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Healthy homemade chocolate

This recipe combines the antioxidant powers of chocolate with the anti-inflammatory benefits of coconut oil. Cocoa or cacao (it’s raw form) is packed with polyphenols and flavanols, which can help to combat inflammation in the body caused by ‘free radicals’, it is also a source of essential minerals like magnesium and zinc. Coconut oil is a saturated fat that has been linked to many benefits, including a healthy cholesterol profile. Some key vitamins – A, D, E and K are only absorbed by the body in the presence of fats, so try to include a source at every meal. Coconut oil is also very stable at high heats so great for cooking with. Indulge in this healthy chocolate recipe, and reap the benefits!

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Healthy carrot cake

Carrots may not exactly ‘help you see in the dark’ but they are packed with beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body and is a key nutrient for healthy eyes, skin and the immune system. This cake is made from spelt flour, which isn’t gluten free, but unless you have a true gluten allergy or coeliac disease, you may find you are able to tolerate to it occasionally – it is less likely to cause digestive issues such as bloating that is associated with wheat. If you don’t mind a slightly more dense loaf, you could experiment with a gluten free oat flour as an alternative. Oats add a healthy dose of soluble fibre to keep digestion moving, we’ve added rolled oats to this recipe, along with walnuts and flaxseeds that are rich in anti-inflammatory omega 3 fats.

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Crunchy chocolatey kale chips

Kale is a powerhouse of antioxidants such as carotenoids and flavonoids, which can help neutralise free radicals and prevent the damaging effects of oxidative stress which can lead to premature aging and inflammation in the cells and the skin. In addition, the cacao in this recipe means plenty of magnesium, and a compound called phenylethylamine – both of which are thought to support your energy levels and mood.

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Veggie Asian fried ‘rice’

Cauliflower is part of the brassica family, compounds of which help our liver to get rid of toxins and regulate hormones. Pineapple is great for inflammation and digestion as it contains bromelain, a natural anti-inflammatory digestive enzyme. This dish takes minutes to make, or make it for dinner the night before and take the leftovers to work. [recipe]

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Anti-inflammatory soup with carrot, ginger and turmeric

This soup is chock full of important anti-inflammatory nutrients… and most importantly – taste! Carrots are a source of beta-carotene, a precursor for the antioxidant vitamin A required by the body to stabilise free radicals. Research has found psoriasis sufferers to be low in this key vitamin. Turmeric and ginger are great anti-inflammatory herbs and coconut oil has anti-bacterial and antiviral properties. You’ll need a great big saucepan for this one! Optional: If you have the time to put in a bit more effort give this soup a protein punch by topping with toasted chickpeas and cashew nut cream   [recipe]

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Healthy ginger cookies

That crunch you have longing for is finally here in the form of extremely satisfying ginger cookies! Ginger is a great anti-inflammatory ingredient, and when combined with the goodness of dates packing in more potassium than bananas, you can feel good about eating these bad boys! [recipe]

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Coconut oil omelette

Eggs are a fantastic source of protein, anti-inflammatory omega 3 fats and B vitamins and omelettes are super easy to make for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Coconut oil is a healthy saturated fat that helps our bodies to absorb the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K and may also help with appetite control. Customise as you like following Treat guidelines, here’s a simple but tasty introduction. [recipe]

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Banana ‘ice cream’ and chocolate sauce

Bananas are high in natural sugar but they are far better for you than tucking into a whole tub of sugary, syrupy ice cream. They contain lots of helpful nutrients including vitamin C, vitamins B2 and 6, magnesium and potassium ☺ This recipe is super quick and simple – all you need are frozen bananas and a blender. Freeze as many bananas as you intend to serve, approximately 1 banana per person – depending on size. The place to get creative is with your toppings! [recipe]

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Lentil and butternut squash curry

Curries are great for throwing in lots of veg to your dinner, without even noticing! Hide the spinach or any other ingredients you may not usually eat and smother them in some anti-inflammatory deliciously tasting spices for an all round wholesome dinner. Beans and lentils are also a great addition to give you a fibre and protein hit! [recipe]

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Coconut pancakes

Coconuts are the healthy kind of saturated fat, don’t be scared of fat because it’s vital for the absorption and storage of the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Coconuts also have anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties so may help to ward off nasty bugs and bacteria and by doing so lend a helping hand to the immune system! [recipe]

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Soba noodle salad & prawns

Experiment with buckwheat noodles in this super simple salad. They are often easier to digest than traditional pasta and provide the body with a host of micro-minerals and fibre. Prawns are a great source of protein and contain lots of immune supporting zinc! Mange tout adds a nutritious, delicious crunch and this creamy dressing is full of healthy fats to make this meal totally balanced and filling, you won’t miss pasta with this dish!

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