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Recipe of the Week: Orchard Crumble

Tuesday 17th September 2019

PREP: 30 MINS COOK: 45 MINS - 55 MINS EASY SERVES 5 - 6 Ingredients 400g apple, peeled, cored and cut into small pieces 400g stoned plum, cut into chunky wedges 2 tbsp sugar, any type 300g fig, woody stalks trimmed, quartered 300g blackberry or brambles, washed well cream, custard or ice cream, to serve For the topping 140g plain flour 140g wholemeal flour 175g butter, cut into small pieces 100g soft brown sugar Method 1. First make the topping. Put the flours in a bowl with a pinch of salt, then rub in the butter with…

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International Chocolate Day!

Friday 13th September 2019

Chocolate is one of the world's favourite flavors, possibly THE most loved taste across 7 continents. This magic bean has been consumed by humans from as far back as 1900 BC, and was an integral part of the Aztec and Mayan civilisations and culture. Europeans combined it with milk and sugar, and with the…

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Recipe of the Week: Zucchini (Courgette) Slice

Tuesday 10th September 2019

This recipe is ridiculously easy to make, and it's really tasty and versatile too. It's great hot or cold, which means it's perfect for school lunches or afternoon tea.This is a great way…

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Your Posture Might Be Affecting Your Digestion

Monday 9th September 2019

Ever finished a sensibly-sized meal and wondered why you feel as though you have eaten an entire hippo? If you're a regular sufferer of bloating or discomfort after eating you have probably already blamed all the usual culprits—poor gluten and dairy get a lot of…

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Only the pros know this secret golf tip

Sunday 8th September 2019

If you are reading this, I assume you want to find out the secret that all the pros use to improve their game. Keep reading to find out how restrictions in the body can halt your performance and discover the vital game changer most of the pros are using! Golf, what a great game! Frustrating at times, no doubt, but one of the best games in the world, nevertheless. If that is how you feel about the great game, what could…

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Is Your Sleeping Position Ruining Your Back?

Wednesday 4th September 2019

Sleeping is such an integral part of the human experience that it seems odd to think there is a wrong way to do it. You may climb into bed doze off in your usual cosy position just fine, but comfort doesn't necessarily equal good. Trouble in the lumbar…

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Recipe of the Week: Roasted Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Wednesday 4th September 2019

A simple, low-calorie, grain-free meal with roasted cauliflower, punchy feta and sweet pomegranate seeds that can be prepared in advance - ideal for supper and packed lunch the next day Ingredients 1 large cauliflower (about 650g/1lb 7oz trimmed weight) 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp olive oil 25g flaked almonds, toasted 1 red onion, finely chopped 200g pack feta, crumbled 110g tub pomegranate seeds juice 1 lemon ½ small pack parsley,…

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What is Sciatica and how can you manage it?

Monday 2nd September 2019

What is sciatica and how can you manage it? Sciatica is possibly one of the most misunderstood ailments out there, yet also one of the most common. It is estimated that up to 40% of us will experience sciatica at least once in our lifetimes, with the likelihood becoming more pronounced with…

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Recipe of the Week: Miso salmon with ginger noodles

Wednesday 28th August 2019

Try this healthy dinner dish of wholemeal noodles, peppers, leeks and spinach and omega-3-rich salmon fillets. It's ready in under 25 minutes Ingredients 2 nests wholemeal noodles (100g) 1½ tsp brown miso 2 tsp balsamic vinegar ½ tsp smoked paprika 2 skinless wild salmon fillets (230g) 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 30g ginger, cut into matchsticks 1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into strips 2 leeks (165g), thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, finely grated 160g…

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Recipe of the Week - Chorizo, halloumi and tomato traybake

Tuesday 20th August 2019

An easy, one-pan traybake using spicy chorizo, salty halloumi and robust chickpeas. To make it a more filling meal, serve with flatbreads to soak…

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Recipes of the Week - Dips That Make You Go MMMMM

Wednesday 7th August 2019

Its Social season and everyone loves a dip!! With a few simple household ingredients you are just minuets away from impressing your guests with something delicious and different..... These dips really will make you go MMMMMM Watercress Dip "This peppery dip is a great way to enjoy your favourite veg. " Ingredients 1 banana shallot 400 g watercress 25 g butter 100 g ricotta ½ a lemon Tabasco sauce 150 ml whipping cream 300 g asparagus 300 g baby spring carrots 1 small bunch of radishes 300 g new potatoes 6…

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Recipe of the Week - Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream Cheesecake

Wednesday 31st July 2019

No one will guess that this easy, rich and creamy no-cook, make-ahead cheesecake uses only 4 ingredients - ideal for a dinner party Ingredients 200g honey nut…

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NEW CHIROPRACTOR - Say Hello to Natasha!!

Monday 29th July 2019

We are thrilled to welcome Natasha to our team of professionals. Natasha will be with us from 5th August 2019! Natasha graduated from Welsh Institute of Chiropractic with a Masters degree in July 2019. Injuries during her secondary school years whilst competing in Athletics…

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Hot Weather Treat for the Grown Ups!!

Thursday 25th July 2019

A splash of fruity Pimm's turns these refreshing strawberry, cucumber and mint lollies into a grown-up treat Ingredients 500g strawberries, hulled and halved lengthways 10 mint leaves 75ml Pimm's 200ml lemonade 100g golden caster sugar 20 thin slices of cucumber, cut into quarters Method 1. Put the strawberries and mint leaves in a blender and…

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Recipe of the Week - Next Level Paella!!

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Prep: 40 mins Cook: 50 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 10 large raw tiger prawns in their shells, heads removed and kept small bunch of parsley, leaves and stalks separated, leaves roughly chopped 100ml dry sherry or white wine 500g mussels large pinch of saffron strands 150g cooking chorizo, cut into chunks 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic…

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How To Make The Most of Your Mornings

Sunday 21st July 2019
Carly Rowena

Mornings, you either love them or spend most of it pressing the snooze button again and again. Studies have shown that there really are two types of people so don't panic if you just can't face that morning light. I haven't always loved mornings and actually only ever worked out in the evenings so trust me when I say, I feel you on not making…

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Recipe of the Week - Peach Melba Cheesecake

Wednesday 17th July 2019

A no-cook, make-ahead party favourite with a thick, cream cheese topping, a buttery biscuit base and finished with raspberry coulis Ingredients 100g butter,…

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The Science of Massage: 5 Ways Massage Makes You Feel Better

Monday 15th July 2019

It doesn't take a scientist to know that getting a massage feels oh so good - but it does actually require science to explain why. Sure, we all know the general reason why massages feel so good. A combination of the relaxing atmosphere, scented oils, and tension releasing touch of the masseuse is enough to rid anyone of their troubles for £60 per hour. But it's more than just our senses…

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Recipe Of The Week - Thai Squash & Pineapple Curry

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Try this curry with a touch of Thai flavours, ready in 30 minutes Serves: 4 Prep: 10mins Cook: 30mins Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped 4 tsp Thai red curry paste medium butternut squash (about 500g/1lb 2oz) peeled, deseeded and cut into chunks ½ x 400ml / 14 fl oz can reduced-fat coconut milk 200ml vegetable stock 140g frozen green beans 237g can pineapple chunks in natural juice, drained coriander leaves, chopped, and leaves to garnish Method Heat the oil in a wok or pan. Fry…

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Sit Up Straight!

Monday 8th July 2019

Remember when your mother used to say things like, "Eat all your vegetables." And, "Look both ways before crossing the street." "A person is known by the company they keep." And let's not forget her mantra, "Sit…

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