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Breakfast: Fridge Oats

Lately I have felt extremely time-poor, so have been looking for ways to get organised and streamlined in the kitchen, while still maintaining a healthy diet.

I have seen ‘refrigerator oats’ on a few blogs and on pinterest, and although a Bircher muesli type breakfast soaked overnight isn’t a new concept for me, the idea of pre- preparing and serving breakfast in mason jars made me keen to give it a try.

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Reflections on 8 Weeks Sugar Free & Healthy Lunch Recipe

It’s amazing how fast time flies, I can hardly believe that our 8 weeks is finished, it has now been about 10 weeks since we started Sarah Wilson’s ‘I Quit Sugar’ program.  For the first 6 weeks we stuck fast to the plan, and although it was a challenge at times it was an excellent learning experience that I would highly recommend.

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Roast Beet, Carrot and Orange Salad

Though the weather is warming up a little and signs of summer are starting to break through, the evenings are still cool and perfect for a meal involving roasted veggies.

The combination of the crisp roasted carrots and beets with the citrus punch in this salad works well as an accompaniment to almost any main, and also stands alone as a delicious meal, particularly with a bit of added goats cheese and a crusty bread.

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Carrot and Ginger Asian Style Salad Dressing

Have you ever eaten the delicious little salad that you sometimes get at sushi with the bright orange dressing?  I always wondered how they made it and turned a simple lettuce salad into something so delicious.

Wonder no longer, as I came across a recipe that will satisfy the cravings for that carrot ginger dressing, and may become a new favourite both for its flavour and for the fact that it is one of the healthiest dressings I have come across.

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Veggie Fritter Recipe Collection

To try to avoid getting into a cooking rut I have been trying out a whole bunch of recipes for veggie fritters. Call them what you like, pancakes, patties or burgers, the premise is the same. Some type of vegetable mixed with eggs, herbs and dry ingredients – fried in a pan or baked in the oven and served alongside a massive salad or veggie side dish

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