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Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe   Looking for healthy lunch ideas? This raw vegie salad is such an easy and tasty way to introduce raw vegetables into your diet on a daily basis.  Eating raw vegetables means that you’re receiving the full nutrient potential of that vegetable, as nothing is lost through the cooking process. Needless to say, selecting seasonal organic produce is ideal for this, but don’t be too worried about following the recipe to the letter – use anything you like from your…

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Sunflower seed Chocolate Spread

Nut butters uncovered

Nut butters uncovered They’re ‘good fats’ but how healthy are the various nut butters? Dietician Melanie McGrice debunks the spreads.   “Nut butters are a good source of protein and good fats, some better than others! Try and pick a nut butter without too much oil, salt or sugar added,” says McGrice. “Many people use nut butter and butter together; it’s better to use one or the other.” Raw vs roasted Roasting nuts changes their flavour, but apparently not their nutrition. Raw nuts tend to…

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smoothie

Healthy, nutrient boosting smoothies

Healthy, nutrient boosting smoothies Get your daily dose of nutrients with one of these healthy smoothies, each unique and delicious in their own way. FOR FAT LOSS HERO: Matcha (powdered green tea) TIP: Unlike many ingredients with weight loss claims, green tea won’t overstimulate your adrenal glands. If your goal is fat loss, a low-energy smoothie (500 to 750 kJ) is ideal. A smoothie with a low GI level, and high protein and fibre counts, will keep blood glucose levels steady and promote satiety, curbing…

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Ham Salad

Ham Salad One of the best reasons to serve a ham for a holiday dinner or family gathering is the prospect of leftover ham, don’t you think? Ham keeps well and can be used for a hearty ham and bean soup, a pasta dish with peas, or for a crowed pleasing ham salad. It’s one of those feed-a-lot-of-people comfort food salads that makes you look forward to leftovers. Put it in a sandwich (or a slider bun!), eat it plain, or add it to macaroni. The basic components of our favorite ham…

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