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Summer strawberry & chicken salad

The warmer weather is finally starting to show itself so that means it’s time to start thinking about backyard bar-b-ques and delicious fresh salads. Our strawberry salad (you can have with or without the chicken) is light, tasty and packed with vitamins. Dress it with strawberry vinaigrette for added punch on a hot summer night.

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Dita Von Teese

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the summer soiree season with the Cointreau MargaDita – the latest collaboration from Dita Von Teese, International Queen of Burlesque, and Cointreau, the original French triple sec. As the global Cointreauversial ambassador since 2007, Dita Von Teese proudly introduces her latest namesake cocktail, the Cointreau MargaDita, a bold and seductive […]

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Romaine, Pecan and Pear Salad

It’s National Pecan Month and there’s new evidence to suggest eating just a handful each day may help protect your heart. Findings from a research study, conducted at Loma Linda University in California, suggest pecans boost antioxidant levels in the body. This boost likely contributed to a drop in unhealthy cholesterol levels in the people […]

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Smoked Turkey with Avocado and Quick Pickles

A scrumptious and gluten-free meal that is elegant enough for entertaining, yet simple enough for weekday lunches or dinners. The healthy fats in the avocado add a creamy texture to the crunchy homemade pickles and savoury smoked turkey. Served with high-protein quinoa, this nutrient-filled meal will give you enough energy to take on the rest […]

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Spring Salad – Pasta Vegetable blast

Now that the warmer weather is upon us I find a tasty pasta salad is the perfect compliment to a patio bar-b-que. Italian wholewheat fusilli pasta is a personal favourite and can be found fresh at your local market. Mixing varieties can add colour as well. So, what are you waiting for? Fire up the […]

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Spring Juice Boost!

Liquefy fruit and veggies to consume all your daily required nutrients in one delicious glass. In order to meet recommended daily requirements, we need to consume approximately one pound of raw fruit and vegetables for every 50 pounds of body weight to keep our internal pH levels balanced. By juicing our fruits and vegetables, we […]