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Work Lunch Done – Quinoa Salad

This salad has something a little different for ingredients and looks great on the table due to its intense color and flavour. All the more perfect and refreshing, if it is summer, in your part of the world! If you are looking to make a quick lunch, possibly to take to work, and still have… Continue reading Work Lunch Done – Quinoa Salad

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Nutty Rice

I was recently asked for a way to get folks and children to eat brown rice. "Disguise it with yummy additions," I said. Or use the recipe below: So far it hasn't met with rejection. [Just don't tell anyone this is actually Brown Rice for then staunch haters of brown rice will gobble this up!!]… Continue reading Nutty Rice

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Pumpkin – Eat Yourself to Good Health

Made up of 85% carbs, 8 % protein 3% fat, PUMPKIN is a forgotten about vegetable that kids will continually turn their nose up at. But did you know that it keeps for up to 6 months, when whole and is really quite good for you. I share some creative ways of adding Pumpkin to your diet.

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Blueberry Muffins with Brown sugar

We must take advantage of blueberries when they are in season. They are cheap as chips and so good for you, protecting against diseases and ageing, as well as helping to metabolise carbohydrates, proteins and fats, which is excellent if you are wanting to loose weight. Not yet convinced? Read more nutrition facts below: Thus,… Continue reading Blueberry Muffins with Brown sugar

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Savoury Muffins – School Lunch Recipe

Trying to get teens to eat anything green/healthy/vegetable/fibrous and they will run a mile, in the opposite direction, so the secret to this recipe is that it looks like a sweet cake in appearance, (first duplicitous maneuver ) and it tastes like the junk food on offer at most food outlets, but is not.

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Apple and Cinnamon Bread

Delicious and nutritious apple and cinnamon cake you can make in a jiffy We all know how good apples are for you. An apple a day.... etc. but did you know Cinnamon is also beneficial, not to say, delicious and tasty. That's why I  am sharing the recipe for this delicious Apple and Cinnamon bread… Continue reading Apple and Cinnamon Bread

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Dark Circles under your Eyes- Is the simple cause sleep deprivation?

I have always had dark circles under my eyes, and put it down to some Northern European heritage, but is that just the simplistic view. Highly allergic people are also suspected of always having dark circles or bags, and  they sure appear when one is sleep deprived. But could there be other causes for chronic… Continue reading Dark Circles under your Eyes- Is the simple cause sleep deprivation?

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Calcium intake and your child

It is important to maintain good nutrition for adequate growth and development according to Dr Peter Rhodes, Nutritionalist.To achieve this the child's intake needs to be high in calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals he said. Calcium in particular has been shown to be important in the development of strong bones and teeth. We all know… Continue reading Calcium intake and your child

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Reducing salt intake: what can we do?

Do you get affected by salt? After trying to reduce my salt intake for several years, I now suffer a bad headache the day after a meal that is heavily salted, such as pizza with olives, or anchovies, or fish n chips!

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Not a whole lot is new with me… just continuing to write a lot for the new magazine I’ve been working for while climbing as much as possible in Kentucky. Feeling quite a bit stronger lately- happy to see some performance improvements :). I was also featured as a ‘weekend warrior’ on the Glacier National Park website! Pretty cool I think :)! Here’s the link! http://www.glacier-national-park-travel-guide.com/weekend-warriors-july-24th-2013.html

Here’s a picture of me climbing at Torrent Falls in the Red :).
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This article can also be found on the Sunwarrior website 🙂 http://www.sunwarrior.com/news/reducing-salt-intake-what-can-we-do/

Sodium chloride, aka salt, is the most commonly consumed mineral by humans. It is required daily for survival (approximately 500mg), with an exquisite system to ensure its consumption: cravings. Since virtually everyone has about one to two times more salt than what’s needed, the above cravings are unlikely to be driving the current consumption levels, which can be largely…

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Hot or cold: Crab Dip – Awesome Appetizer!

I have had this small tin of crab meat in my pantry for (mumble,mumble) quite some time now. I really did not know what I was going to use it for. I think it was originally destined for a party, with other Swedish sandwich cake ingredients, but things did not work out between them, and… Continue reading Hot or cold: Crab Dip – Awesome Appetizer!