Breakfast

Coconut buckwheat pancakes

photo   Even though its name may be misleading, buckwheat is not actually a grain, it is a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb. Buckwheat makes a great grain substitute for people sensitive to wheat and gluten. Buckwheat is full …


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Healthy Granola

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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Stewed Rhubarb With Orange And Ginger

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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Pear & Grape Vanilla Bean Yoghurt Cups

pear & grape vanilla bean yoghurt cups These absolutely delicious ‘pear and grape vanilla bean yoghurt cups’ make a perfect healthy breakfast, snack or dessert. It is a wonderful source of probiotics, to promote the growth of good bacteria in your gut. This is important for good …


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Light & Healthy Toasted Muesli

light & healthy toasted muesli I love toasted muesli, but I don’t love how much sugar and fats are in most commercial brands. This lovely light and nutritious muesli is is an excellent way to start your day. It’s delicious served with a handful of …


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Fig & Apple Bircher

fig bircher Here’s a lovely weekend breakie bircher using sweet succulent figs. Figs are a good source of potassium, an important mineral that helps control blood pressure. Eating figs regularly is also a fantastic way to increase your dietary fibre intake, which …


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Apple, sultana and cinnamon quinoa porridge

img_apple This highly nutritious breakfast is perfect for a cold winters morning.


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Pear and mixed seed porridge

pear There is no better way to start a winter’s day than with a nourishing bowl of porridge. Oats not only provide you with complex carbohydrates, for slow release energy, but a host of other important nutrients that are needed for …


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Morning power muesli

morning muesli This highly nutritious muesli is the perfect start to the day, packed with the goodness of whole oats, nuts, seeds and sun-dried fruits. Oats help calm and support the nervous system. Oats also contain beta-glucan, a type of soluble fiber …


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Berry Bircher-style Muesli

Berry Berrylicious 1 This version of a healthy Swiss style muesli makes for a perfect, well-balanced breakfast.


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