My Story and Why I Founded Supertreats

Supertreats founder, Virpi Venho-Jones, explains what drove her to create the world’s best-tasting carob bars.
What inspired you to create Supertreats?
I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with refined sugar and caffeine. I used to love the energizing, short-term boost that they gave me, making me feel on top of the world. But when the effects wore off, I’d feel lethargic, foggy headed, somewhat depressed and irritable – all [...]

Enjoy A Caffeine & Refined Sugar-Free Easter

There’s no denying that Easter is very much focused on chocolate, Easter eggs and all things sweet, for those who celebrate it. Of course, we’re all about enjoying a treat, especially if you have a sweet tooth like us. But what about the refined sugar and caffeine content in all that chocolate?

Did you know that a standard bar of 50g milk chocolate contains up to 6 teaspoons of [...]

How To Achieve Mindful Eating

The concept of mindfulness is something we’ve covered before on our blog, when we shared our top tips on living a calm, peaceful lifestyle. But have you thought about mindfulness when it comes to eating? Rather than just grabbing something in a rush, it’s about reconnecting with the present, selecting food with intention and awareness and consuming thoughtfully.

This might sound great on paper, but how can we realistically try [...]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Give Up Caffeine in 2018

The start of the New Year signals the beginning of many resolutions we make to try and improve our lifestyle and health. Eating more vegetables, quitting smoking, going to the gym more or trying to be more positive are just some we might be familiar with. And while cutting down on alcohol may also be a common one, should we be reducing caffeine too?

We live in a world that [...]

By |January 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments|

Our Top 5 Tips For A Healthier Christmas

As we all know, Christmas is a time for indulgence – parties, presents and more food than you can shake a stick at! It’s all too easy to over–do it, leaving you exhausted and perhaps a little heavier than you’d like. But the festive period doesn’t need to be stressful or take its toll on your health. So here are our top tips to help you enjoy Christmas in [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments|

How To Stay Happy & Fight The Winter Blues

Life is all about experiencing different emotions throughout our own personal journeys. There are moments where we feel happy, sad, stressed, on top of the world, etc. As well as situations and lifestyle, changes in the season and weather also play a part in how you feel; with winter approaching, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), caused by a lack of natural sunlight, can affect many of us and leave us [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments|

How To Stay Healthy This Autumn

Can you believe it’s the start of another month and we’re officially into the swing of autumn now? No, we can’t either! Colourful leaves, frosty morning, darker nights and, with Halloween approaching, it’s a fun time of year as we get closer to Christmas. Taking care of our health – and our family’s – at this time of year is more important than ever so here are our top [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments|

Healthy Back To School/Work Snack Ideas

September signals the start of a new season and getting back into the school/work routine as we say goodbye to summer and the 6-week holiday. With bags to pack, lunch boxes to make and extracurricular activities to fit into the schedule, time can be short. However, we still want to make sure we’re looking after ourselves and our families so here’s some healthy and delicious ideas to keep everyone [...]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep – the most effective thing we can do to re-set our brain and body every day to help us feel at our peak. So why do so many of us struggle with it? According to the World Health Organisation, two thirds of us in developed nations fail to hit the recommended eight hours of sleep a night.

This is what the National Sleep Foundation recommends we should be [...]

Top Tips For Being More Mindful

Over the past year ‘mindfulness’ has become something of a trend, but it’s something we see as a good thing for our wellness and mental health. Devoting some time out of your day to take a step back from life can really help to put things into perspective, relax and enable you to take on the challenges that life can throw at us.

At Supertreats, we’re all about the ‘healthy [...]