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Meat Free Monday

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  Not exactly a store cupboard essential in many of our kitchens, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) nevertheless has a lot to recommend it. It is  a very versatile grain (gluten-free) with a delicate texture, mild nutty flavour and high… Continue reading

8 foods to beat chemo-brain

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Can this Indian spice help boost brain power? Are you struggling with chemo-brain post treatment? Did you know that new research on so-called “brain foods” show that some chemicals in the foods we… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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I have vivid memories as a child of jars of beetroot swimming in dreadful vinegar, which almost put me off it forever. Luckily I discovered later in life how flavoursome and versatile this root vegetable can be. Beetroot… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Here is a simple recipe for a satisfying vegetarian bean burger. The beans used are butter beans, which I believe are also known as lima beans (correct me if I’m wrong here). Beans… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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   Today’s recipe of baked tomatoes stuffed with quinoa makes a tasty supper dish. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is simply bursting with vitamin B and iron and is a wonderful grain as it contains all 8 essential amino… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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  I am grateful to Patients Against Lymphoma, who shared this recipe with me via the JBBC Facebook Fan Page . Commonly known as Swiss Chard, it is a leafy vegetable, in the same species as beetroot. The ancient… Continue reading