our products and get to know you! :) We have a few fun shows coming up…

Meet our Ambassadors Tsuki & Will!

As you may know, we have some amazing Brand Ambassadors working with us at Creative Nature! We have a Q&A already live on our blog with Tsuki, which you can read here and a Q&A with Will here! However, we don't know about you, but we absolutely love videos here…

Top Tips for Dealing with Allergies

As it's Allergy Awareness Week, we thought we would do a blog post to talk about a few ways you can deal with allergies! Julianne, the founder and owner of Creative Nature suffers from allergies herself and has a few top ways she deals with allergies on the go! Julianne…

Try out Will’s Favourite Creative Nature Smoothie

We all need a bit of inspiration from time to time when it comes to new smoothie recipes, right? :) With the endless possibilities using our amazing Superfood range, we can all get creative and make something new every time we make smoothies! Whether you like cacao-based smoothies to treat…

3 Foods that Can Help Control Diabetes

Diabetes is a debilitating disease that affects an estimated 3.8 million people in the UK, a figure that has more than doubled since 1996 (Diabetes Prevalence Model by Public Health England, 2016). This represents roughly 9% of the (adult) population. According to the same model, 90% of all cases are type 2…

Smoothie Bowl Recipe Video!

As most of you will know- all of our new lovely superfood tubs have recipes on the back of pack! This makes it so much easier for all of you who are unsure of what to use our lovely products for but also gives you a bit of inspiration! We…

Vitamin D 101

With the weather still being quite gloomy in the UK at the moment... we were inspired to share a bit about Vitamin D! Especially with it being National Nutrition and Hydration week! Our Registered Associate Nutritionist Paula put this blogpost together to quickly educate you all on the main things…

Green Goodness Smoothie Recipe Video!

As some of you may know- all of our new lovely superfood tubs have recipes on the back of pack! This makes it so much easier for all of you who are unsure of what to use our lovely products for but also gives you a bit of inspiration! We…

Meet our Ambassadors: William Brown

This week we're introducing you all to our third lovely Brand Ambassador! Meet Will- he is a Vegan personal trainer, has his own podcast and two amazing organisations- the Health Awareness Network as well as the Climate Awareness Network! He is our newest Brand Ambassador and we already have many…

Come see us at Vegan Life Live!

This year we are planning many exciting shows and fairs we will be taking part in to ensure we meet as many of you as possible and get to interact with our customers! We have a few fun shows coming up and the one that you can see us at…

Meet our Ambassadors: Tsuki Harris

It's time to meet another one of our beautiful Ambassadors! Meet Tsuki! A vegan warrior that has the energy we all envy! Make sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter and read on to see how she got into body building, veganism and working with Creative Nature! What’s your name? Tsuki…