Delicious soups packed full of nutrition

Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

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Love creamy pasta sauces but don’t want the fat and calories? Try this easy and healthy way of making a delicious pasta sauce packed full of flavour The first step is to follow the recipe for making Baked Pumpkin here. When pumpkin has finished baking, reserve a handful of segments to garnish your pasta with. Place… 

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Roast Pumpkin Soup

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Peel it, chop it and chuck it in the oven. It’s simple and something you can make a large batch of to last you over the next few days in the kitchen. Use on sandwiches, toss through salads, mash it, serve with stir frys or baked dinners. Place it on top of lentils, mix it… 

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The Chef’s Easy Curry Paste

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Recipe by: The Chef I love curries, and the Nutrition Guru tells me the ingredients I often use to make them are very good for you. I think people often believe that cooking with a curry means that a dish will be hot and burn your mouth, which obviously not everyone enjoys. Though that isn’t the case…. 

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Easy Thai Chicken Curry

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Those of you who read our blog and Facebook page know us by now. We are ‘one pot wonder’ makers. The Chef spends all day cooking, so the last thing he wants to do when he cooks at home is cook up a dish requiring 15 different steps and 11 different pots and pans. And… 

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Chinese Chicken Dumpling Soup

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  Simple, healthy and delicious. Chinese noodle soups are always so fullfilling for my belly and my soul. The chef loves them because well, he’s chinese so it’s in his blood. We crave these soups if I haven’t had them for a while. I don’t follow a recipe and every single time I make one of… 

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Lovely Lentils

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Lentils are such little beads of joy. The fact that they contain such wonderful nutrition packed into a tiny little legume is just an astonishing feat of nature to me. The fact that a plant such as this can draw nutrients from the soil, the sun, the water and turn it into a lentil which… 

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Tumeric and Coconut Fish

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Tumeric is a new ingredient that I am obsessed with now. I have actually made this dish three days in a row. Not only does this spice taste wonderful, but it also contains many health benefits. Tumeric is part of the ginger family, with a vibrant yellow colour. It has long been used in India and South… 

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Golden Yellow Corn Soup

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By: The Nutrition Guru When I was a kid, my mum used to chomp chomp chomp on golden corn cobs with salt and pepper. It was her favourite snack. I remember the juices used to squirt out and always get spashed all over me. So thinking of corn, I made a fresh corn soup with juicy… 

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Winter Carrot Soup

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Written by: The Nutrition Guru My dad can’t stand carrots. As a kid growing up, I could never understand why. I used to sit their looking at my father (who much to my mothers dismay, refused to eat his carrots) thinking carrots are sweet, crunchy and so brightly coloured. What an amazing crazy shape the… 

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Shiitake and Ginger Broth

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I love Asian soups, even when I was a child I enjoyed trying all the noodle soups at our local Chinese restaurant. Well, my love affair with these light and healthy soups continues, and I would eat a noodle soup at least every day for either breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here I will show you… 

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Sweet Potato and Tomato Soup

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Lots of people have been asking us for the recipe after we posted this photo on our facebook page. So, here it is for you to make. So simple, and quick. Ingredients 1 medium sized sweet potato (peeled and chopped into matchbox sized pieces). 2 medium onions (skin removed and cut into quarters) 2 whole spring… 

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Potato and Onion Soup

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Written by: The Nutrition Guru I must say, that I never cook soups using a recipe. That’s because I usually cook soup as a way of using up all the dribs and drabs in the fridge. So on this cold winters night, I had 2 potatoes and 2 onions which were not looking shiny and… 

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Beetroot, Lentil and Parmesan Soup

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[vc_row el_position="first last"] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position="first last"] Beetroot is a deliciously sweet root vegetable, perfect to use in winter. Its versatility lend it to be a great accompaniment to roast dinners, salads, or a feature of a dish such as a risotto or chocolate beetroot cake. The wonderful deep red colour comes from the abundance… 

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The Green Machine: Nutritious soup

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  Broccoli, peas, spring onions, spinach and a sprinkle of parmesan. Easy! Greens are high in vitamin C, an antioxidant and immune booster. Folate, responsible for building new cells and providing energy for our body. Greens are also high in potassium which help to regulate our blood pressure as well as fibre for a healthy… 

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Immune Boosting – Cold and Flu Busting – Chicken Soup

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You know us by now, we just love an easy meal. We always have a pot of this boiling away slowly on the stove. Guess who WON’T be getting sick this winter! This is a ‘throw it all in a pot’ type recipe and a great way of using up those half soggy vegetables in the… 

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