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Juice or smoothie – which is best?

Juice or smoothie – which is best? On our Juice Detox retreat, I’m often asked the question ‘which is better – a juice or a smoothie?’. The answer is really that they’re both good, but it’s how you use them. But before I answer in more detail the other really important thing to remember is […]

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Superfood hot chocolate

Superfood Hot Chocolate

I’m aware that this post isn’t exactly seasonal. However, sometimes all you want to do is curl up with a blanket, your dog and your favourite DVD box set. And nothing complements this scenario quite like a delicious and indulgent hot chocolate. There is also that fact that this, admittedly, ‘wintery’ beverage will certainly be […]

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Claire Book Talk

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The Art of Radiant Eating

As you may have heard on the grapevine or through social media, we recently got together with our local bookshop, White Rose Book Café, for Claire to host an evening centering on the delights of raw food. We were absolutely thrilled with the ticket sales, in fact, we completely sold out! The bookshop was jam-packed […]

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Have your (chocolate) cake & eat it too…

Chocolate gets a bad rap about being unhealthy, but with Chocolate Week just gone by and lots of talk about the health dangers of sugar, it has urged me to write about the good side of chocolate. How can chocolate be good for you? To make the chocolate confectionary that we all know and love, […]

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Low Fat Con

The Low Fat Con

I’ve blogged a lot about how bad ‘low fat’ foods are (see my past blogs), so it was good to see Channel 4 Dispatches program – The Truth about Low Fat Food – last week. Besides highlighting the amount of added sugar in low fat foods, the one extra interesting point is that people eat […]

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