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How To Use a Spiralizer (and why you should)

In this short video I’m going to demonstrate how to use a Spiralizer. As I write this in June we’re getting into the best months in the UK for local, seasonal fruit and veg, which is just what we love at this time of year. But a spiralizer can be used all year round with […]

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Dr Zak’s Protein Pasta Review – low carb pasta!

Dr Zaks High Protein Pasta Review – Low Carb Pasta! If you thought family favourites like spaghetti bolognese were off the menu when eating a higher protein, low carb diet then you’ll be pleased to know that there are a variety of low carb pasta, spaghetti and noodles on the market that can give you […]

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Are Raw Vegetables Healthier than Cooked? (video)

Which are healthier, raw vegetables or cooked vegetables? Which contains more nutrients? Which nutrients are better absorbed?   Raw foodists would have you believe that everything we eat should be raw, or at least only cooked at very low temperatures, and instead we should sprout, soak and dehydrate food to make it edible. Then we […]

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Five Cinema Style Healthy Snacks For Movie Nights

Friday night at the Movies… with loads of tasty munchies! What could be more fun than a relaxed afternoon or evening out with friends while you sit back and be entertained. Or maybe you prefer to shut the curtains, put on your onesie, and invite your besties over for a laughter filled evening reminiscent of […]

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Heart Healthy Valentines Menu for Two

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If you’re looking for a Valentines Menu that doesn’t add more love handles then try this heart healthy home cooked menu for two. The relationship between food and love is an intimate one, if you’ll excuse the pun.   Newly loved up couples are experiencing an abundance of ‘reward’ hormones that give them that can’t […]

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Dairy Free Creamed Cabbage

This is as rich and tasty as when you use dairy cream, but is suitable for people who can’t tolerate dairy products. The fat in coconut oil is extremely healthy – it’s easily used as energy, aids absorption of vitamins in the cabbage, and is antiviral and antifungal, so it’s great for immunity and warding […]

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Is Canned Food as Healthy as Fresh Food?

Is Canned Food as Healthy as Fresh Food?   While canned food used to be limited to simple vegetables, fishes and beans, the increase in modern demand for long lasting preserved foods has resulted in all manner of food types ending up in canned forms. Canned potatoes, canned burgers and canned whole chickens are just […]

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How to Make the Perfect Healthy Mason Jar Salad

How to Make the Perfect Healthy Mason Jar Salad   Is there anything more perfect in design than a Mason Jar Salad? The concept is ideal – a fresh and delicious salad, perfectly preserved in a strong container that won’t imprint on the food and is easily transportable – what’s not to love!? While many […]

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A Guide to the Best Storage Options for Pre-Prepared Meals

A Guide to the Best Storage Options for Pre-Prepared Meals   The number of pre-prepared meals being handled by individuals on a daily basis has grown hugely in recent years. From children bringing their lunches into school, to professionals bringing cooked or prepared lunches into work, the prevalence of the pre-prepared meal has never been […]

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Healthy Winter Warmer Recipes

The winter coats have been bought, the scarves are almost permanently attached to our necks and the shops are playing Christmas songs; winter really is here. What better way to make us feel all warm and cosy then than some winter warmer recipes? Whether you’re pre-toxing for the festive season, need something quick and easy […]

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