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Unusual Healthy Salad Recipe Combos You Must Try!

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There’s nothing like a fresh, tasty, light and healthy salad to remind you that, rain or shine, the calendar confirms it is indeed Summer here in the UK. Having said that, the quickest way to be deterred from ever eating another leaf is to be presented with a limp bowl of wilting lettuce and a few wrinkly […]

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Healthy Lemon Tart Recipe

healthy lemon tart recipe

I grew up in the Channel Islands and would frequently holiday in France, where Tarte au Citron is a restaurant staple and the taste of Summer itself. This Healthy Lemon Tart recipe has all of the flavour but with no refined flour or sugar, just a whole lotta nutritious goodness.   The crust is also […]

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How to Get More Protein for Women who are Too Busy

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Protein powders have been popular in the fitness industry for years, but only recently have they become more mainstream, and too often I find people, especially those new to getting fit and healthy, suspicious about a big tub of powder with labels they don’t understand.   But dismissing protein powders is missing a trick, and […]

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Dessert Hummus 4 Ways

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Although you probably associate hummus with carrot sticks, pitta bread, and if you have a weaning baby, breadsticks and a lot of mess, dessert hummus is taking the culinary, and health food worlds by storm.   Ever curious to try anything vaguely funky I wasn’t going to skip the chance to get experimental, and I […]

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7 Healthy Christmas Treats You’ve Never Tried

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Think Christmas has to be either about stuffing your face or being a food humbug? These healthy Christmas treats are just what the kitchen table ordered if you want to have your Christmas cake and eat it this year.   I’ve selected some amazing Christmas inspired recipes from bloggers across the net to bring you […]

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How to Make Tasty Healthy Food

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Being able to make tasty healthy food is important because no matter how dedicated and determined you are, if you food is consistently bland and boring your’re going to have a hard time sticking to it.   But how do you make healthy food taste good without adding a tonne of calories?   If you […]

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Turn your Favourite Meals into Healthy Recipes

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Looking online for healthy recipes for inspiration is great for preventing boredom.   And it will challenge you to get out of your cooking comfort zone, and maybe even try some new foods or cooking them in a different way that you hadn’t thought of.   But in the average family household getting adventurous poses […]

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Is seaweed spaghetti actually any good?

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I’d never even heard of seaweed spaghetti until a couple of years ago, and first assumed it must be seaweed flavoured pasta, like that green spinach pasta I was always suspicious of as a child.   But it turns out seaweed spaghetti isn’t actually pasta at all.   It’s 100% seaweed, no added anything, yet […]

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Healthy Comfort Food for Winter

healthy comfort food

We tend to crave rich, stodgy comfort food in Winter. Pies, stews, jacket potatoes and steamed puddings are a belly hug for those cold days when we just want to snuggle up on the sofa with a blanket.   But that sort of food isn’t so helpful if your goal is to lose weight, as […]

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FREE Healthy Christmas Recipes!

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Swapping calorie laden treats for healthy Christmas recipes that still taste amazing is one simple way to avoid weight gain this Christmas. Not only that but you’ll have more energy, feel less sluggish and bloated, avoid indigestion, and are less likely to fall ill with colds and flu during the cold weather. Give your Christmas […]

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