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Low Sugar Chia Jam & Whipped Coconut Cream

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When Summer comes there’s not much better than home baked scones with mountains of clotted cream and jam, but for a lower sugar, more nutritious version, these strawberry chia jam and whipped coconut cream alternatives are perfect.   If you’re watching your weight go easy on the whipped coconut cream – it’s still high calorie. […]

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Which is the Best Milk for Weight Loss?

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There are now more types of milk on the market than ever before, but which is the best milk for weight loss and general health?   Milk, once thought to be a simple choice between Full Fat and Skimmed, is now as much of a minefield as the rest of the world of nutrition. Whether […]

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Are Dairy Free Yoghurt Alternatives Healthy?

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The number of dairy free yoghurt alternatives are on the rise due to the amount of people choosing, or needing to exclude dairy from their diet.   Some people have to out of necessity, due to an allergy or intolerance to dairy.   And they taste a little different too, so I’m all up for […]

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Healthy Coconut Cream Pie

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Healthy isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you consider making a cream pie, but this coconut cream pie contains protein, healthy fats and no refined sugar.   It’s British Pie Week this week (#BPW17) but while most people will be serving up huge calorific mounds of pastry served alongside buttery mash (don’t […]

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The Best Dairy Alternatives When You Need Protein

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These days many people are opting to follow a dairy free diet, and producers have thankfully responded with a vast array of dairy alternatives that make dairy free living easier.   Dairy products are very nutritious, containing protein, some carbohydrates and fat, as well as vitamins A, D, E and K, plus the minerals calcium, […]

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Dairy Intolerance -is milk giving you trouble?

Dairy intolerance is a fairly common food intolerance. Gas, bloating, stomach ache, diarrhoea, constipation and more can be caused by an inability to digest either lactose, casein, or both. How do you know if milk, yoghurt, and ice cream are a problem for you?   Many dairy free alternatives can be found on buywholefoodsonline here, […]

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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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