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Wonderful Walnut Egg and Banana Cake

We recently started a Whole30 challenge, where you give up added sugars, alcohol, dairy, grains and legumes for 30 days. And whenever we do this challenge, the first thing we start thinking about is: What are we going to have for treats?! When you start researching and getting creative, you'll discover that there are lots of tasty treats to eat, even after quitting so many foods.  It's just about reframing your...

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5 Ways to Avoid Burnout

Burnout can sneak up on you. Life can get busy, particularly at work. The to-do list is always long, and it can feel like you're running through the days instead of living them. And often, we put work above health. We work too much, sleep too little, sometimes eat badly, and spend way too much time in front of the screen instead of outside. And eventually, it can creep up on...

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Easy-peasy Almond Banana Smoothie

Recently I was feeling a little tired and run-down and felt like a nutritious Almond Banana Smoothie was in order. Whether you're feeling on top of the world or down in the dumps, this smoothie will give you a power dose of essential nutrients your body and mind needs. Super easy to make and packed with goodness, this easy-peasy Almond Banana Smoothie is worth a try! >> Jump straight to the...

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Low Medium and High Sugar Fruits

While whole fruits are highly nutritious, they do also contain sugar. And some fruits contain a lot more than others. If you're on a low-carb diet or trying to lose excess weight, reducing your sugar intake is a way to go. Obviously, fruit is a far better choice than a processed sugary snack or drink. But it's worth considering the number of fruits you eat and finding a balance between the...

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Homemade Fresh Chilli Sauce

This Homemade Fresh Chilli Sauce Recipe post contains Affiliate Links, which means I may get a small commission when you purchase a product. Please note: There is no extra cost for you, and, I only recommend products a genuinely approve and love. Do you like your hot food? A little chilli-lover are you? Well, this is the recipe for you. This Homemade Fresh Chilli Sauce is so easy to make, and so delicious,...

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8 Cheap Healthy Foods to Always Have in Your Kitchen

Eating healthily doesn't have to be expensive. There are plenty of well-priced nutritious foods out there to help you keep healthy, without stretching your grocery budget too far. And when you start using more of these ingredients, you'll likely find you have a little extra cash for other more expensive items like proteins, nuts and fruits. Below you'll find 8 cheap healthy foods I enjoy regularly, to help you healthy-up your eating habits without breaking the bank. Contents...

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Where to find the Essential Vitamins and Minerals you need

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that help our bodies function properly. So it's important to get enough of them. One way to start is with a balanced diet with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit. Below you'll find a Vitamins and Minerals list to help you learn more about each of their benefits and where to find them in the foods you eat. Enjoy! Note: This is an ongoing research project...

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Easy-Peasy Caprese Salad with Fresh Basil

This month I have a ton of fresh Basil filling up my little balcony. It's actually getting a little out of control, and so I decided that I needed to eat as much basil as possible. And so, here's an Easy-Peasy Caprese Salad with Fresh Basil Leaves to start. Enjoy! Easy-Peasy Caprese Salad with Fresh Basil Leaves [Recipe at Bottom] The Caprese Salad is a traditional Italian recipe. Insalata Caprese in Italian. This salad...

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6 Health Foods to Avoid and What to Eat Instead

Are you trying to lose some extra weight, but it's just not working? You can make a big difference by really looking at what you eat, and focusing on cutting out excess sugar. This is one sure way to shed some layers. Unfortunately, many foods and drinks in the shops advertise themselves as being 'healthy' and yet are filled with sugar. So, even if you think you are eating 'healthy', some...

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Easy Breakfasts: Rolled Oats with Fruit and Yoghurt

If you're looking for an easy and healthy breakfast to add to your menu, this recipe is just for you. Especially if you're super busy and don't have much time in the morning. This Rolled Oats with Fruit and Yoghurt breakfast bowl takes less than 10 minutes to make and is packed with the nutrients you need to kickstart your day just right. Time to rise and shine baby! Below is the list...

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