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Sip, Sip, Hooray!

Sip, Sip, Hooray!

  The smoothie has undergone an evolution - it is no longer just a few fruits & vegetables. It’s filled with endless potential, and, if done right, has the ability to provide you with a significant amount of vitamins and nutrients. It has turned into a powerhouse in a glass! You might be asking yourself how it became so sophisticated. Well, it’s all about your supplements. There’s an endless list of “superfood” supplements that can be added to your smoothies, from powders to seeds, oats, or specific fruits & vegs. Personally, I love to tailor every smoothie to what my...

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My Simpl Resolution

My Simpl Resolution

It’s that time of year again, the end of the old and the start of a new. It’s the time to try and re-invent yourself, or finally kick that bad habit you’ve been talking about for the last 12 months. Yes - the infamous New Year’s resolution. The first recorded New Year’s resolution dates back to Ancient Babylon. The Babylonians are said to have started the tradition during the Akitua 12-day New Year celebration. During this festival, the Ancient Babylonians would plant crops, crown a new king, and make promises to the gods to pay their debts and return borrowed...

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Got Milk?

Got Milk?

It wasn't long ago when you could go to a coffee shop and ask for a coffee with milk without having to specify what kind of milk. Dare you to try that today at your big brand or even local coffee shop... good luck. The varieties don't just range from skim milk to full fat anymore, but now cater for all dietary and allergic restrictions.   You now have the option to pick from so many different milk alternatives; Soy, Almond, Coconut, Oat, Goat, Rice, Cashew, Hemp, Pea, and the list goes on. Each milk alternative has its advantages and disadvantages,...

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It's A Date!

It's A Date!

As a child, I can vaguely remember the dates my grandmother kept in her kitchen - those little wrinkly things that were NOT plums. She used to trick us and put them in her muffins and cakes, but I knew better... I thought. I disliked the texture, the taste was too sweet, and they just didn't look all that appealing. Who wants to eat a wrinkled fruit? ...15 years later... I do!   Date palm is probably the most ancient cultivated tree in the world, and can even be found mentioned in the bible. Fossil records show that the date...

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