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Lisa's Christmas Pudding

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There is always that one friend who can bake and create and actually make cakes look like an art work! Unfortunately that is NOT me! However, my good friend Lisa has shared with us her secret Christmas Pudding Recipe (not so secret now)! She makes it every year and it is absolutely delicious. Here it is:  -2 1/3 cup breadcrumbs (option to use gluten free) -2/3 cup plain flour (option to use GF flour) -teaspoon of baking soda -teaspoon vanilla essence -1 1/12 oranges -1 lemon -1 apple peeled & cored -1 carrot grated -half-1 cup brandy -3 large eggs...

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Barre vs Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right for You?

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Barre vs Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right for You? Harmony Inspired Activewear love seeing people being active, fit, healthy & enjoying life. The girls at Aleenta Barre Mermaid Waters share our passion for health & fitness and have written a fabulous article on the difference between Pilates, Pilates Barre & Yoga to help guide you in making the right decision when adding these types of exercises into your training program or lifestyle. To keep you active we would love to offer our readers a $10 voucher to Aleenta Barre.... Keep reading to find out how! Congratulations on your decision...

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Yummy Chicken Curry

Posted by Caroline West on

Try this yummy chicken curry. Its a favourite in our house!! INGREDIENTS 1kg skinless chicken breasts (diced) 1 cup chopped onion Can crushed tomatoes 1 cup plain yogurt (or coconut cream) 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons salt 1/4-1/2 cup cooking oil 1 tbls fresh garlic 1/2 tbls fresh ginger 2 cinnamon sticks 1 1/2 tbls curry powder (use more for spicy flavour) 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tbls fresh coriander 4-6 cardomon pods 1 tsp garam masala   DIRECTIONS 1. Heat oil in large fry pan/pot over high heat...

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Is Broccoli better eaten raw??

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Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family.  They have a very good source of dietary fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin E, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium, iron and omega-3 fatty acids.    The way we prepare and cook foods can change the nutritional value of that certain food as some of the vitamins and minerals can be lost during cooking.   So after reading a few studies into the consumption of broccoli, the more water used to cook the broccoli, the more vitamins and minerals are lost, therefore eating broccoli raw ensures that all nutrients are...

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Black Bean Brownies (Nut Free & Gluten Free)

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I went to a DoTerra cooking class the other day and was shown this fabulous recipe! Super easy to make, delicious, and kid approved!!! Black Bean Brownies: 1 Can of black beans, drained and rinsed 2 Large eggs 1/4 cup of Cacao Powder 2/3 Cup of honey 1/3 cup of coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder Pinch of salt 4 drops of Doterra Peppermint Oil 3/4 cup of choc chips or cacao nibs (optional) Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Place all ingredients, except choc chips, in a food processor and blend until smooth. Pour batter into a large bowl...

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