Tasty Lettuce Wraps

Tasty Lettuce Wraps

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Hot on the topic of inflammation. One way to reduce inflammtion is to cut down on gluten containing grains.

Make it simple. Swap a piece of bread for a lettuce leaf and load it with lashings of tasty fillings. There is something delicious about having a bite of a multitude of the flavours at once.
I love them so I thought I’d share it with you.

As a healthy alternative to standard mayonnaises you can buy a good quality pesto or make one yourself. Recipe is below.

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Cleansing and energising red smoothie

Cleansing and energising red smoothie

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Love this smoothie – it cleanses and energises. Recently came across a new way to blend a smoothie with bike power. My son loved it. If you blended the smoothie you got it for free. Great deal!

Serves: 1-2
Ingredients
  • handful of fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup red beetroot, peeled
  • 2 small apples, quartered
  • 1 medium banana, peeled
  • 1 mandarin, peeled & de-seeded)
  • 1 cm piece of ginger
  • juice of 1/2 big lemon
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1.5 to 2 cups water
  • Optional: more chia seeds to serve
Method:
  1. Throw everything into the blender and blitz until you get a creamy, smooth consistency.