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Chocolate chip sour cream cake

Here is a cake that is scrumptious. I love its texture, the sour cream gives it a density that keeps it on the kitchen bench for up to three days without going crumbly and it doesn't require any icing which is a bonus (one less thing to do) and it's a hardy cake that you can cut slabs to pack in … [Read More...]

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Nutrient Profile: Vitamin A.

"Vitamin A" is not a singular nutrient, rather a term given to variety of lipid (fat)-soluble compounds related to RETINOL. Retinol, retinal and retinoic acid are RETINOIDS and are referred to as PRE-formed vitamin A. Retinoids are stored in the liver of animals, they are from animal sources in … [Read More...]

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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 … [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. … [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...]