LISA’S BLOG

Jan
26

Healthy Granola
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IMG_9386   This nutritious and very moorish granola is an excellent way to start your day. It contains lots of dietary fibre to help keep you regular, and beta-glucan, a type of fibre found in oats, that helps keep your cholesterol …


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Jan
23

Cashew And Vanilla Coconut Bliss Balls
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IMG_9263 These scrumptious little ‘cashew and vanilla coconut bliss balls’ are the perfect guilt-free treat. They are packed with protein to help keep blood sugar and insulin levels balanced and keep sugar cravings at bay. They contain plenty of zinc, which …


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Dec
19

Nut & Seed Energy Squares
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nut and seed energy squares   If you’re looking for a nutritious protein-rich snack to keep you going until your next meal, these tasty little ‘nut and seed energy squares’ are just what the nutritionist ordered. They’re loaded with protein and fibre to help balance …


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Nov
11

A’kin Rose Hip Oil Review
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Screen Shot 2013-11-07 at 1.35.19 PM I’ve been using rose hip oil religiously each night for a long time now, it’s one of my secret weapons against wrinkles and one of the most important parts of my daily beauty regime. I find that it is one …


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Jul
27

Stewed Rhubarb With Orange And Ginger
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stewed rhubarb Today I bought a lovely bunch of rhubarb from the markets and couldn’t wait to get home to make some ‘stewed rhubarb with orange and ginger’. Rhubarb, which is in season now, is packed with vitamin C. This vital nutrient …


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Jun
08

5 Super Healthy Snacks for Kids
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popcorn 1. Air-popped popcorn Popcorn is a great snack for kids. It’s rich in dietary fibre, to help promote good bowel health, and contains plenty of health-promoting antioxidants called ‘polyphenols’. The way you prepare your popcorn is of importance though.  Movie …


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May
25

Pumpkin, Red Lentil & Carrot Soup
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pumpkin, red lentil & carrot soup One of my favourite things about winter is being able to cook more lovely nourishing soups. Pumpkin soup is a definite favourite in our house, so I’ve given it a bit of a protein boost with some red lentils, to …


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May
20

Gluten-free Banana & Walnut Custard Puddings
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banana & walnut custard pudding I was experimenting in the kitchen yesterday for something yummy to give my family after dinner, and I came up with these heavenly little gluten-free ‘banana & walnut custard puddings’. They’re packed with protein and full of nutritious ingredients like …


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May
12

Choc Almond & Seed Protein Balls
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choc almond & seed protein balls These super healthy ‘choc almond & seed protein balls’ are just what you need to beat those afternoon munchies. These balls are packed with protein, which is not only essential for repairing and rejuvenating the body, but is also one …


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May
05

Pumpkin, Spinach & Feta Spelt Muffins
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pumpkin, spinach & feta spelt muffins It’s hard to top these ‘pumpkin, spinach & feta spelt muffins’ warm straight from the oven. These muffins go beautifully with soups, or eaten warm as a tasty snack. I’m going to pop one in my little girls lunch box …


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