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Salmon with Red Quinoa and Chilli Pak Choi

Every now and again I find a recipe which the whole family loves! As there are 5 of us with very different tastes this is no mean feat, but this recipe fits the bill. We all love salmon and although

Posted in Adult Health, Dinner Party, Family Meals, Fish, Food, Health, Kids Health, Recipes

Chicken, Orange and Mustard Pasta

This is a really tasty mid week supper or lunch dish, the combination of orange with wholegrain mustard really works! It’s also pretty low calorie! Ingredients (serves 6) 400g pasta, Farfalle (Bows) looks pretty 1 onion, chopped small 3 large

Posted in Adult Health, Family Meals, Food, Health, One Pot Meals, Recipes, Weight Loss

Detox Food Lists

These food lists are a companion to the Detox Yourself post and will help you choose at a glance which foods to eat and which to avoid. The detox diet is also an ideal one to follow if you are

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Candida – Thrush

What is Thrush? Thrush is a yeast infection most commonly caused by a fungus called Candida Albicans. Both men and women can get thrush, though it is more often associated with women as vaginal thrush. The medical term for thrush

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Living with Cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, normally caused by a bacterial infection, which affects up to one in five women. It causes pain, stinging and an urgent need to urinate. For most people this is an inconvenience lasting a

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Kale Chips

I’ve been reading about these tasty snacks for a while now but have been a bit slow to jump on the bandwagon. Today I made my first batch of kale chips ¬†and was instantly a fan, in fact my small

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How To Lose Weight

Every day we are bombarded by the media with new ways to lose weight. Obviously, it is not an easy thing to do, otherwise we would not be so obsessed with the latest “diet” and I would not be writing

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Crushed Potatoes

The modern version of “Mashed Potatoes”, Crushed Potatoes are easier to make and much healthier! What a result! So simple but so good. This the perfect side dish to my lovely Roast Chicken. Ingredients (serves 4-6) 1 kg Potatoes (

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Smoked Mackerel Pate

This has to be one of the easiest dishes you can make, but it tastes so good! Smoked Mackerel Pate makes a wonderful starter, lunch or snack. Sometimes the simplest things really are the best! This is also a great

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Greek Salad

This has to be one of the simplest salads you can make but that doesn’t mean it’s short on flavour! Sometimes less is more…. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 green lettuce or a combination of leaves, roughly 400 g, or 1

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