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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, […]

HUMMUS STUFFED DATES

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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