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DIY gift ideas

Can you believe that Christmas is only a few weeks away? Christmas for me represent the end of another year and quality time spent with family. However for a lot of people when they think of Christmas, they think of giving and receiving gifts. In the past I have written about gift suggestions for health conscious friends and… Read more »

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Strawberry jelly

I love strawberries and I especially love it when I can pick up a box of beautiful ripe strawberries at a fraction of the price they are sold at in supermarkets, local and direct from the grower. On the weekend I picked up a big box of strawberries (roughly 3kg) for a bargain price and it… Read more »

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Grain free sushi

Since making this sushi and taking it to work for lunch I’ve had a quite a few requests to share the recipe so here goes, a perfect healthy summer lunch. Ingredients 500g raw cauliflower florets .5 – 1 tablespoon coconut oil Sea salt 1 tablespoon tahini (this helps the rice to stick together) 2 tablespoons… Read more »

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Zucchini and pea soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil Half a brown onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 zucchinis, sliced 200g frozen peas 3 cups chicken stock 4 sprigs of thyme, leaves picked & chopped ½ tsp ground nutmeg 2 bay leaves Sea salt and pepper to taste 1 – 2 tbsp basil infused olive oil Instructions Heat coconut oil… Read more »

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Pumpkin soup

I love soup, most days in winter, soup is on the menu. I often make a big saucepan full of soup on the weekend and portion it out into containers to freeze or take to work. Even at work I often have a container or two of soup in the freezer, that way I always… Read more »

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Cinnamon granola (with chocolate alternative)

Unfortunately many shop bought granola’s are laden with sugar, gluten and artificial flavourings. Fortunately however granola is super easy to make yourself. This granola tastes great on its own, served with yoghurt and fruit or used to top stewed apples for a tasty apple crumble. Ingredients 1 cup raw or activated almonds or mixed nuts 2… Read more »