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Chia Seed Jam

Make no mistake – I have a bit of a sweet tooth, and on occasion, I do like me a bit of jam. It’s something that is in the cupboard for special occasions – rarely does it make my ‘everyday breakfast’ toast. But after eating at a delicious little café on Dominion Road in Auckland […]

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Chocolate Mug Cake Hack

You know how it is – you’re sitting at home by yourself on a Friday night; dinner is long gone but you still feel like having something sweet. You scan the internet/ recipe books for inspiration, but know that you don’t really want to make a whole batch of something and have it sitting around […]

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Superfoods; Soooo What??

Anyone else over the whole ‘superfood’ phenomena? I actually really like Wikipedia’s definition of a ‘superfood’ – ‘Superfood is a marketing term used to describe foods with supposed health benefits. ‘The superfood term is not in common use by dietitians and nutrition scientists, many of whom dispute that particular foods have the health benefits often […]

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Nutty Seed Loaf

There is a recipe for ‘bread’ that has been doing the rounds on social media recently that I wanted to give a bit of a go and although I don’t consider all bread to be ‘junk’ (some certainly is ‘junkier’ than others) This might just hit the spot for #junkfreejune. I find that the weekends […]

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How to Eat Less Sugar

Last year the World Health Organisation (WHO) released new recommendations for the intake of free sugar in both children and adults. It recommended that free sugar should be reduced throughout the life course to less than 10% of total energy intake with further benefits being seen if free sugar is reduced to less than 5% […]