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chia seed water and lime

Chia Seed Water

Keeping hydrated is so very important, regardless of the time of year, regardless of your age – water is a way of life, water is our life, therefore we need to ensure we drink enough on a daily basis. Here I share with you a few varieties of drinking naturally ‘flavoured’ water using the wonderful, […]

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chia porridge

Vegan Coconut Chia Porridge

Chia seeds has numerous health benefits and is a fashionable superfood of our time.  I love creating delicious recipes with this super-seed that not only keeps you full and satisfied, it will help neutralise and balance your body (…..and mind knowing you are enjoying healthy food). Serves 1 Ingredients 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/2 cup […]

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cashew milk

Cashew Milk

Although cashews are one of the lowest-fiber nuts, they are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These include vitamins E, K, and B6, along with minerals like copper, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, iron, and selenium, all of which are important for maintaining good bodily function.  Cashews also count as a delicious healthy fat. Ingredients 1 cups […]

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supergreens

Cleansing & Detoxing: Superfoods

When making any changes to our diets, it is important to ensure we get the right nutrients to support the healthy function of our body and mind and this comes in the forms of superfoods. Superfoods are really powerful when it comes to cleansing and detoxifying and there are a number you can choose from. […]

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Curried-Parsnip-Soup

Vegan Curried Parsnip Soup

As the weather gets colder, nothing beats enjoying a bowl of hot tasty and nutritional soup.  Parsnips are in season at this time of year and cheap so what better way then to use them up in soups and of course to make some crisps from them to enjoy instead of croutons. Here is my […]

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benefits of cauliflower

Food Glorious ‘Cauliflower’ Food

I wanted to dedicate a whole post to the wonderful, delicious and totally versatile cauliflower. Cauliflower has never been one of my favourite vegetables however, in recent months, it has now become my most FAVOURITE veggie! It is fascinating how, through time, our taste buds change and I think that like many vegetables, when you […]

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granola

Vegan Cinnamon Granola

I love making home made granola only because I can add only the ingredients I enjoy eating and of course ensure it is healthy without adding any sugars, fats & salts.  This can be tailored to your tastes so add all the goodness fruits, nuts, seeds and flavours you like to create a truly tasty […]

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Crispy potato skins

Vegan Crispy Potato Skins

This is a delicious way to make use of the unwanted skins from potatoes you use in other dishes. You can use the skins from both white and sweet potatoes or mix it up, which I often do. Method On a baking tray, spread out your potato skins Rub a little oil into the skins, […]

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Hummus

Vegan Hummus

A truly delicious and creamy hummus that can be eaten on its own, in a sandwich (great with cucumber and/or sun-dried tomato) or as a dip for some veggie crudités. Very healthy and nutritious. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (drained, keep the liquid to one side) 3 tbsp tahini Juice from 1 lemon/lime 3 tbsp olive […]

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