Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Fresh fruit smoothie

Here’s a very pretty, delicious and healthy fresh fruit smoothie that I had this morning. Made with mango, blood orange, cranberries, banana, a bit of fresh ginger, some water and ice cubes, having a glass or two at breakfast is a great way to start the day. High in antioxidants, fibre and essential vitamins and […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

When Indian dal meets Irish stew

When I made this recipe, what started out as a vegetarian Irish stew turned into a hybrid Irish stew / Indian dal. The result was a nutritious, colourful and flavourful dish. The Indian spices with the black lentils, sumac, fresh parsley, tomatoes, glazed carrots, potatoes and a hint of cashew cream lend an earthy, savoury […]

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Nutrition

Salsa for your health

I love pomegranate seeds. They’re juicy, crunchy, sweet and tart – all at once! The seeds are also packed with nutrients, fibre and antioxidants. They’re a key food in the fight against cancer and heart disease. In a previous post, I talked about the health benefits of pomegranate seeds in addition to showing you a […]

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