Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Semifreddo cream tarts

Semifreddo is an Italian term for desserts that are served semi-frozen. These no-bake semi-frozen tarts are light, refreshing and not too sweet. They’re great on a hot summer day. You can make them plain or with grated chocolate and cinnamon sprinkled on the tops or add a fresh fruit layer. You can be as creative and decorative […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Artichoke, chickpea and lemon dip

I love this artichoke dip! It’s light, lemony and easy to make. Artichokes are excellent for you. They are high in antioxidants and are a rich source of vitamins, fibre and minerals. Ideally, you should boil or steam fresh artichokes and scrape out the hearts, though this can be time-consuming. An alternative is to buy the artichoke hearts marinated. Marinated artichokes have a […]

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Nutrition

Black bean, quinoa and walnut loaf

When my youngest daughter is home, that’s when I come up with my best ideas for vegan recipes. You got it, she’s vegan! The loaf featured above is 100% vegan and was part of our Christmas meal. It was absolutely delicious. My husband John, who isn’t vegan or vegetarian, loved it. The loaf can be served as a main […]

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