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Chocolate Almond Smoothie for Fair Trade Fortnight

Chocolate Almond Smoothie for Fair Trade Fortnight

Smoothies are meant to be healthy, but there is nothing to say that they can’t be chocolate is there? I don’t think there is a rule book anywhere. Whatever. I’ll chance it. Not only is this smoothie chocolate AND good for you, it has also been made with Fair Trade ingredients. You may not be aware, but it is Fair Trade Fortnight which I think is a great time for us to take stock of … Read entire article »

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Spiced Cherry Jam with Otago Cherries

Spiced Cherry Jam with Otago Cherries

“I’m pulling over.” “What, again?! We’ve already eaten two kilo’s worth.” “This never happens and I intend to take full advantage.” It’s a bumper crop this year for New Zealand cherries the majority of which are grown in Otago. And the majority of those were pretty much scoffed by my husband and I on our trip through Southland. We’re lucky we got our deposit back on the hire car since there were probably a few extra cherry stains … Read entire article »

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Scrambled Tofu

Scrambled Tofu

I can accept that there are many out there who do not like tofu, or they say they don’t like it but haven’t tried it. I’m not some sort of tofu missionary. You can eat or not eat whatever you like. I’ll feel a little sad on the inside that you are missing out on one of life’s pleasures, but hey, it’s up to you. However, unless it’s due to a belief system or for … Read entire article »

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