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Hemp Seeds

Wooden bowls of hemp seeds

Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds. What are they? What are the health benefits? Should I be hiding them from my mum? In my view, hemp seeds are an often misunderstood sup...

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Toddler snacking on cherries in a field

5 Favourite Toddler Snacks

“It’s a fun age” I facetiously say to other mums when describing what it’s like having a toddler. Usually these mums either have the same age or ol...

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Close up shot of 1 shelled walnut and 3 walnut shells

Pecans

Delicious? Yes. Versatile? Of course. Keto-friendly? Why, yes they are! Pecans (Carya illinoinensis) are part of the hickory tree family and are n...

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Peeled and unpeeled sunflower seeds

Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are the kernel of the sunflower plant (Helianthus annuus L.). Sunflower seeds have enjoyed a surge in popularity during recent year...

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Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter

I wonder if I were a chocolatière, would I meet a day where I’d get sick of chocolate? It seems like an unfathomable thought. I don’t know many sit...

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Wooden bowl of chia seeds with a spoon

Chia Seeds

A very old seed with very big health potential.  Just as important as corn or beans to Mesoamerican cultures, yet it somehow disappeared for centur...

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Freeze dried raspberries in a shallow white bowl

Freeze Dried Fruit

Freeze dried food sounds sort of space-age, don’t you think? Well that’s because it is. Before freeze drying entered the mainstream culinary world,...

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Jar of peanut butter viewed from above with some butter spooned out

7 Healthy Nut Butters

In my experience, most people are aware of what constitutes a healthy diet. We know we need to boost our fruit and vegetable intake and opt for who...

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A small wooden bowl of almond flour

Almond Flour vs. Almond Meal

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Almond Flour and Almond Meal? Why is almond flour so expensive? Is it even healthy? Are almon...

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What Are Glacé Cherries?

What Are Glacé Cherries?

Glacé Cherries (aka Candied Cherries) are fresh cherries that have been reduced in a sugar syrup until they are ‘candied’. Candied fruits have been...

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