Beans de Mi Madre

Beans de Mi Madre

Beans That Go With Everything This is among the most comforting and memory laden tastes of my childhood, and one among the long list of recipes that made my mother famous in our building back home in Caracas, Venezuela. Ingredients 400g Dried...

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Pumpkin Cream Soup

Pumpkin Cream Soup

Pumpkin Cream Soup Healthy all year but especially fashionable either side of Halloween, pumpkin cream soup is an often overlooked culinary treat that adds color and pop to any table. Get the best out of this healthy gourd and join me this autumn...

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Crunchy Tuna Cakes

Crunchy Tuna Cakes

Crunchy Tuna Cakes Fish is extremely good for you, but my husband can’t stand it. As a result I’ve had to find some creative ways to make sure he eats his fish, cleans his plate and says “thank you” afterwards. My Crunchy...

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Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding This recipe isn’t technically mine – it’s England’s. Yorkshire pudding, or as my English husband calls them, “Yorkshire puds”, need not be improved by anyone, ever. They are an astoundingly...

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Divide And Conquer

Divide And Conquer

Divide And Conquer In reality you’re going to have to divide and conquer with your shopping cart if you want to make your food work for you. By divide and conquer what I mean is that it’s almost impossible to find all the healthy food...

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My Sneaky Snack Bundle #2

My Sneaky Snack Bundle #2

My Sneaky Snack Bundle #2 As promised, here’s some more of the dirty treats we indulge in at my house when we’re sneaking in some satisfaction between meals. Remember, snacking-done-right can be as healthy as it is tasty – which...

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English Jacket Potato

English Jacket Potato

English Jacket Potato This recipe is a national treasure that my husband’s sister showed me how to make with an extremely sneaky shortcut that sacrifices absolutely nothing from the finished product. The English Jacket Potato is now yours...

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Turkey Meatball Topping

Turkey Meatball Topping

Turkey Meatball Topping I’m a mom, and I work full time, so some things just need to be quick and easy for me, without sacrificing the health and flavor of a dish. My Turkey Meatball Topping is a good example of nutrition-at-pace! This...

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Protein Platter Breakfast

Protein Platter Breakfast

Protein Platter Breakfast My husband likes this protein platter breakfast because it reminds him of his Full English Breakfast from back home – even though I’ve clearly given this staple breakfast a nutritional makeover! This...

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Sports Drinks, Homemade

Sports Drinks, Homemade

Sports Drinks, Homemade Let me show you how to make efficient sports drinks, homemade. Never spend a dime on those plastic sugar filled potions again. If you need hydration or power – look no further than your kitchen. First things first...

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Breakfast Slice

Breakfast Slice

Breakfast Slice Here’s a lip-smacker. I sometimes find myself enjoying this breakfast slice when I’m pressed for time (which is always) but determined to show my body that I love it every way that matters. This tastes divine, and...

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Frozen Fruit And Veg

Frozen Fruit And Veg

Frozen Fruit And Veg I don’t just like cooking, I love it, and where appropriate I cook using frozen fruit and veg. A huge portion of your body’s nutritional needs come from its access to fruits and vegetables – so determining...

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