We love smoothies! You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. The key to making healthy smoothies is to strike the right balance of vegetables, fruit, protein and fat. Once you understand the base it is easy to get creative and make all sorts of delicious and nutritious mixes. Weight loss, hydration, reducing cravings, improving…

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Sweet muffin recipes are easy to come by but a good savoury muffin recipe is a bit more tricky to find. This polenta savoury muffin recipe is a must! It is easy and so versatile. It is a great base recipe to sneak in some steamed or cooked veg. These muffins freeze really well and…

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It is rare to find a gluten-free cookie recipe that is simple, quick and delicious! As more and more people are being diagnosed with gluten sensitivities the need for easy baked alternatives grows. When you find a gluten-free recipe that requires less than 7 easy to find ingredients, takes less than 30 minutes to make…

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Rotis, wraps, chipattis, tortillas, have many names, but are so versatile and so delicious! They are also incredibly easy to make. There is good reason this simple recipe appears across so many cultures! Making spelt rotis instead of regular wheat flour adds extra layers of flavour that you probably didn’t think possible from such a…

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This healthy vegetarian and vegan Indian dahl recipe is delicious and versatile. You can make it thicker to serve as a hearty side or add more water to turn into a tasty soup. This easy version of mung dhal includes some of the familiar favourite vegetables, simmered in turmeric, cinnamon and nutmeg for a flavorful,…

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Rice is one of those things that we eat plain so consistently we forget that it is possible to jazz it up quite easily with the right combination of ingredients. This nutty rice recipe, developed by the wonderfully talented Diego Baldi from Inner Wellness Studio, is a delicious way to turn plain rice into a…

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Different breads have a different shelf life.  A rule of thumb being that the longer the fermentation, the longer the shelf life.  Ciabattas, for instance, are good for at least 2 days and our sourdoughs for 3 to 4.  This is staling.  Spoilage (fungal growth) is a different matter. The best way to preserve your…

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During times of crisis, we often are forced to go back to self-sufficiency. Making your own bread is the epitome of self-sufficiency! The ingredients in bread are simple: flour, water, salt and yeast. The process is so easy when you know how. But what do you do when you can’t find yeast? Easy, you opt…

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Maca powder is the powdered root of the maca plant. Also known as Peruvian Ginseng it has risen in popularity due to said benefits to libido and the reproductive system. In Peru the fresh root is boiled and eaten in a similar way to potato: either mashed into a porridge or roasted. We think it…

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Icing or frosting is the secret devil in the detail when you are trying to make a traditional sweet treat a bit healthier. Icing is almost entirely sugar, so how do you even begin to replace this with something less refined? While you won’t find something that is an exact substitute there this healthier chocolate…

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