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How to make Ghee

Homemade ghee is low-cost, delicious, and super easy to make. As a cooking fat it is stable at higher temperatures, and adds a unique flavour to curries and risottos, and pretty much any other dish requiring butter or oil! Ghee … Continue reading

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Lunches On The Go – #1 Small Step

Midweek lunch has to be the most neglected meal. Squashed in between meetings, deadlines, errands, phonecalls, school runs, it’s too often relegated to Boring Sandwich, ‘Meal Deal’ or Nothing.  Unless you’re in France, in which case take two hours off … Continue reading

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7 Energy-Boosting Breakfasts – #1 Small Step

Another small step you can take towards improving energy levels and overall health, is to start the day with a nourishing breakfast.  Eating within 2 hours of waking means your body doesn’t have to produce extra stress hormones to support … Continue reading

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Elena’s Colourful Farinata

vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free This recipe comes from Elena Holmes, a fellow nutrition consultant and superb vegan cook!  Based on a traditional dish from northern Italy, Elena has added more vegetables and spices to increase the taste, colour and nutritional quality. … Continue reading

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8 Warming Breakfasts (that aren’t porridge!)

Leaving the snug confines of the duvet is a little bit easier if you have a delicious breakfast to look forward to and at this time of year, we need something warming to fend off the cold damp weather. Porridge … Continue reading

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Shakela’s Turmeric Quinoa

gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan This beautiful golden spice is gaining widespread popularity for its amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions.  As well as being a staple ingredient in so many curry dishes it can be added to warm milk for a ‘turmeric … Continue reading

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Salmon Paella – from the Greedy Wordsmith’s kitchen

Here we have the second in this series of recipes from expert cook and food writer Claire Davies, aka The Greedy Wordsmith. To discover more about Claire, her workshops, and her food and copy writing services hop on over to  … Continue reading

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Spiced Split Pea Dahl – from The Greedy Wordsmith’s kitchen

Expert cook and food writer Claire Davies, aka The Greedy Wordsmith, has been writing a few recipes to share with you all.  Claire is a whizz when it comes to food history and spends her time running cookery workshops (if … Continue reading

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Using Sea Vegetables for Health

Vegetables don’t just grow on land; sea vegetables make a tasty and nutritious addition to all kinds of meals: quiches, sauces, soups, stews, casseroles… The different types of seaweed are rich in minerals – particularly magnesium, iron, iodine and zinc; … Continue reading

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Herb Dip

egg, gluten, nut and dairy free Ideal for summer picnics and lazy afternoon snacks in your garden, this is another great recipe from Alice Sherwood’s ‘Allergy-free Cookbook’.  Serve with new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, oatcakes, rice cakes or crudites. To serve … Continue reading

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