Miracle matcha & pineapple smoothie
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Miracle matcha & pineapple smoothie

Although we can all have too much of a good thing, matcha is definitely the new wonder child in my kitchen. It’s a form of Japanese green tea made from shade-grown green tea buds, stone-ground to a fine powder, and traditionally whisked into hot water. You can find it in specialist tea and health food … Continue reading

Sunshine anti-inflammatory smoothie
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Sunshine anti-inflammatory smoothie

It’s been almost 10 months since I first started juicing and posted my Beginners’ Green Juice. I’ve plugged away at it all winter, playing around with exciting (and sometimes wacky) juice and smoothie variations (see here,ย here and here), and now that the warmer months are upon us, it’s time to celebrate with a brand new … Continue reading

Heart-healthy pecan, maple & pumpkin seed granola
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Heart-healthy pecan, maple & pumpkin seed granola

Until recently I had always relied on shop-bought granola to satisfy my breakfasting needs but, although it’s marketed as a healthy choice (and boy do you pay for the privilege), it often contains a shed load of sugar and other nasties. On top of that, if you’re gluten-free or vegan, you always need to be … Continue reading

Peach, kiwi & coconut water hydration smoothie
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Peach, kiwi & coconut water hydration smoothie

To say coconut water is having a bit of a moment is an understatement. Rihanna, in her retro pineapple bikini, is splashed across every other billboard as the fun and flirty face of Vita Coco, and it is being relentlessly branded as the health drink du jour. Even our work canteen has now started stocking … Continue reading

Antioxidant-rich blueberry & almond milk smoothie
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Antioxidant-rich blueberry & almond milk smoothie

In my attempt to improve my health, my juicer and blender are getting a fair bit of action at the moment! So here’s another one… And this one is heart-healthy, skin-healthy and generally a bit magic. Not only is it low in fat, high in fibre and dairy-free, it contains whopping amounts of antioxidants which … Continue reading