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Celery & Citrus Quinoa Salad

It’s been hot and sunny – Perfect weekend weather and the smell of smoking BBQ’s are just too tempting… But in my household we try to eat meat-free 90% of the time, so no BBQ for us, besides with the British weather being so unpredictable, it could all change tomorrow, and so we’d rather enjoy other family activities rather than wasting time standing over the BBQ – And well, we’d also rather make and eat a quick refreshing and [...]

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Raw Veg Salad

I’ve been training for ‘The Race For Life’, and by the time I get to eat it’s quite late. I always try to eat early as it puts less strain on your digestive system so I try to eat light, but still want to get as much nutrition as possible into my meal. This salad is really satisfying, tasty, hydrating and filling. Eating raw also means you are getting the maximum amount of minerals and nutrients, which can be [...]

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Five-a-Day Homemade Take-away

We love a pizza in our house, especially with two young boys who I think would actually live off of them if I allowed it! But homemade pizza seems  a far better option compared to calling the local delivery and it’s a great way to get the kids involved, getting in their five-a-day and it is also a good workout! Pizza Base: 250g plain white flour 250g wholemeal flour 1 1/2 tsps Himalayan salt I tsp dried yeast 1 tbls olive oil 325ml warm water Mix the [...]

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Refreshingly Green

I’m obsessed with drinking my green tea, with all it’s amazing benefits but as it gets warmer I like to drink something a little more refreshing. So why give up the green tea? Well you don’t have to – because here’s my summer alternative… Ingredients:  2 green tea bags infused in boiled water in a pot 3 apples juiced A small handful of mint leaves 1 lime quartered Allow the tea to cool then add all of the ingredients into a juice. Serve over ice [...]

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Rainbow Salad

Wow – What an amazing weekend for weather! With the temperatures rising there is always the risk of dehydrating and who can be bothered to stand over a hot stove to make matters worse? If you want to prepare something quick and easy, packed with goodness, tasty and totally satisfying, then this salad is for you! Ingredients  ~ 4-5 handful of salad leaves ( we used baby spinach leaves, romaine lettuce and left over mixed leaf salad but you can use [...]

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The Hulk: Incredible Food!

We are planning my son’s superhero birthday party for next weekend and I always try to encourage the kids to drink all the juices I make. ‘The Hulk’ sold it to them. If you want to be mean and green, and of course incredible like the Hulk then this is the juice for you! INGREDIENTS: 2 handfuls spinach 1/2 head of broccoli 1/2 a large cucumber 2 celery stalks 2 apples A handful of mint A thumb sized piece of ginger Push all the ingredients through a juicer, [...]

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