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Carrot Cake Oats

If you love cake, and would love to be able to eat cake for breakfast (or indeed any time of the day) then this recipe is definitely for you! I have a sweet tooth – it’s true, and I know controlling that sweet tooth can sometimes be hard, but it doesn’t have to be when […]

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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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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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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% […]