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Healthy Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe

This quick and easy recipe is simple to prepare and ideal for those who want the indulgence of a cheesecake, but want to keep it on the healthy side. The tartness of the blueberries against the vanilla cream is a crowd pleaser, making this healthy blueberry cheesecake the perfect dessert for sharing with friends or family.  Of course there is nothing wrong with a traditional cheesecake, but we love creating recipes for healthy eating, so we’ve swapped out some ingredients and lessened the sugar amount to create this delicious healthy dessert.     Makes 10 portions INGREDIENTS For the crust 90g of crispy oat flakes  1 tbsp powdered stevia 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large egg white (at room temperature) For...

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Relaxed easy dinner party ideas

With lockdown easing, dinner garden parties with a small group of friends is now a possibility. After months of confinement, isolation, working from home, and cooking for yourself, the idea of a dinner party is a heady excitement, but also might feel a little overwhelming! Like with everything we’ve learnt during lockdown, taking things slowly is best – plan a late afternoon that slides into dinner event, slowly adjusting to new ways of living elevates the pressure to get everything right. Like all things, keeping things simple and well organised is how you can also relax and enjoy the socialising with loved ones. It’s all in the detail It may sound a little silly but taking stock of your bottle openers...

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Which wine to choose for what occasion

    Award-winning sommelier Bert Blaize and food writer Claire Strickett published a book this month called Which Wine When, that takes the mystery – and stress – out of picking the perfect wine for any occasion.  This is the book for those who find themselves at the shops standing in front of rows of wine, making panicked decisions about what to drink. Whether you’re ordering a curry, taking a bottle to a dinner party or spending the night on the sofa with a bowl of pasta, there is always a wine for any occasion, and Bert and Claire know how to help you choose it. We thought it would be good to sit down with them both and hear...

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Simple ways to minimise food waste at home

  Over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste and research has shown that all the world’s nearly one billion hungry people could be fed on less than a quarter of the food that is wasted in the US, UK and Europe. Stats like these continue to shock us and should be a constant reminder to everyone that the issue of food waste is a worldwide problem that needs tackling. Minimising food waste needn’t be a complicated process; we created the problem, so it is up to us to solve it. The most important thing to consider is being resourceful with what you have and adapting to small changes that you can implement within your own home. We...

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Fish or Veg Thai Green Curry Recipe

Packed with protein and full of fresh, fragrant greens, this quick and easy to make recipe for Thai green curry makes the perfect summer evening treat. This dish is ideal for summertime, with the healthy edamame beans and tender chunks of fish providing a lighter, fresher source of protein. If you’d prefer a vegan option, simply switch the fish for tofu or tempeh and leave out the fish sauce, this way you won't lose the protein benefits and can still enjoy a delicious veg Thai green curry. Curry paste 2 cloves of garlic 1 shallot 2cm piece of ginger 1 stalk of lemongrass 1 green chilli Small bunch of fresh Coriander 1 Teaspoon Fish sauce (vegans can use light soy...

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