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Easy Tuna Patties

  This recipe is extremely easy and certainly is a hit with kids. All you have to do is grate a vegetable or two, add an egg, flour (or flour substitute), a few spices, tuna and pop them into the oven. It is also a great way to ensure your children get in some veggies as well as some oily fish. Tuna, is  wonderful source of omega-3 fatty

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Top 8 Lifestyle Changes to Support Thyroid Health

More and more, I am seeing patients who are struggling with thyroid health. It seems to me that in today’s world, there is a rise in many autoimmune diseases, with the thyroid taking centre stage. As you may know, thyroid health is a topic that I certainly am passionate about as it is very close to home-with my being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Disease (A.K.A an autoimmune

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Apple, Carrot and Fennel Slaw

This recipe is a a great one to use when looking for something quick, fresh and delicious to prepare for a Rosh Hashana meal. It embraces all the ingredients that are traditionally used during this festive time. Apples, a fruit form the garden of Eden, represents the vulnerability yet hardiness of the Jewish people. Apples are a low GI fruit due to their high fibre content, which

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Beetroot and Mint Crusted Salmon

Growing up, my mom always told stories of my gran and her culinary skills, describing all the dishes that came out of her tiny kitchen in Haderah, Israel. Often, while we prepared traditional dishes for the Chag, my mom told me tales of how, when walking home from school on the morning before Rosh Hashana, she would reach the corner on her street and catch

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Ricotta Honey Cake

Honey cake is commonly eaten during Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), and this one is delicious and gluten-free! Apples and honey are the most synonymous with Rosh Hashana. With the sweetness of a little drizzle of honey, we wish each other a sweet new year. Whether dipping apples into honey, using it as a sweetening agent for your dressings or making traditional spiced honey cakes, known

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Rosh Hashana Roast Leeks with Carraway Seeds

During Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), there are many traditional foods that are eaten- some more common than others. Beetroot, spinach, carrots are some commonly known ones. We include leeks, which translate to the Hebrew word kareyt, meaning to cut off, or annihilate all the people who wish us harm. Leeks, commonly used in soup, are a great accompaniment to a meal whether grilled with citrus

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