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Butternut Squash & Spinach Risotto

Butternut Squash & Spinach Risotto by Rachel Cotterill, via Flickr Azzam: Could do without the butternut squash. Spinach Risotto alone would be great.


How to make porridge using pearled barley instead of oats, how to store cooked barley, and what are the nutritional differences between the two grains.


Warm Winter Salad Recipes

Whilst the cold weather tends to conjure up the desire for carbs and slow-cooked stews, such a change in diet isn’t great news for our waistlines. If you’re keen to keep it healthy, opt for a warm salad instead; these satisfying recipes are substantial enough to curb winter cravings, simply switch raw ingredients for cooked quinoa or roasted veg and enjoy the nutritional benefits of fresh food with a heartier feel.

from Trinity's Conscious Kitchen

Green Superfood Smoothie recipe and why it is so good for you

I just tried this weight loss smoothie and it tastes so creamy and filling. I am blown away I can lose weight in my sleep and I can find all these ingredients locally too which is a bonus. This is where I got the free smoothie recipe card:

from Jamie Oliver

Epic hot chocolate

epic hot chocolate | Jamie Oliver | Food | Jamie Oliver (UK) serves 8 -10 2 pints semi-skimmed milk For the epic hot chocolate mix 2 tablespoons Horlicks 2 tablespoons cornflour 3 tablespoons icing sugar 4 tablespoons quality organic cocoa 100 g good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), finely grated 1 pinch ground cinnamon 1 pinch sea salt