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Is it ok to eat a vegan raw food diet?

raw food diet

Is it ok to eat a vegan raw food diet or only fruit, aka a fruitarian? As a nutritionist I’d be very concerned about these two diets but they’re different so I’ll differentiate them.   Fruitarian Diet Fruit contains vitamins, fibre, antioxidants and carbohydrates and is really good for you, but it’s missing protein and […]

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Melon Lassi Recipe – a healthy yoghurt drink for Mums & Kids

melon lassi healthy yoghurt drink

This nutritious yoghurt drink is naturally sweet enough that kids will enjoy it, while you’ll be happy they’re getting some fruit and calcium and protein rich yoghurt too.   I don’t know about your kids but mine can be incredibly fussy if they want to. I’m a pretty good cook and I also know what’s […]

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Low Sugar Chia Jam & Whipped Coconut Cream

chia jam and coconut cream

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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Pulsin Natural Protein Bars Review

I love protein bars because they’re filling, nutritious, and help build and repair muscle while allowing me to satisfy my sweet tooth, but natural protein bars are surprisingly hard to come by!   In fact one day I’ll make my own (watch this space) but for now my high standards when it comes to both […]

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Is Sugar in Fruit Bad for You?

sugar in fruit

Sugar has taken a hit recently, including the sugar in fruit.   No longer is fat believed to be the root of all evil when it comes to our health (apparently it doesn’t give us heart disease after all). It’s the sweet stuff that is slowly killing us and quickly making us fat, they’re telling […]

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Easy Ways To Eat More Vegetables

eat more vegetables

It’s pretty common knowledge that most people should eat more vegetables. But our brains are hard wired to seek out calorie dense foods like sugar and fat for energy, which is why vegetables are never quite as appealing unless we douse them in butter and cheese.   But eating loads of fruit and vegetables – […]

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Strawberry Cake (gluten free, low sugar)

This is the best strawberry cake / pudding I’ve made yet. The problem is that since strawberries have a very high water content, they make everything go soggy as the water seeps out during cooking. Not so with this cake. Using half the strawberries already pureed and taken into account in the cake batter, I’ve […]

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The Easy Pancakes That Impressed Good Housekeeping Magazine

2 Ingredient Easy Pancakes Serves 1 (makes 4 small) If you’re looking for easy pancakes for even the busiest of school mornings look no further. Literally two ingredients (feel free to add more for variety if you like, but just eggs and a banana will do – the banana is even sweet enough that you […]

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Chocolate Orange Marmalade (healthy version)

Chocolate Orange Marmalade Makes about 700g (4 small jars) Chia seeds jellify in liquid, so less sugar needed to get that ‘jammy’ consistency. You can put this on protein pancakes, add it to smoothies for post workout carbs, or I recommend trying Sukrin Low Carb Gluten Free Breads warm straight from the oven. Mmmmmm pure […]

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Blueberry Coconut Chia Bowl

There’s something comforting about eating breakfast from a bowl, with a spoon, hence my love of protein porridge in winter. But for something lighter and more refreshing (and absolutely amazing in terms of packing in the nutrients), this is really delicious, and can be made the night before, so great for work days.   Many […]

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