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Blueberries for Cancer Prevention
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Blueberries for Cancer Prevention

Blueberries are not only beautiful and delicious; they are partners in our fight against cancer. Much of the health benefit of blueberries is credited to a group of pigments called Anthocyanidins. These are responsible for blue, red, pink, mauve and orange colours in fruits and vegetables.  While we don’t know for sure how these work...

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Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups fresh broccoli florets 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup sunflower seeds   Dressing: 1 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup plain probiotic yogurt   Method: 1.  Prepare ingredients 2.  Steam the broccoli for 1 minute 3.  Remove broccoli from the steamer and add to...

Rooibos, The Red Tea
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Rooibos, The Red Tea

The rooibos plant grows in South Africa. Botanically, it is a member of the legume family and has long skinny needles, like needles or broomsticks. In South Africa, when you make tea from these leaves it is called Bush Tea. Like black tea, red rooibos tea has been oxidized from its original green colour. But...

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

I love nutella, but don’t like that it has more sugar than hazelnuts! To get all the details on how nutella compares with other commercial chocolate hazelnut spreads read my blog post called “Sugar with Added Hazelnuts”. I’ve looked online for recipes for homemade versions. All of them have you roasting and skinning hazelnuts…oy vey!...

Hazelnut Cake
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Hazelnut Cake

This is my favourite cake recipe. How much do I love it? Well, it’s been my birthday cake for the last 5 years running. Pretty much since I was introduced to it. The original recipe came from my mother-in-law who is a self-taught cook who, legend has it, can create an exact replica of any...