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  • Vegan Thai Green Tofu Curry (Low-GI)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr January 5, 2022

    This simple vegan Thai green tofu curry makes the perfect meal in a hurry. It makes a delicious low-GI meal when paired with basmati rice and vegetables. There’s a common misconception that you must give up your traditional recipes and focus on Western cuisine to regain health. That couldn’t be farther from the truth! You can enjoy your favourite ethnic foods (even if you have prediabetes or diabetes) and want…

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  • Chipotle Turkey Chilli

    Chipotle Turkey and Butter Bean Chilli

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr February 9, 2021

    This chipotle turkey chilli is full of flavour and pairs well with basmati rice or bulgur wheat. Best of all, it is a delicious, low saturated-fat alternative to regular chilli con Carne. Chilis, made with red meat and kidney beans, are one of those stews you can make big batches of at the weekend and enjoy during the week. You can serve them with rice, bulgur wheat, or jacket potatoes.…

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  • Curried Plantain, Wild Salmon & Cauliflower Rice

    Curried Plantain, Cauliflower Rice & Wild Salmon

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr December 15, 2020

    Anti-inflammatory Buddha bowl with curried plantain cauliflower rice and wild salmon. Inflammation is necessary for survival, but the process becomes damanging if it turns chronic, continuing for weeks, months or indefinitely. For chronic inflammation to occur, you need to be genetically predisposed, and environmental stressors need to be present before a trigger sets its off. Food is one way to reduce inflammation, as it contains many nutrients that  reduce inflammation at…

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  • pakchoi, shiitake and tofu

    Shiitake Mushroom and Tofu Stir-Fry

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr December 9, 2020

    Cook this simple but delicious pak choi, shiitake mushroom and tofu stir-fry on days when you’re short on time. Perfect with a bowl of whole wheat noodles or basmati rice. Stir-fries are the easiest meals to cook! They’re a lifesaver when you’re in a hurry or when you have lots of vegetables that need using up. Toss the vegetables in a little olive oil, add a sauce and it’s ready to…

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  • Peanut & Tofu Curry

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr June 10, 2019

    Looking for a scrummy dish for meatless Monday? This peanut and tofu curry is just what you’re looking for! It is bursting with flavour, super simple to put together, and as always, nutrient-dense! Peanuts: Rich in healthy, monounsaturated fats with good levels of biotin, tocopherols, folic acid, vitamins B1 and B3, and trace minerals, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. Tofu: Rich in protein, fibre, essential fatty acids, phytosterols and lecithin.

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