HomeMade Ketchup!

Ketchup can be a very healthy and tasty condiment. However the industrially produced versions you find in supermarkets are often loaded with refined sugars, preservatives and other health defeating ingredients. This simple homemade version however is both very ‪tasty‬ and very ‪‎healthy‬, as

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One cup of blueberries a day to improve blood pressure

A new study on post-menopausal women published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2015, doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.11.001) reports that just one cup of blueberries per day could reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, which are risk factors

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Consumption of polyphenol rich peach and plum juice protects cardiovascular health

Polyphenols from fruits and vegetables have been reported to play a role in the prevention of risk factors for cardiovascular disease.  A very recent study in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry investigated the impact of the consumption of peach and plum

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Gluten and dairy free creamy raw chocolate cake

This is a delicious, chocolatey and incredibly guilt free treat which will please the whole family and infuse your body with goodness. Raw chocolate contains many important vitamins and minerals including magnesium, and other essential minerals like calcium, sulfur, zinc,

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Amaranth beneficial for cardiovascular health

What is amaranth? Amaranth is a grain very similar to quinoa, and to the untrained eye they might be mistaken as the same thing.  Both of the grains are small and bead-like, and the only noticeable difference between the two

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Choco-Coco cookies!

The biscuits are a tasty in-between meals snack or can be a quick breakfast on those days when the time is tight – they are very nutritious, keep you full for long and are very nice with coffee. They are

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The tastiest way to eat kale

This is a creamy, refreshing and sweet smootie, rich in anti-inflammatory compounds, fibres, probiotic and brain and eye health promoting phytochemicals, such as lutein and zeaxanthin. Even if you are  not a fan of green smoothies (honestly, some of them

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Brain health promoting grain-free low-GL blueberry muffins

This is a delicious treat with a wealth of nutritious and low-GL ingredients. Coconut oil and coconut flour, in combination with almond flour and eggs will give you energy and keep you fuller for longer. Coconut oil has also been

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Tastiest and healthiest mayonnaise ever

Did you know that mayonnaise can be a very healthy and nutritious condiment? Shop bought mayonnaise, however, is not a healthy option as the oil(s) used are usually highly processed and heat-treated. Processing vegetable oil compromises the chemical structure of

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Grain free bread with sun-dried tomato and herbs

This bread is so delicious, that, having baked it on a Sunday evening, it hardly made the breakfast table! It has also a low glycemic index (no grains in it), it is gluten free, it has plenty of essential fatty

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