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Tofu and Tomato & Mint Relish

Looking for easy vegetarian/vegan meal ideas? This meal literally took me 15 minutes to prepare and it was simply delicious. In my article, “To Soy or Not Soy”, we unpack the research with regards to soy products and clear up some of the confusion as to whether soy products increase the risk of breast cancer and other diseases or not. The short and the long of it

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Spicy Quinoa and Red Kidney Bean Patties

My husband and I are not vegetarian, contrary to popular belief. However, we do love a good vegetarian meal. In fact, we make sure we have a meat-free meal at least once a week. This way, we get to incorporate the high-in fiber plant-based proteins such as legumes, chickpeas and beans, and we give our inflammatory and detoxification system a bit of a break from

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Creamy Cocoa and Avocado Popsicle

One. Two. Three. That is how simple and quick it is to make these creamy ice-lollies. These popsicles are a chocolate delight- a real hit in the summer. They are great for both adults and kids and I guarentee you, none of them will even know that it is made from avocado, dates and rawcocpa powder. What a fantastic way to get in some healthy fats as well

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Turmeric, Cayenne-Spiced Melon with Blue Cheese

This recipe may not be for everyone’s palate, but if you are the adventurous type then you are going to love this!! I love exploring with a variety of flavors and creating strangely delicious dishes. I’m almost sure that the confusion with this dish is what clearly makes it so yum, and you can choose to serve it as a starter or a dessert. Honey, turmeric and

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Not Just Greek Salad

This is my take on a Greek salad. Salty, sweet, creamy and simply mouth-watering. I love combining Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours as it always makes the food taste super interesting. On my recent trip to Greece, I learnt that according to their legislations, feta cheese can only be called feta if it is made of 70% unpasteurized sheep’s milk or sheep’s and goat’s milk. It

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Crunchy Cabbage, Cauli and Broccoli Salad

Packed with nourishing ingredients, this salad is one for your genes. People often tell me that they find it hard to get in all those raw greens and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage. They find the taste quite bitter. This salad is going to change that! The wonderful thing about this salad is that all the vegetables are in their raw form, optimizing their nutritional

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Feta, Herb & Pomegranate Trout

The colours, ingredients and flavours say it all. I love this fish dish!! The combination of the creamy feta, fresh herbaceous greens and sweet pockets of pomegranate kernels together with the addition of salty capers makes this trout dish sensational. Not only is this dish super quick to make and totally yum, but it has so many health benefits. Trout is a fish that is high in omega-3

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Lemon & Almond-Crusted Chicken Schnitzels

Crunchy. Zesty. Simply finger-licking good I cannot get enough of these chicken shnitzles. They are a perfect balance of nutty crunch and lemon zing. They are certainly a hit with adults who are watching their carbohydrate intake and with children too. They offer a more nourishing alternative to your commercially produced chicken shnitzels or even home-made fried ones. Coated with raw grounded almonds, fresh herbs and lemon

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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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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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