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Chocolate Hazelnut Granola

This is a wonderful, healthy alternative to store bought cereal. This recipe is made of oats, which are a whole grain cereal. Oats contain a specific fibre called beta-glucan. Since 1963, study after study has proven the beneficial effects of this special fibre on cholesterol levels and in stimulating the immune system. Oats are a great… Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Granola

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Pranayama – yogic breathing to heal the body

Pranayama has been known in India for over 4000 years. Even though words such as ‘yoga‘ and ‘asana’ have become household terms, the essence and depth of the practices remain unexplored for most of us. Prana is a Sanskrit term, meaning ‘energy’ or ‘life force’. Prana is the dynamic principle within everything, everyone is born… Continue reading Pranayama – yogic breathing to heal the body

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chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)

Chocolate was a huge part of my diet before I was diagnosed. Now I bake without chocolate or even butter, as they are both high in saturated fat. Cacao powder is a great substitute for chocolate. This recipe is primarily avocado, and one avocado has 5 grams of saturated fat, and hence should be eaten… Continue reading chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)