Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes and Feta Frittata Bites

If you’re finding that you have no time for breakfast in the morning … well this is where that excuse stops. These little guys are quick, wholesome and a tasty breakfast solution! Make a batch on sunday, have a couple for your morning meals throughout the week and freeze some for another time!

Modern Wheat and Gluten Intolerance

An increasingly larger percentage of the general population are reporting problems caused by gluten ingestion, whether it is due to celiac disease or gluten intolerance. What is the cause of this? Experts believe that human modification to wheat has made it better, more robust crop. However, could this modification to the wheat crop be accountable for the rise in celiac disease and gluten intolerance?

Investigating ‘Immunity Boosting’ Claims

 

“If you want to help support your immune system, crack open this bottle.”
– Vitamin Water Defence (Vitamin C+Zinc)

“The zinc helps to maintain immune system and function.”
-Centrum ProNutrients Immunity

” Vitamin A maintains resistance to infection”
-Swiss Natural Vitamin A Capsules

Lentil Granola Bars – A Hidden Healthy Snack!

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An undercover healthy product! This dish features a unique way to incorporate lentils into a snack. The pureed lentils acts to replace some of the oil content in the recipe – raising the protein, fibre and lowering the fat content! Enjoy these as part of your breakfast, a snack or a dessert.

The Alkaline Diet – The pH Miracle?

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Hollywood loves this diet. Otherwise known as the alkaline ash diet or alkaline acid diet – it is claimed that it can help you lose weight and avoid conditions like arthritis and cancer. The theory is that some foods, like meat, wheat, refined sugar, and processed foods, cause your body to produce acid, which is bad for you. Is there truth to this?

Sweet Potato Pita Pizza with Kale

sweet potato pizzaThis combination is fantastic! On a whole wheat greek pita, I used a creamy sweet potato base  instead of tomato sauce and topped it off with some caramelized onion, kale and mozzarella cheese! A very inexpensive, quick and healthy vegetarian recipe! If you’re cooking for one person, make four at a time and use it for lunches that week or freeze for later.