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Orange, banana and ginger detox smoothie

I just made this detox smoothie and it’s surprisingly tasty. The ginger apparently works as an appetite suppressant, which is useful as I’ve heard that blending fruit into a smoothie means your stomach isn’t sent the same signals to tell you that you should be getting full, so you may end up consuming more.  I tend to add linseeds and chia seeds, which I soak for 5 minutes in the smoothie liquid before I blend them, which also help to make you feel full for longer and provides further protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and minerals.

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Tomato, Broccoli & Feta Quinoa salad

A healthy, tasty, moreish salad.

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roasted tomato hummus

An easy to make, spicy hummus. Also humous or hummous.

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Cajun sweet potato fries

A healthy, paleo snack that tastes even better than regular french fries.

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Spicy roast tomato and pepper soup

I just made this spicy soup for lunch using some left over vegetables.

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Broccoli hummus

A yummy variation on my favourite dip, made with my favourite veg.

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Roasted red pepper hummus

A yummy homemade dip with a small kick.

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Chicken broth

A recipe I just saw on Nigel Slater’s eating together.

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Sweet potato and spinach drops

These are a tasty treat and a great way to use up baby spinach leaves. It’s a variation of an egg free version here

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fruit bars

My alternative to buying Nakd bars – although these are great and definitely easier! I’ve modified this recipe slightly: http://itscookincheap.wordpress.com/2013/04/11/fakd-nakd-cocoa-loco

I’m not a big fan of peanut butter (or the almond paste, which tastes basically the same), so I might leave this out next time.

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