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Superfood Spinach Bread Recipe

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If you’re cutting down on bread then fear not as this superfood spinach bread recipe isn’t technically bread at all (though it is very tasty!)   Even I would have turned my nose up at spinach bread some years ago but that was before I discovered the power of eating nutritious food, and that feeling […]

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What If You Don’t Like Healthy Treats?

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It’s actually pretty easy to make healthy treats that are alternatives to your favourite treat foods like cake, biscuits and ice cream.   But while these can be equally delicious, they’re not exactly the same, and try as they might some people just don’t like the taste of healthy alternatives.   So if you want […]

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Get Your #GBBO Healthy Baking Cheat Sheet!

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If you’ve been inspired by all those healthy baking photos on Instagram and want to have a go yourself then you’ll definitely want to download this free cheat sheet so you’ll never be stuck for ideas.   Healthy baking really is how you can have your cake and eat it! Of course healthy cakes and […]

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After School Cheese Scones with a Healthy Twist

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Cheese scones are such a favourite with kids and grown ups alike – mild, comforting, filling, and just as conveniently portable on picnics as they are eaten warm at home.   But refined white flour isn’t the healthiest of ingredients so this recipe uses a mixture of ground almonds and coconut flour for some extra […]

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Healthy Alternatives to Bread

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There are a few reasons you might be looking for alternatives to bread but chances are it’s for health reasons and not taste – who doesn’t love warm fresh crusty bread?!   But even if we rule out gluten intolerance, white flour and products made with it are very processed and nutritionally don’t offer many […]

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How to Use Protein Powder to Make Healthier Food

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While protein powders are traditionally used to make protein shakes, in this article I’m going to show you some other ways of how to use protein powder in your meals and snacks to boost the protein content and make healthier food and snacks than if made with more refined, processed, lower protein ingredients.   Protein […]

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Tested: Jamie Oliver Recipe for Protein Bread

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I went on a hunt for a decent protein bread loaf a while ago and came across this Jamie Oliver Recipe while he was promoting his Superfood Book.   Every protein loaf I’ve bought in the past has been dry and tasteless. And every gluten free bread I’ve tasted is like eating a bath sponge.   […]

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Healthy Homemade Chocolates for Valentines Day

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Giving your loved one homemade chocolates on Valentines Day provides the best of both worlds.   Pretty much everyone loves chocolate, and equally everyone really appreciates the value of someone putting time and effort into making rather than buying a gift.   Luckily these cute pink chocolates take literally 3 minutes to make and not […]

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Christmas Cake gets a Healthy Makeover

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It wouldn’t be Christmas without Christmas cake, and even those who aren’t a fan often end up having a slice just because it wouldn’t ‘taste like Christmas’ without it!   I draw the line at eating it with Stilton – a tradition my parents insist on, though personally I’m not a smelly cheese fan even […]

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High Fibre Prune Loaf

High Fibre Prune Loaf   Serves 12-14   INGREDIENTS 250g Prunes, chopped 300g Protein Pow Pea Cooking Mix 1 ½ tsp. bicarbonate of soda 50g Coconut oil, melted 2 eggs 150g honey ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon   METHOD Preheat the oven to 180˚c Grease and line a 2 lb loaf tin Melt the coconut oil […]

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