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Citrus Chicken Recipe

As much as I am a summer kinda gal, I love the produce that every season has to offer. Oranges always seem like a boring bet when it comes to eating winter fruit, but there is so much you can do with citrus when it comes to cooking. Citrus provides us with potassium, vitamin C and vitamin A. They contribute to the production of collagen as...

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Middle Eastern Chicken and Bulgur Wheat

Colourful. Simple yet complex in flavor. Middle Eastern inspired. Utterly YUM! Yip. You heard me. This dish is a winner for either a festive or weekday dinner. It’s a quick and easy one-pot-wonder and it’s bursting with flavour and nutritional powers. Bulgur wheat is a popular ingredient in many traditional Middle Eastern dishes and it contains a high amount of fibre. It is also a great source...

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Seeded Rusks

In winter, there is nothing better than dipping a rusk in a warm cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. These rusks really pack a nutritional punch and are loaded with wholesome ingredients. I recommend these bad boys for anyone who is struggling with constipation as the seeds together with the oats really turn the dial up on the fibre content. Oats provide a fibre called beta...

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Top Nutrients to focus on for collagen production

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body where it plays an important structural and strengthening role. Collagen forms a major part of the skin, bone, tendons, cartilage, blood vessels, hair and nails. As mentioned in my previous blog, Collagen - The Low Down, a well-balanced diet can significantly contribute to the several components needed to produce collagen. Collagen is made up of key amino acids, the...

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Collagen – The Low Down

The collagen supplement market is booming with people using it to prevent sports injuries, improve muscle mass, enhance skin elasticity and strengthen hair and nails. But do you know what collagen is, how it’s produced in the body or its function?! Before you decide to add this powder to your breakfast smoothie, let’s take a few steps back and understand the basics.   What is Collagen? Collagen is the...

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Winter Stuffed Pumpkin

This is one of my favourite recipes so far! Firstly, it is truly a feast for the eyes, and it looks like a winter wonderland. Secondly, it is so versatile, and it can easily act as an accompaniment to other proteins, it can act as the main part in your winter feast by using mince or lentils. Lastly, it can easily be made for a special...

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Spinach Pancakes

These spinach pancakes are so quick to whip up in the morning. The bonus is that they are super-nourishing too. They are also a great way to get in some greens, especially for toddlers who are becoming a tad picky with their food choices. They can be savoury or sweet. If you are looking for a sweeter option, simpky pop a banana into the mix. Filled with...

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10 Tips On How To Create Healthy Little Eaters

Recently, I have been doing talks for parents at school and in the workspace on how to create healthy little eaters. Every parent wants their child to be healthy and happy. The question is, as a parent, how do you promote this in a balanced way that enhances long-term health physically, emotionally and mentally.   Today we are faced with a double-edged sword dilemma when it comes to...

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Super Green Soup

Last winter, I made a very similar soup to this one. It’s amazing how many variations of one soup can be made, just by switching one or two ingredients. What’s useful with this soup, is that it’s filled with green goodness, and can be eaten as a relatively calorie free starter or snack in a mug. All these greens are packed with folic acid, potassium, vitamin...

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