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Homemade Smoothie Pops

As some of you beautiful people out there may already know, I’ve recently been attempting to boost my immunity through the medium of food. I was hoping that by increasing my overall consumption of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants I would feel like a much better version of me. A healthier, less prone to infection, visibly… Continue reading Homemade Smoothie Pops

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Immunity Challenge – Not Inspired by MC Australia*

Having had a couple of weeks off for some R&R, quite literally, Kerry and I are now back in full house-sitter mode, our professional hats are firmly on and we are ready to sit the hell outta this house. We are currently based in Sheffield, a mere 10 minutes from the city, but with so… Continue reading Immunity Challenge – Not Inspired by MC Australia*

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Hand Picked Blackberry Crumble

Some of you may have noticed already, but please let me bring this to your attention: Its Blackberry Season!! There are blackberries everywhere and I cannot walk past a bush these days without hunting for berries. The other day I was out doing my (now usual) 5km walk when I was momentary stunned by the… Continue reading Hand Picked Blackberry Crumble

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My Stew Appreciation Post

As a plant-based eater I generally eat a lot of fruit and veg, so when I went ‘low-carb’ a few months ago I found cutting back on my safety net food group was really difficult. Not only because a low-carb vegan diet is quite restrictive, but because I honestly missed the crunch of a carrot… Continue reading My Stew Appreciation Post

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Forget 5, Have You Had Your 10 A Day? 

Fruit and veg! I love it! We all know the current guidelines state that you should be eating at least 5 portions of fruit and veg a day, which equates to around 400g. That seems pretty doable right? Well, scientists are now saying that to reach optimal health goals and to possibly prevent 7.8 million premature… Continue reading Forget 5, Have You Had Your 10 A Day? 

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Tamarillo Armadillo

I love trying new things, the more exotic the better, so when I saw a tamarillo in my local Countdown store I grabbed a few, sniffed them and stroked them with excitement. Upon first inspection they reminded me of large plums; they have dark red skin and a soft squishy texture and I thought they’d… Continue reading Tamarillo Armadillo

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Prevention Is Way Better Than Cure

One of the first things Kerry did when we arrived in NZ was catch a cold. ‘Eek’ I thought, ‘give it a few days and I’ll have one too’ Luckily for me, I avoided the tretures of a cold and I think (please don’t quote me on this!) I can attribute this to my diet.… Continue reading Prevention Is Way Better Than Cure