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Lentil Yoghurt Soup

Lentil Yoghurt Soup

The weather this week calls for a hearty soup!  There are several different ways of making a good lentil soup, but this one is our favourite. Taken from one of our favourite chefs in town who happens to be Harper's Bazaar's food editor, Dalia. To make this soup vegan, simply remove the yoghurt topping.  Ingredients: - 2 tbsp olive oil - 2 carrots, peeled and chopped - 1 large onion, finely chopped - 5 garlic cloves, finely minced - 2 tsp cumin - 1 1/2 cups lentils - 6 cups vegetable stock - juice of 1 lemon - 1 cup yoghurt -...

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Roasted Cauliflower With Pomegranate Molasses

Roasted Cauliflower With Pomegranate Molasses

This recipe by Maha's Kitchen Secrets is diabetic friendly, keto-friendly and above all healthy, easy and quick. Cauliflower exists in almost all cuisines, and it can be prepared in endless ways. It is a super healthy non-starchy and underrated vegetable. This white ball of supreme goodness belongs to the brassica family, which includes cabbage, kale, broccoli and sprouts. This family sits high on the chart among the healthiest of vegetables. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamin K, B6, C, Manganese, folate and potassium. It has anti-inflammatory properties, helps reduce the risk of heart disease and reduces the risk of cancer. It...

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Food For Beauty

Food For Beauty

What can be more beautiful than naturally glowing skin, shiny hair and strong nails?  We all heard that beauty comes from within, but it mostly comes from foods that nourish your body :)  Lack of some vitamins and nutrients is bad news for your appearance. To target healthy, natural beauty, the most important nutrients, vitamins and minerals are:  Healthy fats like Omega-3 Protein Vitamin C Vitamin E  Vitamin D Beta-carotene and vitamin A Zinc Iron Calcium  Antioxidants AvocadosAvocados contain healthy fats. These fats benefit many functions in your body, including the health of your skin. Avocados are also a good...

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Beat The Bloat!

Beat The Bloat!

Everybody knows how healthy it is to eat more vegetables, fruits and whole foods, but there is one feeling which is not uncommon when starting to eat more plant-based wholesome foods… It is the uncomfortable belly bloating. The excessive bloating occurs when large amounts of air or gas build up in the gastrointestinal tract which might cause pain and discomfort. The air comes from swallowing it while you talk, eat and drink, and the gas comes from bacteria that live in your digestive tract. These bacteria produce gas by feeding on the undigested carbohydrate and fibre from the foods you...

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