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Berry Smoothie

Whenever you have lots of fruit in your kitchen, it’s always a good idea to make a smoothie.  Don’t focus on following an exact recipe – just throw everything in the blender and it will taste great! My smoothie today included blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, banana, ground flax seeds, cashews, fresh mint and water.  Lots of...

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Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Even though I cook a lot, I have never actually “baked” before.  My friend gave me a recipe for a healthier version of a chocolate cake.  It had beets in it!  I bought a cake tin and then headed off to the kitchen.  I modified the ingredients a little so I’ll leave the recipe below. Chocolate Beetroot...

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Cherry Salad

I bought my first batch of cherries for the season which always means that it’s officially summer.  Cherries are packed with powerful antioxidants.  They also contain substances which help block enzymes associated with inflammation. They’re great to enjoy on their own but try adding them to a summer salad.  It will add sweetness to the meal,...

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