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Posted on February 7th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

Image: @sarashakeel I’m so thrilled to have Izzy Kirkby AKA 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 Medicine. Ashwagandha has a wealth of health […]

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Posted on January 20th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

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 just a few simple ingredients, are totally delicious and the perfect healthy home-made treat to satisfy […]


Grilled Salmon & Baby Potatoes on a Bed of Greens & Barley

Posted on December 29th, 2020 by Michelle Braude

This recipe is a total nutritional powerhouse, and also a showstopper of a dish that will please any guests (or leave you and your family very happy to have leftovers!)  It’s the perfect combination of protein, fibre and healthy fats, for a waistline friendly meal that will keep you full and satisfied for hours. I […]

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Quinoa Salad with Avocado, Mango & Pomegranate

Posted on September 17th, 2020 by Michelle Braude

This colour-popping, vitamin-fuelled, anti-oxidant and protein-packed salad is guaranteed to be a big hit on any buffet table.  It would also be ideal to serve at a barbeque or pack along for a picnic – as long as the sunshine decides to stick around!  The combination of ingredients is perfect – wholesome protein packed quinoa, […]


Posted on June 7th, 2020 by Michelle Braude

If you haven’t yet tried the latest health drink out there, well now’s definitely the time to give Turmeric Lattes AKA Golden Milk a go! The key ingredient, turmeric, is a total wonder-spice, with a host of powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that do everything from helping to detox the liver, soothe an upset stomach, […]


Posted on April 6th, 2020 by Michelle Braude

Whilst I absolutely adore the classic peanut butter filled dates, these HUMMUS STUFFED DATES are next level deliciousness! They’re packed with the perfect balance of protein, fibre and healthy fats for optimum satisfaction, satiety and blood sugar stability. So you won’t be reaching for junk food, after just one or two. And they take just […]

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How to Maximise Your Immunity & Avoid Piling on the Pounds During Coronavirus Quarantine

Posted on March 29th, 2020 by Michelle Braude

It’s a truly scary and stressful time for all of us right now, with the Coronavirus pandemic spreading like wildfire, and hearing the number of cases increasing every day – we’re all dealing with fear of the unknown in our own way. But while we can’t control this awful situation, we CAN control what we […]

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Posted on March 1st, 2020 by Michelle Braude

I absolutely adore noodles and all dishes incorporating them.  I came up with this Food Effect friendly Asian Noodle Bowl recipe one cold winter’s night when I was craving something warm and comforting involving noodles, and had to make do with what I had at home (in my fridge and grocery cupboards)… without resorting to […]


Posted on February 3rd, 2020 by Michelle Braude

The recipe for these Chocolate Peanut Clusters comes from my new book THE FOOD EFFECT DIET VEGAN. They are so quick and easy to make, requiring just two ingredients to make the most delicious, not too-naughty, “no-bake” treats.  They’re also the perfect home-made gift for holidays, birthdays or any other special occasion. Delicious, sweet and creamy, with […]