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The Scraps Book

The Scraps Book A Waste-Less Cookbook We have been waiting for this recipe book full of great ideas for what to do with the fruit, veges and grains in your kitchen that may be looking a little worse for wear…

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The Urban Hunter Gatherer – Spanakopita

Charles Standing’s Dune Spinach Spanakopita puts a lovely local twist on that Greek favourite we all struggle to pronounce.  Instead of English spinach, opt for a foraged dune spinach, failing that, store bought will work just as well. INGREDIENTS (4…

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Vegan hot cross buns

Nostalgic feelings for warm summer days as the cold starts to set in can be satisfied with a delicious traditional Easter treat that ticks all the boxes for the vegans. Follow this simple recipe: 350g plain flour 5ml ground mixed…

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Tasty turmeric tea

By Jess Handley Last year we uploaded a recipe for a delicious turmeric smoothie, but if this summer has meant the overdoing of smoothies of all kinds, why not try this recipe for sweet turmeric tea? When brewed, this tea…

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Get it all this morning (vegan style)

By:  Jess Handley When someone who is promoting or talking about breakfast and uses the phrase “it is the most important meal of the day” as a selling point, this phrase alone is enough to make anyone switch off, and…

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Souping it up

By Jess Handley For a healthy meal that is quick and easy to make, take a look at this step-by-step video to make your own Jerusalem artichoke soup, courtesy of Graze Cafe and Green Renaissance Graze Slow Food Cafe is…

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Summer smoothies

By Melissa Baird Summer time, long hot days and what better way to begin a beautiful summer’s day than with a delicious, healthy smoothy that will nourish and energise you. Here are three amazingly simple recipes that you will love…

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Sticky vegan sensation

By Jess Handley They say the best things in life are either illegal, immoral, or fattening; so when one is able to bypass those categories through something they enjoy, it is always a pleasant surprise. For example, something such as…

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Festive Fondue

By Melissa Baird Here is a yummy fondue recipe we found that was created to pair with a delicious Viognier. The biggest trick to making it is mastering that cheesy-gooey texture that is just right for dipping. You want more…

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Delicious homemade bread recipe

  By Alexander’s kitchen, and a gift recipe to Life in Balance There is nothing better than homemade bread, and this way you get to know exactly what flour you are using and can avoid any surprises that are disguised…

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A yummy way to avoid han-ger

Bees are arguably some of nature’s most treasured small animals. Without them we would have to manually pollinate plants, enjoy less biodiversity, and of course, no honey. Manuka honey, as mentioned in this month’s wellness tips has powerful antibacterial agents…

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Home Made pickles

A simple, quick recipe you can follow to make crunchy, tangy gherkins. They are a delicious served with a variety of hard cheeses or eaten on their own. They also work well chopped finely and tossed into a potato salad…

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Souping it up

For a healthy meal that is quick and easy to make, take a look at this step-by-step video to make your own Jerusalem artichoke soup, courtesy of Graze Cafe and Green Renaissance Graze Slow Food Cafe is a free range…

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Summer smoothies

Summer time, long hot days and what better way to begin a beautiful summer’s day than with a delicious, healthy smoothy that will nourish and energise you. Here are three amazingly simple recipes that you will love trying. #1 •…

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Festive Fondue

Here is a yummy fondue recipe we found that was created to pair with a delicious Viognier. The biggest trick to making it is mastering that cheesy-gooey texture that is just right for dipping. You want more cheese on your…

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Sticky vegan sensation

They say the best things in life are either illegal, immoral, or fattening; so when one is able to bypass those categories through something they enjoy, it is always a pleasant surprise. For example, something such as delicious sticky, cinnamon…

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Vegetarian Makhanalawa

Ingredients: Oil for frying 1 large onion, sliced 2cm piece ginger, grated 3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ tsp turmeric powder 1 Tbsp (15ml) garam masala 1 Tbsp (15ml) mild curry powder 3 large tomatoes, chopped 4 potatoes, peeled and sliced…

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