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Carrot and Orange Soup

Carrots make the best soup ever! And the addition of orange zest and juice in this recipe gives this classic soup a nice twist, delicious! Ingredients: (serves 6) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion 8 large carrots 1 orange (all

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Nigella Lawson’s Cauliflower, Garlic and Turmeric Soup

This recipe is taken from The Royal Marsden Cancer Cookbook, a collection  of recipes (from leading cooks and food writers) along with advice and FAQs designed to support cancer sufferers and their families. The recipes have all been reviewed and

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Courgette and Lemon Soup

This is a genius combination of ingredients, the lemon really lifts the flavour of the courgettes, which can taste bland. Courgettes are an excellent source of vitamin C, plus vitamin K and some B vitamins. They are also rich in

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Jason Vale’s Green Veggie Power Soup

    Jason Vale is famous for his love of juicing fruit and vegetables for health, he has various plans you can follow. In the winter, a healthy soup is a welcome, warming addition to your juice plan. I love

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Weights and Measures Conversion

   Most recipes now use the Metric system of weighing and measurement (ie grammes and litres). However, you may come across recipes still using the old Imperial system (pounds and ounces) and this method is used in America so a

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Vegetable Soup

Having a pot of this delicious soup on the stove is so useful; a quick snack, lunch or supper. It can help with weight loss and count towards your “5 a day”. You can put anything you like into this

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How to Get your 10 a Day

I woke up this morning to the headline that the government are considering changing the guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake from 5 a day to 10 a day. Research has shown that doubling the portions currently recommended could have

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Spicy Parsnip Soup

I love the flavours in this winter vegetable soup, it’s nutritious, warming and filling, perfect for a cold winter’s day. The vegetables are oven roasted first which really enhances the taste. Ingredients: (serves 6) 6 parsnips 6 carrots 3 sweet

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Fennel, Pear and Squash Soup

This is an updated version of one of my favourite soup’s taken from “Honestly Healthy” the brilliant book by Natasha Corrett and Vicki Edgson. If you like the idea of trying to eat more alkaline food in order to balance

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Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

A tasty winter warmer of a soup which is great served at a Halloween or Bonfire Night Party. Ingredients (serves 8 in bowls or 16 in cups) Olive oil for frying 2 onions, chopped 2 butternut squash, peeled and chopped

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