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Easy Stuffed Peppers

Posted on: 25th February 2016

I love a good stuffed pepper! Peppers are a great source of nutrients such as vitamin C and fibre. This recipe uses couscous instead of rice (which you may have used in stuffed peppers previously). Couscous is so quick to prepare – pour boiling water or stock onto your dried couscous, cover, and it cooks in ...
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How Easy is it to Achieve the New Sugar Recommendations?

Posted on: 19th February 2016

In July 2015, a report (by ‘SACN’) was released, giving new recommendations about the maximum amount of sugar we should eat, and also increasing the amount of fibre we eat. It re-classified the sugar we want to avoid as ‘free sugars’. Free sugars include all sugars added to products by the manufacturer (e.g. shop bought ...
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No added sugar mincemeat

Posted on: 20th December 2015

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As you know from my previous post, I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes recently. I really wondered initially how I would cope with drastically cutting down my sugar intake (here I’m referring to added sugar rather than sugar naturally found in fruit and dairy products), especially with Christmas round the corner. I LOVE mince pies, especially ...
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Product Review: Ahmad Tea

Posted on: 7th December 2015

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A couple of weeks ago, I was sent some boxes of tea to try by the lovely team at Ahmad Tea. As an avid tea drinker, I have to say that I was more than happy to try them and write a review; I enjoyed all the samples very much! My particular favourites were the ...
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My diabetes health scare

Posted on: 3rd November 2015

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It’s not often I share my personal health secrets with the world (!) but a couple of weeks ago, I went to see my Doctor about the fact that I had been feeling tired and run down, and had some bloods taken. Last week, I got the results back that I’d been dreading… I have ...
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