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Core Nutrition Guideline 4

Core Nutrition Guideline 4

Balance your blood sugar levels by eating some protein (and/or essential fats) with each meal or snack. Why? First, including some protein with each meal or snack will ensure you are meeting your daily protein needs. Proteins/amino acids are the building blocks of...

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Creamy Miso Mushrooms & Tofu

Creamy Miso Mushrooms & Tofu

Creamy Miso Mushrooms & Tofu This is a deliciously light and super nutritious recipe. I love making this for brunch at the weekend, but you could have it for lunch or breakfast. It's a great savoury breakfast option that doesn't involve eggs. This dish...

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Core Nutrition Guideline 3

Core Nutrition Guideline 3

Eat a rainbow. Why? There is science behind why we should eat a rainbow. The beautiful colours you see in fruits and vegetables is from antioxidant phytonutrients called carotenoids and flavonoids. These amazing phytonutrients have been proven to have a beneficial...

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Miso Baked Aubergine, Tofu & Sweet Potato Salad

Miso Baked Aubergine, Tofu & Sweet Potato Salad

Miso Baked Aubergine, Tofu & Sweet Potato Salad This is a delicious plant based warm and substantial salad that is simple to make and totally worth the effort! It is super nutritious and nourishing and full of goodness. If you like Japanese flavours then this is...

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Miso Baked Aubergine

Miso Baked Aubergine

  Miso Baked Aubergine I love Japanese style food and whenever I go to a Japanese restaurant I love the aubergine dishes. They are usually roasted or barbecued in some miso or sesame flavoured buttery sauce and cooked to perfection so that the aubergine just...

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Core Nutrition Guideline 2

Core Nutrition Guideline 2

Make 50% of your plate plant-based, especially vegetables or leaves. Why? There is so much goodness in plants and they are so important for good health. They are rich in antioxidants, fibre, essential fatty acids. They can also help reduce inflammation and prevent...

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Core Nutrition Guideline 1

Core Nutrition Guideline 1

Eat whole, real food, as close to nature as possible. In Practice Before you eat, look at what you are eating, or read the packet, and ask yourself if you recognise what food this is? Is it close to what you would find growing or living in nature? Why? The definition...

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NEW: Core Nutrition Guide

NEW: Core Nutrition Guide

Food is medicine and medicine is food. Food is such an integral and vital part of our lives. What we eat has the power to transform how we feel inside, how we perform within our lives, how we look, and the health of our body. The idea that from our food choices we can...

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Are you a runner? Learn the secret to running your best!

Are you a runner? Learn the secret to running your best!

If running is your thing, this post is for you!! Although I am sure a lot of this applies to other sports as well. The secret to running your best is to strengthen your core! Evidence has revealed that core strength training improves your running and you simply cannot...

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Superfood Blueberry Oats & Chia Bircher

Superfood Blueberry Oats & Chia Bircher

  Superfood Blueberry Oats & Chia Did you know that chia seeds are super good for you? They contain lots of vitamins and minerals, omega 3 fatty acids, protein and antioxidants. They can taste bland though so I have tried with this recipe to put in some...

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Miso Tofu

Miso Tofu

Miso Tofu This is a delicious way to infuse flavour into Tofu and have a satisfying, nutritious and tasty plant-based meal. I love it with my Cucumber & Seasonal Greens Salad, but it would go well with the other Japanese sides, or some steamed vegetables and the...

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Steamed Broccoli & Tahini Dressing

Steamed Broccoli & Tahini Dressing

Steamed Broccoli & Tahini Dressing I am a big fan of broccoli. It's high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, high in fibre and rich in nutrients. This creamy but healthy tahini dressing is a delicious way to have broccoli. Tahini is highly nutritious, full of...

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Spiced Apple & Sultana Overnight Oats

Spiced Apple & Sultana Overnight Oats

Spiced Apple & Sultana Overnight Oats Start the day with energising oats and omega-3-rich chia and flax seeds with this delicious breakfast. 1 apple, grated1/2 cup oats1/2 tbsp chia seeds1/2 tbsp flaxseeds1 tsp mixed spice or cinnamon1 cup milk of your choice...

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Carrot & Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Carrot & Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Carrot & Cinnamon Overnight Oats This is a really nutritious and substantial breakfast. I've tried a number of overnight oat recipes and found them really bland. So I made this one up and really enjoyed it. The grated carrot helps to give some texture to the...

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Broccoli With Ginger, Sesame & Chilli

Broccoli With Ginger, Sesame & Chilli

Broccoli with Ginger, Sesame & Chilli Broccoli is super good for you and has so many health benefits and nutrients. It's super easy to eat lots of broccoli when it tastes delicious and a good dipping sauce can help! This sauce is one of my favourites.I eat...

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