How to Make a Truly Tasty, Gluten Free Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea is most certainly in vogue at the moment- with people everywhere falling back in love with this British favourite. Offerings vary from traditional fancies to more unique delights but, even so, it’s often hard to get your hands on particularly delicious ones of the gluten free variety. Well, we’ve got you covered, having […]

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Why Refined Carbs are Bad for You

You can’t ban carbohydrates out of your diet entirely, as unrefined carbs contain essential nutrients needed for the production of energy in the body. Carbohydrates are commonly classified into simple and complex carbohydrates, but they can also be categorised as refined and unrefined carbohydrates. Unrefined carbohydrates are rich in vitamins, fibre and minerals. Refined carbs […]

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Roasted Acorn Squash and Apple Soup

Servings: 6 to 8 Who knew that such a short list of ingredients could produce such a flavorful soup? This roasted acorn squash and apple soup is the perfect blend of tender squash and sweet apple with a hint of garlic. Ingredients: 2 ½ pounds chopped acorn squash 3 medium ripe apples, peeled, cored and […]

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Whole-Wheat Pasta with Fresh Basil Pesto

Servings: 6 to 8 As simple as this dish is to prepare, it is positively packed with fresh flavor. The key to this recipe is preparing the fresh basil pesto right in your own kitchen – you will be amazed at the difference it makes in this recipe. Ingredients: 1 lbs. whole-wheat spaghetti, uncooked 2 […]

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Brown Rice and Veggie Stuffed Zucchini

Servings: 6 Whether you grow your own zucchini at home or buy it at the farmers market, this recipe is the perfect way to use your fresh summer squash. Loaded with vegetables, fresh herbs, and steamed brown rice, these stuffed zucchini are the perfect summer dish. Ingredients: ½ cup whole-grain brown rice, uncooked ¾ cups […]

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Fried Summer Squash Fritters with Yogurt Sauce

Servings: 6 to 8 These summer squash fritters are incredibly easy to prepare but guaranteed to please. Fry up a batch for lunch or enjoy them as a summer appetizer. No matter when you enjoy them they are sure to be a hit, especially when served with a dollop of fresh yogurt dill sauce. Ingredients: […]

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Homemade Falafel on Pita

Servings: 6 This homemade falafel ensures that you get to enjoy your favorite Mediterranean sandwich as often as you like. Load it up with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato and diced red onion then top it off with a drizzle of lemon tahini sauce. Ingredients: 1 cup dried chickpeas, picked over 1 small yellow onion, chopped […]

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Greek-Style Stuffed Bell Peppers

Servings: 6 These Greek-style stuffed bell peppers are loaded with all of your Mediterranean favorites – whole-wheat couscous, olives, feta cheese and sundried tomato. This recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Ingredients: 6 assorted bell peppers 1 cup water 1 cup instant whole-wheat couscous 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 small yellow onion, […]

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