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Easy Ways To Eat More Vegetables

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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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2 Ingredient Easy Pudding

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You’ve heard of cauliflower rice, cauliflower mash and cauliflower pizza crust, and now it’s time for the 2 Ingredients Cauliflower Easy Pudding!   This pudding is so easy to make you’ll probably find it a regular ‘indulgence’ if you can call it that.   I quite like cooking, from a creative point of view, but […]

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Juicing For Weight Loss – good or bad idea?

Would I recommend juicing for weight loss? It sounds like a good idea. After all we should all be eating more fruit and vegetables. Fruit and veg contain many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Plus they’re low calorie compared to fats, carbohydrates and protein (aside from fat-containing ones like avocados), so juicing for weight loss and […]

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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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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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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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Cool & Creamy Mojito Smoothie

Cool & Creamy Mohito Smoothie Serves 1   Avocado in a smoothie? Definitely! It makes it lovely and smooth, though you can skip it if you’d prefer a lighter smoothie. Alternatively add some protein like Greek yoghurt or good quality protein powder to make it more of a meal replacement.   INGREDIENTS ½ avocado 1/2 […]

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Do You Eat Enough Fruits and Vegetables Every Day?

Do You Eat Enough Fruits and Vegetables Every Day?   Many of us grew up with parents and teachers advocating that we should be eating fruit and vegetables 5 times a day. “One of your 5 a day” has long been an advertising slogan for branded foodstuffs, more often than not slapped on an item […]

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Cooked vs. Raw: Which is Better for your Health?

Cooked vs. Raw: Which is Better for your Health?   In the world of dietary extremes, people always want to hear definitive, clear answers to complicated questions. As a result, there tends to be polarizing views on a number of issues where the truth generally seems to lie somewhere in the middle. One such issue […]

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3 Reasons to Eat Local, Seasonal Foods

3 Reasons to Eat Local, Seasonal Foods   It is often suggested that eating seasonally is a great idea, but it is rarely explained why. Look at any restaurant menu and they will proudly boast about their “Seasonal Fruits” dessert, or go in to any supermarket and wonder at their seasonal vegetables. Local, seasonal foods […]

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