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Orange and baobab polenta cake

Orange and baobab polenta cake

Orange and baobab polenta cake   Print Author: Ella Woodward for www.sevenhillswholefoods.com Serves: 6-8 Ingredients for the cake 4½ tbsp water 1½ tbsp milled flax seeds 180ml brown rice milk 1½ tsp apple cider vinegar 180ml maple syrup 1½ tsp ...

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Seedy quinoa and cacao slices

Seedy quinoa and cacao slices

Seedy quinoa and cacao slices   Print Author: Ella Woodward for www.sevenhillswholefoods.com Serves: 16 Ingredients for the base 200g hazelnuts 8 Medjool dates 3 tbsp almond butter 2 tbsp tahini 3 tbsp raw coconut oil* 25g puffed quinoa 80g golden ...

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Cress of a wave

Is watercress the new Kale? We think so, and it’s bang in season. Go green folks! Okay chaps, kale is so yesterday, and watercress is back. Why? Well, it’s the most nutrient dense food according to a study by the ...

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Dry spell

Dry spell

Who needs a drink to have a good time? Not us. Elise Rana Hopper looks at the rise of teetotal socialising in the North East and beyond Something’s changing in Newcastle’s party central – it’s drying out. When it comes ...

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Cider Vinegar

Cider Vinegar

This month, our health columnist Nik Imrye extols the virtues of cider vinegar: It’s good for alkalising the body, so regular consumption helps regulate your pH level It can help to moderate insulin and glucose levels, and assist sufferers of ...

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Super 16!

Super 16!

Here you go – 16 superfoods that are set to be massive in 2016, from the humble mushroom to the exotic maca root. Enjoy! Who knew that staple of the Full English, black pudding, is actually a superfood? Yes, the ...

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Cleaning up

Cleaning up

Thinking of cutting down on the bad stuff post-Christmas? For some, it’s a new religion. Elise Rana Hopper looks at the cult of clean and why these days, healthy eating means getting naked Who would’ve thought it? Google ‘naked Geordies’ ...

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Cheesy jacket potatoes with leek and chorizo

Cheesy jacket potatoes with leek and chorizo

Cheesy jacket potatoes with leek and chorizo   Print Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 large baking potatoes, washed 35g butter 50g Primula original cheese 75g leeks, washed and finely sliced 40g cooking chorizo, cut into small dice salt and black pepper ...

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Cheese and ham stuffed mushrooms

Cheese and ham stuffed mushrooms

Cheese and ham stuffed mushrooms   Print Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 4 large portobello mushrooms 5-6 tbsp fresh breadcrumbs 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped or grated 1 handful fresh parsley, finely chopped ½ red chili, finely ...

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Blueberry and raspberry smoothie

Blueberry and raspberry smoothie

Blueberry and raspberry smoothie   Print Revitalise yourself with this vitamin and antioxidant bursting berry juice. Full of natural sugars, it will soon boost energy levels. Serves: 2 Ingredients 225g or about ¼ red cabbage 225g or1 large beetroot trimmed, ...

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