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Dairy free spiced poached plum apple porridge

Dairy free porridge

This is such a simple porridge recipe, so easy to make and so good for you.

In true The Organic Cookery style I will give you a bit of background on why this has health benefits.

So, oats…contain natural sedatives which can help sooth nerves and help in the treatment of depression, anxiety and insomnia without having side effects. They are also easy to digest as they contain very little anti-nutrients (remember in my about section I was mentioning that certain types of grains, especially whole grains contain anti-nutrients which makes them very difficult to digest and can promote the appearance of irritable bowel syndrome). Oats contain a gummy like water-soluble fibre called beta-glucan which help in making sure blood sugar levels are kept under control (useful for diabetes) and the same fibre quickly reduces “unhealthy” cholesterol. On top of this they contain magnesium which helps regulate insulin secretion and antioxidants unique to this grain that reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Continue Reading…

Breakfast

Mushroom eggs breakfast

I might be passed breakfast…almost passed lunchtime…but still wanted to share this amazing breakfast/brunch jewel…so underestimated in terms of vitamins, antioxidants and will make you want to say good bye to that fatty, greasy English Breakfast. This is a great mushroom eggs breakfast recipe.

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The Mojo Smoothie

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I need to make a confession….I LOVE avocado…if I could have avocado every day, 3 times a day I would…I have experimented with including it in a smoothie and I must say the end outcome is delish! The Mojo Smoothie helps in lubricating the joints, reducing the high blood pressure but also boos fertility (hence the name ;)) due to the monosatured oils in avocado.

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