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PROTEIN PACKED CHICKPEA EDAMAME POWER SALAD

This protein packed powerhouse of a salad, is just as delicious as it is good for you!

It’s packed with a wealth of amazing nutrition, and what’s more it’s totally vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar free – catering to all nutritional needs!

Chickpeas and edamame beans are both amazing sources …

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A Healthy Christmas Menu with a Twist

The festive period isn’t normally associated with healthy eating, but it doesn’t have to be this way! Many of the foods we often associate with Christmas and New Year (turkey, smoked salmon, brussel sprouts, cranberries…) are actually very healthy if used in the right way…. you just have …

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CURRIED POPCORN DELUXE

 

If you’re searching for a delicious yet healthy, quick and easy snack to fulfil your evening cravings – then look no further… Curried Popcorn Deluxe is one of my favourite savoury snacks to make right now, especially on those cosy autumnal nights in front of Netflix!

It’s vegan, gluten-free, …

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GOOD FOR YOU COOKIE DOUGH - 3 WAYS

(vegan, egg free, dairy free, nut free, low fat)

Remember standing there waiting for your Mom to finish baking those cookies so you could lick the left over batter? Well, now you can make this Good for You Cookie Dough and have a bowl full of batter… not just the …

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11 FOOD EFFECT FRIENDLY WRAPS

I absolutely love a deliciously loaded wrap for a meal. I find it so much more satisfying than a salad (which I’m here to tell you, is NOT what you need to be eating if you’re looking to lose weight or stay slim & healthy!)

Wraps are a perfect way …

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THE FOOD EFFECT GRANOLA

I absolutely adore virtually any variety of granola there is! But I don’t love the fact that many are packed with excess unhealthy oils and added sugar (often refined!)

My homemade granola is chock-full of healthy whole-food ingredients that are rich in protein, fibre, antioxidants and a ton of good-for-you …

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WHY I RECOMMEND AN EVENING SNACK (every day!) EVEN WHEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT

I posted these Milk Chocolate covered Almonds on my Instagram page and stories earlier this week…  I bought them for myself & having been loving them as part of my evening snack every night!

I’ve shared before that no matter what, I have a delicious substantial evening snack every …

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SALT & VINEGAR CASHEWS

These totally delectable (& healthy!) Salt & Vinegar Cashews were born out of a rather less healthy “addiction” I developed during my pregnancy with Sienna.

Whilst I normally have much more of sweet tooth (albeit for healthy sweet treats), during my pregnancy all I wanted was all things SALTY and …

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MOON MILK & ASHWAGANDHA

Image: @sarashakeel

I’m so thrilled to have Izzy Kirkby AKA @izzy.living here on The Food Effect Blog to share all about the health benefits of Ashwagandha and her delicious recipe for Moon Milk.

Izzy is a holistic herbalist and nutritional therapist, who specialises in Women’s Health and Plant …

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CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT CLUSTERS

Photo: Luke Hodgkins @lukeh_photo

Quick and easy to make, these no-bake clusters are a twist on my famous Chocolate Peanut Clusters, perfect if you’re missing the festive indulgences of December but still want to stay on track in the New Year!

These require …

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