Christmas Kale the Swedish Way

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On the classic Swedish Christmas table, you’ll always find some sort of kale salad. Often dressed with a citrus dressing it goes wonderfully well with all the various staples such as meatballs, ham, herring, cooked fish and sausages that are traditionally part of our ‘julbord’ – the Christmas version of the more known ‘smorgasbord’. Continue reading “Christmas Kale the Swedish Way”

Tasty Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Courgette

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The longer I stick to a predominantly plant-based diet, the more I crave it. Funny isn’t it? Contrary to what one may think, making your meal consist of mainly veg is actually not the purist, boring and lonely avenue some may proclaim it to be, rather it is an incredibly delicious, energising and unifying endeavour which keeps on giving. Continue reading “Tasty Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Courgette”

Top Autumn Tips

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Top things to love about Autumn? Colourful scenery, candles, cashmere jumpers, welly boots, warming stews, curry and good red wine. Love it! Unfortunately Autumn is also a time when flu’s, colds and Noro viruses sets in. What to do? Build up your armory to combat the bad stuff head on so you can enjoy the good stuff. Continue reading “Top Autumn Tips”

The Bodycoach, Green Juice and the beauty of social media

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By now there is no getting away from Joe Wicks (@thebodycoach), the high octane PT and wellness wunderkind from Surbiton, also known as The Bodycoach. Whether his frantic London accent in his 15 second Instagram video recipe tutorials  floats your boat is neither here nor there, this Jamie Oliver on speed is definitely going places thanks to the astonishing before and after photos of devotees who’s fat loss and muscle gain beggars belief. He is also, let’s face it, rather easy on the eye. Continue reading “The Bodycoach, Green Juice and the beauty of social media”