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Beetroot and Quinoa Burgers

This recipe turned out so well. The earthiness of the beetroot together with my creamy basil and hazelnut pesto was absolutely delicious and light. I tell you, these beet quinoa burgers are such a great option for a meat-free meal, and they are loaded with nutritional benefits. Beets Beetroots are rich in fibre . They contain a good dose of manganese, potassium, folate, vitamin C and antioxidant promoting compounds...

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To Soy or Not To Soy?!: Soy – The Low Down

One of the questions I often get, is whether one should be eating soy products or avoiding it. There is a lot of mixed research around soy products, some studies have demonstrated an inverse relationship between soy consumption and breast cancer risk, while other studies have shown an increased risk or no effect. In fact, soy products have been in the spotlight with regards to...

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Kale and Sunflower Seed Pesto

Looking for the ultimate pesto sauce to accompany, well…. most things actually?! This pesto is fresh, crunchy, insanely delicious and boy does it pack a nutritional punch!! Kale provides a good dose of vitamins and minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, folate and vitamin A.  Kale, being a cruciferous vegetable containing the bioactive known as sulforaphane, has one of the most powerful conversations with your genes. Sulforaphane...

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Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics – The Low Down

I recently wrote a blog introducing the fascinating topic, DNA and your diet, explaining the interconnected role that food and genes play in our health and longevity. It was here where we went back to basics and spoke about our genes and how they contain our blueprint and coding, determining which proteins will be produced in our bodies. These proteins act as instruction workers, working...

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Strawberry and Tahina Smoothie

Although I love eating my food, some mornings just call for a quick all-in-one breakfast smoothie. This recipe is super easy and super nourishing too. Its filled with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, fibre and polyphenols.  How does this glass of goodness benefit you?! A refereshing shake made from strawberries , baby spinach , tahina, whey protein powder and almond milk- how could it NOT benefit you?! These ingredients help to...

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What Tips Will Help Me Fast Well?

In the last few days I have been asked by some patients and friends whether I have any tips on what they should do to prepare for the fast. Now, the fasting I’m speaking about here is that for religious or spiritual purposes, such as Yom Kippur or Ramadan, not intermittent fasting (I’ll get to that another time). With Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the...

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Easy Coconut, Almond and Cocoa Date Ball Recipe

These date balls are one of my basic go to snacks. They just tend to hit the nail on the head when it comes to the right amount of chewiness, chocolatiness, nuttiness with a touch of  coconut flair. Below is one of my date ball recipes.  These yummy treatrs can be made in so many different ways. Coconut and Almond Date Ball Ingredients 18 medjool dates 1/3 cup raw cocoa...

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Winter Going on Summer Breakfast Bowls

Savory Beetroot Oats Bowl & Green Breakfast Smoothie Bowl   Being super confused as the whether these warm sun rays are just a taste that summer is on it's way , quite early might I add, or whether we are still in for a few winter days, I decided to make myself both a warming winter and refreshing summer breakfast- why not?! Both these bowls have so many...

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Citrus and Fennel Salad- One for the Season

Using up the Last of Our Winter Fruits   This juicy, zesty salad ticks all the boxes when it comes to using seasonal ingredients in their most nutritious form. The orangey and reddish vitality rays that burst from the citrus vesicles coupled with the fresh fennel crunch are sure to nourish you to your sunrise. This salad will provide you with a good dose of potassium, vitamin C...

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Easy, Nourishing Apple Crumble with an Almond and Coconut Crumb

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” was a statement you got told blindly as a child, forcing you to eat an apple through the fear of having to go to the doctor. Well, maybe it was told blindly, but there actually is so much truth behind the catchy phrase. Although apples contain a relatively high amount of sugar, Apples contain pectin, a natural fibre found...

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