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Annual Guide To Winter Fruit & Vegetables

British soils don’t hang up their coats for winter Rather they switch to providing us with hearty, sustaining produce that offers us the energy and warmth we need to keep going through the cold weather. Here are some reasons to love local fruit and veg this winter: Low Calorie Root vegetables are richer in starch […]

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Pumpkin Recipes Packed With Protein

Hands up who had carving faces into pumpkins on the ‘to-do’ list this week? Us too! My kids have a great time with Daddy (it’s a yearly ritual) designing, drawing, cutting and scraping away while I attempt to control the mess. And I make sure they don’t throw away any of the insides – I […]

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Healthy Ricotta Pancakes

ricotta pancake

Think pancakes are an indulgent treat? Well they are but they can also be super healthy if you know how to make them as such! Check out my contribution to Nicola Joyce aka The Fit Writer’s blog on healthy pancake recipes. FLOURLESS RICOTTA PANCAKES Ingredients (makes 2 pancakes) – 2 eggs – 100g ricotta cheese – […]

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The Working Lunch – packed lunches on the go

The Working Lunch   Juggling work with family life, chores, school runs and everything else is not easy, that much we know. It’s easy to see why personal health and care can be you pushed to the bottom of our priorities. Yet is exactly because we’re so busy that we should put some thought into […]

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The 10 Unbelievable Benefits of Cocoa Powder

Cocoa’s history goes back to 2000BC when the bean grew in the Amazon. The Mayans and Aztecs were the first to really embrace cocoa, consuming it as a bitter drink with added spices which they believed boosted fertility, strength, knowledge and even had mystical powers. Cocoa was even referred to as the ‘food of the […]

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CHOCNUT BARS

If you like the combination of nuts and chocolate you’re going to love these, yet they’re so healthy you could eat them for breakfast! (Sshh don’t tell the kids I said that!) INGREDIENTS Many of the ingredients can be found on buywholefoodsonline here, use code POLLY-IMZB to get 5% off all orders!   140g ground […]

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING WITH BRANDY ‘CREAM’

  This tastes best if it is made a few days in advance and allowed to mellow, well wrapped and refrigerated. It can also be frozen. Thaw first and reheat in the microwave. Serves 16.   INGREDIENTS Many of the ingredients can be found on buywholefoodsonline here, use code POLLY-IMZB to get 5% off all […]

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PEANUT BUTTER POPCORN

INGREDIENTS 75g unpopped popcorn kernels 1 tbsp. coconut oil 200g peanut butter 75g maple syrup or honey 1 tbsp. vanilla extract   METHOD Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan, then add the popcorn kernels and put the lid on. When all the popcorn has popped (the popping noise should slow down) pour the popped […]

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MINCE PIES

We reckon it’s only humbugs who deprive themselves of seasonal treats like mince pies for the sake of their waistline; there have to be some pleasures in life! Here’s a low starch, low sugar version that is compatible with a fat-loss lifestyle, but will be popular with everyone. Makes 20.   I have a free […]

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Cottage Cheese Quick Lunches

cottage cheese ideas

As a self-induced crazily busy Mum to two young children, I am often in need of a satisfying, nutrient, energy giving, preferably cheap, and most importantly super quick and easy lunch. Lunchtime is (obviously) in the middle of the day, and by that I mean in the middle of feeding and settling the baby for […]

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