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11 FOOD EFFECT FRIENDLY WRAPS

Posted on August 5th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

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 to get in the winning […]

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THE FOOD EFFECT GRANOLA

Posted on June 13th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

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 nutrients, and no refined sugar. […]

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

Posted on May 25th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

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 night (& always a big healthy […]

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SALT & VINEGAR CASHEWS

Posted on March 30th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

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 SPICY, especially during my first […]

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MOON MILK & ASHWAGANDHA

Posted on February 7th, 2021 by Michelle Braude

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 Medicine. Ashwagandha has a wealth of health […]

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CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT CLUSTERS

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 […]

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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, […]

GOOD AS GOLD – TURMERIC LATTE

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, […]