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Symbols To Take Note Of And Remember

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Symbols To Take Note Of And Remember We have added these symbols on our posts to make your search easier. They will appear on the top right hand corner of a blog post.  Take note of what they represent;       RAW FOOD         COOKED FOODS       AVOID THESE! They are harmful to you or to the environment Symbols To Take Note Of And Remember … [Read more...]

The Food in My Trolley

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The Category "MY TROLLEY" is there it inform and enlighten regarding the products for sale in a supermarket. What we often do not realize is that many of these products are not food at all, they will not sustain us, give us energy, or good health, but rather will contribute to us suffering from vertical illness and finally horizontal disease. This category is divided into the various aisles found in the average supermarket and will grow as … [Read more...]

What is in my food?

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I have always wondered how manufacturers manage to create foods with basically no "real" ingredients. Foods like fizzy drinks, crispy chips and sweets are mostly made from chemicals with just a little bit of foods found in nature, in some extreme cases none at all. Sometimes the only natural ingredient that you get is water, if you are lucky! Most of the ingredients used in processed foods are harmful to the body but most of us are unaware of … [Read more...]

Fermented Curtido – The Healthmakers way!

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At Healthmakers we like doing things spontaneously and we never keep things traditional, just to keep our creative juices going. As one of our many impromptu adventures, we all joined in the fun of making our very own fermented curtido,  a tasty cabbage salad with a Spanish origin that is a combination of salty, sour and just the right amount of chilli to give it an unexpected bold flavour. This was a completely new experience for most that … [Read more...]

Vitamix Recipes

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    Soups Dips and spreads Coffees and lattes Nut butters Flours Batters Nut milks Juices Smoothies Frozen desserts … [Read more...]

How to use your Vitamix

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  The various uses of a Vitamix never cease to amaze me.  From ice cream, creamy nut butters and smoothies to steaming hot soup. This superblender is an all in one kitchen appliance. A Vitamix can perform all these functions, due to its combination of a powerful motor and adjustable speed variables. Together they mix any blend to just the perfect texture that is rich in flavour. Vitamix uses include Making creamy smoothies and nut … [Read more...]

Why love the Vitamix Super Blender?

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    When it comes to blending quality, the Vitamix is in a league of its own. Not only is it the secret ingredient to creamy smoothies, nut butters, steaming hot soups, delicious soups and frozen ice creams and sorbets but it is the key ingredient for a healthier vibrant life. The Vitamix is a must have for you and your family because it offers you flexibility and versatility in one machine. It is the smarter choice - A … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Raw Pizza

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I love pizza a lot! So imagine my delight when I found out that this week we are making scrumptious RAW pizza for our office picnic. A completely new experience for some of our Healthmakers team members who have never had the chance to see the process of making a RAW pizza from start to finish. Being involved in the entire preparation added onto the fun and was a great way to learn how simple it is to prepare healthy nutritious pizza that tastes … [Read more...]

Carrots: The Crunchy Power Food

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  'Eat your carrots, they are good for you' at some point or the other you have heard this statement or maybe told someone else. This crunchy vegetable is usually incorporated into daily food preparation and we enjoy the sweetness, flavour and vibrant colour it adds to every meal, but have you ever wondered what health benefits you get from carrots?   Carrots are a power food as they are packed to the brim with nutrients, which provide … [Read more...]

Bean Sprout Recipes

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The young, tender sprouts of germinated beans, bean sprouts, are nutritious, white and crunchy. Mung bean sprouts, also known as Chinese bean sprouts, are the most common variety and have a delicate flavour. They are short and stubby with a little green ‘head’. Soya bean sprouts are longer and fatter with a yellow tip. Alfalfa, aduki, chickpea and lentil sprouts can be used in the same way as mung and soya. Bean sprouts have a high water … [Read more...]

High Fructose Corn Syrup Information

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  There are two observations that I've made while out and about....I often bump into parents with a squealing child nagging for sweets and, to avoid embarrassment,  the mom or dad will give in to the child's tantrum to keep them quiet.  Sadly this is reflecting  on the children, as children aged 10 years and younger are becoming more and more obese. I am sure you have made these observations too. … [Read more...]

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Green ‘lemonade’ Recipe

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A lot of people who want to start juicing find it very hard  to know what exactly to use for their juices. There is so much variety out there, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, pineapples, beetroot, carrot and so much more.  The first time I juiced, I was so scared to try anything I ended up only using apples, well that was before I learnt that fruit juices on their own have too much sugar and too little fiber, so they are not the best option for you. … [Read more...]