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Lose Weight with this “Heart Smart” Breakfast

Did you eat breakfast? Now here’s some food for thought. Back in the middle of the last century popular nutritional advice was to “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper”. However the scientific research for this advice was scant and recent examination of the merits of eating breakfast…

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Summer Fruits

Summer fruits Last week I was busy in the kitchen making jam with my nana. I know it’s probably not the healthiest thing but I got given bags of lovely summer fruits so I couldn’t let it go to waste. One of my friends has an allotment and grows all sorts of fruits and vegetables,…

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Smoky paprika coleslaw

This is a lovely twist on a great classic. It’s a great accompaniment for grilled meat, topping a homemade burger and to have at bbq’s. This makes enough for four generous helping so you can adjust the recipe to suit. Ingredients Half of a red cabbage 1 small red onion (you can use spring onion…

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What happened when I went Plant Based

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I SWITCHED TO A WHOLE FOOD PLANT BASED DIET? Short answer: I lost 28 pounds in 2 months! Long answer: Let me wind the clock back 35 years when I didn’t really care what I ate and would happily munch on any food. Meat pies were a favourite until that fateful day…

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