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Spelt and cauliflower couscous with Ras el Hanout

Spelt and cauliflower couscous with Ras el Hanout

Sometimes a few tweaks can render a simple dish healthier, getting you one step closer to achieving your daily dietary fibre target. The addition of spices can also help to add flavour without the need for salt.

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Butternut squash vs Pumpkin – nutritional differences

Butternut squash vs Pumpkin – nutritional differences

Pumpkins and butternut squash are similar in many ways, but the relatively new variety of squash is arguably not just more versatile in the kitchen but also much better nutritionally speaking, and that goes for the skin and seeds of this fruit, too, not just the flesh!

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Home-made bread in minutes? No-knead and yeast free?

Home-made bread in minutes? No-knead and yeast free?

Can’t go out and forgot to buy bread? Don’t have any yeast? Or you’re simply intolerant to yeast? Short of time? Then this is the bread recipe for you. Make your own!

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Lung health? Add the king of oriental vegetables to your diet!

Lung health? Add the king of oriental vegetables to your diet!

As far as cruciferous vegetables go, this Asian winter staple should be in your soups once a week during the winter season. Its many health benefits include lung health. Who doesn’t need that right now?

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A Banana Bread that delivers on health – nut just taste!

A Banana Bread that delivers on health – nut just taste!

Most banana bread recipes fall short of delivering in terms of health. This recipe combines the health benefits of beetroot and dark rye whilst achieving a moist cake which will keep you coming back for more!

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“Sea truffle” or “Mediterranean caviar”

“Sea truffle” or “Mediterranean caviar”

Also known as Mediterranean caviar or sea truffle, Bottarga is made using a method of preserving fish roe which dates back thousands of years. There are different types of bottarga available, but their nutritional benefits are the same.

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When life gives you lemons… make lemonade!

When life gives you lemons… make lemonade!

Did you know that you can mimic the taste of soda drinks by making an easy swap in your cooler, whilst saving yourself lots of calories? Keep fresh and make your own thirst booster!

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Beetroot, chocolate and lavender cake

Beetroot, chocolate and lavender cake

It’s birthday month at home and what better way to celebrate than by using healthy seasonal ingredients like beetroot, dates and lavender and combining them with raw cacao and chocolate to make a delicious cake?

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Cooling foods for summer – the TCM perspective

Cooling foods for summer – the TCM perspective

Do you know about the thermal nature of foods? That depending on your body type, weather, and cooking method you can regulate your body temperature more easily!

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Eggless Mayo Potato Salad

Eggless Mayo Potato Salad

Avocados, Perseo americana, have become popular on healthy plates, and with good reason. Among the many ways to incorporate them into your diet, using them to replace traditional mayonnaise is one of them, and an all round win win.

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Beetroot, your summer friend

Beetroot, your summer friend

Beetroots are a summer bulb with a number of health benefits both from the perspective of traditional and western medicines. Need recipe ideas? Look no more!

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Dark Rye and Spelt Focaccia

Dark Rye and Spelt Focaccia

You do not need strong flour, bread flour or self raising flour to make bread. You just need to understand how to adapt recipes to your pantry staples. With a little research anything is possible.

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