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A delicious healthy sweet potato, garlic and chilli soup. As sweet potatoes have a lower GI rating than normal white potatoes using them can prevent blood sugar levels spiking.

Sweet potato, garlic and chilli soup

A delicious healthy sweet potato, garlic and chilli soup. As sweet potatoes have a lower GI rating than normal white potatoes using them can prevent blood sugar levels spiking.

Try serving this twist on the classic lemon tart decorated with slices of caramelised blood oranges for a pretty finish.

Blood orange tart

Try serving this twist on the classic lemon tart decorated with slices of caramelised blood oranges for a pretty finish.

This calming, fragrant fresh orange and mint tea is perfect for relaxing in the afternoon or evening. Let the natural flavour of the mint leaves infuse the water while you chill out!

Fresh Orange and Mint Tea

This calming, fragrant fresh orange and mint tea is perfect for relaxing in the afternoon or evening. Let the natural flavour of the mint leaves infuse the water while you chill out!

This *olive oil, cardamom and blood orange polenta cake* is one of the easiest cakes to make and even easier to decorate as the blood orange slices do all the work for you. Filled with some great flavours this cake is gorgeous.

Olive Oil, Cardamom and Blood Orange Polenta Cake

This *olive oil, cardamom and blood orange polenta cake* is one of the easiest cakes to make and even easier to decorate as the blood orange slices do all the work for you. Filled with some great flavours this cake is gorgeous.

Diana Henry's Sicilian-style chicken recipe makes a full-of-flavour dinner using the whole chicken.

Diana Henry’s chicken with marsala, olives and blood oranges

Okay. It’s Friday. I am NOT on antibiotics or painkillers (currently – let’s not push my luck too far) and the kitchen remodel is very nearly FINISHED!!!!! If I could, I would fill this entire post with exclamation marks – such is my excitement over a) having a real kitchen again b) not being surrounded...Read More »

Cocktail Friday: Blood orange cosmopolitan

Okay. It’s Friday. I am NOT on antibiotics or painkillers (currently – let’s not push my luck too far) and the kitchen remodel is very nearly FINISHED!!!!! If I could, I would fill this entire post with exclamation marks – such is my excitement over a) having a real kitchen again b) not being surrounded...Read More »

Dr Michael Mosley has put together a simple diet plan and lifestyle programme that should not only reduce the risk of getting Type 2 diabetes, but can reverse it in sufferers - all in only eight weeks.

Eat to beat diabetes in just eight weeks: The life-changing diet

Dr Michael Mosley has put together a simple diet plan and lifestyle programme that should not only reduce the risk of getting Type 2 diabetes, but can reverse it in sufferers - all in only eight weeks.

Blood orange posset - a decadent gluten-free, egg-free dessert with only three ingredients!  |  cooksister.com

Blood orange posset

Blood orange posset - a decadent gluten-free, egg-free dessert with only three ingredients! | cooksister.com

Turmeric Lemonade That Treats Depression Better Than Prozac

Turmeric Lemonade That Treats Depression Better Than Prozac

Turmeric lemonade has been found to harbor some of the best medicinal values that can deliver an all-in-one solution to health conditions. In case you didn’t know, this root has some very powerful …

Winter gets a bad rap when it comes to fresh fruit. Sure, it might not be quite as bountiful as the summer months, but what it lacks in quantity it makes up for with its sunny assortment of citrus.

An Easy Template for Citrus Vinaigrette, 5 Ways

Winter gets a bad rap when it comes to fresh fruit. Sure, it might not be quite as bountiful as the summer months, but what it lacks in quantity it makes up for with its sunny assortment of citrus.

FRUIT INFUSED WATER⁑ 1) green tea + mint + lime = fat-burning, digestion & headaches. 2) cucumber + strawberry + kiwi = blood sugar support & digestion. 3) cucumber + lemon + lime = hydration, digestion & appetite control. 4) lime + orange + lemon = immune defense, digestion & heartburn. *For best results combine each with 12-16 oz. water. by holly

FRUIT INFUSED WATER⁑ 1) green tea + mint + lime = fat-burning, digestion & headaches. 2) cucumber + strawberry + kiwi = blood sugar support & digestion. 3) cucumber + lemon + lime = hydration, digestion & appetite control. 4) lime + orange + lemon = immune defense, digestion & heartburn. *For best results combine each with 12-16 oz. water. by holly