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Why We Get Seasonal Sniffles and How To Combat It With The Right Foods

Don’t you find that as soon as the weather changes – whether it’s the start of a new season, or simply a sudden temperature change – you get bogged down with the sniffles… It’s not always that serious, but it sure is annoying! My best friend and I always joke about our husbands’ medical knowledge

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Summer Aubergine & Chicken Curry – Low Carb & Lemony

I just love a good curry – who doesn’t? But it’s not exactly the first thing that pops into mind for dinner during summer… While doing my weekly meal plans, this was created – I had aubergines and a whole chicken I wanted to use, as well as lots of double cream yoghurt. My kids

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Prof. Tim Noakes Talks…

I was lucky enough to attend a talk by Prof. Tim Noakes yesterday – what a great man! Just over a year ago I first bought his book – The Real Meal Revolution – for our book club, because it looked like a really nice cook book. I LOVE cook books and most of our

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Confessions of a Low-Carber… {and a super Chicken Salad}

We’ve been ditching the carbs for almost 2 years now – actually almost 3 years..? Let’s just call it 2 years… We started out by just ditching all the obvious carbs: bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, etc. We also avoided all processed foods, but sometimes we’d have some sweet treats… That alone yielded amazing results, both

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Avocados: 5 Great Recipes + Health Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Don’t you just LOVE avocados? Rich, creamy, delicious and SUPER-nutritious! Avos were one of the things I probably missed most while living in India… Even though the climate seemed perfect for growing avocados, they were nowhere to be found. Perhaps the locals just didn’t enjoy them..?! {Or – perhaps they didn’t have the patience for

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