Category: Recipes

Be Prepared!

December 6th, 2019 | Posted in Recipes

Christmas is a time of celebration, togetherness, cosiness and fun. A time away from the usual routines and rules of everyday life. However, if you are the one hosting and cooking it may be a high stress time of non-stop providing for others. To counter this ask everyone to bring a dish to contribute to the festivities. Then prepare some foods in ...

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Autumn Recipes

October 28th, 2019 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog post on The Benefits of Seasonal Eating and seen our Seasonal Eating Calendar you’ll be excited about eating locally grown, seasonal foods. Autumn is a wonderful time of year for fruit and vegetables. You’ll find apples, pears, celeriac, carrots, swede, turnips, kale, chard and many varieties of squash in abundance at ...

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Detox Day Menu  

March 29th, 2019 | Posted in Info | Recipes

If you've read the blog posts on 10 Signs You Need to Detox and Top Tips for Successful Detoxing you'll be keen to get started. Here you'll find some ideas for what to eat during your detox day or days. Your food intake during this detox is largely based on fruit and vegetables as these are the least challenging foods. They also supply an ...

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Tasty Vegan Recipes

January 21st, 2019 | Posted in Recipes

If you've read the blogposts on the health and environmental benefits of a vegan diet: Food Footprints and Go Vegan, Go Healthy, you'll be raring to get cooking up a vegan storm. Here are some mouth watering recipes to keep you healthy and inspired. All are gluten free, as well as vegan, so everyone can enjoy them.   Breakfast Pancakes Serves ...

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Step Out of the Menu Rut

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

When you first start on the healthy eating path everything seems new and exciting. You are opened up to new tastes, flavours and textures. Some you love, some you hate, some you acquire a taste for over time. But, as time goes on, you get stuck in rut. You have the same meals week after week. Boredom with what you eat is a sure fire way to fall ...

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The Power of Umami on Food Choices

August 16th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

What You Eat Affects What You Eat! When it comes to eating, one thing really does lead to another. Research has found that consuming an umami rich broth can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food choices. In the study women were given an umami rich broth 15 minutes before eating as much as they wanted ...

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Food Swaps for Health

July 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

If you've seen the blog post on 5 Habits for a Healthy Life you'll realise the importance of eating a healthy diet if you want a healthy lifespan. Also see the post Pulses not Potatoes for info on how swapping fast releasing carbs for pulses can improve blood sugar control as well as many other aspects of health. Here are some simple things you ...

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3 Meals, 30 Foods!

June 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Hopefully you'll have read the blog posts on  Findings from the American Gut Project and How to Eat 30+ Plant Foods a Week. Here are 3 recipes that will ensure you eat over 30 plant foods in just 3 meals!!! Everything after that is a bonus for your gut. Buckwheat, Almond and Roasted Vegetable Salad Gluten free, dairy free, vegan Serves 4 2 ...

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Winning Ways with Beans

May 17th, 2018 | Posted in Recipes | Uncategorized

Following April's blog posts on the Benefits of Beans and Digestible Beans here are some ideas for how to incorporate beans into your diet. Pulses are so versatile they can be incorporated into more or less any meal or dish, even cakes and desserts! Bean Burgers In a food processor combine cooked beans with grated carrot, tahini or almond ...

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Happy, Healthy Easter

March 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Easter is a festival celebrating new life, new beginnings and potential for growth. Eggs act as a symbol of new life. The trouble is, the only growth that the average chocolate Easter Egg will promote is around the girth of the eater. However, chocolate itself is not the culprit. The cacao bean from which chocolate is made has many health benefits ...

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