Nutrition

Vegan Alfredo cream sauce

My fitness trainer loves pasta dishes and she asked me to make an Alfredo cream sauce that is vegan and loaded with flavour. Well, here it is. This sauce is nutritiously vegan, light and creamy, and packed with flavour. It’s also easy to make. The only equipment you need is a blender and an oven. […]

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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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