Green Smoothie Goodness

I could have titled this ‘Green Smoothie Goddess’ as I’m rapidly turning into one! Now part of my daily routine, I’m actually craving them and try to have two a day. My fridge is stocked with extra lettuce and beetroot leaves that I wash, dry and bag ready for use. The garden provides spinach, chard, […]

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Chia seeds: a superfood for super health

This tiny grain, thought to be eaten by Aztec warriors before battle to enhance their endurance, is packed full of nutrition. Rich in omega-3, protein, antioxidants, minerals, fibre, calcium and iron, chia is an excellent food for active people. The seeds are easy to digest and are an ideal food before and after exercise due […]

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How To Cook Without Oil

Cooking with out oil – are you serious? How do I brown my onions and make salad dressing?? Let’s start with the why? One of the most powerful ways of maximising the health benefits of a plant-based diet (and to lose weight) is to eliminate the use of extracted oils. Whether they be cold pressed, […]

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How to make brazil nut milk

Nut milks made at home are a fantastic alternative to store-bought equivalents. Great for smoothies, breakfasts, into your favourite hot drink and just excellent for baking. Also nut milks do not contain lactose which many people cannot tolerate. With a little experimentation you’ll find the perfect taste balance so you can make your own nut […]

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