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A Belated Hello, Happy 2015!

Hello and welcome 2015! Yes, I am just now back in the swing of things {well, getting there!} after my nice long family holiday. {Or, as Trevor Noah pointed out – vacation…} Here’s to a new year, with great possibilities and opportunities. Here’s to a more healthy, fit and fabulous new year. Less stress, less

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Fuel Up with a Hearty Breakfast

We blinked and it’s almost Christmas… Frenzied last-minute gift shopping, chaotic family get-togethers and food-prepping like there’s no tomorrow… This doesn’t really depict a serene Christmas-feel, does it? No. Moral of the story – plan ahead and get stuff done, Christmas should be a peaceful and calm time with family and friends. Nevertheless, this IS

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Almond Fat Bomb Smoothie

A super treat, super nutritious and extremely filling! {Also a great fat-booster to fuel your day, so I’d recommend this for breakfast.} You will need: 1/2 cup raw almonds 2 tbs coconut cream 1 tbs honey 1 tsp xylitol {only if you want it to be sweet…} 1 banana {gives you much-needed energy pre-workout} Ice

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Kids’ Zucchini & Kale Fritters

These tasty little fritters can be enjoyed as breakfast / lunch or dinner! I serve it with double cream plain yoghurt (previously Greek yoghurt… While we’re visiting the States though, the creamiest yoghurt I could find was the Cabot’s 10% fat plain yoghurt). As you can see, I didn’t even get a chance to take

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Thai-Style Grilled Fish with Coconut Cauli Rice

Thai is something I don’t cook regularly, but definitely will from now on. With such exotic, yet simple flavours, its a nice change every so often. So, here’s what we had: Crispy fried whole fish with a Thai dressing and coconut cauli rice Let’s start with the rice – I don’t normally like cauli rice,

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Bacon, Kale & Scrambled Egg Bowls plus Top Tips for Making Scrambled Eggs

It’s breakfast time somewhere in the world, right..?! Start your day with these yummy bowls of goodness: {Kale is like The Hulk of leafy greens!} It’s so easy and you only need a few ingredients: {This is enough for 3 people} Half an onion, chopped 4 eggs A splash of milk or cream A large

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Low-Carb Travels & a Super Green Smoothie

Traveling a-la-low-carb is no joke people… If you’re stuck in economy and have a layover – well let’s just say the pickings are slim indeed… You’re best off just to avoid the obvious starches and hope for the best. (You might just starve, because let’s be honest, the choices at an airport include carbs, carbs,

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Creamy, Lemony Chicken Picatta plus Top Tips for Grilling Zucchini

This is quite a typical – or perhaps not typical, but definitely a favourite – American chicken dish… Tender, thin chicken fillets, with a creamy lemon sauce and capers – that’s it, in a nutshell I suppose! Here’s what you’ll need {to serve 3-4 people}: 3 chicken breasts, halved and tenderized {place onto a board,

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Moroccan-style Roast Chicken

Aren’t we lucky to have all this rain at the moment?! Love it! When the weather is rainy, I want soul-food, I want hearty comfort food… Give me some roast chicken and I’m a happy chappy! Here’s my recipe for Moroccan-style Roast Chicken with a smoked paprika rub, along with some sweet potato wedges and

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