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  • Ideas for using cream cheese in your cooking

    Ideas for using cream cheese in your cooking

    If you detest seeing good food go to waste, then you may regularly find yourself despairing at the short shelf-life of fresh dairy produce. Yoghurt, milk, and cream all sit in the fridge just waiting to turn – they need to be consumed and enjoyed swiftly to catch them at their best. If, despite your

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    Cooking The perfect Poached Egg

    Cooking The perfect Poached Egg

    Poaching eggs is a much healthier option than frying but it can be tricky to master. The perfect poached egg should be firm, creamy white and a runny yolk that is beginning to harden around the edges. So what’s the secret to getting it just right? Water The term ‘poach’ means to cook in simmering

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    Keeping your immune system healthy

    Keeping your immune system healthy

    The way we choose to live our life ultimately shows up through our body and its health. Whilst it is healthy to relax and enjoy ourselves, it is always good to have a balanced approach to life, taking steps to maximise health is invaluable. One of the most effective areas to concentrate on is the

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    Planning a summer picnic

    Planning a summer picnic

    Eating outdoors has to be one of the most enticing of summer pleasures. The thought of finding a peaceful, grassy spot, flopping down onto a blanket and breaking out a delicious picnic is enough to make your mouth water. But al fresco eating doesn’t always go to plan: most of us will have experienced our

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    Whip up a store cupboard meal without going to the shops

    Whip up a store cupboard meal without going to the shops

    Some week’s life gets a little mad and for one reason or another the weekly shopping trip doesn’t happen. When this occurs it’s easy to imagine the cupboards are bare, leaving you reaching for your phone to order a takeaway. But if your budget won’t stretch that far, or the food crisis enters a more

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    Eating well when you are skint

    Eating well when you are skint

    For many of us the household budget can become quite stretched and feeding our families is an expensive business. Often as we wait for payday to arrive, we can find the cupboards becoming bare and the idea of a delicious meal seems to be impossible. There are ways though that we can still eat well

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