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Does washing fruit and veg in vinegar really make a difference?

The answer is: YES. Washing something that has come from the dirt, sprayed during its growth, handled during harvest, handled during sorting, handled during packing, handled during transit, handled during unpacking and then handled again by who knows how many hands once on display at the … [Read More...]

Nuts, seeds, legumes are good sources of folate

Protein Content of Foods List

How much protein do we need to eat daily? The commonly recommended amount is around 0.8 - 1 gram for every kilogram of body weight (Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand, Protein. 2014, 09/04.) So for me, at 54kg this equates to about 43 grams of protein per day Amino acids are … [Read More...]

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Raise the Vibe.

Here is an excerpt from a speech given by the American President, Theodore Roosevelt, to an audience in France in 1910. It is entitled "Citizenship in a Republic" and introduces the character of the … [Read More...]

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Shit food that is best to avoid: Nutella.

"Hazelnut spread with cocoa"... Oh HI! you left out: "and sugar, palm oil, skim milk powder, emulsifier and flavour." This stuff is shit. The FIRST ingredient is sugar. That means it's the … [Read More...]

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It’s not you, it’s me.

I legit feel like I am writing a "Dear John..." letter here. See, I have to sort of break up with the blog (in a way). I'm not stopping; although the frequency of late has been preeeety … [Read More...]

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Lots of CAKE.

I've pooled a decent line up of cake recipes published here on this quirky little site. Just click on the link above each image. Be sure to bookmark so you can bake 'em all! Bake, eat, enjoy, … [Read More...]

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Maple glazed summer fruit kebabs

Right, this is a loose recipe. You basically take summery fruits like berries, pineapple, stone fruit and the ever faithful banana: fruits that can HOLD UP against being pierced and then fried. I … [Read More...]

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Strawberry and yoghurt cake

Ingredients: 200g (approximately 9-10 large) strawberries 125g butter, softened to room temperature 100g brown sugar (I used rapadura) plus 2 tablespoons extra 2 free range eggs 1 cup … [Read More...]