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No-Bake Cocoa Macaroons

The only thing to say about these macaroons is that they are simply delicious. The coconuty , cocoa flavour really hits the sweet spot. What a great option for a healthy, dessert. Cocoa is rich in polyphenols, a natural anti-oxidant, providing an array of health benefits to the body. Ingredients (makes 15 macaroons) 1 banana 5 tablespoons raw cocoa powder 1½ cup shredded coconut 1 tablespoon chopped almonds ½ teaspoon salt 2 tabelspoons...

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Chicken, Zucchini Noodles with Basil, Mint Pesto

Using zucchini noodles as a starch alternative is a great idea. In this recipe I have included many nourishing ingredients. Cooked tomatoes contain the bioactive lycopene, a strong anti-oxidant promoting compound which helps reduce cancer risk, especially prostate. The asparagus is filled with prebiotics, which help to feed all the good bacteria in your gut, while the broccoli stems increase the fibre, folate and sulforaphane content of the...

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Almond, Apple & Cinnamon Muffins

The perfect snack or breakfast for you this Pesach! These muffins are not only kosher for Pesach, but they are gluten-free, low in carbohydrates and simple to make. Apples contain pectin, a natural fibre found in the skin and pulp, which is beneficial for gut health and has cholesterol-lowering effects. They also have a low glycaemic index, due to their high fibre content, which means this fruit...

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7 Ways To Make Your Meal Optimize Gene Behaviour

The other day I was writing an article for a newspaper on how to make a family meal ‘nutrigenomically active’. In previous blogs I discuss what the fuss about DNA diets is all about, nutrigenomics, bioactive ingredients and the affect it has on our health. Don’t panic if you have no clue what I’m talking about. I’m going to do a quick recap. Today, trending topics include DNA...

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Smoothies – The Low Down

Who doesn’t dig a good smoothie?! Morning madness is a real thing, especially these days where so many people are rushing off to school, work or a quick gym session at the crack of dawn. Smoothies are not only #trending, but the need for this convenient on-the-go breakfast is growing daily. Even when it comes to a pre-workout or afternoon snack, many people around the world are...

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Spanish-style Chicken Breasts & Turmeric Spiced Cauliflower Rice

Coming home late from work or looking for something quick and healthy to prepare? This Mediterranean style chicken breast dish is a one pot wonder. Cut up the veggies, make a smoky gravy-like sauce, place it all in layers with your chicken breasts in an oven proof dish and Bob’s your uncle. Packed with soluble and insoluble fibre, the vegetables in the dish provide some of the...

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Juicing- The Low Down

Whether you are juicing at home, buying cold-pressed off the shelf or simply buying freshly squeezed juices from restaurants and green grocers, drinking your fruit and vegetables is on the rise. Juicing may seem like the latest craze; however, it has been around for donkeys’ years. Claims around juicing being good for detoxification, weight loss, gut health, increased nutrient intake and cleansing are everywhere. The real question...

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