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Parsley Pesto – Vegan Version
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Parsley Pesto – Vegan Version

Herbs and Nutrition Herbs are more than just a garnish to be added to a meal for visual appeal. They are even more than just flavour. They are powerful foods that contain powerful anti-cancer phytochemical. There is a lot of talk about the traditional Mediterranean diet in the cancer research world. Often this talk focuses...

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

This salad has all the flavour profiles - sweet, salty, sour and bitter and it combines to make a delicious healthy salad with lots of texture that you can really sink your teeth into.

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

Making your own chocolate hazelnut spread is easy and you can use flavonoid rich dark cocoa, hazelnuts and less sugar than store bought versions.

Hazelnut Cake
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Hazelnut Cake

  This cake recipe is from my German mother-in-law and it is easy to make, moist and delicious! 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...