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Hummus: Make it! Buy organic! Love it!

A fantastic snack for the lunch box, a picnic, or if guess a visiting is a freshly made hummus dip. Hummus can be eaten with vegetable sticks, or some lightly toasted wholegrain bread… And is is super easy to make: Ingredients: 1 x 16-oz can of chick peas, drained OR you could prep and cook some dry chickpeas 1 x cup of tahini 1 x cup of lemon juice 1/2 of lukewarm water 1/2 tsp garlic powder or fresh garlic (to personal taste) 1 x tsp [...]

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Sunshine In a Bowl

Charlotte Palmer shares a lovely baby-food recipes – Organic carrot, butternut-squishy-squash and sweet potato puree… yummy! Ingredients: 750g organic carrots, washed and diced (with skin in tact) 1 medium-to-large organic sweet potato, peeled and diced (the smaller the better) 1 chamomile teabag 1/2 a butternut or winter squash, diced ½ an organic orange (the juice) 1/2 tsp of Seagreens seaweed, fine granules ½ pint of filtered water Take a pan of water, add the diced root vegetables and simmer; cook gently, and add the chamomile teabag; once starting [...]

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Summer Fruits Jelly with Natural Yoghurt

There is no reason why you cannot enjoy a lovely fresh and healthy dessert – so here is a summery delight for you to try! Ingredients: 200g of blackberries, blueberries and apples, finely cubed 1 teaspoon of unrefined coconut palm sugar (jaggery) ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder 1 cup of water 1 teaspoon of agar agar powder 125g portion of natural Coyo coconut yoghurt Take all of the fruit and blend roughly in a food processor with the cinnamon and jaggery. Bring water, with the agar powder to [...]


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Food Specialist Charlotte Palmer shares her energizing raw milk kefir super smoothie with berries, mango banana and super greens Amazing kefir yoghurt is a powerhouse of potent, and good bacteria, also known as probiotics from the kefir grains or ‘cultures’. This good bacteria works to fight bad bacteria in the body and improves many digestive health issues such as IBS, bloating, acid reflux, diarrhea and constipation. Antioxidant rich berries are low GI and as with all fruit, are great for [...]


Abel & Coles Easy Cheesy with Griddled Greens

Hello everyone… Nese here and I have another quick and easy meal for this week… It’s delicious too! There is always so much to do when you are a working mum, but never seems quite enough time whether you have children or not, to do all the things that need and want to be done right? I do often feel like I’m running against it, BUT I’m always conscious about eating properly and not letting myself slip into to [...]


Lovely Lentils

I was always put off cooking and eating lentils, as growing up I’d only ever eaten them mixed in with rice. This is how my mum has always cooked them, like a Turkish pilaf but I never really enjoyed their true taste. Trying to reduce my meat intake I wanted to eat more foods containing protein. Lentils have some other great health benefits too! They lower your risk of heart disease, prevent constipation, help stabilise blood sugar levels and [...]