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What to Eat for Strong Healthy Nails

Posted on February 15th, 2023 by Michelle Braude

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I love doing my nails (when I get a free chance!) and often share when I paint my nails and what colour nail polish I’m loving! I always get loads of messages asking whether I have nail extensions or acrylic nails, and people are always shocked […]

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All Healthy Raw Chocolate Truffle Balls (updated!!)

Posted on February 8th, 2023 by Michelle Braude

This was one of the first ever recipes I put on The Food Effect blog (back in 2015!) See here for my vintage photos from that post! 😅 Thankfully my food photography skills have improved since then, but this recipe has stood the test of time and remained one of my all time favourites. They’re […]

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Strawberry, Feta, Fig & Pine Nut Salad

Posted on February 13th, 2019 by Michelle Braude

I created this salad with its colours and ingredients inspired by upcoming Valentines Day! But if you’re not looking for a Valentine’s recipe or Valentine’s Day has already been by the time you’re seeing this – KEEP READING (or click onto YouTube to watch me make it!)  as this healthy and delicious salad is perfect […]

Easiest Ever One Pot Hummus Pasta

Posted on August 15th, 2017 by Michelle Braude

This is a staple weeknight supper in my house, and it’s also my personal all time favourite pasta dish! Anyone who’s followed me for a while, will know that hummus and pasta are two things I adore – not only for of their delicious taste but also as part of a healthy diet that won’t […]

Low-Calorie Chocolate Protein Pudding

Posted on January 11th, 2023 by Michelle Braude

If the month of feasting and festivities that we’ve just come out of, has left you craving all things sweet, rich, creamy, decadent and delicious as the new year begins – but you don’t want to ruin those New Year’s healthy eating resolutions – this recipe is your answer!! This Low-Calorie Chocolate Protein Pudding ticks ALL […]

Sweet & Spicy Nuts

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by Michelle Braude

There’s something so festive about these Sweet & Spicy Nuts, making them just perfect for the holiday season (and all year round!)  The combination of sweetness and spice, paired with the crunchiness of roasted nuts – is sure to tick all craving boxes! And better yet, they are super easy to make! They take just […]

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! 😉 The creaminess of the salty cinnamon-y hummus paired with the chewy caramel taste of the dates, and the crunch from the walnuts is like an upgraded version of a Snickers (in my opinion far more delicious!) They’re […]

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Best Ever Vegetable Bolognese

Posted on December 14th, 2022 by Michelle Braude

This is a totally delicious, healthy and vegan version of the classic favourite, spaghetti bolognese. Growing up, spaghetti bolognese was one of my all time favourite weeknight suppers. But if you’ve red my books or been a client of mine, you’ll know that red meat is one food that I do recommend trying to cut […]

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(Best Ever!!) Healthy Homemade Hummus

Posted on December 7th, 2014 by Michelle Braude

I’ve been making my own hummus for YEARS – well over ten years – long before it became a trend on Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, so this recipe has really stood the test of time and it’s the quickest, easiest and BEST EVER!! One disclaimer, as I’m all for keeping things real on here – […]