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Why blood sugar maintenance is the key to better health health recipes well-being Sep 23, 2022

Blood sugar, baby … most people think it is something that only people with diabetes should concern themselves with. I am here to tell you that blood sugar balance is your secret weapon to weight loss, healthy weight maintenance, stellar energy levels and a metabolism that functions...

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How do you Dukkah? recipes Sep 23, 2022

Dukkah (pronounced doo-kah) is a mixture of spices and nuts originating in Egypt. The name comes from the Egyptian Arabic word, meaning ‘to crush’ or ‘to pound’, which is precisely how dukkah is made! Spices, seeds, dried herbs, and nuts are placed into a mortar and...

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Tomato quiche recipes Sep 01, 2022

Quiche anyone? I love making quiches. I mostly make mini quiches. Using a pre-made pastry and muffin tin, I make them in batches to have on hand for quick lunches, and there are always some in the freezer that can be defrosted and eaten with a tossed salad on those days when either time or...

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Your love affair with choc chip cookies starts here recipes Aug 13, 2022

I have been poking around my recipe archives and came across this chocolate chip cookie recipe. It was so popular in our home. I can’t believe that I had forgotten about it! When a toddler was in the house, I baked these regularly because chocolate chip cookies were a favourite. We would...

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Soup. It's your winter smoothie. recipes Aug 08, 2022

Smoothies are quick and easy and can offer us a meal to go packed with nutrients. But downing a frozen smoothie can be challenging in the cold of winter. Well, for me, at least! I much prefer a steaming bowl or cup of hearty homemade soup. It is soul food.

 

There is a feel-good factor about...

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Mongolian Stir Fried Beef recipes Aug 04, 2022

While we don't follow any particular diet in our household, opting for a flexible attitude focusing on whole real foods, I would say our family's eating style is closest to a Mediterranean diet. Mostly plants, the occasional sweet treat and when we choose a meat dish, it is always good quality...

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Breakfast salad bowl recipes Jul 27, 2022

Salad for breakfast? This may seem strange to some of you. We are conditioned that breakfast must be cereal, fruit, toast, eggs, bacon or the likes. I am here to bust that myth, and breakfast can be any food you want! Well, if you are around here, you know that I mean any food that serves you and...

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Cacao or Cocoa? health nutrition recipes Jun 22, 2022


What? There is a difference? I have gone through most of my life not knowing there was any difference! But there is!

Cacao is part of cocoa. And while this is open to interpretation to some, cacao is raw, less processed, and cocoa is roasted. The difference is in how processed the beans are.

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Banana & Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins recipes May 26, 2022

Cake for breakfast? Well, with a healthy twist. Yes, please! These banana & yoghurt breakfast muffins are simple to bake, have a light, moist texture and are ideal to grab with a piece of fruit on those hectic mornings.

Makes 12
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Tip: Store at...

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7 Reasons to make water your main drink. health recipes Apr 14, 2022

My husband is amazing; he drinks at least three litres of water a day, every day! When we met, I think I would have been lucky to have had three glasses of water a day! Considering how critical water is to our body functioning at its optimum, I wasn’t doing myself any favours. So slowly I...

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