strawberry, apricot and coconut bircher muesli

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I love how overnight oats can transform into a deliciously creamy brekky! As I’ve mentioned in numerous posts using oats, even if I like to follow a mainly Paleo diet (which eliminates grains), oats is the one grain I can’t resist because they’re just so versatile. They’re kind of like the little black dress of the health food world – the perfect canvas for throwing anything on it and, somehow, it just works.

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oats vs quick sachet oats: not the same thing!

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As I’ve mentioned in a few previous posts, even if I like to follow a mainly Paleo diet, oats is the one grain I find hard not to eat because it’s so versatile, creamy and delicious hot (chocolate porridge is amazing!) or cold.

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hot chocolate porridge

Breakfast in less than 10 minutes!

Breakfast in less than 10 minutes!

This is my modern and healthy take on a traditional Filipino recipe called champorado, which is essentially a sweet chocolate rice porridge. If you love oats, but aren’t that keen on mixing it with chocolate, you might like to try my Yummy Strawberry and Chia Bircher Muesli instead.

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asian chicken meatballs with crunchy cabbage slaw

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I love these meatballs because they’re healthy, delicious, super easy to make and can be stored in the freezer to cook for another day. I also love that there’s grated zucchini and squash in them (which you can hardly taste if you’re not a big fan of veggies) which offer folate, fibre and vitamin C. What’s more, the oats (or you could use almond meal) in this recipe make a great alternative to breadcrumbs that are often used in traditional meatball recipes.

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10 things you didn’t know about food – part 1

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One of the best things I love about studying nutrition is that I come across nuggets of information that I can apply to my everyday life.

The below is a list of things that have stuck with me, not only from studying nutrition, but from picking the brains of various health food coaches, nutritionists and authors working at Prevention.

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