Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Red wine poached pears

Pears are a delicious and healthy fruit best eaten fresh. But every now and then, it’s nice to do something a little special, and Christmas is one of those times. The pears in the image above were poached in red wine and spices. You can serve them as is or with a scoop of vanilla […]

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Nutrition

Black bean, cauliflower and sweet potato stew

Last week, I made this black bean, cauliflower and sweet potato stew. It was a nice and simple meal. Since I cook mainly plant-based meals, black beans are a key staple in our family. They are high in plant protein and fibre and contain vitamins and minerals that are necessary for good health. You can make […]

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Nutrition

Healthy crisps

These homemade crisps are a nice change from the store-bought kind. Made with three different types of seeds, spelt flour and rolled oats, they’re good for you and are high in fibre. You can read about the health benefits of seeds here. To make these crisps you don’t need a dehydrator, just a basic oven, […]

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