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Zucchini Bread

In this weather, there is nothing better than tucking into some warm, soul- soothing bread - even better if toasted and topped off with a dollop of butter.  Packed with fibre, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, this bread is an equally awesome snack option – try toasting it and spreading a tablespoon of almond butter on it.    The aromas from the spices not only fill the

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Berry and Pear Crumble

What a winter warmer this crumble is. Sticky, sweet and just utterly YUM. This crumble is high in fibre, can easily be gluten free (if you use gluten free oats) and gives a fabulous boost of anti-oxidants. Berries are loaded with vitamins and bioactive compounds such as resveratrol, which powerfully switch on our anti-oxidant producing genes in our body. They have been well researched when it comes

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Cauliflower, Coconut and Leek Soup

This creamy cauliflower soup will warm you up from the outside in and the inside out. Starting with the base we have our allium vegetables – onions, leeks and garlic. These are not only packed with prebiotic fibres which feed the healthy bacteria in our gut, but they also provide us with a good dose the bioactive compound quercetin which powerfully switches on the anti-oxidant producing

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Harissa-Spiced Ostrich Steak and a Roast Vegetable Bulgur Wheat Salad

I am so looking forward to the winter produce this year and it seems that middle eastern flavours are my thing - I suppose it is my heritage after all. Ostrich steaks are a great protein option. If you like a slightly gamey flavour then you will love cooking with them. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa approved ostrich meat as one of the

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Flatten the Curve with Food

South Africans are now well on their way to laying down the tracks needed to steer our country away from the road of COVID ruin. This has been an extremely challenging time, but everyone is, in all spheres of life, remaining positive.   Healthy eating – a healthy gut, a strong immune system and activation of all our anti-inflammatory and antioxidant pathways – has never been more

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