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Energy boosting Raspberry & cacao smoothie

When you get that afternoon slump instead of grabbing a bar of chocolate blend up an energy boosting smoothie, if you go out to work, make it in the morning and take it with you just make sure you keep it chilled at work. Simple to make and tastes like velvet, you will get a buzz from the cacao and baobab which will last a lot longer than a bar of chocolate.

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Mums guide to feeling energised

Being a new mum is hard work, your focus is all about the baby but you do need to take time to consider yourself, this is so important because if you are spent, you have no energy left for the baby, this is especially important if you are breastfeeding.

This great article below from Nourishing hub tells it how it is, mums old and new get reading!

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Vegan coconut veggie curry

Sometimes the simplest meals are the tastiest, when everything is running a bit low in the cupboards and fridge I always make curry, it’s great for using up veg and it has loads of health benefits too, including the prevention of cancer, protection against heart disease, reduces Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, eases pain and inflammation, boosts bone health, protects the immune system from bacterial infections and increases the liver’s ability to remove toxins from the body.

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Sexy raw cacao, get it in your mouth!

When starting on this life changing journey of changing what you eat and finding out more about what is good for you, you will come across some weird sounding foods that those ‘in the know’ go on about, it’s not nice being left out of the secret superfood circle so here is a basic guide:

Raw Cacao (pronounced Ka-cow)

It is made by cold-pressing unroasted cocoa beans. The process keeps the living enzymes in the cocoa and removes the fat (cacao butter), you can get it in various forms, nibs ( like little chocolate chips), beans, powder and in blocks. It is the purest form of chocolate you can get.

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