Monthly Archive: September 2014

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Liver Butter

If you follow the traditional nutrition vibe that is helping many people to ditch processed foods and take control of their nutrition and health, you would have heard of the importance of eating...

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Flour-less Egg & Bacon Muffins

Here is a kid friendly breakfast that looks and tastes good enough to serve at a drinks reception to grown ups. Makes about 15 mini breakfast muffins. You will need: 3 eggs 3...

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Shopping Detective: Bread

When I don’t have time to bake bread, we buy bread in a supermarket and over the years we have found a few firm favourites. All of the bread I buy is sourdough...

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One Young Lady’s Food Diary

Here is a one week diary of my daughters meals. It was interesting for me to document this. I hope you find it inspiring. Although this was not an ideal week, food wise...

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Anti-viral dessert: Apple-Mango Puree

Apfelmuss or apple purée is a favourite dessert of many kids. Its a great alternative to an ice lolly when the weather gets colder. Pimp up your Apple puree by adding dried mango...

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Phytic Acid and Mineral Absorbtion

Phytic acid is present in the hulls of nuts, seeds, and grains. Phytic acid can prevent the absorption of some important minerals such as zinc and iron, and some macro minerals such as...

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Asian Flavours Rice Salad

I have been making this rice salad for a number of years and it’s always a favourite to take to barbecues or summer parties. If you select the ingredients carefully you can make...

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Traffic Light Omlette

One long story how we get to fast breakfasts… We were having roast chicken a couple of days ago and that day I felt a strong craving for spinach, so I went and...

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Salmon Roly-Poly Breakfast

Breakfast doesn’t have to be slow and elaborate to compete with  round and colourful cheerios 🙂 We have tried a “green”  1   egg omelette  with 2 slices of  “coral” smoked salmon rolled in...

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Rich Beef Stock from Ox-tail

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day about stock or bouillon as we call it in Russian (I know, pinched it from the French) and she said she really...

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Nourishing Fish Fingers

Why buy fish fingers? It takes 15 minutes to make your own. You have total control over the ingredients. Choose organic fish, coconut oil for a superfood kick and you have a nourishing and comforting “fast food” to please any toddler or anyone actually.

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Diary Of A Sourdough Loaf

This is a diary of one sourdough loaf. There is a notion that sourdough is a lot of hassle. It does take a fair amount of time from start to finish as well...