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Plant sources of iron

Hi everyone Iron is another tricky subject when people consider cutting down on meat or not eating meat at all. But as you'll see there are plenty of sources of iron that don't come from meat or any other animal products. Iron is a very important nutrient. Anyone who has ever been deficient can attest… Continue reading Plant sources of iron

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Plant sources of protein

Hi guys So I've been into plant sources of protein a lot more than I was before becoming vegan as I'm sure you can imagine. There are a lot of benefits to eating protein that doesn't come from animals because often the protein from plants contain a lot less saturated fat and are full of… Continue reading Plant sources of protein

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Pepper is amazing!

I never really thought much about pepper. Using pepper just about every day is a habit for my husband and I.  In every meal that we cook we use pepper. We also put some on our eggs and on our avo. Pepper was also a spice that I grew up with back home, it was… Continue reading Pepper is amazing!

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All about cloves

Nope, I don't mean cloves of garlic. When I think of cloves, three things come to mind. How strange they look, chicken and chai tea. When I was growing up, there were a few times that my Ouma stuck a few cloves into the chicken that she was cooking. I remember not quite liking the… Continue reading All about cloves

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Some Ginger anyone?

I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with ginger. Ginger reminds me of a concoction my Ouma used to give me when I got a cold- hot water, honey or sugar, and Jamaican ginger. I am convinced to this day that aside from its medicinal properties, its main function was to scare away colds… Continue reading Some Ginger anyone?

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Cardamom!

So I decided to write about cardamom. I then discovered that all I know about it is that it tastes really nice in chai tea and chai latte. Luckily there are a lot of websites out there that have a lot of information about cardamom. I have included the websites that I looked at in… Continue reading Cardamom!

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Cinnamon- Yummy!

Hi guys So I am back from a break. I didn't go on holiday,  but besides going to work, church, seeing friends and watching way too many episodes of series, you name it, The Blacklist, Girl Boss, Grimm, and I finally finished House... I have not been very productive. Sometimes in life, you need a… Continue reading Cinnamon- Yummy!

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Red meat- good or bad?

I will admit that I really, really like red meat. I do eat more chicken and fish, but for some reason I also really like beef mince, my husband hates it. I also like steak and lamb chops, though because of the price, I eat these a lot less of these. But if you are… Continue reading Red meat- good or bad?

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Benefits of eating fruit and veg

I am sure that many people know the benefits of eating their fruits and veggies, but I think there may still be people out there who don't quite know, or who avoid fruits and veg because perhaps they find them less tasty than say meat, or starchy carbohydrate foods (potatoes, rice, bread, etc). I find… Continue reading Benefits of eating fruit and veg

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Healthy food in a hurry

Life is so busy these days, and often we try to save time by buying unhealthy fast foods. So what can you do to ensure that you eat healthy food and still have time to get to everything? Fruits & Veg: Fruit and veg are quick and easy. Fruit you can eat raw most of… Continue reading Healthy food in a hurry