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health, healthy food, healthy food habits, healthy meals, nutrition, greens

Healthy eating – has it gone too far?

Healthy eating and nutrition can seem like a really bad green smoothie – bitter to taste and hard to swallow. Too many ingredients all chopped up until you don’t know what’s what anymore. The resulting indigestion and fullness but wanting for something else to actually chew. There’s sharp bits that scratch your throat on the way down but you swallow…

Healthy Christmas baking + a recipe

Christmas time was always exciting as a child because it meant Christmas baking. With Grandma, Christmas baking was Shortbread – all of them neatly lined up in greaseproof papers, their buttery goodness crowned with a blanched almond gently placed in the middle Stirring the American Fruit cake batter, which is mainly nuts and fruit held together with a small amount…

Coconut Oil – is it really a superfood??

  You don’t have to look too far to see the word ‘superfood’ these days. It refers to foods that are deemed to have supreme nutritional qualities, often heightened levels of phytonutrients and/or antioxidants but can also be part of Marketing and advertising dreams. Some of these superfoods are costly, not always easily available and aren’t necessarily able to be…