Oat Crepes with Coconut Yoghurt & Mixed Berries

Oat Crepes with Coconut Yoghurt & Mixed Berries

These delicious crepes are perfect for
a weekend breakfast or healthy dessert. Oats are a great source of resistant starch. This is a type of fermentable prebiotic fibre that provides fuel for the good bacteria in the gut and ensures the health and integrity of the gut lining. Berries, particularly dark berries like blackberries and blueberries, are an excellent source of anthocyanins. This potent antioxidant enhances immune function and can reduce inflammation and premature skin ageing.

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Salmon & Mushroom Wild Rice Bowl with Creamy Miso Dressing

Wild rice is not actually related to rice — it’s a seed of an aquatic grass. This nutrient-dense food is a great source of protein, fibre, magnesium and zinc. Wild rice is also high in protective antioxidants that help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. Salmon is one of the richest food sources of omega-3 essential fatty acids EPA and DHA. These healthy fats are extremely important for optimal brain function, memory and mood. Eating a diet containing omega-3s will help lower your risk of depression and can improve mood.

Roast Vegetable Bowl

Roast Vegetable Buddha Bowl with Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

Orange sweet potatoes are one of the best sources of beta-carotene. This important nutrient is converted into vitamin A in the body, which is used to maintain healthy eyes and good vision. Beets are considered a heart-healthy vegetable. Beets are high in nitrates, which have been found to help reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow by dilating blood vessels and arteries.

Honey & Lemon Almond Cake

Honey & Lemon Almond Cake

This healthy gluten-free cake delivers plenty of dietary fibre to support gut and cardiovascular health, along with protein and calcium for bone health. You will also get a good dose of beneficial unsaturated fats, which are important for supporting healthy cardiovascular function and reducing high cholesterol levels.

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Citrus, Fennel & Quinoa Salad with Orange Dressing

This lovely, fresh salad provides plenty of beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body, required for good eye health and vision. You will also get a good dose of vitamin C from this dish, which is important for collagen production and for maintaining healthy skin and a strong-functioning immune system. Quinoa is a highly nutritious seed that is rich in protein and dietary fibre to help keep you regular and promote healthy blood-sugar levels.

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Olive Tapenade

Olives are rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, namely oleic acid, together with vitamin E and antioxidants that have an anti-inflammatory action to help support cardiovascular health.

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Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pistachios are a great source of prebiotic fibres that feed our beneficial gut bacteria so they grow and thrive. Dark chocolate is considered a mood-boosting food. Cacao contains phenylethylamine, the same chemical that’s created in the brain when you’re in love. It has a natural anti-depressant effect and can help lift your mood.

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Thai Chicken Balls

These tasty chicken balls are the perfect finger food to serve at parties. Chicken is a great source of protein to supply amino acids, vital for growth and repair, and the production of neurotransmitters such as serotonin. Chicken also supplies immune-boosting zinc and iron. Ginger and garlic are both excellent immune-boosting foods that help the body fight off infections.