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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…

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Cacao and chocolate

The Cacao bean or the raw cacao powder that comes from the bean is traditionally named after ‘the food of the gods.” In the modern day, it is considered a ‘superfood’ due to the high density of essential nutrients, very few side effects and proven health benefits. Raw cacao comes in many forms: whole cacao beans, cacao nibs, cacao powder, and cacao…